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Thomas Sean Connery
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Sean Connery Fast Facts:
Enlisted in the British Navy at age 16 and was discharged three years later due to stomach ulcers.
Entered the 1950 Mr. Universe contest and finished third.
Before becoming an actor, he worked as a bricklayer, lifeguard, coffin polisher, milkman and nude model for Edinburgh art students.
Donated his entire salary from the 1971 Bond film
Diamonds Are Forever
to the Scottish International Educational Trust, a charity he cofounded.
Was voted Sexiest Man of the Century by People Magazine in 1999.
Was named a Knight of the British Empire in 2000.
Played Dustin Hoffman's father in 1989's
and Harrison Ford's father in 1989's
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
, despite being only seven years older than Hoffman and 12 years older than Ford.
Officially retired from making public appearances in 2011.
Sean Connery Relationships:
Micheline Roquebrune - Wife
Euphamia Maclean Connery - Mother
Neil Connery - Brother
Diane Cilento - Ex-wife
Jason Connery - Son
Joseph Connery - Father
Sean Connery Awards:
1966 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
1972 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
1969 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
1996 Golden Globe: Cecil B. DeMille Award - Winner
1988 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
1987 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
1998 Tony: Play - Winner
1987 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
1987 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1989 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1990 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
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