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Sir Thomas Sean Connery, simply known as Sean Connery, is a Scottish actor, film producer and a voice actor. How rich is Sean Connery? A three-time Golden Globe and two-time BAFTA Awards winner, Sean Connery has an estimated net worth of $350 million. Undoubtedly the largest contribution to Sean Connery’s net worth is his legendary career as an actor. Born in 1930, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Sean Connery began his career in the 1950s by portraying minor roles in theatrical productions. In 1957 Connery landed his first role in Montgomery Tully’s “No Road Back”, among other roles in “Another Time, Another Place” and Rudolf Cartier’s “Adventure Story”.

Sean Connery Net Worth $350 Million

Connery’s major breakthrough came in 1962 when he played the role of a secret agent James Bond in the first film of the franchise “Dr. No”. Bond’s success resulted in five movies made at the time, which in turn contributed to Connery’s annual salary, as well as his net worth. Sean Connery’s impressive role in this series made him “the greatest James Bond of them all”. While still working on James Bond movies, Sean Connery starred in Alfred Hitchcock’s psychological thriller “Marnie”, and Sidney Lumet’s “The Hill”. Commercial success followed Sean Connery in his future ventures, as his appearances in “The Man Who Would Be King” and John Milius’ “The Wind and the Lion” brought him even more national recognition. Connery continued to appear in various ensemble movies such as “A Bridge Too Far” and “Murder on the Orient Express”. Sean Connery’s other acting roles brought him several awards and for his appearance in Brian De Palma’s “The Untouchables” Connery received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Connery’s acting career continued with such high grossing films as “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” with Harrison Ford, Michael Bay’s “The Rock” with Nicolas Cage, and John Amiel’s “Entrapment” with Catherine Zeta-Jones. Sean Connery has also stated that he was offered a role of Gandalf in Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” series but refused due to “not understanding the script”. It is assumed that if Connery had accepted the role, he could have earned up to $400 million for the trilogy. Another important moment in Sean Connery’s life and career came in 2000, when he was knighted by Elizabeth II, which gave him a title of “Sir”. Connery’s contribution to American culture has been acknowledged with a prestigious Kennedy Center Honors award that he received that same year. Sean Connery, often referred to as “The Greatest Living Scot” and “Scotland’s Greatest Living Treasure”, is a truly remarkable actor who has an estimated net worth of $300 million. Interestingly enough, in addition to his important awards for acting, in 1989 Sean Connery has been named the “Sexiest Man Alive”, and a year later, at the age of 69, was voted the “Sexiest Man of the Century”. Sean Connery is currently married to Micheline Roquebrune, and has a son from his first marriage to Diane Cilento named Jason Connery who, following his father’s footsteps, became an actor as well.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sir Billi 2012 Sir Billi (voice, as Sir Sean Connery)
From Russia with Love 2005 Video Game James Bond (voice, as Sir Sean Connery)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 2003 Allan Quatermain
Freedom: A History of Us 2003 TV Series documentary John Muir
Finding Forrester 2000 William Forrester
Entrapment 1999 Robert MacDougal
Playing by Heart 1998 Paul
The Avengers 1998 Sir August de Wynter
The Rock 1996 John Patrick Mason
DragonHeart 1996 Draco (voice)
First Knight 1995 King Arthur
Just Cause 1995 Paul Armstrong
A Good Man in Africa 1994 Dr. Alex Murray
Rising Sun 1993 Capt. John Connor
Medicine Man 1992 Dr. Robert Campbell
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves 1991 King Richard (uncredited)
Highlander II: The Quickening 1991 Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez
The Russia House 1990 Barley
The Hunt for Red October 1990 Marko Ramius
Family Business 1989 Jessie
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989 Professor Henry Jones
Memories of Me 1988 Sean Connery (uncredited)
The Presidio 1988 Lt. Col. Alan Caldwell
The Untouchables 1987 Jim Malone
The Name of the Rose 1986 William of Baskerville
Highlander 1986 Juan Sanchez Villa-Lobos Ramirez
Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 1984 The Green Knight
Never Say Never Again 1983 James Bond
Five Days One Summer 1982 Douglas Meredith
Wrong Is Right 1982 Patrick Hale
Time Bandits 1981 King Agamemnon / Fireman
Outland 1981 Marshall William T. O'Niel
Cuba 1979 Major Robert Dapes
Meteor 1979 Paul Bradley
The Great Train Robbery 1979 Pierce
A Bridge Too Far 1977 Major General Urquhart
The Next Man 1976 Khalil Abdul-Muhsen
Robin and Marian 1976 Robin Hood
Circasia 1976 Clown
The Man Who Would Be King 1975 Daniel Dravot
The Wind and the Lion 1975 Raisuli
Murder on the Orient Express 1974 Col. Arbuthnot
The Terrorists 1974/II Col. Nils Tahlvik
Zardoz 1974 Zed
The Offence 1973 Detective Sergeant Johnson
Diamonds Are Forever 1971 James Bond
The Anderson Tapes 1971 Anderson
The Molly Maguires 1970 Jack Kehoe
The Red Tent 1969 Roald Amundsen
ITV Saturday Night Theatre 1969 TV Series MacNeil
Male of the Species 1969 TV Movie MacNeil
Shalako 1968 Shalako
You Only Live Twice 1967 James Bond
A Fine Madness 1966 Samson Shillitoe
Un monde nouveau 1966 Sean Connery (uncredited)
Thunderball 1965 James Bond
The Hill 1965 Joe Roberts
Goldfinger 1964 James Bond
Marnie 1964 Mark Rutland
Woman of Straw 1964 Anthony 'Tony' Richmond
From Russia with Love 1963 James Bond
Dr. No 1962 James Bond
The Longest Day 1962 Pvt. Flanagan
Anna Karenina 1961 TV Movie Count Alexis Vronsky
Operation Snafu 1961 Pedlar Pascoe
The Frightened City 1961 Paddy Damion
Adventure Story 1961 TV Movie Alexander, King of Macedon
Macbeth 1961 TV Movie Macbeth
ITV Play of the Week 1956-1960 TV Series Connolly / John Proctor / Rick Martell / ...
