Sir Sean Connery – A Tribute

“Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile.” Sir Sean Connery (1930-2020)

Sean in a kiltAs we mentioned in our recent newsletter, the Wenches were all very sad to learn about the loss of the wonderful actor Sir Sean Connery, the inspiration for many romantic heroes. We started to reminisce about our favourite memories of the roles he had played, and felt it would be a fitting tribute to this real-life Scottish hero if we shared them here:-

Mary Jo – Sean Connery was one of the most charismatic and compelling actors ever, and while his recent death at 90 wasn't cutting him off prematurely, he will certainly be missed.

I've seen him in any number of movies, including various James Bond films and a memorable turn as Indiana Jones Senior in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, where he was the father of the younger Indiana Jones, memorably played by Harrison Ford. But perhaps my favorite movie role of Connery was a brief, uncredited appearance as King Richard in Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves. When he appears at the end to Robin Hood and his men, it's as much a surprise to movie viewers to see that unmistakable face as it would have been for the forest bandits to see the real Richard. It's quite a moment, and Sean Connery played it to the hilt!

Captain RamiusNicola – I’ve enjoyed Sean Connery in many different roles, especially as Indiana Jones Senior where I loved the humour and banter. One of his more serious roles was as Russian Submarine Captain Ramius in The Hunt for Red October, a nail-biting thriller which I still adore watching and which still makes me feel tense even when I know what happens.

Like Mary Jo, though, my all time favourite Sean Connery moment is the cameo as Richard the Lionheart at the end of Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves. It’s a great movie moment!

Anne – I admired Sean Connery for a number of reasons. Firstly because he grew up poor, in a tough environment, and left school at 13 — and he never forgot his roots. But more of that later. As an actor he was, for me at any rate, the quintessential James Bond, and he brought to the role a dry subtle humor, as well as being very sexy. I also loved him in a range of other movies, especially in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and as Indiana Jones's father, where the humor really showed. And apart from acting, the man really knows how to wear a kilt! <g>

Sean Connery as King RichardI also admire the way he remembered where he came from. He was a proud Scotsman and supported Scottish independence. He did a lot for charity and good causes, mostly quietly and without fanfare. He donated his $250,000 salary from his role as King Richard in 1991 film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves to charity. He co-founded the Scottish International Education Trust, which has helped thousands of young Scots with their education—a very fine legacy to leave for a man who had very little formal education.

It's no wonder he was given the Freedom of the City of Edinburgh in 1990. The day after he received the Freedom he went unannounced to Milestone House, the hospice for HIV-AIDS victims, and spoke to all the patients. Lord Provost McLaughlin asked him why he chose to become the first major Hollywood star to visit such an establishment in Britain. He replied: “I have lost friends to this b*stard of a disease.”

Vale Sean Connery.

RamirezChristina – I enjoyed all the Bond films very much, and there was no denying that Sean Connery had great presence on screen and a wonderful voice (with that very special accent) which I could listen to forever! When I saw him in the first two Highlander films (also starring Christopher Lambert), I absolutely loved him! He played the role of Ramirez, an immortal of Egyptian/Spanish origin, who was the young highlander’s mentor. Sir Sean’s swarthy good looks seemed made for that role and I found him extremely charismatic. Later, like the other Wenches, I also loved him in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, playing Harrison Ford’s father (even though he wasn’t all that much older than him!). It’s one of my all-time favourite films and the banter between the two men was fantastic. He will be a great loss to the world of cinema.

Medicine_manSusan – He was sometimes the bad boy, sometimes the good one, always wickedly charming, wickedly funny, incredibly sexy, intelligent, charismatic – and most often, all that wrapped into a very, very skilled and savvy spy. No matter what role he played, Sean Connery always came across as strongly masculine, confident, centered and capable. I've seen every movie he ever made, from Dr. No to The Rock to Marnie to Highlander and more, and yes, even Zardoz. He was unfailingly brilliant no matter the movie, and could elevate excellent material (Entrapment, The Rock, Bond) and rise above in any role (the aforementioned Zardoz).

My favorites include his 007 movies (my husband loves Bond movies, and over the decades we've seen them countless times) – and Entrapment, Medicine Man, The Rock, Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade – so many more. I particularly adored the characters he played who were irritable, intelligent, rebellious men with a solid core of hidden integrity, as in Medicine Man and Entrapment (high on my list of favoritest movies ever). Not only was he devastatingly handsome in a rough and rugged and charming way, he had extraordinary presence and deeply masculine traits that could serve as template and inspiration for heroes who were tough, tender men of real substance.

