Sean Connery

by Lil Vacha on March 1, 2013

Birth Name: Thomas Sean Connery

Place of Birth: Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland

Date of Birth: August 25, 1930

Ethnicity: Scottish, Irish

Sean Connery is a Scottish actor and producer. He is known for playing James Bond. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for The Untouchables (1987).

Sean is the son of Euphemia McBain (McLean) and Joseph Connery. His son, Jason Connery, and his brother, Neil Connery, have also acted.

Sean’s paternal grandfather was the son of Irish parents, and Sean’s paternal grandmother was Scottish. Sean’s maternal grandparents were also Scottish, though Sean’s maternal grandmother may have had some Irish ancestry as well.

Sean was selected People Magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” in 1989. He is thus far the only Scottish-born man to have been given this title by the magazine.

Sean’s paternal grandparents were Thomas Connery (the son of James Connery and Elizabeth McPhillips) and Jeannie “Jean” Lawson McNab (the daughter of John McNab and Jeanie Allison). John was the son of George McNab and Elizabeth Reid.

Sean’s maternal grandfather was Neil McLean/Maclean (the son of John McLean/Maclean and Euphemia McBain). John was the son of John McLean/Maclean and Janet Mathieson. Euphemia was the daughter of William McBain and Mary Gourlay.

Sean’s maternal grandmother was Helen Forbes Ross (the daughter of John Forbes Ross and Mary Reilly). John was the son of James Ross and Christina Tullock.

Sources: Family history of Sean Connery – http://web.archive.org

Genealogy of Sean Connery – https://www.geni.com

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