Without the Grail 1960 TV Movie Innes Corrie
An Age of Kings 1960 TV Series Harry Percy, surnamed Hotspur
Riders to the Sea 1960 TV Short Bartley
BBC Sunday-Night Play 1960 TV Mini-Series Julien
Tarzan's Greatest Adventure 1959 O'Bannion
Darby O'Gill and the Little People 1959 Michael McBride
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1959 TV Series Michael MacBride
Armchair Theatre 1958 TV Series
Women in Love 1958 TV Movie Johnnie in 'The Return'
A Night to Remember 1958 Titanic Deck Hand (uncredited)
Another Time, Another Place 1958 Mark Trevor
ITV Television Playhouse 1957 TV Series Mat Burke
Time Lock 1957 Welder #1
Action of the Tiger 1957 Mike
Anna Christie 1957 TV Movie Mat Burke
Hell Drivers 1957 Johnny Kates
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre 1957 TV Series Mountain McClintock
Blood Money 1957 TV Movie Harlan 'Mountain' McClintock
No Road Back 1957 Spike
The Jack Benny Program 1957 TV Series Porter
Sailor of Fortune 1956 TV Series Achmed
The Condemned 1956 TV Movie
Dixon of Dock Green 1956 TV Series Joe Brasted
Simon 1954 Short Policeman
Let's Make Up 1954 Undetermined Role (uncredited)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sir Billi 2012 executive producer - as Sir Sean Connery
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 2003 executive producer
Finding Forrester 2000 producer
Entrapment 1999 producer
The Rock 1996 executive producer
Just Cause 1995 executive producer
Rising Sun 1993 executive producer
Medicine Man 1992 executive producer
The Bowler and the Bunnet 1967 Documentary producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Age of Believing: The Disney Live Action Classics 2008 TV Movie documentary performer: "Pretty Irish Girl" - uncredited
Dr. No 1962 performer: "Under the Mango Tree" - uncredited
Darby O'Gill and the Little People 1959 performer: "Pretty Irish Girl"

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Bowler and the Bunnet 1967 Documentary

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Memories of Me 1988 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crook & Chase 1996 TV Series Himself
Happy Birthday Shirley 1996 TV Movie Himself - Pre-recorded footage (uncredited)
Behind the Scenes with 'Thunderball' 1995 Video documentary Himself
In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross 1995 TV Movie documentary Himself / James Bond
Behind the Scenes with 'Goldfinger' 1995 Video documentary short Himself
Highlanders 1995 TV Series documentary Himself - Narrator (voice)
Superstars of Action 1993 TV Series Himself
30 Years of James Bond 1992 TV Movie documentary Himself
Omnibus 1970-1991 TV Series documentary Himself
Where Eagles Fly: Scottish Fantasia 1991 TV Movie documentary Himself - Narrator (voice)
Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come 1990 TV Special documentary Himself
Wogan 1990 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 61st Annual Academy Awards 1989 TV Special Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Premiere: Inside the Summer Blockbusters 1989 TV Movie documentary Himself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon 1988 TV Special documentary Himself (uncredited)
The 60th Annual Academy Awards 1988 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Supporting Role & Presenter: Best Visual Effects
Aspel & Company 1987-1988 TV Series Himself - Guest
La rosa dei nomi 1987 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Men: The Making of 'Untouchables' 1987 Video documentary short Himself
The Dame Edna Experience 1987 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross 1987 TV Series Himself
Biography 1987 TV Series documentary Himself
La nuit des Césars 1987 TV Series documentary Himself - Le président des Césars
Good Morning Britain 1987 TV Series Himself - Guest
Die Abtei des Verbrechens: Umberto Ecos 'Der Name der Rose' wird verfilmt 1986 TV Movie documentary Himself
Apropos Film 1983 TV Series documentary Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1975-1983 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself / Daniel Dravot from film THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING
G'olé! 1983 Documentary Commentary (voice)
Sean Connery's Edinburgh 1983 Documentary short Himself
The Mike Douglas Show 1976-1979 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself - Co-Host
Dinah! 1975-1979 TV Series Himself - Guest
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock 1979 TV Special documentary Himself
Revista de cine 1977 TV Series Himself
A New Look at the Legend of Robin Hood and Maid Marian 1976 Documentary short Robin Hood
The Dream Factory 1975 Documentary Himself
Treffpunkte 1975 TV Series documentary Himself
Call It Magic 1975 Documentary short Himself
The Making of 'The Wind and the Lion' 1975 Documentary short Himself (uncredited)
España campo de golf 1972 Documentary short Himself
Film Night 1971 TV Series Himself
Cinema 1969 TV Series documentary Himself
Now and Then 1967 TV Series documentary short Himself (1967)
The Bowler and the Bunnet 1967 Documentary Himself
The Heart of Show Business 1967 TV Movie Himself - Performer
The Castles of Scotland 1967 Documentary short Himself - Narrator (voice)
The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show 1966 TV Series Himself - Guest Host
Flashes Festival 1965 Documentary short Himself
What's My Line? 1965 TV Series Himself - Mystery Guest
Pariser Journal 1965 TV Series documentary Himself
The Sun... the Sand... the Hill. 1965 Documentary short Himself
Variety Club Awards 1964 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Guns of James Bond 1964 Documentary short Himself / Host / James Bond
Juke Box Jury 1962-1963 TV Series Himself - Panellist
Close Up 2012 Documentary Himself
Ever to Excel 2012 Documentary Himself
Sean Is Back 2009 Video documentary short
The Big Gamble 2009 Video documentary short
Franco Cristaldi e il suo cinema Paradiso 2009 Documentary
Sex Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll: The 60s Revealed 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
The South Bank Show 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
Infinite Space: The Architecture of John Lautner 2008 Documentary Himself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Al Pacino 2007 TV Movie Himself
Nice People 2007 TV Series Himself
Modern Greeks: C.P. Cavafy 2007 TV Movie documentary Narrator - reciting 'Ithaka' (voice)
Sean Connery from the Set of 'Goldfinger' 2006 Video short Himself
Bill Suitor: The Rocket Man Movies 2006 Video documentary short Himself / James Bond
Ken Adam's Production Films: Thunderball 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Ken Adam's Production Films: You Only Live Twice 2006 Video documentary short Himself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Sean Connery 2006 TV Special Himself
Animated Storyboard Sequence: The Boat Chase 2006 Video Himself
Sean Connery 1971: The BBC Interview 2006 Video Himself
Breakfast 2005 TV Series Himself - Guest
Corazón de... 2005 TV Series Himself
This Game of Golf: The Life and Golfing Times of Henry Cotton 2005 Video documentary Himself - Commentator
20h10 pétantes 2005 TV Series Himself
Making 'Murder on the Orient Express' 2004 Video documentary Himself
La semaine du cinéma 2004 TV Series Himself
The 76th Annual Academy Awards 2004 TV Special Himself - Opening Announcer
Assembling the League 2003 Video documentary Himself / Allan Quatermain
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy 2003 Video documentary Himself
Intimate Portrait 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Parkinson 2003 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1995-2003 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 75th Annual Academy Awards 2003 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Supporting Role / Past Winner
James Bond: A BAFTA Tribute 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Best Ever Bond 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
Sean Connery, an Intimate Portrait 2002 Documentary Himself
Secrets of Superstar Fitness 2002 TV Series Himself
Leute heute 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Gran premio internazionale della TV 2002 TV Series Himself - Winner
Behind the Scenes: Finding Forrester 2001 Video documentary Himself
Jackie Stewart: The Flying Scot 2001 Documentary Himself
Inside 'From Russia with Love' 2000 Video documentary short Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 1993-2000 TV Series Himself - Guest
The BBC and the BAFTA Tribute to Michael Caine 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 2000 TV Series Himself - Guest
HBO First Look 1999-2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Inside 'Dr. No' 2000 Video documentary short Himself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 1999 TV Special Himself - Honoree
The European Film Awards 1999 TV Special Himself (taped)
Heroes of Comedy 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
The James Bond Story 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself - Interviewee / James Bond
The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself - Presenter: Best Motion Picture - Drama
Showbiz Today 1999 TV Series Himself
Billy Connolly: Erect for 30 Years 1999 Video Himself
