Sir Thomas Sean Connery

November 9, 2020 Edimburgo, Reino Unido

 

#MCM Today I'm sharing my favorite films as a little tribute to Scottish movie star and legend, Sir Sean Connery (1930 - 2020).  


The first 007 agent - and the best one


"Sir Sean Connery will be remembered as Bond and so much more. He defined an era and a style. The wit and charm he portrayed on screen could be measured in mega watts; he helped create the modern blockbuster. He will continue to influence actors and film-makers alike for years to come..." actor and Bond star Daniel Craig.


 'You Only Live Twice' in 1966

'Diamonds Are Forever' in 1971


with Kim Basinger in 'Never Say Never Again' (1983)

        

Solving religious riddles in the thriller 'The Name of the Rose' (1986)


One of the funniest scenes of 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade' (1989)
* available on Netflix *

"Sir Sean Connery, through his talent and drive, left an indelible mark in cinematic history. His audiences spanned generations, each with favorite roles he played," George Lucas - creator of the Indiana Jones story, wrote in a statement online. "He will always hold a special place in my heart as Indy's dad. With an air of intelligent authority and sly sense of comedic mischief, only someone like Sean Connery could render Indiana Jones immediately into boyish regret or relief through a stern fatherly chiding or rejoiceful hug..."



“He was my father… not in life… but in ‘Indy 3,’” Harrison Ford said in a statement obtained by Variety. “You don’t know pleasure until someone pays you to take Sean Connery for a ride in the side car of a Russian motorcycle bouncing along a bumpy, twisty mountain trail and getting to watch him squirm.” He added, “God, we had fun..."



With Nicolas Cage in 'The Rock' (1996)


Michael Bay, film director-producer: "My very first line of direction I was actually afraid to ask...“Sean can you please say that less charming”. He said, “sure boy”. That’s what he called me the whole movie, ‘boy’. I was just a kid, directing him in ‘The Rock’.


with Catherine Zeta-Jones in 'Entrapment' (1999)
* Available on Amazon Prime *


'The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen' (2003)

Sir Sean Connery starred in so many other great movies... He also won an Oscar in 1988 for his role in 'The Untouchables'. The actor passed away, at the age of 90 in the Bahamas this Oct 31 and will be forever remembered. ★