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Sean Connery

Sean Connery (actor; born August 25, 1930, in Edinburgh, Scotland) The man who came to define dash and elegance for an entire generation of moviegoers grew up in a poor tenement in Edinburgh, Scotland, the eldest of two sons of a truck driver and a charwoman. Young Thomas Sean Connery began helping to support his family with his first job at the age of seven, delivering milk. By 13 he had to quit school, working as a day laborer, a steel bender, a cement mixer. He joined the Royal Navy in 1947 for a 12-year stint, but he was discharged due to severe stomach ulcers in 1950. Then came his first job in show business: movie usher.