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Sean Connery Iconic Scottish Actor Of JAMES BOND Films Is Dead, Aged 90 Years.

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Sean Connery the Iconic Scottish Actor who portrays himself as a Super Spy in James Bond films dies 31st of October 2020, at the age of 90 in a peaceful Sleep in his home in the Bahamas according to his family.
Born in FountainBridge, Edinburgh Scotland on 25th of August 1930.
He was the first actor in the popular James Bond 007 films in 1962 “Dr.O followed by other great films like ” From Russia with Love, You only live Twice, Diamonds forever and Never Say Never Again. A role he held from 1962 to 1983.

In his early life,  he use todeliver milk around the town leading to his mastery of all the streets in Scotland.
He was also a Lorry driver at sometimes in his life.
In 1946, at the age 16, he joined the Royal Navy.
At the age of 18 he joined the bodybuilding group. And came 3rd in Mr Universe competition.
Sean loves his family and Scotland so much that he had two tattoos dedicated to them.
His sojourn in the army was cut short due duodenal ulcer at age 19.

He took part in many short films playing such roles as a Boxer, Hoodlum, Seabees Chorus boys etc.
He at some point of his life worked as A babysitter to make ends meet.
He loves playing football but feels that at the age of 23, his career will come to an end at age 30, so he ultimately choose to be an Actor to which he remains grateful for the decision.

Sean Connery was in 2004 polled by the Sunday Herald ” The Greatest living Scot.”
In 2011, “Scotland Greatest living National Treasure” by Euromillions Survey.
In 1989, “Sexiest Man Alive” by People Magazine.
In 1999 “Sexiest Man of the Century.
He won many awards in his lifetime.

1987 Academy Awards Best Supporting Actor The Untouchables Won
1987 British Academy Film Award Best Actor The Name of the Rose Won
Best Supporting Actor The Untouchables Nominated
1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Nominated
1990 Best Actor The Hunt for Red October Nominated
1998 BAFTA Fellowship recipient
1965 Golden Globe Awards World Film Favorite (male) – Henrietta Award Nominated
1968 Nominated
1971 Won
1987 Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture The Untouchables Won
1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Nominated
1995 Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient .

Honours:
1987: Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters from France
1997: Film Society at Lincoln Center Gala Tribute
1998: British Academy Film Fellowship
1999: Kennedy Center Honors
2000: Received Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II
2001: Palm Springs Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award
2005: European Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award

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