Born Sir Thomas Sean Connery 25 August 1930, from Fountain bridge, Edinburgh, Scottish, an actor, and a producer. best known in the popular character James Bond movie. He stars in seven James Bond movies from “Dr. No to You Only Live Twice, plus Diamonds Are Forever and Never Say Never Again” between 1962 and 1983. Married to Diane Cilento 1962; divorce 1973 he remarried in 1975 to Micheline Roquebrune, only known Relation is Neil Connery his brother while Jason Connery happens to be his only known son.
He was active in the movie industry from 1954- 2012, his allegiance to the United Kingdom Service / Royal Navy Between 1946 to 1949 at the Rank of Able Seaman.
Connery was in stmaller theatre and television productions until he got his break with the Bond films. He became a major factor with the success of his Bond role. His films also included Marnie 1964, Murder on the Orient Express 1974, The Man Who Would Be King 1975, A Bridge Too Far 1977, Highlander 1986. The Name of the Rose 1986, The Untouchables 1988, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989, The Hunt for Red October 1990, Dragonheart 1996, The Rock 1996, and Finding Forrester 2000. Connery retired from acting in 2006.
His achievements include one 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. He received a lifetime achievement award in the US with a Kennedy Center Honor in 1999.
Connery was knighted in the 2000 New Year Honours for services to film drama.
Connery was polled in 2004 The Sunday Herald as “The Greatest Living Scot” and in a 2011 Euro Millions survey as “Scotland’s Greatest Living National Treasure”.He was voted by People magazine as both the “Sexiest Man Alive” in 1989 and the “Sexiest Man of the Century” in 1999.
Died 31 October 2020 at the aged of 90 in Nassau, the Bahamas.