30 Years of Billy Connolly 1998 TV Mini-Series Himself
Junket Whore 1998 Documentary Himself
The 52nd Annual Tony Awards 1998 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Play
The 50th British Academy Film Awards 1998 TV Special Himself: Winner: Honorary Award
The 70th Annual Academy Awards 1998 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Picture / Past Winner (uncredited)
The 1998 Annual ShoWest Awards 1998 TV Special Himself
Sean Connery Close Up 1997 Video documentary Himself
Scene by Scene 1997 TV Series Himself
The Rock Premiere on Alcatraz 1996 Video short Himself
The Evening Standard Drama Awards 1996 TV Special Himself
Mundo VIP 1996 TV Series Himself
The 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 1996 TV Special Himself - Winner: Cecil B. DeMille Award

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Masterminds 2016/I James Bond (uncredited)
Extra 2016 TV Series Himself
The One Show 2016 TV Series Himself
Inside Spectre with Richard Wilkins 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself
Timeshift 2009-2015 TV Series documentary Himself
The Shadow of 'Spectre' 2015 Video documentary short James Bond
Sean Connery: In His Own Words 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself
Talking Pictures 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
Wogan: The Best Of 2015 TV Series Himself
The O'Reilly Factor 2008-2014 TV Series James Bond / Himself / Various Roles (segment "American Movie Icon")
Carson on TCM 2014 TV Series documentary Himself
Edición Especial Coleccionista 2011-2012 TV Series James Bond / Mark Rutland
Top Gear 2012 TV Series James Bond
Everything or Nothing 2012 Documentary Himself
Being Bond: Celebrating Five Decades of Bond 007 2012 Video documentary short Himself / James Bond
World of Bond 2012 Video documentary short James Bond
Österreich-Bild 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Shakespeare Uncovered 2012 TV Mini-Series documentary Macbeth
America's Book of Secrets 2012 TV Series James Bond
Wags of '66 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Many Faces of... 2011 TV Series documentary Himself / Daniel Dravot
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood 2010 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Gilles Jacob: CIitizen Cannes 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Casper och den förbjudna filmen 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
Memòries de la tele 2009 TV Series Himself
Hollywood sul Tevere 2009 Documentary Himself
Revealed 2009 TV Series documentary James Bond
20 to 1 2006-2009 TV Series documentary Himself / James Bond
The Age of Believing: The Disney Live Action Classics 2008 TV Movie documentary Michael McBride
Oscar, que empiece el espectáculo 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Agatha Christie: A Woman of Mystery 2007 Video documentary Col. Arbuthnot (in 'Murder on the Orient Express')
Cannes, 60 ans d'histoires 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Ein Leben wie im Flug 2007 TV Movie Himself
5 News 2007 TV Series Himself - RNIB Promotion
ITV Evening News 2007 TV Series Himself - RNIB Appeal
London Tonight 2007 TV Series Himself - RNIB Promotion
Wetten, dass..? 2006 TV Series James Bond
World of Robin Hood 2006 TV Movie documentary Robin Hood (uncredited)
On Tour with the Aston Martin DB5 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Premiere Bond: Opening Nights 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Thunderball Boat Show Promo 2006 Video short James Bond
The 60s: The Beatles Decade 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
I Love the '70s: Volume 2 2006 TV Series Himself
Corazón de... 2006 TV Series Himself
Lesson #007: Close Quarters Combat 2006 Video Himself
Ciclo Agatha Christie 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Sexes 2005 TV Series James Bond
Tvist 2005 TV Series Robin Hood
Getaway 2005 TV Series James Bond
Greatest TV Comedy Moments 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
8 Out of 10 Cats 2005 TV Series Himself
The Untouchables: Production Stories 2004 Video documentary short Himself
The Untouchables: The Script, the Cast 2004 Video documentary short Himself
Unsere Besten 2004 TV Series
Le nom de la rose 2004 Video documentary William of Baskerville (uncredited)
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops 2004 TV Special documentary Himself - #65: Things They Shouldn't Say
30 veces 31 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Celebrities Uncensored 2003 TV Series Himself
Queen: Greatest Video Hits 2 2003 Video documentary Juan Sanchez Villa-Lobos Ramirez (segment "Princes of the Universe")
Brits Go to Hollywood 2003 TV Series Himself
The Light and Magic of 'Indiana Jones' 2003 Video documentary short Himself
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second 2003 Video documentary Himself
The Name of the Rose: Photo Video Journey with Jean-Jacques Annaud 2003 Video documentary short Himself
60 Minutes 2003 TV Series documentary Himself - Actor
Happy Anniversary Mr. Bond 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself / James Bond
Andere Tijden 2002 TV Series documentary James Bond
Premiere Bond: Die Another Day 2002 TV Movie documentary James Bond (uncredited)
Bond Girls Are Forever 2002 TV Movie documentary James Bond (uncredited)
Introducing ... James Bond 2002 Video documentary short James Bond
Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond 2000 TV Short documentary James Bond (uncredited)
Double-O Stunts 2000 Video documentary short James Bond (uncredited)
Harry Saltzman: Showman 2000 Video documentary short
Inside 'Diamonds Are Forever' 2000 Video documentary short Himself
Inside 'Octopussy' 2000 Video documentary short Himself
Inside 'The Living Daylights' 2000 Video documentary short Himself
Inside 'The Man with the Golden Gun' 2000 Video documentary short James Bond
Inside 'You Only Live Twice' 2000 Video documentary short James Bond (uncredited)
Inside Q's Lab 2000 Video documentary short James Bond
Ken Adam: Designing Bond 2000 Video documentary short Himself / James Bond
Silhouettes: The James Bond Titles 2000 Video documentary short James Bond (uncredited)
The Bond Sound: The Music of 007 2000 Video documentary short James Bond (uncredited)
Omnibus 2000 TV Series documentary James Bond
The Trouble with Marnie 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Directors 2000 TV Series documentary King Agamemnon
Terence Young: Bond Vivant 2000 Video documentary short James Bond (uncredited)
Now Pay Attention 007: A Tribute to Actor Desmond Llewelyn 2000 TV Movie documentary James Bond (uncredited)
Inside 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' 2000 Video documentary short James Bond (uncredited)
Tribute to Desmond Llewelyn 2000 Video documentary short James Bond (uncredited)
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: A Look Inside 1999 TV Movie documentary Prof. Henry Jones
Inside 'Live and Let Die' 1999 Video documentary short Himself
And the Word Was Bond 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself
Bravo Profiles 1999 TV Series documentary Himself
Antes de ser famosos 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
Wild On... 1997 TV Series Himself
Nobody Does It Better: The Music of James Bond 1997 TV Movie documentary James Bond
The Secrets of 007: The James Bond Files 1997 TV Movie documentary James Bond
The Making of 'Dragonheart' 1997 Video documentary Draco
James Bond 007: Yesterday and Today 1996 Video documentary short Himself
Inside 'Thunderball' 1995 Video documentary short James Bond
Three Decades of James Bond 007 1995 Video documentary short Himself
Kicking & Screaming 1995 TV Series documentary Himself
The World of James Bond 1995 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Goldfinger Phenomenon 1995 Video documentary short Himself
100 Years at the Movies 1994 TV Short documentary Himself
Audrey Hepburn Remembered 1993 TV Movie documentary Robin Hood
Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes 1993 TV Special Himself on 'Wogan'
Fame in the Twentieth Century 1993 TV Series documentary Himself (uncredited)
Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America 1992 James Bond (uncredited)
Wogan 1991 TV Series Himself
The Many Faces of Bond 1989 Video documentary Himself (uncredited)
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick 1988 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
The World's Greatest Stunts: A Tribute to Hollywood Stuntmen 1988 TV Movie documentary
Happy Anniversary 007: 25 Years of James Bond 1987 TV Movie documentary Himself
James Bond 007: Coming Attractions 1984 TV Movie documentary Himself
Bonds Are Forever 1983 Video documentary James Bond / Himself
The Lion Roars Again 1975 Documentary short Himself, clip from 'The Wind and the Lion' (uncredited)
Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond 1967 TV Movie James Bond
Telescope 1965 TV Series documentary Himself
The Incredible World of James Bond 1965 TV Movie documentary Himself
Take Thirty 1965 TV Series Himself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1965 TV Series Actor
Goldfinger Original Promotional Featurette 1964 Video short James Bond
Dr. No Featurette 1963 Documentary short James Bond

