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From 007 To 087: Sean Connery Enjoys His Life To The Fullest And Proves That Age Is Just A Number

Date January 31, 2018 13:51

Sir Thomas Sean Connery is undoubtedly one of the most handsome men in Hollywood. He was the very first actor to play the legendary secret agent in the Bond franchise, and for many people around the globe, Connery is still the best and most favorite 007 agent ever.

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Today, Sean Connery is already 87 years old, but the Oscar-winning actor still manages to enjoy his life as well as he can.

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Life before James Bond

Sean Connery did not have it easy growing up. His parents were not rich, and at the age of 13, the future Hollywood star had to quit school and start working.

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He served his country during the World War II, even though he was just 16 at the moment. After discharging from the army three years later, Connery started his long journey towards becoming the living legend.

Bondiana and other roles

In 1962, Sean Connery joins what later would become one of the greatest projects in his acting career – the very first Bond film, Dr. No.

The role of the 007 agent brought Connery wealth, fame, as well as the love of millions of people worldwide. For many of them, the charismatic Scottish actor still remains the best James Bond of all the time.

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After quitting the Bondiana, Sean Connery managed to build quite an impressive acting career.

There's always a new challenge to keep you motivated. - Sean Connery

And in 1988, he was honored with an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his amazing performance in The Untouchables.

Retirement and life after Hollywood

The last film to star the great actor was the 2003's The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. And three years later, the man officially announced his retirement.

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By that time, Connery already was more than wealthy: as of 2008, his fortune was estimated to be around $95million, reports Daily Mail. And there were rumors that his only son – an actor and producer Jason Connery – won't get a single penny out of this money. Despite that, the two men love each other and enjoy spending time together.

87 and still active

Today, the 87-year-old Hollywood legend still tries to stay active.

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Last fall, he was spotted several times while walking down the streets of Manhattan. And even though he was accompanied by a caregiver, Sean Connery looked just as vivid and full of life as all these years back.

More than anything else, I'd like to be an old man with a good face, like Hitchcock or Picasso. - Sean Connery

This man is surely one of the brightest stars in Hollywood, and one of the best Bonds ever. And which one of Connery's films do you like the most? Leave a comment below and share your thought with us.

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