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'James Bond' actor Sean Connery's cause of death revealed

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 • Tamil Comments

Legendary Hollywood actor Sean Connery died in his sleep at the age of 90 in Bahamas on October 31. The 'James Bond' actor's death certificate has revealed that he died from pneumonia, heart failure and old age.

In an official statement on behalf of James Connery's family, a spokesperson reportedly informed on October 31, "His wife Micheline and his two sons, Jason and Stephane have confirmed that he died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family. There will be a private ceremony followed by a memorial yet to be planned once the (coronavirus pandemic) has ended." According to Connery's death certificate which was obtained by a news agency, the actor 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. Connery's son Jason had informed that his father died peacefully in his sleep at approximately 1.00 am while in the Bahamas, having been unwell for some time. "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," Jason had said.

The Oscar-winning actor, who was known for his portrayal as the British agent James Bond in the movie franchise, was the first person to deliver the famous movie dialogue, "the name's Bond, James Bond." In 1988, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as an Irish police officer in 'The Untouchables.' The legendary actor was also awarded with two Baftas and three Golden Globes over the course of his career.


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