Tributes have come pouring in following the information that Sir Sean Connery has died aged 90 (Picture by Snap/REX)
James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli have paid tribute to the late Sir Sean Connery, following his dying on the age of 90.
Connery’s household right now confirmed that the star, finest recognized for being the primary actor to painting particular agent 007 within the James Bond movie franchise, had died within the Bahamas.
Tributes immediately came pouring in from everywhere in the world for the Scottish actor, from people together with actor Hugh Jackman, the First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon and Recreation of Thrones star Liam Cunningham.
Following the information of his dying, an announcement from the producers for the James Bond movie franchise was launched on social media.
The assertion started by itemizing the James Bond movies Connery starred in, starting along with his 007 debut within the 1962 movie Dr. No.
He later appeared in From Russia With Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Solely Reside Twice, Diamonds Are Ceaselessly and By no means Say By no means Once more.
Sean Connery was ‘largely accountable’ for the success of the James Bond movie franchise, producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli have mentioned of their tribute (Picture by Moviestore/REX/Shutterstock)
Within the assertion, producers Wilson and Broccoli paid homage to Connery’s ‘gritty and witty portrayal’ of the world-famous spy, stating that he was ‘largely accountable for the success of the movie sequence’.
‘We’re devastated by the information of the passing of Sir Sean Connery,’ they mentioned.
‘He was and shall all the time be remembered as the unique James Bond whose indelible entrance into cinema historical past started when he introduced these unforgettable phrases — ‘The title’s Bond… James Bond’ — he revolutionised the world along with his gritty and witty portrayal of the attractive and charismatic undercover agent.’
The producers’ assertion concluded: ‘He’s undoubtedly largely accountable for the success of the movie sequence and we will be ceaselessly grateful to him.’