Sean Connery was born in Scotland on 25th August 1930. He served for the Royal Navy which he had to quit owing to his health conditions. He had a couple of tattoos on his body since the childhood which represented his lifelong commitments, “His Family & His Country”.
The name is Bond, James Bond. Sir Thomas Sean Connery played the lead character in seven movies of Bond series during the period 1962-83. The creator of “James Bond”, Ian Fleming was initially doubtful about selecting Sean Connery for the role but later went on with it because Sean possessed the sexual charisma required for role. The premiere of first movie “Dr. No” was so effective that Fleming created a half-Scottish, half-Swiss heritage for the literary James Bond in the later novels. All the seven movies were commercially successful. The first major role of Connery was in the melodrama “Another Time, Another Place” as a British reporter named caught in a love affair with Lana Turner. In 1959, Connery was casted in a leading role in Walt Disney Production “Darby O’Gill and the Little People”. The film is considered to be one of the best fantasies ever filmed.
Sean Connery has won an Academy Award for best supporting actor in the movie “The Untouchables”. He also has two BAFTA & three Golden Globe Awards .
Connery has been polled as “The Greatest Living Scot”. In 1989, he was proclaimed “Sexiest Man Alive” by People magazine, and in 1999, at age 69, he was voted “Sexiest Man of the Century”. Sean Connery has a lot of movies beside the Bond series which made headlines.
The most famous movies of Connery
- Time Bandit
- From Russia With Love
- Dr. No
- The Untouchables
- Indiana Jones & The Last Crusade
- The Hunt for Red October
- A Bridge Too Far
- The Rock