Happy 84th Birthday to Sir Sean Connery! The quintessential James Bond starred in seven of the 007 films. He has also starred in Marnie, Murder on the Orient Express, The Man Who Would Be King, Robin and Marian, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Hunt for Red October, and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. In 1988, he won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in The Untouchables.
TODAY’S TRIVIA QUESTION
Connery worked many jobs before he became a successful actor. Which job did he NOT have?
a) Milk delivery man
b) Nude art model
c) Coffin polisher
CLIP OF THE DAY
Enjoy 50 great quotes from Connery’s Bond films.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
I am not an Englishman, I was never an Englishman, and I don't ever want to be one. I am a Scotsman! I was a Scotsman and I will always be one.
DID YOU KNOW…
Ian Fleming, who created the character of James Bond, wanted Cary Grant to play the spy. He felt that Connery was “unrefined.” Once Fleming saw him in the role, however, he believed Connery was the perfect Bond.