Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 30 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|At the end of the 20th century Sean Connery was 70 years old. How many films had he been in, including the James Bond documentaries, voice-overs, and the film, 'Finding Forrester' ?||Sean Connery - The Man
|When did Sean enter the Mr. Universe contest, finishing third in the tall man's division?||Sean Connery - The Man
|During the filming of 'Never Say Never Again' (1983), Sean took martial arts lessons. At one point, he angered the instructor who in turn broke his wrist. Who was the instructor?||Sean Connery - The Man
yes. Sean Connery wears a toupee in all the James Bond movies. He started loosing his hair at the age of 21.
|Sean's acting career skyrocketed as the suave, sophisticated British agent, James Bond. "Never Say Never Again" was his ________ and last James Bond movie?||Sean Connery - The Man
7th. 'Dr.No'(1962), 'From Russia with Love' (1963), 'Goldfinger' (1964), 'Thunderball' (1965), 'You Only Live Twice' (1967), 'Diamonds Are Forever' (1971), 'Never Say Never Again' (1983).
twice. Diane Cilento, 1962 to 1973, divorced; married Micheline Roquebrune in 1975.
Edinburgh, Scotland. 'Whatever the part, he always has a Scottish accent' (per imdb.com and amazon.com)
Thomas Sean Connery. Personal quote: 'I was called Sean long before I was an actor, I had an Irish buddy when I was twelve named Seamus -- 'pronounced Sha-mus'. So they nicknamed us Seamus and Shawn and it stuck.'
Robert MacDougall. Sir Sean Connery performed as John Patrick Mason in "The Rock" (1996), as William Forrester in "Finding Forrester" (2001) and as Paul Armstrong in "Just Cause" (1995).
Micheline Roquebrune. He had met Micheline Roquebrune in a Moroccan golf tournament the year before, and they instantly took a liking to each other and found a love that has lasted until today.
|When was Sean Connery awarded a knighthood, becoming Sir Sean Connery?||Sir Sean Connery
July, 2000. Sir Sean Connery: "I thought it was an honour that I would accept for Scotland. It wasn't going to change what I am and what I do, and up to now I haven't used it". He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, on 5th July 2000. His knighthood was announced in the Queen's New Year's Honour List on 4th January 2000.
|In 1987 Brian De Palma's gangster movie won Connery the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor. What is the name of that movie?||Sir Sean Connery
"The Untouchables" (1987). Sir Sean Connery about "The Untouchables": "I began playing the old cop, the old teacher, giving these fledglings a bit of rough time, saying slightly anti-American things to annoy them while they tried to top me".
Sexiest Man Alive. People's journalist about Sir Sean Connery: "Older, bolder...and better! Here's one leading man who doesn't need to fake it". He was 60 years old when he became Sexiest Men Alive.
|Sir Sean Connery was cast as the first cinematic James Bond in _____ in 1962? ||Sir Sean Connery
Dr. No. He won the role over Cary Grant, Rex Harrison, Trevor Howard, Patrick McGoohan and Roger Moore, even though Ian Fleming was quoted as saying, "He [Connery] is not exactly what I envisioned" as the fictional British agent.
|At sixteen, he enlisted in the Royal Navy and like many young men in the Navy, he opted for a tattoo. One tattoo reads "Scotland Forever" and the second one reads: " _____ " ?||Sir Sean Connery
Mum and Dad. Unhappy with the system, he developed ulcers and eventually got away from the navy. His two faded tattoos are the only lasting characteristic left from those days.
Edinburgh. The area of Fountainbridge was amongst the poorest in Edinburgh, and therefore, amongst the poorest in Britain. When a child, Connery spent his early mornings delivering milk bottles before going to school, just to help his family make ends meet.
1930. The eldest of two sons born on 25th August, 1930 to a truckdriver father and charwoman mother living in an Edinburgh, Scotland.
|Which Academy Award winning actor co-starred with Sean Connery in the 1975 movie version of Rudyard Kipling's book "The Man Who Would Be King"?||Connery, Sean Connery
Michael Caine. Michael Caine and Sean Connery have been long time friends and "The Man Who Would Be King" is one of several films in which they have teamed up for great performances. Rumor has it the pair has put away quite a few bottles of scotch in their time.
|What 1968 movie did Sean Connery turn down the lead role in that ended up going to Steve McQueen that Connery admitted was a huge mistake on his part?||Connery, Sean Connery
The Thomas Crown Affair. "The Thomas Crown Affair" seemed to be almost written for Connery, but he passed and McQueen jumped on the role. The remake of the movie did however star Pierce Brosnan, so at least one Bond actor had the smarts to take the role.
|To which actress did Sean Connery present the 2003 Best Supporting Actress Academy Award? ||Connery, Sean Connery
Catherine Zeta-Jones. Connery presented the award to his "Entrapment" co-star. Zeta-Jones was roughly about 8 months preagnent at the time.
|In which 1988 movie did Sean Connery play a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army who teams up with Mark Harmon to solve a murder mystery at a military base? ||Connery, Sean Connery
The Presidio. "The Presidio" is set in San Francisco with the famous military base as the back drop to the murder mystery. Meg Ryan also starred in the movie as Connery's daughter.
|Which television personality was Sean Connery doing an interview with in 1987, when he caused an uproar with his claim that it was okay for a man to slap a woman with limited force to "keep her in line"?||Connery, Sean Connery
Barbara Walters. The remark Connery made during the interview with Barbara Walters echoed sentiments he had expressed in a 1965 interview he had done with "Playboy". No one could ever accuse Connery of mincing his words.
|Which 1970s classic World War II movie featured Sean Connery as part of a great ensemble cast, that also featured among others, James Caan, Michael Caine, Gene Hackman, Anthony Hopkins, and Ryan O'Neal?||Connery, Sean Connery
A Bridge Too Far. "A Bridge Too Far" was the account of a 1944 ally air drop of over 35,000 men behind the German front lines into Holland. Connery portrayed a British Air Corp General that lost the vast majority of his force before he is ordered to retreat.
|What was the name of the police officer that Sean Connery portrayed in "The Untouchables" that won him a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award?||Connery, Sean Connery
James Malone. Connery's portrayal of veteran Chicago cop Jimmy Malone not only won Sean an Academy Award, it also revitalized his career. He proved he still had it as a leading man even as he was closing in on sixty years of age.
|Which was the last James Bond movie that Sean Connery starred in, which was released in 1983?||Connery, Sean Connery
Never Say Never Again. When Connery starred in "Never Say Never Again" in 1983 it had been twelve years since he had last portrayed Bond in "Diamonds Are Forever". The plot of the movie however was a rip off of the 1965 Bond movie "Thunderball" in which Connery had to track down some stolen nuclear bombs.
Scotland. Connery is a native of the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. Interestingly the next four men who portrayed James Bond after Connery were all from different locales. George Lazenby was from Australia, Roger Moore was from England, Timothy Dalton was from Wales, and Pierce Brosnan was from Ireland.
|Which "Saturday Night Live" cast member did a very unique impression of Sean Connery for the numerous times SNL did their "Celebrity Jeopardy" skits?||Connery, Sean Connery
Darrell Hammond. Darrell Hammonds's take on Sean Connery was always hilarious. He was a terrific foil to Will Farrell's very serious Alex Trebek. He always had some choice words about Trebek's mother.