• Sean Connery was the first James Bond and played Agent 007 in seven films
  • The late actor received several recognitions for his movie "The Untouchables"
  • Connery was also part of highly-acclaimed films like "The Man Who Would Be King" and "The Rock"

Sean Connery starred in seven James Bond movies and many other highly-acclaimed films before he passed away Saturday at the age of 90.

Connery's acting career spanned five decades and included some iconic films such as "Indiana Jones," "The Hunt for Red October" and "The Untouchables." Here are some of the late Oscar winner's movies that stood out, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Connery played his most well-known role, Agent 007, for the first time in 1962's "Dr. No," which was also the first of now 24 James Bond movies.

Due to his commendable performance, he scored four more James Bond films: "From Russia With Love" (1963), "Goldfinger" (1964), "Thunderball" (1965) and "You Only Live Twice" (1967). After four years, he returned in "Diamonds Are Forever" (1971) and "Never Say Never Again" (1983).

In 1987, he starred in "The Untouchables" as an Irish cop who mentors federal agent Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner), who sets out to stop Al Capone (Robert De Niro).

Connery received several recognitions for his portrayal of beat cop Jim Malone, including the 1988 Academy Award and Golden Globe trophies for best supporting actor. Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards and London Film Critics' Circle Awards also recognized him for his performance in "The Untouchables."

In 1986, Connery played William of Baskerville, a Franciscan friar, in the mystery-thriller movie "The Name of the Rose." In the film, William and his apprentice Adso of Melk (Christian Slater) race against time to solve a series of mysterious deaths in an isolated abbey.

Connery was also part of "The Man Who Would Be King" (1988), which was nominated for four Academy Awards, and "The Hunt for Red October" (1990), which got nods in three Oscar categories and won for best sound editing.

Connery also starred as Indiana's father Dr. Henry Jones in 1989's "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade," which was nominated for three Oscars and won for best sound editing. A few years later, he played British spy John Patrick Mason in "The Rock" (1996), which won the Academy Award for best sound.

Connery also showed impressive performances in "Murder on the Orient Express" (1974), "Marnie" (1964), "The Hill" (1965), "The Avengers" (1998) and "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" (2003). The latter Connery's last movie before he retired from acting.

Connery briefly came out of retirement in 2012 when he lent his voice for the animated movie "Sir Billi the Vet."

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Sean Connery holds up his Oscar after winning the Best Supporting Actor at the 60th Academy Awards in 1988. Reuters