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What's Come Out About Sean Connery Since His Death

Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery became famous for playing the role of James Bond, the fictional secret spy agent known for his wild missions and many escapades. Connery is considered to be the very first Bond, as he was the premier actor to portray the internationally beloved character on the big screen. He brought life to the role of Agent 007 on and off for three decades in a total of seven films, per National World. Several other actors would succeed him, but he remained one of the most...

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    What's Come Out About Sean Connery Since His Death

    What's Come Out About Sean Connery Since His Death

    Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery became famous for playing the role of James Bond, the fictional secret spy agent known for his wild missions and many escapades. Connery is considered to be the very first Bond, as he was the premier actor to portray the internationally beloved character on the big screen. He brought life to the role of Agent 007 on and off for three decades in a total of seven films, per National World. Several other actors would succeed him, but he remained one of the most memorable Bonds.

    What You Never Knew About Sean Connery

    What You Never Knew About Sean Connery

    While much has been written about Connery's time as Bond, he also had quite the adventurous and storied life before and after his most celebrated role. The actor was unapologetic and blunt about who he was, never being shy of airing his thoughts on topics and others — no matter who he might have offended in the process. From almost playing professional football for one of the biggest clubs in the world to nearly quitting "Highlander" and his real-life rumble with gangsters, here's what you never knew about Sean Connery.

    The Time A Young Sean Connery Took Down 6 Gang Members With A Bond-Like Ease

    The Time A Young Sean Connery Took Down 6 Gang Members With A Bond-Like Ease

    Before there was the Most Interesting Man in the World commercial character, we had someone who may have actually been the most interesting man in the world, and he didn't need to hold a fancy beer to look cool. The Late Sir Sean Connery (1930-2020) was a monolith of traditional masculine energy and one of the greatest actors of our time. Even and especially off-screen, the James Bond actor lived a life of exceptional grit. He was a bonafide bad boy in every sense of the term, and there are a myriad of stories that attest to this fact.

    What Sean Connery's On-Set Behavior Was Really Like

    What Sean Connery's On-Set Behavior Was Really Like

    As well as Bond, Connery played a number of other bruiser parts in movies like "The Untouchables," "The Rock," "The Hunt for Red October," and many others, per IMDb. But before all that, he was a bodybuilder in the 1950s, an artist's model, and even placed third in the 1953 Mr. Universe Competition in London. There was one on-set incident in particular, however, that clearly illustrates Connery's tough-as-nails demeanor — and not just in front of the cameras.

    The True Story Behind Sean Connery's Knighting

    The True Story Behind Sean Connery's Knighting

    Connery was a vocal supporter of Scotland's independence from the United Kingdom. "Scotland Forever" reads one of the tattoos he acquired while in the Navy (the other read "Mum and Dad"). Some suggest that Connery's knighthood — finally bestowed by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000 — was delayed precisely because of his political views.

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