Legendary British actor Sean Connery, best known for playing fictional spy James Bond in seven films, has died aged 90, his family told the BBC on Saturday.
The Scottish actor, who was knighted in 2000, won numerous awards during his decades-spanning career, including an Oscar, three Golden Globes and two Bafta awards.
Tributes immediately began pouring in for Connery who was considered one of the greatest movie stars of his generation.
“How infinitely sad to hear the news Sir Sean Connery has passed away,” stated a message on the Twitter account maintained for fellow Bond actor Roger Moore who died in 2017.
“He and Roger were friends for many decades and Roger always maintained Sean was the best ever James Bond. RIP.”
Connery claimed his Oscar in 1988 for best supporting actor for his role as an Irish cop in “The Untouchables”.
He also starred in “The Hunt for Red October”, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” and “The Rock2.
But it is his smooth, Scottish-accented portrayal of the suave spy 007 that he will be best remembered for.
The first actor to utter the unforgettable “Bond, James Bond”, Connery made six official films as novelist Ian Fleming’s creation, giving what many still consider as the definitive portrayal.
Ex-BBN Housemate, Tacha Makes Love Advances at Don Jazzy
Natacha ‘Tacha’ Akide has made moves at the Mavin Records boss, Don Jazzy on moving in with him to his new house.
This is coming days after the music producer shared photos of his newly acquired house estimated to worth over 300 million Naira with super classy interiors.
Taking to Twitter, Tacha complimented Don Jazzy and reminded him of the possible thing missing in his new home which is herself.
”@DONJAZZY Is fresh shaa! Sire @DONJAZZY don’t you think your new crib is missing something? (Me),” she wrote.
Day Female Fan Cornered Me in My Apartment by 3am – Omah Lay
Stanley Omah Didia better known as Omah Lay has shared his weirdest encounter with a female fan that probably left him in awe.
In a recent interview with Hip TV, the winner of the 14th Headies Next-rated artiste award narrated his ordeal with an enthusiastic female fan of his that almost threw him off balance.
The songwriter disclosed that the fan actually came to his apartment at a very odd hour, 3am precisely, just to take a photo with him.
Omah Lay described it as the weirdest and craziest experience he had ever witnessed in his life.
Bobrisky Splashes N50k Each on Fans Who Tattooed His Image on Their Bodies
A few days ago, Bobrisky promised to share the sum of N3m among his die-hard fans.
The task is for them to just draw an ordinary tattoo of his name or his face on any part of their body.
Can’t you see that is amazing? She has shared with us the video of the first three fans that accomplished the task as she shares 50k to them each.