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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 40 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2012 Sir Billi
Sir Billi (voice)
 2006 Sir Billi the Vet
Sir Billi (voice)
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
John Muir
- Yearning to Breathe Free (2003) ... 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
 1972 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
 1964 Woman of Straw
Anthony 'Tony' Richmond
 1961 Operation Snafu
Pedlar Pascoe
 1961 The Frightened City
Paddy Damion
 1961 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Macbeth
 1961 Adventure Story (TV Series)
Alexander
- The Switch (1961) ... Alexander
- The Reef (1961) ... Alexander
- Only One Hope (1961) ... Alexander
- One More Chance (1961) ... Alexander
- Captured! (1961) ... Alexander
 1960 Without the Grail (TV Movie)
Innes Corrie
 1960 Riders to the Sea (TV Movie)
Bartley
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Julien
 1956-1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
John Proctor / Rick Martell / Various Roles
- The Crucible (1959) ... John Proctor
- The Square Ring (1959) ... Rick Martell
- The Terror (1956) ... Various Roles
 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 Action of the Tiger
Mike
 1957 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mat Burke
- Anna Christie (1957) ... Mat Burke
 1957 Time Lock
Welder #1
 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 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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Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
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Other Works:

Japanese TV commercials for Suntory Whiskey See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Alternate Names:

Sir Sean Connery

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 ... See more »

Trivia:

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 (I)'. Fleming later changed his mind and admitted he was ideally cast in the role. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays mentors in the latter half of his career See more »

Nickname:

Big Tam

Star Sign:

Virgo

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