Biography

Biography: Sean Connery

February 12, 2018
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Real Name: Thomas Sean Connery

Occupation: Actor, voice actor, and film producer

Date of Birth: August 25, 1930

How Old is Sean Connery: 87 years

Birth Place: Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

How Tall is Sean Connery: 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)

Weight: 190 lbs.

Nationality: British, Scottish

Family: Sean Connery’s parents are Joseph Connery (father) and Euphemia McLean (mother). He has one brother Neil Connery, who is a Scottish actor.

Wife: Sean Connery married Diane Cilento in 1962 and divorced in 1973. Late he married Micheline Roquebrune in 1975.

Children: Sean Connery has one son, Jason Connery. Jason Connery is a British actor-director. He is the son of Sean and his former spouse, Diane Cilento.

Sean Connery Facts:

Before going into acting, Sean Connery worked as a coffin polisher and his first job that of a milkman.

In his youth, he was known as Tommy. Later he became known as Sean after he got into acting.

Sean was ranked third in the Mr. Universe contest held in 1953. He has a tattoo which shows “Scotland Forever” which he got at the age of 16 when he was enrolled in the Royal Navy.

Connery was awarded an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Untouchables

People Magazine acknowledged Connery as the “Sexiest Man of the Century”  in 1999 when he was aged 69.

Connery was presented with the position of a knight at the 2000 New Year Honours by Elizabeth II for his contributions to cinema at Holyrood Palace in Edinburg.

Sean Connery Quotes:

“I haven’t found anywhere in the world where I want to be all the time. The best of my life is the moving. I look forward to going.”

“I like women. I don’t understand them, but I like them.”

“Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile.”

“My first big break came when I was five years old. It’s taken me more than seventy years to realise that. You see, at five I first learnt to read. It’s that simple and it’s that profound.”

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

“There’s one major difference between James Bond and me! He is able to sort out problems!”

Sean Connery Filmography:

Films

  • Dr. No (1962)
  • Goldfinger (1964)
  • The Untouchables (1987)
  • The Rock (1996)
  • From Russia with Love (1963)
  • Thunderball (1965)
  • The Hunt for Red October (1990)
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
  • Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
  • You Only Live Twice (1967)
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentleman (2003)
  • Never Say Never Again (1983)
  • Entrapment (1999)
  • The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
  • Finding Forrester (2000)
  • Highlander (1986)
  • The Name of the Rose (1986)
  • Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
  • Marnie (1964)
  • First Knight (1995)
  • Zardoz (1974)
  • A Bridge Too Far (1977)
  • Medicine Man (1992)
  • The Wind and The Lion (1975)
  • Dragonheart (1996)
  • Outland (1981)
  • Rising Sun (1993)
  • Time Bandits (1981)
  • Just Cause (1995)
  • Robin and Marian (1976)
  • Darby O’Gill and the Little People (1959)
  • The Presidio (1988)
  • The Russia House (1990)
  • The First Great Train Robbery (1979)
  • The Avengers (1998)
  • Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)
  • Shalako (1968)
  • Playing by Heart (1998)
  • Meteor (1979)
  • The Longest Day (1962)
  • The Anderson Tapes (1971)
  • Family Business (1989)
  • The Offence (1973)
  • The Molly Maguires (1970)
  • Another Time, Another Place (1958)
  • A Good Man in Africa (1994)
  • A Fine Madness (1966)
  • Hell Drivers (1957)
  • Wrong Is Right (1982)
  • Woman of Straw (1964)
  • Five Days One Summer (1982)

Television

  • An Age of Kings (1960)
  • Dixon of Dock Green (1955-1976)
  • The Jack Benny (1932-1965)
  • Adventure story (since 1961)
  • Sunday Night theatre (1950-1959)
  • Biography (since 1961)
  • Armchair Theatre (1956)
  • Sailor of Fortune (since 1955)
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (since 2005)
  • Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond (since 1967)
  • Celebrity Jeopardy! (1996-2009)

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