SeanConneryIndie'sDadOf course I never met the man (oh but so wish I could have), though I have two friends who actually have – according to the six degrees of separation theory, in a way I have met him! One friend gave a talk on Scottish history at a celebration of Scotland where Connery was a special guest, and Sir Sean – dressed in a kilt, no less – stayed behind to talk to her, sincere, focused, gracious, and bigger than life. Another friend appeared with Connery onstage on the occasion of another celebration of Scotland – and no matter how many stars might have shown up there, Sir Sean Connery was the biggest star of all. And to add to all that was magnificent about him, he loved Scotland intensely. 

He was simply unforgettable. 

SeanConneryKiltAndreaTall, dark and handsome . . . If ever a man embodied that classic description, it was Sean Connery. (Fluttery sigh.) But for me he was more than just a drop-dead gorgeous leading man. He radiated an elemental magnetism – that "je ne sais quoi” that we call charisma – that captivated audiences for well over half a century. He had grace, wit and style. But most of all he had a sense of humor, and one sensed that he didn’t take his superstardom too seriously. That shone so brightly in his later years, when he embraced playing roles that made him far more human than the debonair secret agent 007. I loved him as James Bond. But I loved him even more as Dr. Henry Jones in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. He was excruciatingly funny as the foil for Harrison Ford’s archeologist action hero, and yet he still had that sly swagger and dazzling good looks that made it VERY believable that the hot babe villainess was trysting with him before she seduced Indiana. (Ford: Dad, how did you know she was a Nazi? Connery: “She talks in her sleep.”) I have a feeling a good many women who left the movie theaters after the show were thinking that if given a choice of which hero to take home . . . ummm, did I mention Sean Connery loved wearing a kilt?

He was not only a matinee idol, but a very special man who lived life with joy, humor, enthusiasm and generosity of spirit. That’s the stuff of heroes. The Wenches will all miss him.

How about you – were you a fan, and if so, what was your favourite Sean Connery role?

180 thoughts on “Sir Sean Connery – A Tribute”

  1. The Untouchables(hia Oscar winning role), A Bridge Too Far, The Man Who Would Be King (only saw this for the first time about a month ago). AS well as all the ones the Word Wenches have named

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  2. The Untouchables(hia Oscar winning role), A Bridge Too Far, The Man Who Would Be King (only saw this for the first time about a month ago). AS well as all the ones the Word Wenches have named

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  3. The Untouchables(hia Oscar winning role), A Bridge Too Far, The Man Who Would Be King (only saw this for the first time about a month ago). AS well as all the ones the Word Wenches have named

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  4. The Untouchables(hia Oscar winning role), A Bridge Too Far, The Man Who Would Be King (only saw this for the first time about a month ago). AS well as all the ones the Word Wenches have named

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  5. The Untouchables(hia Oscar winning role), A Bridge Too Far, The Man Who Would Be King (only saw this for the first time about a month ago). AS well as all the ones the Word Wenches have named

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  6. How about “The Name of the Rose”, Sean Connery was probably the sexiest monk alive, Interesting that none of you managed that film at all

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  7. How about “The Name of the Rose”, Sean Connery was probably the sexiest monk alive, Interesting that none of you managed that film at all

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  8. How about “The Name of the Rose”, Sean Connery was probably the sexiest monk alive, Interesting that none of you managed that film at all

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  9. How about “The Name of the Rose”, Sean Connery was probably the sexiest monk alive, Interesting that none of you managed that film at all

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  10. How about “The Name of the Rose”, Sean Connery was probably the sexiest monk alive, Interesting that none of you managed that film at all

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  11. I love all the Wench favorites, but so far none have mentioned the one I’ve watched a gazillion times: The Wind and the Lion, where he played the sheikh who stood up against Theodore Roosevelt (magnificently played by Brian Keith).
    And other readers have mentioned most of my other top Connery favorites: The Untouchables (his best acting, IMHO), The Man Who Would Be King, and The Name of the Rose.
    This post was a fun, nostalgic journey through the many faces of possibly the sexiest man who ever lived!
    Faith

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  12. I love all the Wench favorites, but so far none have mentioned the one I’ve watched a gazillion times: The Wind and the Lion, where he played the sheikh who stood up against Theodore Roosevelt (magnificently played by Brian Keith).
    And other readers have mentioned most of my other top Connery favorites: The Untouchables (his best acting, IMHO), The Man Who Would Be King, and The Name of the Rose.
    This post was a fun, nostalgic journey through the many faces of possibly the sexiest man who ever lived!
    Faith

