“The best James Bond of all time”, reactions to the death of Sean Connery

Original James Bond, father of Indiana Jones, unforgettable mentor of Kevin Costner, Christophe Lambert or Christian Slater … Sean Connery will permanently mark the cinema. Unsurprisingly, the news of the Scott’s death aroused great emotion among the public and those who knew him.

Of his rich career, his interpretation of Agent 007 will certainly remain his most famous fact. “How infinitely sad to hear the news of Sir Sean Connery’s passing. He and Roger were friends for many decades and Roger always maintained that Sean was the best James Bond ever.“, Tweeted the relatives of Roger Moore, who succeeded him as the famous secret agent. “He was and will always be remembered as the original James Bond, RIP“, For his part published Daniel Craig, the current interpreter of the commander, on his official Instagram account.

«He revolutionized the world with his cruel and witty portrayal of the sexy and charismatic secret agent. He is undoubtedly largely responsible for the success of the film series and we will be eternally grateful to him.»Reacted Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, the producers of the saga.

«The best Scottish in the world»

Like James Mangold – who will direct the next Indiana Jones – many personalities from the world of cinema, having met him or not, have paid tribute to him. “May you find enlightenment, Sir Sean», Published Amblin, the production company of Steven Spielberg. “Every day on set with #SeanConnery was a lesson in how to play on screen. But all that charisma and power was absolutely unique to Sean. RIP this great man, this great actor“, For his part wrote Sam Neill, with whom he shared the poster of Hunting for Red October. «I grew up idolizing #SeanConneryAustralian actor Hugh Jackman also tweeted.

Proud of his origins, the man was committed to the separatists of his country. “The best Scottish in the world“, Thus qualified the former Prime Minister Alex Salmond. The current head of government, Nicola Sturgeon, was also moved by the disappearance of the country’s child on Twitter. “He was an international legend but first and foremost a patriotic and proud Scotsman», She declared of the most famous representative of her homeland. “Our nation mourns one of its oldest sons», She added.

The popularity of the actor did not spare France either. “Sean is dead, long live Sean. Thank you sir», Published Jean Dujardin, for whom the original James Bond is an inexhaustible source of inspiration for his role of OSS 117, on Instagram. Marina Foïs, Alessandro Belmondo, Nicolas Bedos and Vincent Cassel also posted photos to pay a final tribute to the actor.

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