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Sean Connery trivia | 60 facts about the famous actor

Sean Connery trivia | 60 facts about the famous actor

Sean Connery was one of the most famous Hollywood actors. He was best known for being the first James Bond. He died on October 31, 2020. Let’s dive into some trivia and facts about his life and career. In her autobiography in 2006 she alleged that he had abused her mentally and physically during their relationship Connery had been quoted as saying that occasionally hitting a woman was “no big deal” Connery cancelled an appearance at the Scottish Parliament because of the controversy, and said he had been misquoted and that any abuse of women was unacceptable Connery was separated in the early 1970s when he dated Jill St. John, Lana Wood, Carole Mallory and Magda Konopka Connery was married to Moroccan-French painter Micheline Roquebrune (born 1929) from 1975 until his death The marriage survived a well-documented affair Connery had in the late 1980s with the singer and songwriter Lynsey de Paul A keen golfer, Connery owned the Domaine de Terre Blanche in the South of France for twenty years (from 1979) where he planned to build his dream golf course on the 266 acres (108 ha) of land The dream was realised when he sold it to German billionaire Dietmar Hopp in 1999 He was awarded an honorary rank of Shodan (1st dan) in Kyokushin karate Connery was knighted by The Queen at an investiture ceremony at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh on 5 July 2000 He had been nominated for a knighthood in 1997 and 1998, but these nominations were reported to have been vetoed by Donald Dewar due to Connery’s political views Sean Connery had a villa in Kranidi, Greece His neighbour was King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, with whom he shared a helicopter platform Michael Caine (who co-starred with Connery in The Man Who Would Be King in 1975) was among Connery’s closest friends Connery was a supporter of Scottish football club Rangers F.C Connery died peacefully in his sleep overnight on 31 October 2020 at home in Nassau in the Bahamas His family and EON Productions announced the death on the morning of the same day No immediate cause of death was given, although his son stated that the actor had been “unwell for some time”Related

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