John Bellany

Sir Sean Connery, b. 1930. Actor

About this artwork

Sean Connery was born in Edinburgh and began his working life in jobs as various as milkman, lifeguard, coffin-polisher and artists’ model. He made his theatrical debut in the chorus line of the London production of ‘South Pacific’ in 1951. He then moved into film and television work. His great public success began with the James Bond movies, starting with ‘Dr No’ in 1962, which made him a top box-office draw and international film star. He has also endowed the Scottish Education Trust with the profits of the film 'Diamonds Are Forever'.

  • title:
    Sir Sean Connery, b. 1930. Actor
  • accession number:
    PG 2700
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  • depicted:
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  • materials:
    Oil on canvas
  • date created:
    About 1985
  • measurements:
    152.50 x 122.30 cm
  • credit line:
    Purchased 1986
  • copyright:
    © The Estate of John Bellany. All Rights Reserved 2019 / Bridgeman Images
  • photographer:
    Antonia Reeve

John Bellany

John Bellany