Sean Connery Height, Age, Family, Facts, Biography

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Sean Connery Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 87 kg
Date of Birth August 25, 1930
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Spouse Micheline Roquebrune

Sean Connery is a veteran Scottish actor and producer who came to prominence with his appearance as the prominently distinguished character James Bond in 7 Bond films between 1962 and 1983. Besides that, he is also known for his portrayal in more than 2 dozen hit films including Marnie (1964), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), Highlander (1986), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Hunt for Red October (1990), and The Rock (1996).

Born Name

Thomas Sean Connery

Nick Name

Big Tam, Sean, Tommy

Sean Connery as seen in a picture taken at the 2008 Edinburgh International Film Festival on June 20, 2008
Sean Connery as seen in a picture taken at the 2008 Edinburgh International Film Festival on June 20, 2008 (Stuart Crawford / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Residence

Nassau, Bahamas

Nationality

Scottish nationality

Education

He attended Tollcross Primary School.

Occupation

Actor, Producer

Family

  • Father – Joseph Connery
  • Mother – Euphemia McBain McLean
  • Siblings – Neil Connery (Younger Brother) (Actor)

Manager

Connery is represented by Creative Artists Agency.

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

87 kg or 192 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Sean Connery’s name has been linked with –

  1. Betty Kelly
  2. Katherine Snow
  3. Carole Mallary
  4. Sabrina
  5. Raquel Welch
  6. Carol Sopel (1950)
  7. Maxine Daniels
  8. Zsa Zsa Gabor
  9. Shelly Winters (1954-1955)
  10. Julie Hamilton (1957)
  11. Lana Turner (1958)
  12. Joanne Gilbert (1958)
  13. Diane Cilento (1958-1973) – They have a son named, Jason Joseph Connery (b. January 11, 1963) who is an English actor and producer. In her autobiography, she stated that he had abused her both mentally and physically.
  14. Sue Lloyd (1959)
  15. Joyce Webber (1962)
  16. Claudine Auger (1965)
  17. Lana Wood (1971) – Rumor
  18. Jill St. John (1971)
  19. Magda Konopka (1972)
  20. Micheline Roquebrune (1974-Present)
  21. Lynsey de Paul (1989)
  22. Gena Rowlands (1998)
Sean Connery as seen in a picture with his wife Micheline Roquebrune on December 10, 1980 at a private party after the premiere of the movie Seems Like Old Times
Sean Connery as seen in a picture with his wife Micheline Roquebrune on December 10, 1980, at a private party after the premiere of the movie Seems Like Old Times (Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Scottish and Irish ancestry.

Hair Color

Salt & Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Rugged facial features
  • Sports a thick beard or mustache
  • A deep voice with a Scottish accent
  • Thick eyebrows

Brand Endorsements

Sean has appeared in commercials for various brands such as –

  • Teekanne
  • RAS Insurance
  • Jim Beam
  • Level 3 Communications
  • Louis Vuitton

He has appeared in various PSA’s including World Food Programme.

Sean Connery as seen in a picture taken in his younger days.
Sean Connery as seen in a picture taken in his younger days (Insomnia Cured Here / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sean Connery Favorite Things

  • Bond Film – From Russia With Love (1963)

SourceThe Scotsman

Sean Connery as seen in a picture taken at the premiere of Seems Like Old Times on December 10, 1980
Sean Connery as seen in a picture taken at the premiere of Seems Like Old Times on December 10, 1980 (Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sean Connery Facts

  1. His mother worked as a cleaning lady whereas, his father Joseph worked 2 jobs as a lorry driver and as well as at a factory.
  2. Sean was brought up in a family of religious virtue as his father was a Roman Catholic and his mother was a Protestant.
  3. Since his younger days, Connery was always called upon by the middle name, Sean.
  4. Sean started to grow when he was 12 years old and by the age of 18, he had already reached 6 ft 2 in tall. Thereafter, he stopped growing.
  5. In his youth, he was known as “Tommy” and during his teenage years, he started going around by the name of “Big Tam.”
  6. Sean was 14 years old when he became s*xually active with a woman who was part of the auxiliary territorial service.
  7. He lived in the Bahamas, Edinburgh, and in Marbella in the past.
  8. There is a gap of almost 8 years between Sean and younger brother Neil Connery who is also an actor.
  9. Sean had once owned the “Domaine de Terre Blanche” for 20 years before selling it to billionaire software entrepreneur Dietmar Hopp.
  10. The first job he had was as a milk delivery man for St. Cuthbert’s Co-operative Society.
  11. Prior to having entered the film industry, he worked as a coffin polisher.
  12. On July 5, 2000, Connery was knighted by Elizabeth II at an investiture ceremony at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh.

Featured Image By Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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