August 25, 1930
October 31, 2020
Salt & Pepper
6 ft 2 in | 188 cm
87 kg | 192 lbs
12 US | 45 EU
Thomas Sean Connery was born in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland, on August 25, 1930, was a Scottish actor.
Young Sean Connery started his career on stage, at King's Theatre (1951).
He began his professional acting career in a production of musical "South Pacific", first in a small part as one of the Seabees chorus boys and was promoted to role of Lieutenant Buzz Adams in Edinburgh.
He made his big screen debut in musical movie Lilacs in the Spring (1954) in uncredited role as extra.
He got his first break as Spike in crime film No Road Back (1957).
He landed his first leading role as Michael McBride in drama fantasy film Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959).
He made his television debut in BBC police procedural series Dixon of Dock Green (1956) in episode "Ladies of the Manor", in role as Joe Brasted.
Sean's breakthrough performance came as James Bond, a British MI6 agent, codename 007 in spy film Dr. No (1962).
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He portrayed James Bond in seven Bond movies:
Dr. No (1962), for which he was nominated for the Golden Laurel Award for Top Action Performance
From Russia with Love (1963)
Goldfinger (1964), for which he won the Golden Laurel Award for Action Performance
Thunderball (1965), for which he won the Golden Laurel Award for Action Performance
You Only Live Twice (1967)
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Never Say Never Again (1983)
He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Jimmy Malone in crime film The Untouchables (1987).
He won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as William of Baskerville in mystery historical drama movie The Name of the Rose (1986).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Henry Jones, Sr. in action adventure film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as Captain Marko Ramius in thriller drama movie The Hunt for Red October (1990).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his performance as Marshal William T. O'Niel in science fiction thriller film Outland (1981).
He won the OFTA Film Award for Best Voice-Over Performance and was nominated for the Annie Award for Best Individual Achievement: Voice Actingfor his voice role as Draco in fantasy adventure film Dragonheart (1996).
He won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor - Action / Adventure for his role as John Patrick Mason in action thriller film The Rock (1996).
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Action for his role as Robert MacDougal in crime thriller movie Entrapment (1999).
He was nominated for the Golden Satellite Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama for his role as William Forrester in drama movie Finding Forrester (2000).
The Man Who Would Be King (1975) adventure drama as Daniel Dravot
Time Bandits (1981) science fiction as King Agamemnon
Murder on the Orient Express (1974) mystery drama as Colonel Arbuthnot
He played Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez in fantasy action adventure movies Highlander (1986) and Highlander II: The Quickening (1991).
Robin and Marian (1976) romantic adventure as Robin Hood
He played various roles in British television anthology series ITV Play of the Week (1959-1960).
He portrayed Harry Percy (Hotspur) in BBC serial An Age of Kings (1960).
Attended Tollcross Primary School.
Had Irish and Scottish ancestry.
Had younger brother, Neil.
He got his first job as a milkman in Edinburgh with St. Cuthbert's Co-operative Society.
Served in the Royal Navy.
He started bodybuilding at the age of 18, he was third in the 1950 Mr. Universe contest.
He worked as an artist's model for the Edinburgh College of Art.
His favorite Bond film is From Russia with Love (1963).
He was a keen footballer for Bonnyrigg Rose in his younger days.
He was close friend with actor Michael Caine.
He received the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006.
He won the Henrietta Award for World Film Favorite - Male in 1972.
Received the BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award in 1998.
He was knighted by Elizabeth II in Edinburgh (2000).
Received the Cecil B. DeMille Award in 1996.
Connery died on October 31, 2020, Nassau, The Bahamas, at the age of 90.
He was married to:
Diane Cilento (1962-1973), they had a son, Jason Joseph Connery
Micheline Roquebrune (1975-2020)
He dated Gena Rowlands (1998), Lynsey de Paul (1989), Jill St. John (1971), Joyce Webber (1962), Julie Hamilton (1957), Shelley Winters (1954-1955) and Sue Lloyd (1959).