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Sean Connery


Thomas Sean Connery was born on August 25, 1930 in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh. His mother, Euphamia McBain (Maclean), was a cleaning lady, and his father, Joseph Connery, was a factory worker and truck driver. He also has a brother named Neil Connery, who works as a plasterer in Edinburgh. He is of Irish and Scottish descent. Before going into ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 36 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Dr. No
Dr. No James Bond
(1962)
The Hunt for Red October
(1990)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Professor Henry Jones
(1989)
The Rock
The Rock John Patrick Mason
(1996)

Filmography

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 2012 Sir Billi
Sir Billi (voice, as Sir Sean Connery)
 2005 James Bond 007: From Russia with Love (Video Game)
James Bond (voice, as Sir Sean Connery)
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
John Muir
 1996 DragonHeart
Draco (voice)
 1994 A Good Man in Africa
Dr. Alex Murray
 1988 Memories of Me
Sean Connery (uncredited)
 1982 Wrong Is Right
Patrick Hale
 1981 Time Bandits
King Agamemnon / Fireman
 1974 Zardoz
Zed
 1973 The Offence
Detective Sergeant Johnson
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
MacNeil
- MacNeil (1969) ... MacNeil
 1969 Male of the Species (TV Movie)
MacNeil
 1968 Shalako
Shalako
 1966 A Fine Madness
Samson Shillitoe
 1966 Un monde nouveau
Sean Connery (uncredited)
 1964 Woman of Straw
Anthony 'Tony' Richmond
 1961 Operation Snafu
Pedlar Pascoe
 1961 The Frightened City
Paddy Damion
 1961 Adventure Story (TV Movie)
Alexander
 1961 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Macbeth
 1956-1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Connolly / John Proctor / Rick Martell / ...
- The Pets (1960) ... Connolly
- The Crucible (1959) ... John Proctor
- The Square Ring (1959) ... Rick Martell
- The Terror (1956) ... Various Roles
 1960 Without the Grail (TV Movie)
Innes Corrie
 1960 Riders to the Sea (TV Short)
Bartley
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Julien
 1959 Tarzan's Greatest Adventure
O'Bannion
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1958 Women in Love (TV Movie)
Johnnie in 'The Return'
 1958 A Night to Remember
Titanic Deck Hand (uncredited)
 1958 Another Time, Another Place
Mark Trevor
 1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mat Burke
- Anna Christie (1957) ... Mat Burke
 1957 Time Lock
Welder #1
 1957 Action of the Tiger
Mike
 1957 Anna Christie (TV Movie)
Mat Burke
 1957 No Road Back
Spike
 1957 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Porter
- Jack Hires Opera Singer in Rome (1957) ... Porter
 1956 Sailor of Fortune (TV Series)
Achmed
- The Crescent and the Star (1956) ... Achmed
 1956 The Condemned (TV Movie)
 1956 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Joe Brasted
- Ladies of the Manor (1956) ... Joe Brasted
 1954 Simon (Short)
Policeman
 1954 Let's Make Up
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Other Works:

Newspaper column: Op-Ed Piece, "Making History in Scotland," published in The Washington Post, May 26, 2007, p. A23 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 9 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 19 Interviews | 53 Articles | 16 Pictorials | 52 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Sean Connery

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on turning down the role of Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings] I had never read [J.R.R. Tolkien], and I didn't understand the script when they sent it to me. Bobbits? Hobbits? See more »

Trivia:

Measured at exactly 6' 2.4" back in his body-building days, he is still the tallest actor to have played James Bond to date, George Lazenby and Timothy Dalton both being exactly 6' 2". See more »

Trademark:

Best known for playing James Bond See more »

Nickname:

Big Tam

Star Sign:

Virgo

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