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Brosnan, who played 007 in four films between 1995 and 2002, was joined by fellow band Daniel Craig as one of the tributes.
Posting a black and white picture of Canary Social media, Pierce wrote: “Sir Sean Connery, you are my great James Bond as a boy, and the man who became James Bond. You cast a long shadow of cinematic glory that will live on forever.
“You have shown the way to all those who have followed in your iconic footsteps. Each person has looked at you with devotion and adoration as we move forward with our own interpretations of his character. You are powerful in all ways as an actor and as a human being and will remain so until the end of time. Bless, rest now, be at peace. ”
The current Bond Craig was one of the first to share his thoughts on the man who was born 007 in the long-running film franchise in 1962, sharing a statement via the official Twitter page of Bond Films: “I’m very sad to hear that one of the film’s greats has passed. Remember that Sir Sean Connery is Bond and more. He defined an era and style. The wit and charm he portrayed on screen can be measured in mega watts; He helped create the modern blockbuster. “
Representatives of another late James Bond star, Roger Moore, also released a statement saying: “How infinitely sad to hear the news of Sir Sean Connery’s disappearance. He and Roger have been friends for many decades and Roger has always been best known as Sean James Bond. RIP. ”