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Sean Connery
Connery in 1999
BornThomas Connery
25 August 1930(1930-08-25)
Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Dee'd31 October 2020(2020-10-31) (aged 90)
Nassau, The Bahamas
Years active1954–2012
  • Diane Cilento (m. 1962; div. 1973)
  • Micheline Roquebrune (m. 1975)
BairnsJason Connery
KinNeil Connery (brother)
Militar career
Service/branch Royal Navy
Years o service1946–1949
RankAble Seaman
UnitHMS Formidable

Sir Sean Connery (25 August 1930-31 October 2020)[1][2] wis a Scots actor. He wis weel-kent as bein the furst body tae play fictional British secret agent James Bond, kythin in seivin films atween 1962 an 1983.[3][4][5]

In 1988, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables.[6] His film career awso includes sic films as Marnie, The Name of the Rose, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Hunt for Red October, Highlander, Murder on the Orient Express, Dragonheart, The Avengers movie remake and The Rock. He wis knichtit in Julie 2000.[7][8] Connery haes been polled as "The Greatest Living Scot"[9] an "Scotland's Greatest Living National Treasure".[10] In 1989, he wis proclaimed "Sexiest Man Alive" bi People magazine an in 1999, at age 69, he wis votit "Sexiest Man of the Century". He's wis a supporter ay' Rangers F.C[11]

Connery deet on 31 October 2020 in Nassau in the Bahamas.[2]


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  2. a b "Sean Connery: James Bond actor dies aged 90". BBC. Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  3. Harmetz, Aljean (31 October 2020). "Sean Connery, Who Embodied James Bond and More, Dies at 90". The New York Times. Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  4. Shapiro, T. Rees (31 October 2020). "Sean Connery, first James Bond of film, dies at 90". The Washington Post. Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  5. "Profile: Sean Connery". BBC News. 12 Mairch 2006. Retrieved 19 Mairch 2007.
  6. "popculture.com's Oscar Winners Archive" (in Inglis). popculturemadness.com. Retrieved 13 Mey 2008.
  7. "No. 55710". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 1999.
  8. "Official website's entry on 2000 knighthood" (in Inglis). seanconnery.com. Retrieved 29 September 2007.
  9. Flockhart, Susan (25 Januar 2004). "Would The Greatest Living Scot Please Stand Up?; Here they are". The Sunday Herald (in Inglis). Archived frae the original on 11 September 2016. Retrieved 10 Mairch 2010.
  10. "Sir Sean Connery named Scotland's greatest living treasure" (in Inglis). 25 November 2011. Archived frae the original on 2 Apryle 2015. Retrieved 6 August 2012.
  11. Christie, Kevan; Speirs, Kathleen (31 October 2020). "Sir Sean Connery ditched Celtic for Rangers - and here's the reason why". Daily Record (in Inglis). Retrieved 12 Mey 2022.

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