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  13. I love all the Wench favorites, but so far none have mentioned the one I’ve watched a gazillion times: The Wind and the Lion, where he played the sheikh who stood up against Theodore Roosevelt (magnificently played by Brian Keith).
    And other readers have mentioned most of my other top Connery favorites: The Untouchables (his best acting, IMHO), The Man Who Would Be King, and The Name of the Rose.
    This post was a fun, nostalgic journey through the many faces of possibly the sexiest man who ever lived!
    Faith

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  14. I love all the Wench favorites, but so far none have mentioned the one I’ve watched a gazillion times: The Wind and the Lion, where he played the sheikh who stood up against Theodore Roosevelt (magnificently played by Brian Keith).
    And other readers have mentioned most of my other top Connery favorites: The Untouchables (his best acting, IMHO), The Man Who Would Be King, and The Name of the Rose.
    This post was a fun, nostalgic journey through the many faces of possibly the sexiest man who ever lived!
    Faith

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  15. I love all the Wench favorites, but so far none have mentioned the one I’ve watched a gazillion times: The Wind and the Lion, where he played the sheikh who stood up against Theodore Roosevelt (magnificently played by Brian Keith).
    And other readers have mentioned most of my other top Connery favorites: The Untouchables (his best acting, IMHO), The Man Who Would Be King, and The Name of the Rose.
    This post was a fun, nostalgic journey through the many faces of possibly the sexiest man who ever lived!
    Faith

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  16. I agree wholeheartedly with all the comments of everyone. but my favourite movie was “Robin and Marion” alongside Audrey Hepburn. Fantastic!

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  17. I agree wholeheartedly with all the comments of everyone. but my favourite movie was “Robin and Marion” alongside Audrey Hepburn. Fantastic!

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  18. I agree wholeheartedly with all the comments of everyone. but my favourite movie was “Robin and Marion” alongside Audrey Hepburn. Fantastic!

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  19. I agree wholeheartedly with all the comments of everyone. but my favourite movie was “Robin and Marion” alongside Audrey Hepburn. Fantastic!

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  20. I agree wholeheartedly with all the comments of everyone. but my favourite movie was “Robin and Marion” alongside Audrey Hepburn. Fantastic!

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  21. Thank you Faith, so glad you enjoyed it! Don’t think I’ve seen The Wind and the Lion so I must look out for that – thanks for mentioning it!

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  22. Thank you Faith, so glad you enjoyed it! Don’t think I’ve seen The Wind and the Lion so I must look out for that – thanks for mentioning it!

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  23. Thank you Faith, so glad you enjoyed it! Don’t think I’ve seen The Wind and the Lion so I must look out for that – thanks for mentioning it!

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  24. Thank you Faith, so glad you enjoyed it! Don’t think I’ve seen The Wind and the Lion so I must look out for that – thanks for mentioning it!

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  25. Thank you Faith, so glad you enjoyed it! Don’t think I’ve seen The Wind and the Lion so I must look out for that – thanks for mentioning it!

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  26. Ah, yes, no one has mentioned that one so far – thank you Donna! Funny that he ended up in two Robin Hood films (even if one was only in a very small but memorable part at the end) 🙂

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  27. Ah, yes, no one has mentioned that one so far – thank you Donna! Funny that he ended up in two Robin Hood films (even if one was only in a very small but memorable part at the end) 🙂

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  28. Ah, yes, no one has mentioned that one so far – thank you Donna! Funny that he ended up in two Robin Hood films (even if one was only in a very small but memorable part at the end) 🙂

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  29. Ah, yes, no one has mentioned that one so far – thank you Donna! Funny that he ended up in two Robin Hood films (even if one was only in a very small but memorable part at the end) 🙂

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  30. Ah, yes, no one has mentioned that one so far – thank you Donna! Funny that he ended up in two Robin Hood films (even if one was only in a very small but memorable part at the end) 🙂

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  31. I had the pleasure to watch Sean Connery in many movies, but he will always be the true James Bond, Agent 007. He was not just an amazing actor but a caring human being. He will be sorely missed.

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  32. I had the pleasure to watch Sean Connery in many movies, but he will always be the true James Bond, Agent 007. He was not just an amazing actor but a caring human being. He will be sorely missed.

