Sean Connery.

11 jobs done by Sean Connery before he became a successful actor

Before his acting career took off, Sir Sean Connery tried his hand at everything from delivering milk to polishing coffins.

Upon leaving secondary school. the future 007 legend grafted hard in a variety of different roles - none of which gave his friends and family any indication of the level of worldwide fame and stardom that awaited him.

During the summer months, Connery worked as a lifeguard at Portobello Open-Air Pool, where it's said he enjoyed himself saving damsels in distress.

5. Lifeguard

During the summer months, Connery worked as a lifeguard at Portobello Open-Air Pool, where it's said he enjoyed himself saving damsels in distress.
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One of the more peculiar positions held by the future 007 was that of coffin polisher at J&T Scott in Haymarket, Edinburgh.

6. Coffin polisher

One of the more peculiar positions held by the future 007 was that of coffin polisher at J&T Scott in Haymarket, Edinburgh.
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It is recorded that Sir Sean spent some time as a labourer, digging ditches and laying bricks for a local firm in Edinburgh.

7. Labourer

It is recorded that Sir Sean spent some time as a labourer, digging ditches and laying bricks for a local firm in Edinburgh.
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A young Sean joined the navy after leaving school, where he trained to become an anti-aircraft gunner. Health issues cut his navy career short, however.

8. Anti-aircraft gunner

A young Sean joined the navy after leaving school, where he trained to become an anti-aircraft gunner. Health issues cut his navy career short, however.
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