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 CinEuphoria CinEuphoria Awards Career - Honorary Award
2006 Golden Marc'Aurelio Acting Award Rome Film Fest
2006 Life Achievement Award American Film Institute, USA
2005 Lifetime Achievement Award European Film Awards
2002 Special Prize for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
2002 Telegatto Telegatto, Italy Special award Cinema on TV (Premio speciale cinema in TV)
2001 Lifetime Achievement Award Palm Springs International Film Festival
2001 Christopher Award Christopher Awards Feature Films Finding Forrester (2000) · Gus Van Sant (director)
· Mike Rich (screenwriter)
· Laurence Mark (producer)
· Rhonda Tollefson (producer)
· Dany Wolf (executive producer)
· Jonathan King (executive producer)
1999 Lifetime Achievement Award ShoWest Convention, USA
1999 Audience Award European Film Awards Best European Actor Entrapment (1999)
1998 Academy Fellowship BAFTA Awards
1997 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Duo The Rock (1996) · Nicolas Cage
1997 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Voice-Over Performance DragonHeart (1996)
1997 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Supporting Actor - Action/Adventure The Rock (1996)
1997 Gala Tribute Film Society of Lincoln Center
1996 Cecil B. DeMille Award Golden Globes, USA
1995 Lifetime Achievement Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
1993 Career Achievement Award National Board of Review, USA
1992 American Cinematheque Award American Cinematheque Gala Tribute
1989 Jupiter Award Jupiter Award Best International Actor Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
1988 ALFS Award London Critics Circle Film Awards Actor of the Year The Untouchables (1987)
1988 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actor in a Supporting Role The Untouchables (1987)
1988 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture The Untouchables (1987)
1988 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Actor Der Name der Rose (1986)
1987 KCFCC Award Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards Best Supporting Actor The Untouchables (1987)
1987 NBR Award National Board of Review, USA Best Supporting Actor The Untouchables (1987)
1987 Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters Order of Arts and Letters, France
1987 Film Award in Gold German Film Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Beste darstellerische Leistung - Männliche Hauptrolle) Der Name der Rose (1986)
1986 Jupiter Award Jupiter Award Best International Actor Der Name der Rose (1986)
1985 Bambi Bambi Awards Film - International
1984 Man of the Year Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA
1982 Special Award ShoWest Convention, USA Worldwide Star of the Year
1977 Special David David di Donatello Awards For his contributions as actor.
1972 Henrietta Award Golden Globes, USA World Film Favorite - Male Together with Charles Bronson
1966 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Action Performance Thunderball (1965)
1965 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Action Performance Goldfinger (1964)
1964 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Male New Face

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Life Achievement (Performer)
2001 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama Finding Forrester (2000)
2001 DFWFCA Award Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor Finding Forrester (2000)
2000 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Screen Couple Entrapment (1999) · Catherine Zeta-Jones
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Actor - Action Entrapment (1999)
1999 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Supporting Actor The Avengers (1998)
1999 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst On-Screen Couple Entrapment (1999) · Catherine Zeta-Jones
1998 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst Supporting Actor The Avengers (1998)
1991 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Actor The Hunt for Red October (1990)
1990 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
1990 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
1988 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Actor in a Supporting Role The Untouchables (1987)
1987 Silver Ribbon Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero) Der Name der Rose (1986)
1982 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Motion Picture Actor
1982 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actor Outland (1981)
1981 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Motion Picture Actor
1969 Henrietta Award Golden Globes, USA World Film Favorite - Male
1968 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Male Star 11th place.
1967 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Male Star 8th place.
1966 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Male Star 7th place.
1966 Henrietta Award Golden Globes, USA World Film Favorite - Male

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1988 NSFC Award National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA Best Supporting Actor The Untouchables (1987)
1987 LAFCA Award Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards Best Supporting Actor The Untouchables (1987)
1987 NYFCC Award New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Supporting Actor The Untouchables (1987)
1966 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto Best Actor (Schauspieler)

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1967 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto Best Actor (Schauspieler)
1965 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Male Star
1964 Golden Laurel Laurel Awards Top Action Performance Dr. No (1962)

TitleSalary
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) $17,000,000
Finding Forrester (2000) $15,000,000
Entrapment (1999) $20,000,000
Playing by Heart (1998) $60,000
The Rock (1996) $12,000,000
First Knight (1995) $9,000,000
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) $1,900,000
Highlander II: The Quickening (1991) $3,500,000
The Hunt for Red October (1990) $4,000,000
Never Say Never Again (1983) $5,000,000 + 5% of the net US profits ($6,410,000 total)
Zardoz (1974) $200,000
Diamonds Are Forever (1971) $1,250,000 + 12.5% of the US gross ($6,725,000 total salary)
Shalako (1968) $1,000,000 + % of profits
You Only Live Twice (1967) $750,000 + 25% of the worldwide merchandising profits ($1,000,000 total salary)
Thunderball (1965) $600,000 + 25% of the worldwide merchandising profits ($750,000 total salary)
Goldfinger (1964) $500,000 + 5% of the US gross ($3,050,000 total salary)
From Russia with Love (1963) $250,000
Dr. No (1962) $20,000 original + $105,000 bonus share of the profits ($125,000 total salary)

#Fact
1 Tippi Hedren, his leading lady from Marnie (1964), devoted a full page of photographs on him in her memoir "Tippi" (2016). She wrote that she was stunned that her director Alfred Hitchcock had cast the sexiest man alive to play opposite her, since she was supposed to play a frigid woman in the film. She asked Hitchcock how she can play such a role, when the iciest of women would melt in Sean's presence. He told her "It's called acting, my dear." He did order Sean not to touch her, just as he had ordered Rod Taylor not to touch her during The Birds (1963). Many people have asked her whether she had an affair with Sean after seeing their amazing onscreen chemistry, and she said she didn't, because she was too dedicated to acting. In 2006, she met with Sean when he was awarded the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award. He kissed her on the cheek sweetly and mentioned how he wasn't allowed to do that on the set of Marnie (1964). Their friendship lasted more than 50 years.
2 He appeared in four films with Denholm Elliott: Robin and Marian (1976), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Cuba (1979) and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).
3 He appeared in five films directed by Sidney Lumet: The Hill (1965), The Anderson Tapes (1971), The Offence (1973), Murder on the Orient Express (1974) and Family Business (1989).
4 Along with Wolfgang Preiss, he is one of only two actors to appear in both films based on books by Cornelius Ryan: The Longest Day (1962) and A Bridge Too Far (1977).
5 The role of Mufasa in The Lion King (1994) was written with him in mind.
6 Was offered the role of Dr Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs (1991), but turned it down because he thought it was too violent.
7 Was considered to appear in a surprise cameo in the 007 film Skyfall (2012). Director Sam Mendes and producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli almost approached him but decided it would be too distracting for the audience. The role was went to Albert Finney, who had been considered for roles in 007 movies with Connery himself.
8 He played Major General R.E. Urquhart in A Bridge Too Far (1977). The real Urquhart served as a military consultant on the film. Although he had been friends with David Niven since 1920, Urquhart had no interest in films. As such, he had no idea who Connery was or why his daughters were so excited that he was playing him in the film.