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  33. I had the pleasure to watch Sean Connery in many movies, but he will always be the true James Bond, Agent 007. He was not just an amazing actor but a caring human being. He will be sorely missed.

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  34. I had the pleasure to watch Sean Connery in many movies, but he will always be the true James Bond, Agent 007. He was not just an amazing actor but a caring human being. He will be sorely missed.

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  35. I had the pleasure to watch Sean Connery in many movies, but he will always be the true James Bond, Agent 007. He was not just an amazing actor but a caring human being. He will be sorely missed.

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  36. Nobody mentioned his roll in the Disney movie – Darby O’Gill movie! He even sang (sort of). But he smiled and showed his dimples a lot. I had forgotten about Medicine Man – that was a good one too. But my favorite is where he played Indiana Jones father – I wished the role had been reprised in another movie. He will be missed, but we will get to visit with him in his many wonderful movies. RIP Sir Sean.

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  37. Nobody mentioned his roll in the Disney movie – Darby O’Gill movie! He even sang (sort of). But he smiled and showed his dimples a lot. I had forgotten about Medicine Man – that was a good one too. But my favorite is where he played Indiana Jones father – I wished the role had been reprised in another movie. He will be missed, but we will get to visit with him in his many wonderful movies. RIP Sir Sean.

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  38. Nobody mentioned his roll in the Disney movie – Darby O’Gill movie! He even sang (sort of). But he smiled and showed his dimples a lot. I had forgotten about Medicine Man – that was a good one too. But my favorite is where he played Indiana Jones father – I wished the role had been reprised in another movie. He will be missed, but we will get to visit with him in his many wonderful movies. RIP Sir Sean.

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  39. Nobody mentioned his roll in the Disney movie – Darby O’Gill movie! He even sang (sort of). But he smiled and showed his dimples a lot. I had forgotten about Medicine Man – that was a good one too. But my favorite is where he played Indiana Jones father – I wished the role had been reprised in another movie. He will be missed, but we will get to visit with him in his many wonderful movies. RIP Sir Sean.

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  40. Nobody mentioned his roll in the Disney movie – Darby O’Gill movie! He even sang (sort of). But he smiled and showed his dimples a lot. I had forgotten about Medicine Man – that was a good one too. But my favorite is where he played Indiana Jones father – I wished the role had been reprised in another movie. He will be missed, but we will get to visit with him in his many wonderful movies. RIP Sir Sean.

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  41. Thank you, Diane! I didn’t know he’d been in a Disney movie – must check that out! And yes, those dimples … 😀

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  42. Thank you, Diane! I didn’t know he’d been in a Disney movie – must check that out! And yes, those dimples … 😀

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  43. Thank you, Diane! I didn’t know he’d been in a Disney movie – must check that out! And yes, those dimples … 😀

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  44. Thank you, Diane! I didn’t know he’d been in a Disney movie – must check that out! And yes, those dimples … 😀

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  45. Thank you, Diane! I didn’t know he’d been in a Disney movie – must check that out! And yes, those dimples … 😀

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  46. I loved his work. No movie could be a stinker if he was in it.
    When I was a kid there he was in Darby O’Gill and the Little People. Later he was 007. He played such a variety of characters. I loved him in The Time Bandits where he played Agamemnon in the past and a fireman in the present. And he’s my favorite Dr. Jones without a doubt!

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  47. I loved his work. No movie could be a stinker if he was in it.
    When I was a kid there he was in Darby O’Gill and the Little People. Later he was 007. He played such a variety of characters. I loved him in The Time Bandits where he played Agamemnon in the past and a fireman in the present. And he’s my favorite Dr. Jones without a doubt!

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  48. I loved his work. No movie could be a stinker if he was in it.
    When I was a kid there he was in Darby O’Gill and the Little People. Later he was 007. He played such a variety of characters. I loved him in The Time Bandits where he played Agamemnon in the past and a fireman in the present. And he’s my favorite Dr. Jones without a doubt!

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  49. I loved his work. No movie could be a stinker if he was in it.
    When I was a kid there he was in Darby O’Gill and the Little People. Later he was 007. He played such a variety of characters. I loved him in The Time Bandits where he played Agamemnon in the past and a fireman in the present. And he’s my favorite Dr. Jones without a doubt!

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  50. I loved his work. No movie could be a stinker if he was in it.
    When I was a kid there he was in Darby O’Gill and the Little People. Later he was 007. He played such a variety of characters. I loved him in The Time Bandits where he played Agamemnon in the past and a fireman in the present. And he’s my favorite Dr. Jones without a doubt!

