Sean Connery's widow has revealed the star's final wish...
Hollywood is still grieving the loss of the star.
via: GettyActing legend Sean Connery tragically passed away at the age of ninety on October 31.
And now, his widow has revealed he will get his final wish granted...
via: GettyAnd it's left fans feeling very emotional.
The star has had an incredible life.
via: GettyConnery came from humble beginnings before making a huge name for himself in the film industry.
Connery was perhaps best known for playing James Bond...
via: GettyAnd he was the first actor to bring the role to the big screen, appearing in 7 of the spy thrillers in total.
But which ones exactly?
via: imdbWell to be precise, Connery starred in Dr. No (1962), From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), and You Only Live Twice (1967).
Connery then reappeared as Bond later on...And starred again as Bond in Diamonds Are Forever (1971) and Never Say Never Again (1983).
Connery is widely renowned as the greatest James Bond, ever.However, he was far more than just 007 - starring in a plethora of critically acclaimed films.
Some of his biggest films include:
via: imdbIndiana Jones and The Last Crusade, The Hunt for Red October, and Time Bandits, amongst many many more.
Connery also won countless awards.
via: GettySuch as a BAFTA award for his performance in 1986’s The Name of the Rose as well as an Academy Award.
He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
via: GettyFor his performance as a hardy Irish-American police officer in 1987’s The Untouchables.
Connery was later knighted by The Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II.
via: GettyIn 2000, he was knighted by the Queen in Edinburgh for his services to film and drama. Connery described the moment as the "proudest day of [his] life."
But that wasn't all.
via: GettyDespite the Academy Award and a Knighthood, Connery was also voted several times as "The Greatest Living Scot" and "Scotland’s Greatest Living National Treasure."
So of course, tributes have been pouring in for the late actor since the news of his death emerged.
Those 3 words that revolutionised cinema. #SeanConnery https://t.co/awXO5cemN3— Luke (@Luke)1604149750.0
Another legend gone. RIP Sean Connery. #SeanConnery #RIPSeanConnery https://t.co/BirXXV2W4Z— Ben Pook Art (@Ben Pook Art)1604149796.0
A third fan tweeted:
The Name's Bond... James Bond First person to say that iconic dialogue....!!! RIP Sir Sean Connery you only live t… https://t.co/eNgG7yVxcT— Angry Rantman (@Angry Rantman)1604150438.0
The official James Bond Twitter account paid tribute to Connery.
Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90. He was the first actor to play James Bond on the big screen in Dr. No i… https://t.co/VHE8GZkYED— James Bond (@James Bond)1604149354.0
Among the tributes was a message from Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli.
Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli: “We are devastated by the news of the passing of Sir Sean Connery… https://t.co/2LLy7PhJiF— James Bond (@James Bond)1604149355.0
“The name’s Bond... James Bond"
“The name’s Bond... James Bond” — he revolutionised the world with his gritty and witty portrayal of the sexy and c… https://t.co/CMGCZi4ee9— James Bond (@James Bond)1604149355.0
Other tributes have been pouring in from the acting world.
Every day on set with #SeanConnery was an object lesson in how to act on screen. But all that charisma and power-… https://t.co/70UzmQws8X— Sam Neill (@Sam Neill)1604148198.0
The Greatest Showman actor, Hugh Jackman, also tweeted.
I grew up idolizing #SeanConnery. A legend on screen, and off. Rest In Peace. https://t.co/OU9QEy5fTB— Hugh Jackman (@Hugh Jackman)1604149035.0
Daniel Craig also paid tribute.
Statement from Daniel Craig “It is with such sadness that I heard of the passing of one of the true greats of cine… https://t.co/9YSXpGAetO— James Bond (@James Bond)1604155451.0
He will continue to influence actors and film-makers alike for years to come. My thoughts are with his family and… https://t.co/2putawTeIH— James Bond (@James Bond)1604155452.0
Connery had been unwell for some time...
via: GettyAccording to the BBC, Sir Sean Connery passed away in his sleep in the Bahamas just over a month after celebrating his ninetieth birthday.
He is survived by his family.
via: GettyConnery is survived by his wife, Micheline Roquebrune, a French-Moroccan painter, who he married in 1975, as well as his son, Jason, from a previous marriage to Diane Cileto.
Micheline has spoken out.
via: GettyHis wife of many years, Micheline Roquebrune, has since spoken out following her husband's death, revealing the heartbreaking details of his death.
via: Getty"He was gorgeous and we had a wonderful life together. He was a model of a man. It is going to be very hard without him, I know that. But it could not last forever and he went peacefully."
"It was no life for him."
via: GettyMicheline continued, saying: "He was not able to express himself latterly. At least he died in his sleep and it was just so peaceful. I was with him all the time and he just slipped away. It was what he wanted."
Micheline opened up again this week about her husband's final wish.
via: GettyAnd it looks like the late star is making one last trip to the beloved land of his birth... Scotland.
“We are going to bring Sean back to Scotland – that was his final wish," she explained.
via: Getty“He wanted his ashes to be scattered in the Bahamas and also in his homeland," she continued, adding that his family would like this to happen just as soon as the coronavirus restrictions allow.
via: Getty“Whenever it is possible and safe to travel again, then it is the family’s intention to return to Scotland with him. “We would like to organize a memorial service for him in Scotland – that is our hope. But we cannot say when this will happen exactly."
The acting world has truly lost a legend.
via: GettyOur thoughts go out to his family and friends during this hard time. For more on stars we've sadly lost this year, scroll on.