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151 example sentences with  connery

151 example sentences with connery

It made a queer relation for her; a relation that struck her at this moment as less edifying, less natural and graceful than it would have been even for her remarkable motherand still in spite of this parent's third marriage, her union with Mr. Connery, from whom she was informally separated.

Julia had remembered him as old, since she had so constantly thought of her mother as old; which Mrs. Connery was indeed nowfor her daughterwith her dozen years of actual seniority to Mr. Pitman and her exquisite hair, the densest, the finest tangle of arranged silver tendrils that had ever enhanced the effect of a preserved complexion.

She had never doubted of his probable faultswhich her mother had vividly depicted as the basest of vices; since some of them, and the most obvious (not the vices, but the faults) were written on him as he stood there: notably, for instance, the exasperating "business slackness" of which Mrs. Connery had, before the tribunal, made so pathetically much.

She was sure even then of this, that he wouldn't put to her a query about his former wife, that he took to-day no grain of interest in Mrs. Connery; that his interest, such as it wasand he couldn't look quite like that, to Julia Bride's expert perception, without something in the nature of a new onewould be a thousand times different.

It cost her so little to recognize in Mrs. Connery at forty-seven, and in spite, or perhaps indeed just by reason, of the arranged silver tendrils which were so like some rare bird's-nest in a morning frost, a facile supremacy for the dazzling effectit cost her so little that her view even rather exaggerated the lustre of the different maternal items.

These things had been the "points" of antelope and zebra; putting Mrs. Connery for the zebra, as the more remarkably striped or spotted.

The fools we were capable of beingwell, you know better than any one: unless perhaps not quite so well as Mr. Connery.

Connery has gone to China.

A commanding screen presence throughout his long career, Sean Connery came to define British novelist Ian Flemingā€™s dashing and deadly secret agent.

Basinger got a big break in 1983 when she appeared in Never Say Never Again alongside actor Sean Connery.

Because while Sean Connery has been voted the greatest, and current Bond Daniel Craig failed to make it into the top three.

ā€œBond came on the scene after the War, at a time when people were fed up with rationing and drab times and utility clothes and a predominantly gray color in life,ā€ Connery, who served in the British Navy as a teenager, told Playboy in 1965.

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Connery was the son of a factory worker and a cleaning woman.

Brosnan then talks of the influence Connery has had on him.

But in 2010, a bust sculpture of Connery made in bronze was put up in the Estonian capital of Tallinn, outside the Tallinn Scottish Club.

By the end of Mooreā€™s tenure as Bond - and Conneryā€™s, and Pierce Brosnanā€™s - movie fans knew that wasn't the actor jumping out of airplanes, flying helicopters through buildings, or skiing down the cliff.

By then he was at peace with James Bond, and when he arrived onstage at the Oscar ceremony he declared, "The name's Connery.

Caine ā€“ his friend and former co-star ā€“ also suggested another reason for Conneryā€™s decision.

College of Art, to make ends meet if you know what I mean,ā€ Connery replied.

CONNERY: (As Daniel Dravot) Peachy, I'm heartily ashamed for getting you killed instead of going home rich like you deserve to, on account of me being so bleeding high and bloody mighty.

Connery, as James Bond, poses at an event for the movie Thunderball.

Connery had originally been unsure about signing on to the franchise, but his time as Bond proved to be iconic ā€“ so iconic, that Bond author Ian Fleming wrote Conneryā€™s Scottish heritage into canon.

Connery is Bond and heā€™s not going to come back as another character.

Connery is surrounded by women in a scene from the 1967 movie ā€œYou Only Live Twice.ā€

Connery is survived by his second wife Micheline Roquebrune, his son Jason Connery and grandson Dashiell Connery.

Connery is survived by his second wife Micheline Roquebrune, his son Jason Connery and grandson Dashiell Connery.

Connery is survived by his second wife, painter Micheline Roquebrune, whom he married in 1975; his son by Cilento, actor Jason Connery; and a grandson from Jason's marriage to actress Mia Sara.

Connery is survived by his second wife, painter Micheline Roquebrune, whom he married in 1975; his son by Cilento, actor Jason Connery; and a grandson from Jason's marriage to actress Mia Sara.

Connery played Fordā€™s father, professor Henry Jones, in the franchiseā€™s third installment, ā€œIndiana Jones and the Last Crusade,ā€ affectionately calling the filmā€™s whip-cracking protagonist ā€œJunior.ā€

Connery played Ian Flemingā€™s famous spy for the first time in the 1962 film Dr No before going on to star in From Russia With Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice and Diamonds Are Forever.

