Sean Connery, the Bond actor who died at the age of 90, is honored today. You can read our obituary here. Below is an overview of some of the early testimonials. This list will be updated.

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon:

1 / I was broken when I learned of Sir Sean Connery’s death this morning. Our nation today mourns one of its most beloved sons.

– Nicola Sturgeon (@NicolaSturgeon) October 31, 2020

James Bond’s official Twitter account:

Sir Sean Connery died at the age of 90. He was the first actor to cast James Bond on the big screen in Dr. No played. From Russia with love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, you only live twice and diamonds have followed forever.

– James Bond (@ 007) October 31, 2020

Roger Moore’s Official Report From The Bond Actor Run By His Family:

How sad to hear the news that Sir Sean Connery has passed away. He and Roger were friends for many decades, and Roger always claimed Sean was the best James Bond ever. REST IN PEACE

– Sir Roger Moore (Legacy) (@sirrogermoore) October 31, 2020

Sean Connery dies: the beloved James Bond actor was 90 years old

Hugh Jackman:

I grew up with #SeanConnery. A legend on the screen and off. Rest in peace.

– Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) October 31, 2020

Sam Neill:

Every day on set with #SeanConnery was a lesson in how to act on screen. But all that charisma and power – that was absolutely unique to Sean. RIP this great man, this great actor.

– Sam Neill (@TwoPaddocks) October 31, 2020

Fellow Scotsman Robert Carlyle:

RIP Sir Sean Connery .. a trailblazer, a true legend and a gentleman

– Robert Carlyle (@robertcarlyle_) October 31, 2020

Paul Feig:

Few were cooler, some more polite, some more effortless. He showed us all how to do it and he kept us excited and entertained the whole time. RIP Sir Sean Connery.

– Paul Feig (@paulfeig), October 31, 2020

Elizabeth Hurley:

RIP the glorious Sean Connery

– Elizabeth Hurley (@ElizabethHurley) October 31, 2020

Gina Carano:

He was unique. Rest in peace, Sean Connery. ❤️

– Gina Carano @ (@ginacarano) October 31, 2020

Kevin Smith:

He was my father’s James Bond, so dad supported Mr. Connery’s career his whole life and always took me to see a movie his favorite actor was in. I have fond memories of how Dad saw his movie idol. Sean Connery’s death also feels like I’m about to lose Dad again. RIP, Dr. Jones.

– KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) October 31, 2020

Stephen King:

Sean Connery in his first leading role as a stranded boxer. He was a good actor and by most reports a good guy.

– Stephen King (@StephenKing) October 31, 2020


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