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Sean Connery

Sean Connery young

Birth Date

August 25, 1930

Nationality

United Kingdom

Sun Sign

Virgo

Natural hair color

Brown

Eye color

Brown

Height

6 ft 2 in | 189 cm

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Weight

75 kg | 165 lbs

Shoe size

12 US | 45 EU

Sean Connery young Mini Bio best movies

Early acting career First film Breakthrough

Sean Connery was born in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, on August 25, 1930, is an Scottish actor. Young Sean Connery began his acting career on the stage at King's Theatre (1951). He made his big screen debut in the British musical movie Lilacs in the Spring (1954). Sean's breakthrough performance came as James Bond, a British MI6 agent, codename 007 in British spy film Dr. No (1962).

Best films Awards

He portrayed James Bond in seven Bond movies:

Dr. No (1962) opposite Ursula Andress

From Russia with Love (1963) opposite Daniela Bianchi

Goldfinger (1964) with Shirley Eaton

Thunderball (1965) opposite Claudine Auger

You Only Live Twice (1967) with Karin Dor

Diamonds Are Forever (1971) with Jill St. John

Never Say Never Again (1983) opposite Kim Basinger

He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Jimmy Malone in gangster movie The Untouchables (1987) directed by Brian De Palma.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) action adventure opposite Harrison Ford and River Phoenix

The Man Who Would Be King (1975) adventure drama opposite Michael Caine

The Hunt for Red October (1990) thriller drama with Alec Baldwin

Time Bandits (1981) science fiction with John Cleese and Michael Palin

The Rock (1996) action thriller with Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris

Murder on the Orient Express (1974) mystery drama with Ingrid Bergman and Lauren Bacall

Highlander (1986) fantasy action adventure opposite Christopher Lambert

The Name of the Rose (1986) mystery historical drama with Christian Slater

Robin and Marian (1976) romantic adventure opposite Audrey Hepburn

Entrapment (1999) crime thriller with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Ving Rhames

Trivia

His favorite Bond film is From Russia with Love (1963).

He began bodybuilding at the age of 18.

Was a keen footballer.

Close friends with actor Michael Caine.

He received the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award (2006).

He was knighted by Elizabeth II in Edinburgh (2000).

He dated Carol Sopel Julie Hamilton.

He was married to actress Diane Cilento (1962-1973), they had a son.

He married Moroccan-French painter Micheline Roquebrune in 1975.

Lives in the Bahamas.

Quotes

I never disliked Bond, as some have thought. Creating a character like that does take a certain craft. It's simply natural to seek other roles.

I'm an actor - it's not brain surgery. If I do my job right, people won't ask for their money back.

Perhaps I'm not a good actor, but I would be even worse at doing anything else.

You know, the Oscar I was awarded for The Untouchables is a wonderful thing, but I can honestly say that I'd rather have won the U.S. Open Golf Tournament.

There is nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in man.

There's one major difference between James Bond and me. He is able to sort out problems!

Everyone talks about how they knew the Bond films were going to be a success, but it simply isn't true.

I care about Bond and what happens to him. You cannot be connected with a character for this long and not have an interest. All the Bond films had their good points.

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