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  • Sean Connery

    Born on August 25, 1930 in Edinburgh, Scotland

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The Hunt for Red October (1990)

Sean Connery as "Captain Marko Ramius"

Based on the popular Tom Clancy novel, this suspenseful movie tracks Soviet submarine captain Marko Ramius (Sean Connery) as he abandons his orders and heads for the east coast of the United States. Equipped with innovative stealth technology, Ramius' submarine, "Red October," is virtually invisible. However, when an American sub briefly detects the Russians' presence, CIA agent Jack Ryan (Alec Baldwin) sets out to determine Ramius' motives, fearing he may launch an attack on the U.S.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Sean Connery as "Professor Henry Jones, Sr."

An art collector appeals to Jones to embark on a search for the Holy Grail. He learns that another archaeologist has disappeared while searching for the precious goblet, and the missing man is his own father, Dr. Henry Jones. The artifact is much harder to find than they expected, and its powers are too much for those impure in heart.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1989) Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1989) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

The Untouchables (1987)

Sean Connery as "Jim Malone"

After building an empire with bootleg alcohol, legendary crime boss Al Capone (Robert De Niro) rules Chicago with an iron fist. Though Prohibition agent Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner) attempts to take Capone down, even his best efforts fail due to widespread corruption within the Windy City's police force. Recruiting an elite group of lawmen who won't be swayed by bribes or fear, including Irish-American cop Jimmy Malone (Sean Connery), Ness renews his determination to bring Capone to justice.

Academy Award (1987) Won Best Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1987) Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1987) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

The Name of the Rose (1986)

Sean Connery as "William of Baskerville"

In the 14th century, William of Baskerville (Sean Connery), a renowned Franciscan monk, and his apprentice, Adso of Melk (Christian Slater), travel to an abbey where a suspicious death has occurred. Using his deductive powers, William begins investigating what he believes to be murder. During the course of his investigation, several more monks wind up dead. With fear running through the abbey, the church leaders call forth Bernardo Gui (F. Murray Abraham), William's nemesis, to find the truth.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1987) Won Actor in a Leading Role

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