James Bond actor Sir Sean Connery dies at the age of 90
James Bond actor Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90.
Connery, whose acting career spans decades, is best known for portraying the British fictional spy James Bond, whom he played between 1962 and 1971.
Sir Connery also starred in The Hunt for Red October, Indiana Jones, and The Last Crusade and The Rock.
Sir Sean Connery, best known for playing James Bond, passed away today
He has often been named the best bond in polls on the subject.
In 1988 he received an Oscar for his role as the Irish police officer in The Untouchables.
He was knighted by the queen in 200.
Sir Connery celebrated his 90th birthday in August.
The BBC broke news of Sir Connery's death earlier this morning.
His cause of death is currently unknown.