9 He has two roles in common with his son Jason Connery: (1) Sean played the title character in Macbeth (1961) while Jason played him in Macbeth (1997) and (2) Sean played Robin Hood in Robin and Marian (1976) while Jason played him in Robin Hood (1984).
10 In Italy, fans called him 'Mr. Kisskiss Bangbang'.
11 He was offered the role of Professor Waldman in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994) but he turned it down. His Time Bandits (1981) co-star John Cleese was eventually cast.
12 Was almost killed filming the helicopter chase scene in From Russia with Love (1963) when the inexperienced helicopter pilot flew in too close and almost decapitated him.
13 Son Jason Connery almost signed the Bollywood film Namastey London (2007). He was to play a major role but Producer Vipul Shah and Jason could not come to agreement terms.
14 Although he was 60 years old when he played Richard the Lionheart in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), the King was only 41 when he was killed on April 6, 1199.
15 In the 1960 television adaptation of Colombe, Connery's character Julien believes his brother Paul (Richard Pasco) is having an affair with his wife Colombe (Dorothy Tutin), and kisses Pasco on the mouth to find out what makes him such a good kisser. Even though, this was a non-sexual kiss, it is still believed to be one of the first male-on-male kisses on television.
16 Time Bandits (1981) originally called for Connery to return during the climax as King Agamemnon leading a group of Greek soldiers in the fight against Evil and being killed, but the scene could not be worked around Connery's schedule. A compromise was devised to provide closure in the film between Connery and the boy hero Kevin played by Craig Warnock.
17 Before he was cast as James Bond in Dr. No (1962), Cary Grant, David Niven, Patrick McGoohan, Laurence Harvey, Richard Todd, Trevor Howard, Rex Harrison, James Mason, Steve Reeves, Richard Johnson, William Franklyn, Stanley Baker, Ian Hendry, Richard Burton, Rod Taylor and George Baker were considered for the role.
18 He was the visual inspiration for the original illustrations of the super-villain Vartox (created in 1974), one of the Superman's foes. Connery was 44 years old at the time. Vartox was modeled after Connery's appearance in Zardoz (1974).
19 He played Robert Shaw's adversary in both From Russia with Love (1963) and Robin and Marian (1976).
20 He played Juan Sanchez Villa-Lobos Ramirez in Highlander (1986) and Highlander II: The Quickening (1991). Other than James Bond, this is the only character that he has played in more than one film.
21 Although he played Dustin Hoffman's father in Family Business (1989), he is only seven years his senior.
22 Along with Robert Rietty, he is one of only two actors to appear in both Thunderball (1965) and the remake Never Say Never Again (1983).
23 He and his wife are living in the Bahamas. [May 2008]
24 California [May 2009]
25 Will release his autobiography, "Being a Scot", on his birthday of August 25, 2008 in his hometown of Edinburgh, Scotland. [June 2008]
26 His father was of half Irish and half Scottish descent, and his mother was of Scottish ancestry.
27 Connery and Albert R. Broccoli were on bad terms after he left the series. He declined to attend Broccoli's funeral.
28 Variety Club of Great Britain Special Award in 1963 for his portrayal of James Bond in Dr No and From Russia With Love.
29 Variety Club of Great Britain film Actor Award for 1965 for his performances in The Hill and Goldfinger.
30 Once worked as a bricklayer.
31 Is one of four Scottish actors to have received an Academy Award nomination. The others in chronological order are Deborah Kerr, Mary Ure and Tom Conti. As of 2011 he is the only one to have won an Academy Award (for his performance in The Untouchables (1987)).
32 Of the six actors who have played James Bond, he is the only one who, like Bond, served in the Royal Navy.
33 He was awarded made a Knight Bachelor in the 2000 Queen's Millennium New Years Honours List for his services to the Film Industry.
34 If Never Say Never Again (1983) can be included as an official 007 installment, then Connery ties with Roger Moore for the most portrayals of James Bond - a total of 7 each. Otherwise Moore holds the record.
35 Hinted in an interview that he may return to live in Scotland for the first time in more than fifty years. He reaffirmed his belief that the country can achieve full independence within his lifetime. (February 2008).
36 With the death of Kieron Moore on July 15, 2007, he is the last surviving cast member of Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959).
37 Turned down Patrick McGoohan's role as King Edward I in Braveheart (1995) because he was filming Just Cause (1995).
38 Received a Bafta Scotland Lifetime Achievement Award at the Cineworld complex in Edinburgh, Scotland. (25 August 2006).
39 Injured his shoulder in a fall while playing golf. (June 2008).
40 Said his favorite memory from A Bridge Too Far (1977) was working with Dirk Bogarde, whom he had long admired.
41 Turned down Richard Chamberlain's role in Shogun (1980) because he would not act on television.
42 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".
43 The extraordinary success of Goldfinger (1964), which was released in December 1964, and of 1965's Thunderball (1965) propelled Connery to the top of Quigley Publications' annual Top Ten Money Making Stars poll in 1965. He remains the only British male star to be the #1 box office star in America.
44 Has named his personal favorite of his movies and performances as The Offence (1973).
45 He brought future James Bond, Roger Moore to a press screening in Paris for Diamonds Are Forever (1971).
46 December 2002: Voted "The Male Celebrity With The Sexiest Voice" in a survey carried out by a mobile phone company. Kylie Minogue topped the female category.
47 Received a lifetime achievement award at the opening night of the Festa del Cinema, Rome's inaugural film festival. Connery was presented with the Marco Aurelio award in recognition of "his numerous cinematic endeavours over the years". (13 October 2006).
48 His father Joseph Connery died of throat cancer at the age of sixty-nine in August 1972.
49 He has two roles in common with Pierce Brosnan: (1) Connery played James Bond in Dr. No (1962), From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), You Only Live Twice (1967), Diamonds Are Forever (1971) and Never Say Never Again (1983) while Brosnan played him in GoldenEye (1995), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Die Another Day (2002) and (2) Connery played King Arthur in First Knight (1995) while Brosnan played him in in Quest for Camelot (1998).
50 He has never appeared in a "Skiing" James Bond picture. Though Goldfinger came close as it has sequences set in the lower Swiss mountains, all the ski, snow and ice Bond films belong to the other James Bond actors: George Lazenby (On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)); Roger Moore(The Spy Who Loved Me (1977); For Your Eyes Only (1981); A View to a Kill (1985)); Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights (1987)); Pierce Brosnan (The World Is Not Enough (1999); Die Another Day (2002).
51 Is the first (and as of 2006 the only) actor that played "James Bond" to win an Oscar.
52 Presented with the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award by his Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) co-star Harrison Ford, who told him, "John Wayne gave us the old West. James Stewart gave us our town. You gave us the world." (8 June 2006)
53 He pulled out of an interview for the Edinburgh Festival of Politics in August 2006 after George Reid, the presiding officer of the Scottish Parliament, vowed to ask him why he once told a magazine that some women want a "smack". Sir Sean, the Scottish National Party's most famous supporter, said it was "unacceptable" and it would have compromised the interview.
54 Turned down the role of Simon Gruber in Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995) due to the diabolical nature of the character. Director John McTiernan, who directed Connery in The Hunt for Red October (1990) and Medicine Man (1992), said he was the very first choice for that role.
55 Turned down the role of John Hammond in Jurassic Park (1993). Coincidentally, his Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) co-star, Harrison Ford, was offered the role of Dr. Alan Grant. Not to mention, it would've reunited both of them with director Steven Spielberg.
