Legendary Actor Sean Connery Dies

Legendary actor Sean Connery passed away on Saturday in his sleep while staying in the Bahamas. The cause of death has not been given.

"His wife Micheline and his two sons, Jason and Stephane, have confirmed that he died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family,"

His son Jason, 57, told BBC and said he was "unwell for some time." he also said, "A sad day for all who knew and loved my dad and a sad loss for all people around the world who enjoyed the wonderful gift he had as an actor."

He faced many struggles on screen, but toward the end of his life, he faced a whole new battle as his wife, Micheline Roquebrune, recently revealed that the actor was plagued by dementia in his final months.

According to BBC

Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, his family has said.

The Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, being the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in seven of the spy thrillers.

Sir Sean died peacefully in his sleep in the Bahamas, having been "unwell for some time", his son said.

His acting career spanned seven decades and he won an Oscar in 1988 for his role in The Untouchables.

Sir Sean's other films included The Hunt for Red October, Highlander, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and The Rock.

Jason Connery said his father "had many of his family, who could be in the Bahamas, around him" when he died overnight in Nassau. Much of the Bond film Thunderball had been filmed there.

He said: "We are all working at understanding this huge event as it only happened so recently, even though my dad has been unwell for some time.

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