Sean Connery

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BornThomas Sean Connery
25 August 1930

Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930) is a retired award-winning Scottish actor and producer (Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards, one being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award, and three Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a Henrietta Award).

Sean Connery was the first actor to portray the character James Bond in film, starring in seven Bond films (every film from Dr. No to You Only Live Twice, plus Diamonds Are Forever and Never Say Never Again), between 1962 and 1983.[1] In 1988, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables. His films also include Marnie (1964), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), The Name of the Rose (1986), Highlander (1986), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Hunt for Red October (1990), Dragonheart (1996), The Rock (1996), and Finding Forrester (2000).

Sean Connery has been polled in the Sunday Herald as "The Greatest Living Scot"[2] and in a EuroMillions survey as "Scotland's Greatest Living National Treasure".[3] He was voted by People magazine as both the “Sexiest Man Alive” in 1989 and the “Sexiest Man of the Century” in 1999.[4]

Sir Sean

Sean Connery was knighted in the 2000 New Year Honours for services to film drama.[5]

Goldfinger (1964)

“You eckshpect me to talk?”

“No, Mr Bond, I expect you to DIE!”[6]

Connery on Roger Moore and Daniel Craig

Told 62% men and 56% women prefer him, Connery says: "You can't fight intelligence!"

Sean Connery talks about Roger Moore (in 1983) and Daniel Craig (in 2009) as James Bond and their different interpretations.[7]

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References

  1. "Profile: Sean Connery". BBC News. 12 March 2006. Retrieved 19 March 2007.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  2. Flockhart, Susan (25 January 2004). "Would The Greatest Living Scot Please Stand Up?; Here they are". Sunday Herald. Archived from the original on 11 September 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2016 – via HighBeam Research. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  3. "Sir Sean Connery named Scotland's greatest living treasure". STV News. 25 November 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2012.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  4. "Sexy Celebrity Pictures". CBS News. Retrieved 10 October 2018.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  5. "Sir Sean's pride at knighthood". BBC. Retrieved 15 March 2019.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "plain text").
  6. "On This Day — Happy Birthday Sean Connery! (25 August 1930) (2019)"
  7. "Connery on Roger Moore and Daniel Craig"
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