Sean Connery

Sean Connery

Sean Connery takes out licence as Bond legend trademarks name

It is a shrewd act which puts Scotland’s most famous actor in the same company as global superstars like rapper 50 Cent, former England footballer David Beckham and the singer Beyonce.

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Sir Sean Connery pays tribute to Sir Roger Moore

Sir Sean Connery has paid tribute to fellow James Bond star Sir Roger Moore, following his death aged 89.

Site of old village of Lassodie and St Ninian's Colliery. PIC You Tube.

The Fife village of Lassodie that vanished when the pits closed

There is little that remains of Lassodie in Fife, a mining village once home to some 2,000 people, a pub, a school and a tavern.

Life study of Sean Connery, 1952 by Richard Demarco, with thanks to Giclee UK.

Sean Connery: How ‘Mr Oddjob’ became 007

THOMAS Sean Connery had more jobs in his early days than you could shake a martini at.

Lawyers used by Sir Sean Connery face jail over tax fraud

Lawyers used by Sir Sean Connery face jail over tax fraud

Lawyers who acted for Sean Connery have been handed lengthy prison sentences after being convicted of tax fraud following an inquiry sparked by the sale of the actor’s Spanish home.

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Sean Connery as Richard I in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.  Picture: WikiCommons

Five Scots stars whose cameo roles lit up great films

From Star Wars to Trainspotting and the Muppets, these famous Scots made their screen presence felt in just a matter of seconds

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Sir Sean Connery in 2006. Picture: Getty Images

Seven of Sir Sean Connery’s greatest performances

CINEMAGOERS still adore Sir Sean Connery’s iconic portrayal of James Bond, but the Edinburgh-born actor has shined in many other guises, finds Matthew Dunne-Miles

Sir Sean Connery and Kevin Costner in The Untouchables. Picture: YouTube

Seven memorable performances by Scottish actors in Hollywood films

HOLLYWOOD is a tough business to get into, and that’s as true for Scottish actors as anyone not born within a stone’s throw of Tinseltown. But plenty of Scots have made their mark on audiences over the years – and they’ve shined brightly even in supporting roles, writes Matthew Dunne-Miles

A still from Thunderball, one of the James Bond films featured in the colletion of rare cinema cards

Rare Sean Connery James Bond cinema cards up for sale

Rare surviving cards that gave cinema-goers the first tantalising glimpse of Sir Sean Connery as James Bond, are expected to fetch thousands of pounds at auction this week.

Scottish accents such as Sir Sean Connery's aren't any more persuasive than English ones for ads, research has said. Picture: Toby Williams

Scottish accents ‘don’t improve sales of products’ in ads

RESEARCHERS have debunked the widespread belief that Scottish accents can help sell products.

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The 1998 Avengers film will be shown as part of The Stand's new Bad Movie Night

What’s On In Scotland: Five things to do tonight

Our daily briefing gives you the run-down on the most exciting cultural events going on in Scotland this evening, including the inauguration of a so-bad-it’s-bad film night and a white truffle dining experience

Sean Connery as James Bond. Picture: Getty Images/AFP

How Scottish is James Bond, asks new documentary

JUST how deep do James Bond’s Scottish roots go, asks Emma O’Neill as a new documentary searches out the answer

Sir Sean Connery has revealed he believes independence is inevitable. Picture: Jane Barlow

Scottish independence ‘will come in time’ - Sean Connery

SIR Sean Connery has insisted that it’s ‘only a matter of time’ before Scotland is an independent country.

US actor Bradley Cooper, left, points out Sir Sean Connery as the Scot took in the US Open tennis final in New York. Picture: AP

Sir Sean Connery makes rare public appearance at US Open

SIR Sean Connery was one of the many famous faces at the US Open men’s final to watch Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer in New York.

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