Sean Connery turns 90. Yes, you read that correctly

Sean Connery turns 90. Yes, you read that correctly


The first James Bond turned 90 on Tuesday, as difficult as that is to believe.

It’s true: Connery was born August 25, 1930, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The beloved actor, who starred as Agent 007 in the first Bond film “Dr. No” in 1962, hasn’t been on the Hollywood radar for years, but that doesn’t mean he’s not still a big star.

Social media celebrated his milestone birthday and The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw celebrated the actor and his career in a piece headlined “Sean Connery at 90: a dangerously seductive icon of masculinity.”

“As much as the Beatles, it was Connery’s charismatic Bond who kept alive Britain’s postwar amour-propre,” Bradshaw writes. “Does Britain appear to be waning pathetically on the world stage? Oh no. Britain is still powerful — but in secret, you see, like…



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