- 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: