Sean Connery SuperStar – MovieActors.com
Sir Sean Connery: Academy Award Winner -
Sean Connery exploded on screen as James Bond in DR. NO in 1963, and was a major screen presence ever after.
At the height of his fame, Sean Connery left the Bond series, establishing a very successful new career with a diverse series of hits, including: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING, OUTLAND, THE NAME OF THE ROSE, THE ROCK, GOLDFINGER, THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER, and INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE.
Sean's defining role would be as James Bond in the classic FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE.
Sean Connery won a Best Supporting award for his performance in THE UNTOUCHABLES.
Sir Sean Connery's recent credits include SIR BILLI THE VET and THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN.
Sean Connery, 1987 Best Supporting Actor
THE UNTOUCHABLES (Action/Adventure)
Sir Sean Connery won his Supporting Oscar for portraying the honest street cop who helps Agent Elliott Ness (Kevin Costner).
About Sean Connery (1930 - )
Scottish leading man whose real name was Thomas Sean Connery.
Received first recognition as a body builder. In fact he represented Scotland in the 1950 Mr Universe competition. First acting job was in a stage production of SOUTH PACIFIC in 1953. Sean Connery's film debut was made in the film Lilacs in the Spring (1954) but fame would not come until he starred as James Bond in the first movie of the series, Dr. No (1962). Sean Connery would play the character in seven more films.
Sean Connery avoided being totally trapped in the role by doing such films as ROBIN AND MARIAN (1976), Outland (1981) and INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE (1989).
Connery was knighted in 1999.
Scottish leading man who became internationally famous playing James Bond in these films:
DOCTOR NO (1962)
FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE (1963)
YOU ONLY LIVE TWICE (1967)
DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1971)
NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN (1983)
Connery's many outstanding credits include:
NO ROAD BACK (1957)
TIME LOCK (1957)
ACTION OF THE TIGER (1957)
DARBY O'GILL AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE (1957)
TARZAN'S GREATEST ADVENTURE (1959)
THE LONGEST DAY (1962)
THE HILL (1965)
A FINE MADNESS (1966)
THE MOLLY MAGUIRES (1970)
THE RED TENT (1969)
THE ANDERSON TAPES (1970)
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (1970)
THE WIND AND THE LION (1975)
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING (1975)
ROBIN AND MARIAN (1976)
A BRIDGE TOO FAR (1977)
THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY (1979)
WRONG IS RIGHT (1982)
FIVE DAYS ONE SUMMER (1982)
THE NAME OF THE ROSE (1986)
THE UNTOUCHABLES (1987)
THE PRESIDIO (1988)
THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER (1990)
INDIANA JONES & THE LAST CRUSADE (1989)
THE RUSSIA HOUSE (1990)
MEDICINE MAN (1990)
RISING SUN (1993)
FIRST KNIGHT (1995)
THE ROCK (1996)
THE AVENGERS (1998)
PLAYING MY HEART (1998)
FINDING FORRESTER (2000)
THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN (2003)
SIR BILLI THE VET (2006)
Sean Connery in ROBIN AND MARION (1976)