Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery died at the age of 90 on Saturday, reported AFP quoting his family.

Connery was best known for his portrayal of James Bond. He was the first actor to portray James Bond on the silver screen appearing in seven installments of the 007 Bond thriller.

The 90-year-actor won the Academy Award in the Best Supporting Actor category in 1988, for his role in ‘The Untouchables’.

Besides the Oscars, Connery also won two Bafta awards and three Golden Globes.

Connery also partnered with Sidney Lumet for the movie ‘Murder on the Orient Express,’ which was released in 1974. He also acted in ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’, ‘The Hunt for Red October’, ‘Dragonheart’ and ‘Finding Forrester’ and several other blockbusters.

He was voted the sexiest man of the century in 1999, and was awarded the Knighthood in 2000 for his services to film and drama.