Goodbye, Mr. Bond. Sir Sean Connery has passed away

Goodbye, Mr. Bond. Sir Sean Connery has passed away

October 31, 2020 0 By 007 Travelers

Sir Sean Connery has passed away at the age of 90.

Thinking of you, at this time of loss!

Sean Connery was the first actor to play James Bond on big screen. His first Bond movie was “Dr. No” in 1962, which was followed “From Russia with Love” (1963), “Goldfinger” (1964), “Thunderball” (1965), “You Only Live Twice” (1967) and “Diamonds Are Forever” (1971). Connery returned to the role of 007 in 1983 in “unofficial” Bond movie “Never Say Never Again“, which was a remake of “Thunderball“.

His voice and likeness was also in video game 007: From Russia with Love (2005).

Thomas Sean Connery was born on 25 August 1930 in Fountainbride, Scotland. He was an actor and producer who won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award), and three Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a Henrietta Award.

Connery has acted also in many other successful movies such as: “The Longest Day” (1962), “Murder on the Orient Express” (1974), “The Man Who Would Be King” (1975), “A Bridge Too Far” (1977), “Highlander” (1986), “The Name of the Rose” (1986), “The Untouchables” (1987) as Jim Malone. Connery got “An Academy Award” of his role in “The Untouchables“, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” (1989), “The Hunt for Red October” (1990), “The Rock” (1996) and “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” (2003).

Sean Connery trivia facts:

  • Formerly worked as a milk delivery man. 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.
  • Of the six actors who have played James Bond, he was the only one who, like Bond, served in the Royal Navy.