Considered a true living legend in Hollywood, Sean Connery turned 90 in August 2020. The Scottish actor retired in 2010, but still maintains a special place in the hearts of his fans.
Born in 1930 in Fountainbridge, Scotland Connery started his acting career in the 1950s, when he was cast in numerous U.K. films and television programs. In the early ’60s, he landed the role of the secret agent James Bond in the movie “Dr. No”, continuing the role in seven films between 1962 and 1983 and gaining massive popularity. He worked regularly in film thereafter, and in 1987 won an Academy Award as a supporting actor for The Untouchables. Connery later starred in movies like Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and The Hunt for Red October before retiring from acting.
A naturally talented performer and a man of irresistible charm, Sean Connery is also revered for his impeccable style, which, like that of his alter ego James Bond, embodies the epitome of the English gentleman. To celebrate the birthday of this unforgettable star, we’re sharing the five style lessons he taught us.