Hollywood legend Sean Connery dies aged 90, best James Bond ever

Hollywood legend Sean Connery dies aged 90, best James Bond ever

- Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, he was best known for his role as James Bond, 007

- The BBC reported that the actor had been unwell recently and wrote an amazing obituary

- His role as the suave secret agent helped develop the spy genre and he was arguably the best James Bond

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Scottish film legend, Sean Connery, has died - aged 90. The most iconic role he played was the dashing spy James Bond, 007.

Connery also stared in other blockbuster films such as The Hunt for Red October and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

He won an oscar in 1988 and in 2000 he was knight by the Queen of England. Connery's death spread quickly, with many of his fans shocked by the sudden passing of the screen legend.

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The BBC has reported on his passing and that he had not been in the best of health for some time.

The world has reacted to his death by flooding social media with tributes to the great actor.

He skyrocketed to fame for his role as the suave spy, 007 who had a license to kill and charmed the ladies. The character was based upon the novels written by Ian Flemming, himself an ex MI6 operative.

James Bond played a huge role in developing the spy genre, particularly during the cold war, with tensions between Russia and the USA at an all-time high.

In 1996 Sean Connery won the Cecil B. DeMille Award for his role in developing the film industry. Photo credit: Instagram/seanconnery_official

In 1996 Sean Connery won the Cecil B. DeMille Award for "outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment". Photo credit: Instagram/seanconnery_official
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Joburg, otherwise known as the "City of Gold" is known for its bright lights and fast-paced lifestyle. Cassper warned his followers not to get lost and that the world is indeed bigger than Gauteng.

The rapper spoke about how performing outside of Johannesburg reminds him to stay grounded.

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The superstar is vibing with a Nigerian sister @itsjustnifee in the epic video. The Fast & Furious film series actor told his followers on Instagram that he was introduced to Brenda Fassie's classic two years ago when he was in Mzansi to film his movie titled Bloodshot.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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