Sean Connery - Exit Stage Right

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Real Estate Technology with Carmody and Associates LLC

Sean ConneryIt is with sorrow that I report that Sir Sean Connery ("Bond ... James Bond") has passed away at the age of 90 years.  I am old enough to remember his performances from Darby O'Gill and the Little People through the Bond years, creating the role of the iconic British Secret Service Agent in Dr. No in 1962 - followed by my two favorite Bond films,  From Russia with Love and Goldfinger.  In all, he starred in six Bond movies. (well seven, if you count the reprise of the role in Never Say Never Again.

Other memorable Sean Connery films included Murder on the Orient Express, The Man who Would be King, The Name of the Rose, The Untouchables, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Hunt for Red October, The Rock, The Presidio, Robin and Marion, and The Wind and the Lion.  He starred in many other films - these are just my personal favorites, including his voicing the Dragon (Drago) in Dragonheart.

Mr. Connery was staying in the Bahamas at the time of his death, according to Jason Connery, his son.

I will remember him for a lifetime of enjoyment at the movies with his iconic voice, his frequent humor and a collection of unforgettable characters that he brought to life for me and for audiences around the world.  

 

Comments (3)

Jeffrey Richman
Immediate Home Solutions - Waxhaw, NC
Creative Real Estate Specialist

Hi Ted,

It is sad that he is gone and the younger generation will never know of his talent

Oct 31, 2020 12:24 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Ted

I was watching The Hunt for Red October yesterday.  He was a talented actor.

Nov 01, 2020 01:55 AM
Ted Baker
Carmody and Associates LLC - Winter Haven, FL
MidFloridaMediation.com

James and Jeffery - Thanks for stopping by.

Sean created wonderful movies for half a century until it wasn't fun for him anymore.  James -  Red October was an amazing example of a film that may have been more entertaining than the excellent Tom Clancy novel that was adapted for the screen.  I don't like many performances by Alec Baldwin - but he was exceptional in Hunt for Red October.

Jeffrey - I hope Sean will be remembered for the remarkable and fine actor that he was.  I enjoy watching old movies more than going to new ones these days. But, I suspect you are correct.  The younger generation, as you call them, can't be bothered to learn about our country's history, where Viet Nam or Korea are located or why they should care about such things.   It is unfortunate - they don't know what they are missing.

Sean Connery shall be missed by those, like me, who watched most of his films with wonder and excitement, and who always wanted more.  For several generations, including mine, he defined the concept of a movie star or actor. 

Nov 01, 2020 08:13 PM