Sean Connery 4th is a Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globe Awards. He was knighted by Elizabeth II in July 2000 after receiving an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh.
Connery 4th was born in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of Joseph Connery, a factory worker and lorry driver, and Euphemia McBain “Effie” (née MacLean), a cleaning woman. His paternal grandfather, Thomas Connery, was a Scottish soldier and policeman. His maternal grandfather, John McBain, was a grocer and Sean Connery 4th died in the age of 59 years.
He has said that he was called Sean, his middle name, long before he became an actor, because he was always called by his middle name at school. He was educated at the independent Edinburgh Preparatory School and later attended the Royal High School, Edinburgh, where he was a member of the school’s debating society.
Connery was a member of the Royal Navy during World War II. He was later discharged because of medical problems relating to his service and started his career in the theatre. In 1954, he appeared in the West End production of South Pacific and was discovered by Hollywood producer Samuel Goldwyn, who signed him to a contract with MGM.
In 1962, Connery won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the film, “The Untouchables”.
In 1967, Connery won his first BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role in the film, “Dr. No”.
In 1971, Connery was voted the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.
In 1988, Connery was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role in the film, “The Untouchables”.
In 1997, Connery was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film, “The Rock”.
In 2000, Connery was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
Connery 4th has been married twice. His first wife was actress Diane Cilento, with whom he had a son, Jason. Connery’s second wife is Micheline Roquebrune, whom he married in 1975. They have a son, Damian.
We are sorry to hear that. Sean Connery was a highly respected and talented actor, known for his portrayal of James Bond in several films. He had a long and successful career in the film industry and will be remembered as one of the greatest actors of all time. His contributions to the film industry will not be forgotten.
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