Fox News – Sean Connery, the legendary actor best known for being the first to portray James Bond in a movie, died in October at age 90.
According to TMZ, which cites the Scottish actor’s death certificate, he died in his sleep from pneumonia, heart failure, and old age.
Specifically, Connery reportedly died of respiratory failure due to pneumonia as well as atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rate that can cause an increased risk of strokes, heart failure, and other complications.
The certificate confirms what Connery’s family said to Fox News at the time of his death. He died on Oct. 31 at around 1 a.m. at his home in the Bahamas.
“He died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family,” Connery’s rep told Fox News on behalf of his wife, Micheline Roquebrune, and his two sons, Jason and Stephane, at the time of his death.
Connery was an international star, having earned an Academy Award, multiple Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille and Henrietta Awards, as well as two British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) awards.
In addition to his role as the first James Bond, beginning with 1962’s “Dr. No,” his other notable films include “The Untouchables” … Read more.
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