56 Of his career choices in the '90s (pretty much his last decade in film), The Rock (1996) and Entrapment (1999) are the films he liked the most. On the other hand, The Avengers (1998) was a film he regretted doing at all.
57 Was the original voice of Tack the Cobbler, the hero of Richard Williams's animated cult masterpiece The Princess and the Cobbler (1993). In the original version (from the work print and the resulting "Recobbled" fan-restoration), Tack was mute until the very end, when he spoke in Sean Connery's voice.
58 His performance as James Bond in the 007 films is ranked #5 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
59 Started smoking when he was nine years old.
60 In 1999 he called on the Scottish parliament to ban all handguns in the country.
61 Presented with the Marrakech International Film Festival Award in Morocco by his friend and Just Cause (1995) co-star Laurence Fishburne. (8 December 2004)
62 Announced his retirement in an interview in New York City during the Tartan Week 2006 celebrations. "I have retired for good," he said.
63 Was delighted to be honored with the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award, which he will receive on June 8 2006 in Los Angeles, as he was honored despite his reputation as a harsh critic of the movie industry. "It means a tremendous amount, especially because of some of the things I have said about Hollywood."
64 Underwent surgery at a New York hospital to remove a tumour from his kidney in January 2006. Connery's brother Neil said, "As far as I'm led to believe the tumour was benign. He seems to be quite upbeat about it."
65 Was seriously considered for the role of King Philip of Macedonia in Oliver Stone's Alexander (2004).
66 He was presented with a lifetime achievement award at the European Film Awards in Berlin, presented to him by Jean-Jacques Annaud, who directed Connery in The Name of the Rose (1986). (3 December 2005)
67 His original idol was Welsh actor Stanley Baker because he played believable tough guys in quality British movies which he produced himself.
68 The Edinburgh Filmhouse rejected a proposal to rename itself "The Sean Connery Filmhouse" in November 2005 following complaints over Connery's status as a tax exile.
69 His accent was the model for the voice of Stratos in the 2002 remake of He-Man & The Masters of the Universe.
70 Marnie (1964) co-star Tippi Hedren named one of her house cats after him.
71 Was once stopped for speeding by an officer named Sergeant James Bond.
72 Terry Gilliam did not intend to cast him as King Agamemnon in Time Bandits (1981), he simply wrote in the screenplay that when Agamemnon took off his helmet he looked "exactly like Sean Connery." To Gilliam's surprise, the script found its way into Connery's hands and Connery subsequently expressed interest in doing the film.
73 Was the original choice to play Sybock in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989), but he was busy with Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989). The words in the film "Sha Ka Ree" are a play on his name.
74 Panama's President Mireya Moscoso presented him with a Manuel Amador Guerrero award, named after the country's first president. She said he was given the award for his "talent and versatility." Sir Sean was on a trip to Panama to visit various humanitarian programs conducted by the government. (10 March 2003)
75 Pulled out of a seven-figure deal for a planned autobiography for the second time, in March 2005. The actor signed a deal in 2004 with ghostwriter Hunter Davies to produce an account of his life from Edinburgh milkman to international film superstar. Six months prior to his hook-up with Davies, Connery also canceled a similar deal with Scottish writer Meg Henderson, who said later: "He isn't the man I thought he was."
76 Was a good friend of Sir Michael Caine and the late Richard Harris.
77 He pulled out of a film in September 2004, sparking rumors that he was going to retire. However three months later in an interview with "The Scotsman" newspaper from his home in the Bahamas, he said he is taking a year out to write his autobiography (something he had previously vowed never to do), and hopes to make another film.
78 In 1998, he received a Tony Award for co-producing the play "Art" by Yasmina Reza.
79 Turned down the title role in the original The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), which he later admitted was a huge mistake on his part.
80 Played James Bond in Thunderball (1965). 18 years later, he reprised the role in the film's remake, Never Say Never Again (1983). He is the only Bond actor to appear in both EON and non EON productions of Bond.
81 Had cataracts removed from both eyes in 2003.
82 Premiere Magazine ranked him as #36 on a list of the Greatest Movie Stars of All Time in their Stars in Our Constellation feature (2005).
83 Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli, the original producers of the James Bond films, cast him because they liked how he was a big, tough-looking man who nonetheless moved gracefully ("like a cat").
84 Voted Best British Actor of all time in a poll for Sky TV [Feb 2005].
85 Had a difficult time getting work after he abandoned the James Bond role a second time after Diamonds Are Forever (1971) for which he received a record salary. Director John Boorman thus was able to hire him very cheaply for his low-budget production of Zardoz (1974).
86 Connery received excellent notices for his starring role in Macbeth (1961) and longed to make a film of "The Scottish Play." His plans for a film in the early 1970s were terminated by the production of Roman Polanski's Macbeth (1971).
87 He and his son, actor Jason Connery, have both played Robin Hood. Sean played an aging Robin Hood opposite Audrey Hepburn in Robin and Marian (1976). Jason played Robin Hood, AKA: Robert of Huntingdon, in the television series Robin Hood (1984). Jason also played Ian Fleming in the television movie The Secret Life of Ian Fleming (1990). Fleming was the author of the James Bond novels that made Sean famous in 1962.
88 He was voted the 24th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
89 Won the role of James Bond after producer Albert R. Broccoli attended a screening of Sean in Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959). He was particularly impressed with the fistfight Sean has with a village bully at the climax of the film. Cubby later had his wife, writer Dana Broccoli, see the film and she confirmed his sex appeal.
90 Turned down the role of the Architect in The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003).
91 Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, originally did not like him being cast as Bond for Dr. No (1962) because he felt that he was too "unrefined". The actor whom Fleming embodied Bond in Fleming's mind was Cary Grant. Fleming later changed his mind and admitted he was ideally cast in the role.
92 According to a poll, conducted by British film magazine Empire, he created the worst accent in the history of cinema in the movie The Untouchables (1987).
93 Whilst filming Playing by Heart (1998) he loved playing and even made a friendship with three and a half year old Piper Maru Anderson; daughter of an actress Gillian Anderson who played Meredith (a daughter of Sean's character).
94 Has played four kings: 'King' Daniel Dravot in The Man Who Would Be King (1975), King Agamemnon in Time Bandits (1981), King Richard in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) and King Arthur in First Knight (1995).
95 His favorite Bond film is From Russia with Love (1963).
96 Parodied on Saturday Night Live (1975) by Darrell Hammond, most famously as a bumbling contestant on the TV game show Jeopardy! (1984).
97 Declared in March 2003 that he would not return home until Scotland is an independent country. He believes this can still happen during his lifetime.
98 Turned down the role of Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings series (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002), and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)) because he didn't want to film down in New Zealand for 18 months, and could not understand the novels.
99 Received the honorary degree of DLitt from St Andrews University in 1988.
100 Actress Mia Sara is his ex-daughter-in-law.
101 He ranked first among the Male British movie actors in the Orange Film Survey of 10,000 voters.
102 Caused an uproar in a December 1987 interview with Barbara Walters in which he said it was OK to hit a woman if she deserved it or needed it to keep her in line. He had said similar things in a November 1965 interview with Playboy magazine.
103 Was paid a huge sum to return as James Bond for Diamonds Are Forever (1971), setting a record. It was donated to his Scottish charity.
104 Received the Freedom of the City of Edinburgh in 1991.
105 During his time as a milkman, Connery delivered to Fettes School in Edinburgh - the same school which James Bond attended in Ian Fleming's novels following his expulsion from Eton.
