Sean Connery Rank
About Sean Connery
Sean Connery was an award-winning Scottish actor and producer. He was regarded by many as probably the best James Bond actor of all-time.
Aside from the fame he derived from playing the James Bond character, Connery was also noted for his outstanding performances in a number popular silver screen projects. For instance, he appeared in 1975’s adventure film, “The Man Who Would Be King” – he starred alongside Michael Caine.
He also played the Robin Hood character in the 1976 film entitled “Robin and Marian”. In addition, he appeared as Henry Jones, Sr. in 1989’s action-adventure film, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”.
Parents & Siblings
His dad, Joseph Connery, worked as a lorry driver while his mum, Euphemia McLean, worked as a cleaner. He was an elder brother to fellow actor, Neil Connery.
Relationships & Children
Prior to his marriage with Cilento, he had been romantically involved with Julie Hamilton, the daughter of popular filmmaker, Jill Craigie. And after his divorce to Cilento, he entered into separate relationships with popular celebs like Carole Mallory, Lana Wood, and Jill St. John.
His second marriage, to Micheline Roquebrune, happened in 1975. The couple remained together until his passing in 2020.
For his huge contribution to the film industry, he received many honors, during his acting career, including an Academy Award, 2 BAFTAS, and 3 Golden Globes.
He received the title of knighthood, in July of 2000, by Queen Elizabeth II.
He was named "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1989 and "Sexiest Man of the Century" in 1999 by renowned entertainment magazine, People.
Connery declined a role, as Gandalf, in the hit epic film series “The Lord of the Rings”. His reason was that the film’s script wasn’t very clear to him.
He was a known member of the popular political party, Scottish National Party, which has gained prominence for campaigning for Scottish independence from the United Kingdom.
Between 1946 and 1949 Connery served in the Royal Navy.
During his younger days, he had interest in playing football and featured for Scottish football club, Bonnyrigg Rose.
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Famous quotes by Sean Connery
I like women. I don't understand them, but I like them.Sean Connery
I'm fed up with the idiots... the ever-widening gap between people who know how to make movies and the people who green-light the movies.Sean Connery
I've always been hopeful about Scotland's prospects. And I now believe more than ever that Scotland is within touching distance of achieving independence and equality.Sean Connery
Laughter kills fear, and without fear there can be no faith. For without fear of the devil there is no need for God.Sean Connery
There are women who take it to the wire. That's what they are looking for, the ultimate confrontation. They want a smack.Sean Connery
There's something fundamentally wrong with a system where there's been 17 years of a Tory Government and the people of Scotland have voted Socialist for 17 years. That hardly seems democratic.Sean Connery
Sean Connery's Popularity
Sean Connery was a famous Scottish actor, who was born on August 25, 1930. As a person born on this date, Sean Connery is listed in our database as the 3rd most popular celebrity for the day (August 25) and the 4th most popular for the year (1930).
People born on August 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Sean Connery is the 61st most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Sean Connery's birthday, Sean Connery is the 2nd most famous Scottish.
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