a short bio on sean connery...
Sean was born Thomas Shane Connery on August 25, 1930 in Edinburgh, Scotland. At age 13, he dropped out of school to go into the work force by driving a milk wagon. He joined the Royal Navy at age 16 where he got two small tattoos (one is "Mum and Dad" and the other is "Scotland forever"). He was discharged three years later and became a nude model for a local art college. He participated in the 1953 Mr. Universe where he came in third in the tall mans division. He made his debut on television in Requiem for a Heavyweight. His movie career started with the movie Let's Make Up when he was 25 in 1955. From there, he went on to star in over 60 movies but he is best known for his role as the 007 agent, James Bond. He made 7 bond movies in all, but his peak performance was in his Oscar-winning role as veteran cop Jimmy Malone in the movie The Untouchables. He was married to actress Diane Cilento from 1962-73 and had one son with her, Jason, also an actor. He married French-born artist Micheline Roquebrune in 1975 and they have been happily married ever since.
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