ā€˜Connery rather than Craigā€™

Connery ribs and roasts Trebek about his mother's sexual indiscretions, while Reynold pulls out a giant sombrero from backstage while continuing to spout utter nonsense.

Conneryā€™s portrayal has been a tough act to follow for successors like Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig.

Connery stole the show (from Kevin Costner and Robert DeNiro) and won Best Supporting Actor in the hit adaptation of the Al Capone/Eliot Ness saga.

Connery's wife and two sons said he "died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family" in the Bahamas, where he lived.

Connery was a Scottish patriot and was a support of Scotlandā€™s independence.

Connery was a very different type from Fleming's Bond character with his impeccable social background, preferring beer to Bond's vodka martini cocktails that were ā€œ"shaken not stirred."

Connery was Bond in ā€œFrom Russia with Loveā€ in 1963, ā€œGoldfingerā€ in 1964, ā€œThunderballā€ in 1965 and ā€œYou Only Live Twiceā€ in 1967, before he left the series in a dispute over compensation.

Connery was married twice in his life, first to actress Diane Cilento from 1962 to 1973, then to Micheline Roquebrune from 1975 until his death.

During the tour, Connery worked his way up to the small role of Lt. Buzz Adams and adopted the stage name Sean Connery.

During the tour, Connery worked his way up to the small role of Lt. Buzz Adams and adopted the stage name Sean Connery.

Even before his acting ability was apparent, the 6-foot-2 Mr. Connery had a remarkable physical presence, onscreen and off.

Even though Connery became a huge star in 1962 with the release of ā€œDr.

Farewell: Antonio Banderas shared a slew of snaps of Connery from over the years, writing: 'Adios mister Connery'

Farewell: Antonio Banderas shared a slew of snaps of Connery from over the years, writing: 'Adios mister Connery'

Ford had this to say about working with Connery.

Happy Birthday to our original 007, Sean Connery, who turns 90 today.

His family of Connery's passing, "How infinitely sad to hear the news Sir Sean Connery has passed away.

His family of Connery's passing, "How infinitely sad to hear the news Sir Sean Connery has passed away.

Also, while Moore wasnā€™t as iconic as Sean Connery in terms of the Bond persona, he really did pour a lot of heart and soul into the humor that he loved to bring to the table.

If he enjoyed being silly on the screen, Mr. Connery was darker and more complex when the arc lights were turned off.

Including a photo of Connery, Brosnan speaks about the admiration he has for the Hollywood legend in the caption.

In fact, Bay is the latest person to have worked with Connery to write a special tribute in his honor.

In fact, when BBC drama head Michael Barry attended the rehearsals, he wasn't impressed with Connery and told the filmmaker to "find a new leading man."

ā€œIn these early films,ā€ observed the novelist and filmmaker Michael Crichton, who directed Connery in The Great Train Robbery (1979), ā€œConnery exudes a rich, dark animal presence that is almost overpowering.ā€

ā€œIn these early films,ā€ observed the novelist and filmmaker Michael Crichton, who directed Connery in The Great Train Robbery (1979), ā€œConnery exudes a rich, dark animal presence that is almost overpowering.ā€

In this file photo taken on February 19, 1965 Scottish actor Sean Connery (R) and his partner Claudine Auger (L) answer journalists' questions in Paris.

"It says something for the extraordinary charisma of this Edinburgh lad to have created the most iconic character in film & then, rather than be typecast by it, become equally famous for just being Sean Connery.

It says something for the extraordinary charisma of this Edinburgh lad to have created the most iconic character in film & then, rather than be typecast by it, become equally famous for just being Sean Connery.

It would make sense, with Sean Connery making his first outing as Bond nearly 60 years ago, it stands to reason that it hasn't always been the same man but rather a series of men who have taken on the moniker of Bond.

I wouldnā€™t say that was true of every movie Connery would go on to make, until he decided to disappear from the screen near the beginning of this millennium.

JAMES BOND actor Daniel Craig has paid tribute to Sean Connery as ā€œone of the true greats of cinemaā€ following the Scottish actorā€™s death at the age of 90.

James Bond is one of the most prestigious roles in cinema, one several great actors ā€” Sean Connery, Roger Moore, and Daniel Craig, among others ā€” have stepped into.

Meanwhile, Pierce wrote: 'Sir Sean Connery, you were my greatest James Bond as a boy, and as a man who became James Bond himself.

