On Saturday October 31, 2020, the world of cinema said goodbye to one of its great figures. Sean Connery, the iconic James Bond, has passed away. The actor died in the Bahamas after battling the disease for a long time. As announced by his family, whose comments were reported by the Daily Mail, he suffered from dementia. This term does not designate a specific disease but describes, among other things, the progressive loss of memory, the difficulty in expressing oneself or the change of personality.
One of the Scottish actor’s relatives confirms that Sean Connery’s last months have not been easy. Jackie Stewart, former racing driver and close friend of the deceased told in an interview with Good Morning Britain, whose comments were reported by the Express, their last meeting. “It was a sad sight”, he confided, before adding that his friend would have preferred to leave “earlier” because “he was not well”. Like many, Jackie Stewart regrets the death of Sean Connery. “A great loss” according to him.
Sean Connery died in his sleep
“It wasn’t a life for him. He wasn’t able to express himself anymore towards the end. At least he died in his sleep, and it was very peaceful. I was at his bedside all the time. long, and he just left. It was what he wanted, “his second wife Micheline Roquebrune told the Daily Mail. She describes him as a “model”, “magnificent” man and assures us that they have, together, lived “a wonderful life”. Her granddaughter Saskia Connery paid tribute to her on her Instagram account. “It’s unreal to have to say goodbye to my best friend, my mentor and my dear grandfather”, she captioned a black and white photo of her as a child, in the arm of his grandfather. Sean Connery leaves behind his son, Jason Connery.
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