PHOTOS | Sean Connery through the years

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Sean Connery on set of the movie James Bond: Never Say Never Again.
Sean Connery on set of the movie James Bond: Never Say Never Again.
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  • According to reports, Sean Connery died overnight in his sleep.
  • The actor, who was well known for his portrayal of James Bond, was 90 years old.
  • Sean's career spanned decades, and included roles in films like The Hunt for Red October, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and Robin and Marian, in which he starred alongside Audrey Hepburn.
  • We've put together a gallery of photos, taking a look at Sean through the years. 


hhg Sean Connery had a career that spanned decades, starring in several films throughout.

Many know him for his iconic portrayal of fictional spy, James Bond, the Bond film franchise.

In 1962, Sean became the first actor took to take on the role of Bond with the release of Dr. No. He went on to star in six other Bond films before leaving the franchise.

With his distinctive voice and accent, Sean was a Hollywood force to be reckoned with.

The actor also took on roles in movies like The Hunt for Red October, The Rock, The Untouchables, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and the 1976 film Robin and Marian, in which he starred alongside Audrey Hepburn.

In 1988, Sean took home the Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his part in The Untouchables

In the year 2000, Sean donned full Highland dress as he was formally knighted by the queen during a ceremony in his home city.

According toreports by the BBC on Saturday, the actor died overnight in his sleep. He was 90 years old. 

Photos -- Sean Connery throughout the years:

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Sean Connery portrayed while standing on a boat on the Canal Grande, gondolas behind him, Venice 1970s.
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Sean Connery pulls along Audrey Hepburn in a scene in the Columbia Pictures movie "Robin and Marian" circa 1976.
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Sean Connery on the set of 1978 film "The First Great Train Robbery".
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Sean Connery and American actress Jill St. John relax on the set of the James Bond film 'Diamonds Are Forever', USA, May 1971.
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Sean Connery on set of the movie James Bond: Never Say Never Again.
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Sean Connery plays the role of Marko Ramius, a charismatic Soviet Navy commander at the helm of the nuclear submarine The Red October.
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Sean Connery holds up his Best Actor in a Supporting Role Oscar for "The Untouchables" at the Academy Awards in 1988.
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Sir Sean Connery, with wife Micheline, donning full Highland dress and wearing his medal after he was formally knighted by the Queen.
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Sean Connery And Catherine Zeta-Jones In Cannes, France in May 1999.
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Sir Sean Connery during American-Italian Cancer Foundation Gala at The Pierre Hotel in New York City, New York, United States.


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