106 After his service with the Merchant Navy, he worked as a nude model for Edinburgh art students.
107 He joined the Merchant Navy as a teenager but stomach ulcers forced him to leave. He received a disability pension for a period after this.
108 Gert Günther Hoffmann was his German voice for years and even though his voice was very low it fitted the charismatic and charming part of Connery perfectly. 'Gert Gunther Hoffmann' died in 1997. The following dubber's deep voice was incredibly equal to Connery's real one...Manfred Wagner died after dubbing two Sean Connery films, First Knight (1995) and The Rock (1996).
109 Grandson, Dashiell Connery (Dashiell Quinn Connery), born. [1997]
110 Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#7). [1995]
111 Noted to be one of James Bond's favorite actors in the novel "Scorpius." Connery previously played James Bond in seven films.
112 He was made a Knight Bachelor in the 2000 Queen's Millennium Honors List for his services to Film Drama. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in an hour-long investiture ceremony at Edinburgh's Holyrood Palace in Scotland on July 5, 2000 accompanied by his wife, Micheline, and brother, Neil, were by his side.
113 He has his own film production company (Fountainbridge Films). Fountainbridge is an area of Edinburgh where he was born.
114 Used to live in Marbella, Spain, near a golf course where he played daily when not filming. He left following disagreements with the local press, and now resides in the Bahamas where he plays golf much less frequently.
115 Recipient of 22nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime contribution to arts and culture, presented by President Bill Clinton in Washington, D.C. on December 5, 1999.
116 Said in an interview that during the filming of Never Say Never Again (1983), he was taking martial arts lessons and in the process angered the instructor who in turn broke his wrist. Connery stayed with the wrist broken for a number of years thinking it was only a minor pain... the instructor was Steven Seagal.
117 Voted 'Sexiest Man of the Century' by People Magazine. [1999]
118 Major contributor to the Scottish National Party (SNP). This was stopped for a while when the ruling Labour government said people living outside of the United Kingdom would not be allowed to donate money to British political parties.
119 Formerly worked as a milk delivery man.
120 Older brother of Neil Connery.
121 Formerly worked as a coffin polisher.
122 Donated his salary from Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) to charity.
123 Had radiation therapy for an undisclosed throat ailment in 1993. In a February 1995 interview with Entertainment Weekly, Connery said the treatment had been to remove benign tumors from his vocal chords after he found himself losing his voice while filming Rising Sun (1993).
124 Took dancing lessons for 11 years. His teacher was the Swedish dancer Yat Malmgren.
125 He has two small tattoos on his right arm. One says "Scotland forever", the other "Mum and Dad." He got them when he enlisted in the Royal Navy at the age of 16.
126 Wore a toupee in all the James Bond movies. He started losing his hair at the age of 17, and began wearing a hairpiece in films in 1958. Privately and in most of his post-Bond movies he did not wear a toupee.
127 Father of Jason Connery.
128 He was voted People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1989.
129 In 1953, he entered the Mr. Universe contest, finishing third in the tall man's division.
130 Ranked #14 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. [October 1997]
131 Was offered the role of Robert Elliott by Brian De Palma in Dressed to Kill (1980) and was enthusiastic about it, but declined on account of previously acquired commitments.

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1 Show me a man who is content and I'll show you a lobotomy scar.
2 (On George Lazenby) I have known George for many years and arrogance is not in his character. Alas I cannot say the same for Cubby Broccoli.
3 I have no shortage of material or offers, it's just a case of what you select to do. But I think it's realistic that my chances of playing Romeo are now over.
4 Let me straighten you out on this. The problem in interviews of this sort is to get across the fact, without breaking your arse, that one is NOT Bond, that one was functioning reasonably before Bond and that one is going to function reasonably after Bond. There are a lot of things I did before Bond - like playing the classics on stage - that don't seem to get publicized. So you see, this Bond image is a problem in a way and a bit of a bore, but one has to live with it. [David Zinman: Saturday Afternoon at the Bijou, 1973]
5 [1973, on 'James Bond' producers Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli] They're not exactly enamoured of each other. Probably they're both sitting on $50 million and looking across the desk at each other and thinking, 'That bugger's got half of what should be all mine'.
6 I enjoy the excitement of working on a well-crewed and exciting picture. It's like a microcosm of society that really works. Because nothing works anywhere else.
7 I've honestly not been too aware of my age until I went to the doctor for a full check-up. He said I had the heart of a young man, "but you're not young, you're 40! [Evening Standard, 1971]
8 Robin and Marian (1976) was supposed to be called "The Death of Robin Hood", but Americans don't like heroes who die or anything that might not smack of being a victory.
9 [on his Marnie (1964) leading lady Tippi Hedren] She's underrated in a business where most actors are overrated.
10 I've always been told I was either too tall or too short, too Scottish or too Irish, too young, too old.
11 Timothy Dalton has Shakespearean training but he underestimated the role. The character has to be graceful and move well and have a certain measure of charm as well as be dangerous. Pierce Brosnan is a good actor - he added some new elements to it.
12 I was going upstairs when I heard my own voice coming from one of the rooms. My grandchildren were watching Goldfinger (1964). So, I sat down with them and watched it for a bit. It was interesting. There was a certain elegance, a certain assurance to it that was quite comforting. There was a leisureliness that made you not want to rush to the next scene. Of course, I also saw things that could have been improved.
13 The idea of the hair was the iron grew sort of crew cut but something kinda put me off that. I would have looked sort of like Ernest Hemingway with the beard and short hair and it would have looked American. So I went Rod Stewart but shorter. They had another wig but that made me look like Sting. I really couldn't deal with it. Well, I could deal with it. I changed it. - On The Hunt for Red October (1990).
14 It would appear I'm an inspiration for older men. Do I think I'm sexy? I've been told I am. I know that I find certain people attractive and they find me attractive and are presumptuous enough to think that's sexy. I can't answer for all those fat guys out there in their sixties. Are they more virile? Well, it's years since I went to bed with a sixtyish balding man. Look, I'm dealing with maturity alright. I'm much more interest in keeping enthusiastic than anything else.
15 It's funny, but the film buffs at UCLA are constantly dissecting Marnie (1964) these days to see how it was done. When it was first released, there was a lot of criticism of Alfred Hitchcock because he used a studio set for the dockside scene. But the backdrop looked just like the port of Bristol - if not Baltimore, where it's supposed to be at. I adored and enjoyed Hitchcock tremendously. He never lost his patience or composure on the set.
16 I realised that a top-class footballer could be over the hill by the age of 30, and I was already 23. I decided to become an actor and it turned out to be one of my more intelligent moves.
17 Perhaps I'm not a good actor, but I would be even worse at doing anything else.
18 From the earliest days of cinema a fascination with Scottish historical themes fed the appetites of Hollywood. Macabre shockers, or what Robert Louis Stevenson called "regular crawlers", were especially popular. Not counting numerous shorts, five feature versions of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931) were produced in Hollywood between 1912 and 1941, though none surpassed Fredric March's Oscar-winning performance and his menacing facial transformation in Rouben Mamoulian's production of 1931.
19 Anyone contemplating a film career could do no better than read Alexander Mackendrick's book "On Film-making: An Introduction to the Craft of the Director."
20 A silent gesture can convey more in a flash than a minute of spoken dialogue. Unlike most actors, who resist directors cutting their lines, I have spent my whole career filleting mine. There are few directors who have not seen my cuts as improvements. Steven Spielberg paid me the ultimate compliment on Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) by adopting nine out of ten of my ideas that traded dialogue for added visual interaction.
