Born In: Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Sir Thomas Sean Connery was a Scottish actor, best known for portraying the iconic role of James Bond in movies. Having been raised in poverty, he started working at an early age to support his family. He had a keen interest in bodybuilding and took part in a bodybuilding competition which changed the course of his life. He was appreciated for his muscular built and was suggested to audition for a role in a musical. He got the part and decided to make acting his profession for the rest of his life. He starred in minor roles in films and television programs along with his work in theatre. He received his big breakthrough when he was approached to play the role of James Bond in the movies based on Ian Fleming’s novels. He played the role with elan which made him an overnight star. He was much appreciated for his portrayal of the legendary character and established a tremendous fan following all over the world. Apart from playing Bond, he also starred in other productions which were successful critically as well as commercially. He was one of the most charming and charismatic actors in the industry with a sense of gratitude for his audience, who turned him from an ordinary person to an unforgettable superstar of all time.
Also Known As: Sir Sean Connery, Thomas Connery
Died At Age: 90
father: Joseph Connery
mother: Euphemia McBain
siblings: Neil (b. 1938), Neil Connery
children: Jason Connery
Born Country: Scotland
place of death: Nassau, Bahamas
Diseases & Disabilities: Dementia
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
City: Edinburgh, Scotland
In 1999, Sean Connery received a ‘Kennedy Center Honor’ for ‘Lifetime Achievement’ and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in July 2000.
In December 1962, Sean Connery secretly married Diane Cilento, a divorced Australian actress. They had a son named Jason Connery who went on to become an actor. Connery and Cilento divorced in 1973 amidst rumors that he had abused her which led to their divorce.
Connery was a member of the ‘Scottish National Party.’ He campaigned for Scottish independence from the UK.
Connery faced accusations of being a tax exile, for which he produced documents of him paying tax to the UK in 2003. He was also caught amidst a tax evasion investigation after selling his Marbella villa in 1999 but was subsequently cleared by the Spanish officials.
Sean Connery died in his sleep in Bahamas on 31 October 2020, at the age of 90.
Sean Connery Movies
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(Drama, Thriller, Crime)
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|1988||Best Actor in a Supporting Role||The Untouchables (1987)|
|1988||Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture||The Untouchables (1987)|
|1972||World Film Favorite - Male||Winner|
|1988||Best Actor||Der Name der Rose (1986)|
|1997||Best On-Screen Duo||The Rock (1996)|
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