Remembering a Gentleman

Sean Connery, The legendary James Bond actor, died Saturday, October 31, 2020, at the age of 90. Connery died in his sleep while in the Bahamas

Connery, who is best known for playing James Bond, was born in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland on August 25, 1930.

Born to a poor family in Edinburgh, Connery took many odd jobs. At the age of 16, Connery enlisted in the royal navy but was discharged three years later due to an ulcer.

Sean Connery found his way to fame. Connery won third place in the Mr. Universe competition in 1950. A co-competitor suggested that he try out for the chorus of “South Pacific” and he landed the job. He then decided he wanted to make a name for himself in the entertainment industry.

From his first film in 1954, “Lilacs in the Spring” Connery has graced the screen many times. With over 50 films spanning five decades. Connery’s last acting role was in 2003 when he played Allan Quatermain in Stephen Norrington’s “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”. Connery had made a name for himself.

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