Sean Connery Dies – level 3
Scottish movie legend Sean Connery died aged 90.
Connery was raised in poverty in the slums of Edinburgh, Scotland, and he worked as a coffin polisher and a milkman before his bodybuilding hobby helped launch his acting career that made him one of the world´s biggest stars.
Connery shot to international stardom as the charming and sophisticated British agent James Bond which drew worldwide attention. Bond´s confident manners and dry humor crafted a depth of character that set the standard for those who followed Connery in the role, such as the British actor Daniel Craig.
Connery played a series of noteworthy roles besides James Bond. He won an academy award for his role in the 1987 movie ´The Untouchables´. In 2000, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, although he was an ardent supporter of Scotland´s independence.
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