Model and Bond girl Tania Mallet died on 30 March, aged 77. She earned her only credited acting role opposite Sean Connery in 1964 film Goldfinger, playing Tilly Masterson.

And though it was the most profitable of the series (adjusting for inflation), it feels like the most impersonal of Conneryā€™s, with a hard-to-remember plot and middling characters.

Mr. Connery dived wholly into the role of a brutal British police detective in Lumetā€™s ā€œThe Offenceā€ (1973), opposite Trevor Howard and Bannen.

Ms. Roquebrune, a Moroccan-French painter, married Mr. Connery in 1975.

Netanyahu writes on Twitter that he and his wife, Sara, ā€œare greatly saddened by the passing of Sean Connery, an iconic actor and a wonderful friend.

Never Say Never Again is a tongue-in-cheek reference to the fact that Sean Connery returned to play James Bond one final time after claiming he would "never" again portray 007 when he retired from the role over a decade prior.

Nevertheless Connery was inspired casting as James Bond.

Of all the many moving tributes to Sean Connery, it was Harrison Fordā€™s reflections that got me.

OHMSS was the sixth film in the series, and all the previous five had featured Connery, the only face audiences associated with Bond until then.

On screen, Connery brimmed with innate sexuality, topped off by a cool, insolent sense of menace.

Pinewood Studios, home of the Bond film franchise, said in a statement: ā€œWe are extremely saddened to hear of the passing of the legendary Sir Sean Connery.

Playing the menacing and over-the-top villain Sir August de Wynter, Connery gets to blow the doors off of screen as a perfect Bond villain, whose major plot is to ravage the world with rampant weather he controls.

A rare Rolex watch like the one worn by Sean Connery's that was bought second hand for just Ā£20 is now set to sell for Ā£150,000.

Sean Connery attending an event in 2007.

Sean Connery, best known as the first actor to play James Bond on the big screen, has died at the age of 90. He ā€œdied peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family,ā€ publicist Nancy Seltzer said in a statement Saturday.

Sean Connery on the set of Bond film ā€˜Dr Noā€™

Sean Connery passes at age 90. Had dinner with him two years ago in the Bahamas.

Sean Connery returned to the role of James Bond one last time for 1983ā€™s ā€œNever Say Never Again,ā€ co-starring Kim Basinger.

Sean Connery starred as James Bond for the first time in the 1962 film ā€œDr.

The president tweeted: 'The legendary actor, 007 Sean Connery, has past on to even greener fairways.

The producers said Conneryā€™s ā€œgritty and witty portrayal of the sexy and charismatic secret agentā€ was largely responsible for the success of the series.

'There was a Who's Who of Hollywood stars there, including Demi Moore, Nicolas Cage, Sharon Stone and some of the most powerful studio heads in town, but Connery exuded an almost mythical power.

There were forays into the world of bodybuilding and even football, with Connery catching the eye of Manchester United manager Sir Matt Busby during one trial.

The title was suggested by Connery's wife, who reminded her husband he had vowed "never to play Bond again".

The US President is not alone in paying tribute to Connery with the likes of Daniel Craig and Pierce Brosnan among those to issue statements following the 90-year-old actorā€™s sad passing.

They gave no cause of death, but said that Connery ā€œdied overnight in his sleep, while in the Bahamas.

This increased focus on having an interconnected plot means that when Craig does eventually retire from playing 007 for good, it will have a greater impact than when any of his predecessors made the same call, with the exception of Sean Connery perhaps.

To those of a certain generation, James Bond 007 will forever be defined by the way the original movie Bond, Sean Connery, played him.

ā€œWe are all working at understanding this huge event as it only happened so recently, even though my dad has been unwell for some time,ā€ Jason Connery said in a statement.

When he decided to become an actor, he was told that Thomas Sean Connery wouldnā€™t fit on a theatre marquee so he dropped his first name.

Where the hell is Sean Connery and the outlanders when you really need them?

While some major actors donā€™t usually retire from the movies, Connery seemed committed to the decision and stayed mostly away from Hollywood.

Afterwards, he made a deal with EON Productions to produce a film adaptation starring Sean Connery.

For the former, I get better (i.e. real) commentary versus "he shoots and scores", or the Irish guy and his "onion bag" and his Sean Connery-as-Bond soundalike partner.

Mr. Edward Connery (If I did not buy carrot seed, I could save all that money, but I would not have carrots next fall.

Mr. Edward Connery (secret ballots, Marianne?