Ms Rokbrune, who has been married to Mr Connery for 45 years, said the actor was “not able to express himself” in the months following his death. “It was no life for him,” he said. “At least he died in his sleep and it was just so peaceful.”
Mr. Connery called “Dr.” Played the role of the beloved British Secret agent. No “(1962),” From Russia with Love “(1963),” Goldfinger “(1964),” Thunderball “(1965),” You Only Live Twice “(1967),” Diamonds Forever “(1971) and” Never From Never Again ”(1983).
A French-French painter, Ms. Rokbrune married Mr. Connery in 1975. He explained that Mel was a “man’s model” and that life would be “very difficult without him.”
“He was dementia, and it took its toll on him,” Ms. Roquebrune said. But, she said, “she got her final wish to get away without any fuss.”
Dementia is a group of conditions characterized by memory loss and impaired judgment, most commonly Alzheimer’s disease. Although it primarily affects older people, it is not a normal part of aging.
About 50 million people have dementia, about 10 million additional people are developing the condition every year, According to the World Health Organization. Early stages often include amnesia and disorientation in familiar places, which may require help with being lost at home, behavioral changes, and personal care. In the late stages of the disease, a person may have difficulty walking and recognizing family and friends.
After Mr. Connery’s death, many Bond actors past and present paid tribute To Titan of the Silver Screen. Daniel Craig, who has played the role of James Bond since 2006, said in a statement 007 on the website On Saturday, Mr. Connery had the wit and charm that “could be measured in megawatts” and he had “helped create modern blockbusters.”
“He will continue to influence actors and filmmakers alike for years to come,” Mr. Craig said. “My thoughts are with his family and loved ones.”
George Lazenby, who played James Bond in “His Majesty’s Secret Service” (1969), Wrote on instagram On Mr. Connery’s 90th birthday in August, the actor was not only an “all-time great 007”, but, he added in an Instagram post on Saturday, “A man after my heart.”
“A great actor, a great man and a little-known artist has left us,” Mr. Lezenby wrote.