21 [on A View to a Kill (1985)] Bond should be played by an actor 35, 33 years old. I'm too old. Roger's too old, too!
22 I get asked the question so often, I thought it best to make an announcement. I thought long and hard about it and if anything could have pulled me out of retirement it would have been an Indiana Jones film. I love working with Steven [Steven Spielberg] and George [George Lucas], and it goes without saying that it is an honor to have Harrison [Harrison Ford] as my son. But in the end, retirement is just too damned much fun. I, do however, have one bit of advice for Junior: Demand that the critters be digital, the cliffs be low, and for goodness sake keep that whip by your side at all times in case you need to escape from the stunt coordinator! This is a remarkable cast, and I can only say, "Break a leg, everyone". I'll see you on May 22, 2008, at the theater!
23 [on his knighthood being blocked by the Labour government for the second time in 1998] It's purely political. I have never made any secret of my association, affiliation with the Scottish National Party. I don't like the turn it's taken now when they drag up something, which is something from the past about my violence towards women which I have attempted to answer in so many ways. It might have been a stupid comment of mine to say to smack a woman or slap a woman, I think I said, and it was picked up much later by an unmentionable in America who really worked a flanker and presented a show as though I had actually admitted that it was okay to punch women. In fact, in the near future there will be some kind of revelation about quite a lot of that anyway, which I'm not going to go into now.
24 [in 2004] The Scottish media all say, "Oh yeah, he's a tax exile". I have paid more tax than the government put together in that Parliament. I still pay full tax when I work in England and the same when I work in America.
25 Whenever I've tangled with a beautiful spy, have you noticed what invariably happens? Even if I know the girl is a nasty and dangerous little snake, I've still had to kiss her first and kill her later.
26 "The time came for me to retire because of my rather unfortunate last movie . . . The cost to me in terms of frustration and avoiding going to jail for murder cannot have continued.
27 One of the things that strikes me is that no matter how difficult or underprivileged the situation you were living in as a child, it wasn't considered difficult. I don't think as children, you are aware of it. You have nothing to compare it to.
28 It reads as though one had made great dramatic decisions, but in fact one didn't. I certainly had the drive from the beginning, but the targets and ambitions were much, much less.
29 I am happy to say that I sued Allied Artists for cosmetic bookkeeping and they're bankrupt.
30 Peter Mandelson, two times thrown out, is now representing Britain in Europe. In the olden times, they would have hung him up by his feet. The decisions in the UK are made by President Tony Blair and a couple of his cooks in the kitchen.
31 Dealing with this financial stuff was too much for me. It was back to education and I had to learn to understand it all myself.
32 I did smoke pot a few times but nothing else. I would never inject. I'm too fond of the drink. At times I can go two weeks or more without it, but then I'm quite enthusiastic to get back to the taste again.
33 I never trashed a hotel room or did drugs. I understand if you get caught in a fight, but to take it out on a room that implies some psychiatric disorder. The way I was brought up made me think about the person who has to clean up afterwards.
34 There's one major difference between James Bond and me. He is able to sort out problems!
35 [on Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)] I am resting from acting - you might say I'm retired. It would take something really considerable to bring me back. Nothing has been discussed but I hear it's back on.
36 [on being one of the biggest movie stars in the world] Well, that's only because of your price. And my current price? Well, ha, that's nobody's business but mine.
37 It is said that a total ban on handguns, including .22s, would take away innocent pleasure from thousands of people. Is that more or less pleasure than watching your child grow up?
38 [on turning down the role of Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)] Yeah, well, I never understood it. I read the book. I read the script. I saw the movie. I still don't understand it.
39 I had no grand plan. Everyone talks about how they knew the Bond films were going to be a success, but it simply isn't true.
40 [during his speech after receiving the AFI Life Achievement award] Though my feet are tired, my heart is not.
41 [on why he resigned the role of James Bond while filming You Only Live Twice (1967)] One of the reasons I stopped doing it was because I got really fed up with the space stuff and special effects. I just found it getting more and more influential in the movies.
42 [3/06] I have retired for good. It's been a bit rough since Christmas but I'm perfectly OK and I feel well. In fact, I'm working on a history book.
43 [on The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)] It was a nightmare. The director should never have been given $185 million.
44 What happened was that I had polyps on my vocal cords for about six years. I had them lasered off each time. But then I had a little twinge of a problem while I was doing Rising Sun (1993). I couldn't get the timbre of my voice right. I couldn't get the variation and enunciation as comfortable as I wanted. So I went back to the doctor and he suggested radiation. I went for six weeks and didn't have any side effects or problems. Then I made the announcement that I had done radiation treatment. The publicists said not to do it, that it would set off an explosion. But I thought, "If you do radiation and it's a success, why not speak about it?"
45 I think the fact that one's hair disappeared early made it easier. I never had a "transition problem". I've always played older. I played Harrison Ford's father and Dustin Hoffman's father. And this year, I'm going to be 65. I'm hardly going to get into a weight program and do "Tarzan". I could have the best body sculpting in the world, but I'm never going to be James Bond again.
46 I thought Pierce Brosnan was a good choice. I liked GoldenEye (1995). Timothy Dalton never got a handle on the role. He took it seriously in the wrong way. The person who plays Bond has to be dangerous. If there isn't a sense of threat, you can't be cool.
47 [on Daniel Craig as the new James Bond] Craig's a great choice, really interesting - different. He's a good actor. It's a completely new departure.
48 I said I never would [do an autobiography] and then I thought about it and I said, "I'm going to do it". Then I started. Yeah, and it cost me a stonking amount of money not to do it - because I'd already put the wheels in motion. He [Davies] started to run with the ball with all this stuff. I realized I was going to be spending the best part of my life, and probably the rest of my life, trying to correct these inaccuracies and I can't be bothered.
49 I'm fed up with the idiots, the ever-widening gap between people who know how to make movies and those who green-light them. I don't say they're all idiots - I'm just saying there's a lot of them. It would almost need a Mafia-like offer I couldn't refuse to do another movie.
50 [3/03, about the impending US invasion of Iraq] I don't know who could be in favor of it, but it can't be stopped. It is inevitable.
51 I care about Bond and what happens to him. You cannot be connected with a character for this long and not have an interest. All the Bond films had their good points.
52 [on whether he would ever escape being identified as James Bond] It's with me 'til I go in the box.
53 I've never kept a record of anything. I gave away everything: all the posters, the memorabilia that would have been helpful - and financially rewarding.
54 I have always hated that damn James Bond. I'd like to kill him.
55 I'm an actor - it's not brain surgery. If I do my job right, people won't ask for their money back.
56 [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?
57 Some age, others mature.
58 I've honestly not been too aware of my age until I went to the doctor for a full check-up. He said I had the heart of a young man - "but you're not young, you're 40".
59 More than anything else, I'd like to be an old man with a good face, like [Alfred Hitchcock] or [Pablo Picasso].
60 I never disliked Bond, as some have thought. Creating a character like that does take a certain craft. It's simply natural to seek other roles.
61 I was called Sean long before I was an actor, I had an Irish buddy when I was 12 named Seamus -- pronounced Shay-mus. So they nicknamed us Seamus and Shawn and it stuck.

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1 Pronounces 's' as "shh"
2 Thick, dark eyebrows
3 Grey beard or moustache (in later years)
4 Often plays mentors in the latter half of his career
5 Frequently plays tough, cunning heroes
6 Best known for playing James Bond
7 Powerful deep voice with Scottish accent

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