Newsone Nigeria reports that Sir Sean Connery better known as James Bond is dead.
James Bond died at the age of 90, his family has said.
Who was Sean Connery aka James Bond?
Before his death, Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, being the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in seven of the spy thrillers.
James Bond’s acting career spanned decades and his many awards included an Oscar, two Bafta awards and three Golden Globes.
Other films of the late James Bond included The Hunt for Red October, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and The Rock.
Sean Connery was largely regarded as being the best actor to have played 007 in the long-running franchise, often being named as such in polls.
His Oscar came in 1988, when he was named best supporting actor for his role as an Irish cop in The Untouchables.
James Bond was knighted by the Queen at Holyrood Palace in 2000. In August, he celebrated his 90th birthday.