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  51. WOW! Where would I begin. The Untouchables, Robin and Marion, The Name of the Rose, The Man Who Would Be King…and in that one he shared the screen with 2 amazing actors, Michael Caine and Christopher Plummer, and stole the show. He was a terrific father figure as Indiana Jones’ dad. I could go on and on.
    I love his Bond films. I am a fan.
    And you know, for me, it is a joy that he is still here, showing me how it is done.
    Which makes me wonder why I felt so devastated with the death of a man I only knew from his work.
    I admire his loyalty to his country. I admire his sense of self as an actor but also as a man. And I guess maybe most of all, I admire his sense of humor about his career, his success and the fact he was considered a huge sex symbol. Because of his career, he loved the fact he could be generous with the world. And he was.
    I believe that the first time he was on screen saying “Bond…James Bond”, his fate was sealed. His life would never be the same. And neither would the lives of those of us who admired him and enjoyed his work.
    He came a long way and he was kind enough to share the journey with all of us. And aren’t we lucky?
    I hope that everyone is taking care and staying well.

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  52. WOW! Where would I begin. The Untouchables, Robin and Marion, The Name of the Rose, The Man Who Would Be King…and in that one he shared the screen with 2 amazing actors, Michael Caine and Christopher Plummer, and stole the show. He was a terrific father figure as Indiana Jones’ dad. I could go on and on.
    I love his Bond films. I am a fan.
    And you know, for me, it is a joy that he is still here, showing me how it is done.
    Which makes me wonder why I felt so devastated with the death of a man I only knew from his work.
    I admire his loyalty to his country. I admire his sense of self as an actor but also as a man. And I guess maybe most of all, I admire his sense of humor about his career, his success and the fact he was considered a huge sex symbol. Because of his career, he loved the fact he could be generous with the world. And he was.
    I believe that the first time he was on screen saying “Bond…James Bond”, his fate was sealed. His life would never be the same. And neither would the lives of those of us who admired him and enjoyed his work.
    He came a long way and he was kind enough to share the journey with all of us. And aren’t we lucky?
    I hope that everyone is taking care and staying well.

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  53. WOW! Where would I begin. The Untouchables, Robin and Marion, The Name of the Rose, The Man Who Would Be King…and in that one he shared the screen with 2 amazing actors, Michael Caine and Christopher Plummer, and stole the show. He was a terrific father figure as Indiana Jones’ dad. I could go on and on.
    I love his Bond films. I am a fan.
    And you know, for me, it is a joy that he is still here, showing me how it is done.
    Which makes me wonder why I felt so devastated with the death of a man I only knew from his work.
    I admire his loyalty to his country. I admire his sense of self as an actor but also as a man. And I guess maybe most of all, I admire his sense of humor about his career, his success and the fact he was considered a huge sex symbol. Because of his career, he loved the fact he could be generous with the world. And he was.
    I believe that the first time he was on screen saying “Bond…James Bond”, his fate was sealed. His life would never be the same. And neither would the lives of those of us who admired him and enjoyed his work.
    He came a long way and he was kind enough to share the journey with all of us. And aren’t we lucky?
    I hope that everyone is taking care and staying well.

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  54. WOW! Where would I begin. The Untouchables, Robin and Marion, The Name of the Rose, The Man Who Would Be King…and in that one he shared the screen with 2 amazing actors, Michael Caine and Christopher Plummer, and stole the show. He was a terrific father figure as Indiana Jones’ dad. I could go on and on.
    I love his Bond films. I am a fan.
    And you know, for me, it is a joy that he is still here, showing me how it is done.
    Which makes me wonder why I felt so devastated with the death of a man I only knew from his work.
    I admire his loyalty to his country. I admire his sense of self as an actor but also as a man. And I guess maybe most of all, I admire his sense of humor about his career, his success and the fact he was considered a huge sex symbol. Because of his career, he loved the fact he could be generous with the world. And he was.
    I believe that the first time he was on screen saying “Bond…James Bond”, his fate was sealed. His life would never be the same. And neither would the lives of those of us who admired him and enjoyed his work.
    He came a long way and he was kind enough to share the journey with all of us. And aren’t we lucky?
    I hope that everyone is taking care and staying well.

