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  • Scottish movie legend Sean Connery, who shot to international stardom playing James Bond, has died aged 90 according to British media reports.

  • Thea actor graced the silver screen for four decades.

  • Raised in near poverty in the slums of Edinburgh, he worked as a coffin polisher and milkman before his body building Hobby helped launch an acting career that made him one of the world's biggest stars.

  • How important was James Bond in the development of Sean Connery?

  • Well, obviously very important because of the A worldwide attention that drew one.

  • And Jake put one into another market bracket altogether as Bond.

  • His debonair manner and wry humor belied a darker, violent edge.

  • He is credited with crafting a depth of character that set the standard for those who followed him in the role, such as British actor Daniel Craig.

  • Me, Sean Connery defined the role, so he's always going to be someone I've looked.

  • I looked towards when I especially when I started this and Dr No from Russia with Love It two of my favorite films.

  • Connery played a Siris of noteworthy rolls besides double 07 winning an Academy Award for his role in the 1987 movie The Untouchables.

  • He was an ardent supporter of Scotland's independence, so much so that he had the words Scotland forever tattooed on his arm.

  • When he was knighted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth in 2000, he wore full Scottish dress, including the kilt of his mother's clan.

  • Connery retired from movies after disputes with the director of his final outing, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen in 2000 and three.

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