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Sean Connery

Actor Sean Connery

Profession: Actor


Biography: Best known for playing "007" as secret agent James Bond in Dr. No.

Born: August 25, 1930
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: October 31, 2020 (aged 90)

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Married Life

  • 1962-12-06 Actor Sean Connery (32) weds actress Diane Cilento on Gibraltar; divorce 1973
  • 1975-05-06 Actor Sean Connery (44) weds Micheline Roquebrune in Casablanca

Historical Events

  • 1961-11-22 Producers Albert Broccoli and Harry Saltzman announce expensive publicity campaign to make Sean Connery (James Bond) a star
  • 1962-10-05 "Dr. No", 1st James Bond film based on the novel by Ian Fleming and starring Sean Connery and Ursula Andress, premieres in London
  • 1963-05-08 1st James Bond film, "Dr. No", starring Sean Connery, premieres in US
  • 1963-10-10 "From Russia With Love" 2nd James Bond film based on a novel by Ian Fleming, starring Sean Connery and Daniela Bianchi, premieres in London
  • 1964-03-19 Sean Connery's 1st day of shooting on James Bond film "Goldfinger"
  • 1964-12-17 "Goldfinger", 3rd James Bond film, starring Sean Connery and Honor Blackman premieres in London
  • 1965-12-29 "Thunderball", 4th James Bond film starring Sean Connery and Claudine Auger premieres in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1967-06-12 "You Only Live Twice", 5th James Bond film starring Sean Connery, screenplay by Roald Dahl, premieres in London
  • 1982-09-27 Filming begins on "Never Say Never Again" with Sean Connery playing James Bond for the final time

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