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A life in film

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1951 Gets a part in the stage mu­si­cal South Pa­cific, which in­volves singing There is Noth­ing Like a Dame for £12 a week for the next two years.

1961 Meets pro­ducer Al­bert “Cubby” Broc­coli, who is search­ing for some­one to play Bond. Writer Ian Flem­ing feels he is too un­re­fined and wants Cary Grant. But Cubby’s wife says Sean has sex ap­peal. 1962 Ap­pears in the first Bond, Dr No.

1986 Wins BAFTA Award for Best Ac­tor in a Lead­ing Role for The Name of the Rose. He also stars in High­lander with Christo­pher Lam­bert. 1988 Wins Acad­emy Award for Best Sup­port­ing Ac­tor for The Un­touch­ables.

1989 His part as Pro­fes­sor Henry Jones in Steven Spiel­berg’s In­di­ana Jones and the Last Cru­sade wins him Golden Globe and BAFTA nom­i­na­tions.

1990 Nom­i­nated for a BAFTA for his role in The Hunt for Red Oc­to­ber.

2001 Turns down role of Gan­dalf in The Lord of the Rings se­ries as he did not un­der­stand the nov­els. 2003 Ap­pears in his last lead­ing role in The League of Ex­tra­or­di­nary Gentle­men and is un­happy on set. De­clares he will not re­turn home un­til Scot­land be­comes an in­de­pen­dent coun­try.

 ??  ?? EARLY DAYS Sean was a stage ac­tor
EARLY DAYS Sean was a stage ac­tor
 ??  ?? HIGH­LANDER As Ramirez in 1986
HIGH­LANDER As Ramirez in 1986

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