    Reply
  55. WOW! Where would I begin. The Untouchables, Robin and Marion, The Name of the Rose, The Man Who Would Be King…and in that one he shared the screen with 2 amazing actors, Michael Caine and Christopher Plummer, and stole the show. He was a terrific father figure as Indiana Jones’ dad. I could go on and on.
    I love his Bond films. I am a fan.
    And you know, for me, it is a joy that he is still here, showing me how it is done.
    Which makes me wonder why I felt so devastated with the death of a man I only knew from his work.
    I admire his loyalty to his country. I admire his sense of self as an actor but also as a man. And I guess maybe most of all, I admire his sense of humor about his career, his success and the fact he was considered a huge sex symbol. Because of his career, he loved the fact he could be generous with the world. And he was.
    I believe that the first time he was on screen saying “Bond…James Bond”, his fate was sealed. His life would never be the same. And neither would the lives of those of us who admired him and enjoyed his work.
    He came a long way and he was kind enough to share the journey with all of us. And aren’t we lucky?
    I hope that everyone is taking care and staying well.

    Reply
  56. Oh my goodness, Robin & Marian–gad, he ate the screen in that one–and I just wanted to jump into Audrey Hepburn’s shoes! And in The Man Who Would be King, he played such a flawed, funny character, yet his dignity and masculinity roared throughout. Sean Connery, yum!

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  57. Oh my goodness, Robin & Marian–gad, he ate the screen in that one–and I just wanted to jump into Audrey Hepburn’s shoes! And in The Man Who Would be King, he played such a flawed, funny character, yet his dignity and masculinity roared throughout. Sean Connery, yum!

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  58. Oh my goodness, Robin & Marian–gad, he ate the screen in that one–and I just wanted to jump into Audrey Hepburn’s shoes! And in The Man Who Would be King, he played such a flawed, funny character, yet his dignity and masculinity roared throughout. Sean Connery, yum!

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  59. Oh my goodness, Robin & Marian–gad, he ate the screen in that one–and I just wanted to jump into Audrey Hepburn’s shoes! And in The Man Who Would be King, he played such a flawed, funny character, yet his dignity and masculinity roared throughout. Sean Connery, yum!

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  60. Oh my goodness, Robin & Marian–gad, he ate the screen in that one–and I just wanted to jump into Audrey Hepburn’s shoes! And in The Man Who Would be King, he played such a flawed, funny character, yet his dignity and masculinity roared throughout. Sean Connery, yum!

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  61. He may not be my favorite Bond. I came to the series when Roger Moore was Bond and fell for him instead. But I have loved the work Sean Connery has done in Highlander, The Hunt for Red October, and he was perfect as Dr. Jones, Sr., in Indiana Jones and the Crusade. He had to have strong costars or he’d eat up the scenery! He’ll definitely be missed.

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  62. He may not be my favorite Bond. I came to the series when Roger Moore was Bond and fell for him instead. But I have loved the work Sean Connery has done in Highlander, The Hunt for Red October, and he was perfect as Dr. Jones, Sr., in Indiana Jones and the Crusade. He had to have strong costars or he’d eat up the scenery! He’ll definitely be missed.

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  63. He may not be my favorite Bond. I came to the series when Roger Moore was Bond and fell for him instead. But I have loved the work Sean Connery has done in Highlander, The Hunt for Red October, and he was perfect as Dr. Jones, Sr., in Indiana Jones and the Crusade. He had to have strong costars or he’d eat up the scenery! He’ll definitely be missed.

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  64. He may not be my favorite Bond. I came to the series when Roger Moore was Bond and fell for him instead. But I have loved the work Sean Connery has done in Highlander, The Hunt for Red October, and he was perfect as Dr. Jones, Sr., in Indiana Jones and the Crusade. He had to have strong costars or he’d eat up the scenery! He’ll definitely be missed.

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  65. He may not be my favorite Bond. I came to the series when Roger Moore was Bond and fell for him instead. But I have loved the work Sean Connery has done in Highlander, The Hunt for Red October, and he was perfect as Dr. Jones, Sr., in Indiana Jones and the Crusade. He had to have strong costars or he’d eat up the scenery! He’ll definitely be missed.

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  66. Too many movies, too many moments to count. He was always associated with my Dad in my mind as my Dad introduced me to him in Dr. No. I loved his twinkle in his eyes that just said, “Can you believe they paid me to play?” The dry delivery of his humour that often caught you off guard. Those were qualities my Dad shared with him.
    I loved Medicine Man!. I have as many scenes from that play through my head as The Hunt for Red October and I’ve watched that much more frequently. And Henry Jones Sr was delightful. One of the few father figures you believed could have seduced Elsa too. It didn’t feel creepy or unrealistic. Just understandable. That’s a rare feat.
    He outlived my father by a year and a half. But it still makes me grieve to have lost another part of my childhood.

