Biography of Sean ConnerySean Connery was a British actor of Scottish descent. He was the first actor to portray James Bond in the 007 series of films. He won an Oscar for his supporting role in "The Untouchables". He was knighted and held the title of Sir. He died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 90.
Childhood and YouthThomas Sean Connery was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1930. Sean's parents were simple workers. His father was a truck driver, and his mother worked part-time as a cleaner. To help his parents support the family, Sean quit school at the age of thirteen and took a job as a milk delivery boy.
Acting CareerSean Connery made his Hollywood debut in 1955 with "Lilacs in the Spring". Four years after the release of the film, "Another Time, Another Place" hit the screens. His co-star on set was Lana Turner. The actress was in a relationship with both Connery and an unstable gangster, Johnny Stompanato, who was in Los Angeles during the filming and stormed the set with a gun aimed at Sean, but the situation was defused.
Sean Connery's Personal LifeIn 1962, Sean Connery married Australian actress Diane Cilento, with whom he was married for 11 years. Their son Jason, who also became a successful actor, was born in 1963. Jason Connery is best known for his roles in the series "The Otherworld" and "Doctor Who".
Final Years and DeathIn his final years, Connery hardly appeared in films due to health issues. In 1993, there were reports that he had throat cancer, and in 2009, he spoke about his heart failure. In the spring of 2013, media reported that Sean was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
In August 2020, the actor turned 90. Due to health problems, he made very few public appearances. According to his widow, in his last days, he was barely conscious and had a hard time expressing his thoughts and feelings. On October 31 of the same year, it was announced that Sir Sean Connery had passed away peacefully in his sleep.
According to the actor's final wishes, he was cremated, and his ashes were divided into two parts. One part was scattered over the Bahama Islands, where Sir Connery spent his final years with his family, and the other part was scattered over his native land, Scotland.