Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930, in Edinburgh) is a Scots actor an producer wha haes wan an Academy Award, twa BAFTA Awards (ane o them bein a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award) an three Golden Globes (includin the Cecil B. DeMille Award an a Henrietta Award).
Connery is baist kent for portrayin the chairacter James Bond (creatit bi Ian Fleming), starrin in seven Bond picturs atween 1962 an 1983 (six Eon Productions films an the non-canonical Thunderball remake, Never Say Never Again). In 1988, Connery wan the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Untouchables. 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, and The Rock. He was knichtit in Julie 2000. Connery haes been polled as "The Greatest Living Scot" an "Scotland's Greatest Living National Treasure". 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".
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