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  67. Too many movies, too many moments to count. He was always associated with my Dad in my mind as my Dad introduced me to him in Dr. No. I loved his twinkle in his eyes that just said, “Can you believe they paid me to play?” The dry delivery of his humour that often caught you off guard. Those were qualities my Dad shared with him.
    I loved Medicine Man!. I have as many scenes from that play through my head as The Hunt for Red October and I’ve watched that much more frequently. And Henry Jones Sr was delightful. One of the few father figures you believed could have seduced Elsa too. It didn’t feel creepy or unrealistic. Just understandable. That’s a rare feat.
    He outlived my father by a year and a half. But it still makes me grieve to have lost another part of my childhood.

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  68. Too many movies, too many moments to count. He was always associated with my Dad in my mind as my Dad introduced me to him in Dr. No. I loved his twinkle in his eyes that just said, “Can you believe they paid me to play?” The dry delivery of his humour that often caught you off guard. Those were qualities my Dad shared with him.
    I loved Medicine Man!. I have as many scenes from that play through my head as The Hunt for Red October and I’ve watched that much more frequently. And Henry Jones Sr was delightful. One of the few father figures you believed could have seduced Elsa too. It didn’t feel creepy or unrealistic. Just understandable. That’s a rare feat.
    He outlived my father by a year and a half. But it still makes me grieve to have lost another part of my childhood.

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  69. Too many movies, too many moments to count. He was always associated with my Dad in my mind as my Dad introduced me to him in Dr. No. I loved his twinkle in his eyes that just said, “Can you believe they paid me to play?” The dry delivery of his humour that often caught you off guard. Those were qualities my Dad shared with him.
    I loved Medicine Man!. I have as many scenes from that play through my head as The Hunt for Red October and I’ve watched that much more frequently. And Henry Jones Sr was delightful. One of the few father figures you believed could have seduced Elsa too. It didn’t feel creepy or unrealistic. Just understandable. That’s a rare feat.
    He outlived my father by a year and a half. But it still makes me grieve to have lost another part of my childhood.

    Reply
  70. Too many movies, too many moments to count. He was always associated with my Dad in my mind as my Dad introduced me to him in Dr. No. I loved his twinkle in his eyes that just said, “Can you believe they paid me to play?” The dry delivery of his humour that often caught you off guard. Those were qualities my Dad shared with him.
    I loved Medicine Man!. I have as many scenes from that play through my head as The Hunt for Red October and I’ve watched that much more frequently. And Henry Jones Sr was delightful. One of the few father figures you believed could have seduced Elsa too. It didn’t feel creepy or unrealistic. Just understandable. That’s a rare feat.
    He outlived my father by a year and a half. But it still makes me grieve to have lost another part of my childhood.

    Reply
  71. What a great blog with wonderful pictures! I love all his movies as well. My favorites are The Untouchables, Indiana Jones, Robin & Marion & of course the cameo in Kevin Costner’s Robin Hood. I have met his son Jason who is a wonderful person as well. He actually played Robin Hood too in the British series Robin of Sherwood. The circle of life.

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  72. What a great blog with wonderful pictures! I love all his movies as well. My favorites are The Untouchables, Indiana Jones, Robin & Marion & of course the cameo in Kevin Costner’s Robin Hood. I have met his son Jason who is a wonderful person as well. He actually played Robin Hood too in the British series Robin of Sherwood. The circle of life.

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  73. What a great blog with wonderful pictures! I love all his movies as well. My favorites are The Untouchables, Indiana Jones, Robin & Marion & of course the cameo in Kevin Costner’s Robin Hood. I have met his son Jason who is a wonderful person as well. He actually played Robin Hood too in the British series Robin of Sherwood. The circle of life.

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  74. What a great blog with wonderful pictures! I love all his movies as well. My favorites are The Untouchables, Indiana Jones, Robin & Marion & of course the cameo in Kevin Costner’s Robin Hood. I have met his son Jason who is a wonderful person as well. He actually played Robin Hood too in the British series Robin of Sherwood. The circle of life.

