The Iconic Thomas Sean Connery has so many titles to his name; from the being the most famous Scot to receiving the title of Knight to being the sexiest man alive in the early 1900s. Above all of these titles and recognitions, Connery stands most significantly for playing the role of the “Great American Hero” James Bond for the first five Bond films. His casting was doubted so much as he was not what the producer had in mind. After much thought and consideration, “Cubby” Broccoli finally decided to let him have the role. In no time, Sean became one of the most known sex symbols in the history of film.
Date of Birth: August 25, 1930
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
He joined the Navy but had to leave later due to medical problems. Connery was also great at the sports but decided to choose a career in acting and never for once regretted this choice. After his role as James Bond, as expected, the whole world knew him and his talent was being celebrated everywhere. It was therefore not difficult getting casted in other movies as he was the ‘man with the golden touch’. Read on to see how many ids he has and to know the fortunate women that won the heart of the Hollywood legend.
Diane Cilento (ex-wife)
Duration of Marriage: 1962 – 1973 (11 years)
Date of Birth: October 5, 1933
Date of Death: October 6, 2011 (aged 78)
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Cilento was an Australian film actress and author who followed a career in acting since she was a young girl. Her marriage to Sean was her second and after the divorce from Connery, Diane got married to Anthony Shaffer whom she was with from 1985 until her death in 2011. She died of cancer on the day after her 78th birthday in the hospital. While she was freshly divorced with the acting genius, she claimed he was domestically violent.
Micheline Roquebrune (wife)
Duration of Marriage: May 6, 1975 till present
Year of Birth: 1929
He married Micheline two years after his divorce and since 1975, both lovers have stayed married. They met in 1970 and at the time, she had been married twice and Connery was just recovering from his first divorce. They did not speak the same language but the French and Spanish Fluent petite woman says the body language was more than enough.
They have no child together but say that love and fun is the secret of their enviable marriage of more than four decades. Roquebrune who is an acclaimed artist understands that every lady wants her sex idol husband but she has managed to remain the one true love of the life of her legendary husband. Micheline has 3 kids of her own from her previous marriages – Olivier, Micha and Stephane.
Jason Joseph Connery (son with Diane Cilento)
Date of Birth: January 11, 1963
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Jason is like his father an actor and is also a director. He is known for his role in Robin of Sherwood (1986). In 1996, the only child to Sean Connery tied the knot with his then girlfriend, Mia Sara and they had their first child Dashiell in 1997. They sadly ended their relationship with a divorce in 2002.
Jason however loves his dad and took to media to cancel the allegations his mother made concerning Connery. He responded by saying his late mother was only making fabrications and hurtful lies and that his father is not a monster. Jason and Sean live in different countries but they communicate and keep in touch as often as they can.