Sean Connery(1930-2020), Actor
Sir (Thomas) Sean Connery
Sitter in 7 portraits
Inimitably Ian Fleming's James Bond in Dr No (1962), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965) and other films. Connery never allowed himself to become typecast, acting in films that crossed a broad range of genres, including Marnie (1964), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Hunt for Red October (1990), Medicine Man (1992) and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003).
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 1962
published by United Artists Music Ltd, after Unknown artist
halftone reproduction, published 1963
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.