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  75. What a great blog with wonderful pictures! I love all his movies as well. My favorites are The Untouchables, Indiana Jones, Robin & Marion & of course the cameo in Kevin Costner’s Robin Hood. I have met his son Jason who is a wonderful person as well. He actually played Robin Hood too in the British series Robin of Sherwood. The circle of life.

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  76. Connery had many diverse riles. I would say one of my favorites is “The Man Who Would Be King” with such great cameraderie with Michael Caine.

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  77. Connery had many diverse riles. I would say one of my favorites is “The Man Who Would Be King” with such great cameraderie with Michael Caine.

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  78. Connery had many diverse riles. I would say one of my favorites is “The Man Who Would Be King” with such great cameraderie with Michael Caine.

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  79. Connery had many diverse riles. I would say one of my favorites is “The Man Who Would Be King” with such great cameraderie with Michael Caine.

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  80. Connery had many diverse riles. I would say one of my favorites is “The Man Who Would Be King” with such great cameraderie with Michael Caine.

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  81. I wasn’t a Bond fan as such. Watched the Roger Moore one’s sometimes but I did admire Sean Connery as an actor. The favorite one here seems to be as the father of Indiana Jones and I must admit I thought he was brilliant in it!
    His part in Darby O Gill was one I loved! He was so young and so gorgeous in it and the film was fun.
    Some great memories here.

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  82. I wasn’t a Bond fan as such. Watched the Roger Moore one’s sometimes but I did admire Sean Connery as an actor. The favorite one here seems to be as the father of Indiana Jones and I must admit I thought he was brilliant in it!
    His part in Darby O Gill was one I loved! He was so young and so gorgeous in it and the film was fun.
    Some great memories here.

    Reply
  83. I wasn’t a Bond fan as such. Watched the Roger Moore one’s sometimes but I did admire Sean Connery as an actor. The favorite one here seems to be as the father of Indiana Jones and I must admit I thought he was brilliant in it!
    His part in Darby O Gill was one I loved! He was so young and so gorgeous in it and the film was fun.
    Some great memories here.

    Reply
  84. I wasn’t a Bond fan as such. Watched the Roger Moore one’s sometimes but I did admire Sean Connery as an actor. The favorite one here seems to be as the father of Indiana Jones and I must admit I thought he was brilliant in it!
    His part in Darby O Gill was one I loved! He was so young and so gorgeous in it and the film was fun.
    Some great memories here.

    Reply
  85. I wasn’t a Bond fan as such. Watched the Roger Moore one’s sometimes but I did admire Sean Connery as an actor. The favorite one here seems to be as the father of Indiana Jones and I must admit I thought he was brilliant in it!
    His part in Darby O Gill was one I loved! He was so young and so gorgeous in it and the film was fun.
    Some great memories here.

    Reply
  86. “Robin & Marion” was definitely one of my favorite Connery films. I saw it on a date and the poor young man had to deal with me sobbing at the end as I searched my purse for more tissues. Both Connery and Audrey Hepburn were marvelous in this. They were no longer young but still so gorgeous, and they brought their hard-earned wisdom and experience to the roles that made them that much more poignant.

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  87. “Robin & Marion” was definitely one of my favorite Connery films. I saw it on a date and the poor young man had to deal with me sobbing at the end as I searched my purse for more tissues. Both Connery and Audrey Hepburn were marvelous in this. They were no longer young but still so gorgeous, and they brought their hard-earned wisdom and experience to the roles that made them that much more poignant.

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  88. “Robin & Marion” was definitely one of my favorite Connery films. I saw it on a date and the poor young man had to deal with me sobbing at the end as I searched my purse for more tissues. Both Connery and Audrey Hepburn were marvelous in this. They were no longer young but still so gorgeous, and they brought their hard-earned wisdom and experience to the roles that made them that much more poignant.

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  89. “Robin & Marion” was definitely one of my favorite Connery films. I saw it on a date and the poor young man had to deal with me sobbing at the end as I searched my purse for more tissues. Both Connery and Audrey Hepburn were marvelous in this. They were no longer young but still so gorgeous, and they brought their hard-earned wisdom and experience to the roles that made them that much more poignant.

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  90. “Robin & Marion” was definitely one of my favorite Connery films. I saw it on a date and the poor young man had to deal with me sobbing at the end as I searched my purse for more tissues. Both Connery and Audrey Hepburn were marvelous in this. They were no longer young but still so gorgeous, and they brought their hard-earned wisdom and experience to the roles that made them that much more poignant.

    Reply

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