Subscribe to Scotiana's blog RSS feed in your preferred reader!
Follow-Scotiana-On-Twitter

Twitter Updates

    follow me on Twitter
    November 2020
    S M T W T F S
    « Oct    
    1234567
    891011121314
    15161718192021
    22232425262728
    2930  

    Archives

    Follow Me on Pinterest

    Bon Voyage Sean Connery …

    Since I do not listen to the news, as they are mainly constant negative ones, I thank you Mairiuna for  letting me know about the  departure of Scottish beloved actor, Sean Connery.

    Always sad when a thougtful and loving soul departs. My prayers are with him and loved ones.

    Things and lives end but memories last for ever…

     

     

    My personal favorite Connery film, other than the Bond’s series is The Last Crusade with Harrison Ford.

    We surely all agree, as shared in the medias, that he left an ‘indelible mark on the film community and each of our lives. We must learn from the man himself and live with as much joy and happiness as he did.’

     

    His complete filmography is available on Wikipedia.

    Strolling down memory lane

    When was James Bond created?

    English novelist Ian Fleming first introduced the James Bond character in his 1953 thriller Casino Royale.

    How long did Sean Connery play James Bond?

    He played 007 in the first five Bond films:

    1.Dr. No (1962), From Russia with Love (1963),

    2.Goldfinger (1964),

    3.Thunderball (1965),

    4.You Only Live Twice (1967)

    – then appeared again as Bond in

    5.Diamonds Are Forever (1971)  and Never Say Never Again (1983).

     

    What does James Bond drink?

    The most well-known drink James Bond requests is a vodka martini, with the specific direction that it be “shaken, not stirred.”

     

    Which actor has played James Bond the most times?

    Roger Moore

    Moore was 007 in seven films, including The Spy Who Loved Me, Octopussy, and 1985’s A View to a Kill. According to Forbes, he’s the one who’s played Bond the most amount of times in the franchise. Dec 4, 2019

    Mini Bio

    Sir Thomas Sean Connery (25 August 1930 – 31 October 2020) was a Scottish actor and producer. He is best known as the first actor to portray the character James Bond in film, starring in seven Bond films (every film from Dr. No to You Only Live Twice, plus Diamonds Are Forever and Never Say Never Again) between 1962 and 1983.

    Connery was in smaller theatre and television productions until he got his break with the Bond films. He became a major actor with the success of his Bond role.

    His films also included Marnie (1964), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Highlander (1986), The Name of the Rose (1986), The Untouchables (1988), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Hunt for Red October (1990), Dragonheart (1996), The Rock (1996), and Finding Forrester (2000).

    Connery retired from acting in 2006. His achievements include one Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award), and three Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a Henrietta Award.

    He received a lifetime achievement award in the US with a Kennedy Center Honor in 1999. Connery was knighted in the 2000 New Year Honours for services to film drama.

    Connery was polled in a 2004 The Sunday Herald as “The Greatest Living Scot” and in a 2011 EuroMillions survey as “Scotland’s Greatest Living National Treasure”. He was voted by People magazine as both the “Sexiest Man Alive” in 1989 and the “Sexiest Man of the Century” in 1999.

    Source: Wikipedia

    Life is short. Enjoy all the moments.

    RIP Sean Connery.

    Namasté!

    Janice

    Share this:
    Share this page via Email Share this page via Stumble Upon Share this page via Digg this Share this page via Facebook Share this page via Twitter

    Leave a Reply

    You can use these HTML tags

    <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

      

      

      

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.