It was confirmed today 31st October by Sir Connery’s family, that the iconic James Bond star has passed away.

Speaking to BBC, Connery’s son Jason said his father died peacefully in sleep overnight while in the Bahamas, having been “unwell for some time.” He continued saying, his father “had many of his family who could be in the Bahamas around” when he died.

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. 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.

Sir Connery is best known for being the first actor to play James Bond on the big screen in 1962 and starred in seven films from the iconic franchise. He also starred in films like ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Cursed’ and ‘The Rock.’

Sir Connery won an Oscar, two BAFTA awards and three Golden Globes.

Rest In Power Sir Connery.