Cinema legend Sean Connery has died

Cinema legend Sean Connery has died.

Sean Connery, the actor who played James Bond, has died at the age of 90, BBC News reported.

In his career, the actor has over 90 films, has worked with famous directors such as Steven Spielberg, Sidney Lumet, Brian de Palma, Jean-Jacques Ano. Connery has won an Oscar, a BAFTA, a Golden Globe and many more. In 2000 he was awarded the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II. One of his most famous roles is that of James Bond.

Sean Connery was born on August 25, 1930 in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father was a truck driver and his mother was a cleaner. As a student, Sean became interested in football. To help his parents, he left school at the age of 13 and started working, but continued to play football. At the age of 16 he joined the navy with a seven-year contract, but after two years he was fired on medical grounds. Connery returned to Edinburgh and returned to work as a lifeguard, truck driver, and carpenter. In his spare time, he is involved in bodybuilding and this has helped him work as a model at Edinburgh College of the Arts. In 1951 he became a stage worker at the Royal Theater in Edinburgh. In 1953, he took third place in the "Mr. Universe" competition in London, after which he received invitations for minor roles in various TV productions. He became an extra in the popular music show "South Pacific" and soon after received one of the leading roles. During this period he finally decided to devote himself to the acting profession, self-educated, improved his diction, attended dance lessons.

His other notable roles are in "Scottish Warrior," "The Name of the Rose," "The Untouchables," for which he received an Oscar in 1988 for Best Supporting Actor. Among his notable roles are Indiana Jones' father in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Barley Blair in the spy drama The Russian House (1990), and the former British intelligence agent in the action movie The Rock (1996). ). Among his most popular films is the drama Discover Forrester (2000). According to some critics, his role as a writer living in solitude, who finds the strength to return to society, is one of the best in his work. In 2003, the adventure "League of Extraordinary" was released, in which Connery played one of the main roles.

Connery donates a lot of time and money to charity. Funded by the National Youth Theater of Great Britain and the Scottish Education Fund, of which he co-founded in 1971.

From 1962 to 1973, he was married to Australian actress Diane Silento, by whom he has a son, Jason Connery, also an actor. His second wife is the artist Micheline Rockbrun, a Frenchwoman born in Morocco. They married in 1975 and are together to this day, most of the time living in the Bahamas.

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