Sean Connery turns 90 and receives birthday greetings from the James Bond family

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Sean Connery has reached an important milestone: his 90th birthday.

The Scottish actor is highly decorated after winning an Academy Award and several Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille and Henrietta awards.

One of his most memorable roles was as the first actor to take on the character of James Bond, starting with “Dr. No.” from 1962. His other notable films include “The Untouchables,” “The Rock. ”And“ Murder on the Orient Express ”.

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Actor Sean Connery, known as the first James Bond, turned 90.
(Reuters / David Moir)

To celebrate the titan of the industry, Hollywood stars offered birthday wishes.

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“Happy 90th Birthday Sir Sean Connery,” Pierce Brosnan, another Bond star on Instagram, wrote alongside a black and white photo of himself posing with Connery. “I was eleven years old in 1964, just off the plane from Ireland when I saw ‘Goldfinger’ at the ABC cinema on Putney high street. You were my link of inspiration. ”

The official Bond franchise Twitter account shared a montage of some of Connery’s best moments in the movies.

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“Happy birthday to our original 007, Sean Connery, who turns 90 today. With the love of [producers] Michael [G. Wilson], Barbara [Broccoli], everyone at EON and all your fans. ”

‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’ star George Lazenby, who played Bond for just one movie before Connery returned to the franchise, also shared a photo of the actor on Instagram.

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“Happy 90th birthday to the greatest of all time @ 007 – Sean Connery. Sean, for me, has always been the man, ”the actor wrote. “I walked in his footsteps – I had to look and dress like Sean Connery – I went to his hairdresser and tailors. I wasn’t scared when I got on the part – he’s the one who inspired me never to hesitate. ”

Lazenby added: “Another thing we have in common is that we are both family men so best wishes to Lady Connery, your children and grandchildren and stay safe. ”

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Au total, Connery est apparu dans sept films de Bond: «Dr. No», «From Russia with Love», «Goldfinger», «Thunderball», «You Only Live Twice», «Diamonds are Forever» et «Never Say Never Again». «

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