Here is Sean Connery in the persona for which he is most famous: James Bond, Agent 007. This photo was taken in 1982 during the making of the movie "Never Say Never Again." (The first time Connery played James Bond was in 1962's "Dr. No.")
To many movie mavens, James Bond may be best known for his babes. But his cars run a close second. During the making of "Goldfinger" (1964), Sean Connery posed with the famous Aston Martin DB5 that was used in the film.
Here is Sean Connery as 007 in a scene from the movie "You Only Live Twice" (1967).
Bernie Casey, left, and Sean Connery in 1982 in Nice during the making of the film "Never Say Never Again." The title of that movie was a wry commentary on Connery's return to the role of James Bond. After making "Diamonds Are Forever" in 1971, he had vowed never to play the part again.
Here is another photo taken in 1982 during the making of "Never Say Never Again" in Nice, France. This was the seventh time Sean Connery played James Bond.
When he wasn't playing James Bond, Sean Connery took some other pretty interesting roles. Here, Connery and Charlotte Rampling pose in a promotional still for the science fiction film "Zardoz" (1973), directed by John Borman.
Sean Connery, left, congratulates Polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda, right, after he was awarded the Palme d'Or May 27, 1981, at the end of the 34th International Cannes Film festival for his movie "Iron Man." In the center, smiling, is Wajda's wife, Krystyna Zachwatowicz.
In 1990, Sean Connery starred with Alec Baldwin and Scott Glenn in "The Hunt for Red October."
As he matured as an actor, many honors came to Connery. Here, he sits in a chair and lifts his bare feet in the air after imprinting his feet in cement at Mann's Chinese Theater in Hollywood April 13, 1999. The following year, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth.
Sean Connery and his wife, Micheline, arrive at the opening of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland, July 1, 1999. It was the first Scottish parliament in more than 300 years.
Here are the 1999 Kennedy Center honorees: dancer and teacher Judith Jamison, top left, actor Sean Connery, top right, actor Jason Robards, seated left, singer and songwriter Stevie Wonder, center, and comedian and pianist Victor Borge. They posed for the media Dec. 4, 1999, at the State Department in Washington, D.C.
Sean Connery arrives at the premiere of his film "Finding Forrester" in Beverly Hills, Calif., Dec. 1, 2000.
Sean Connery makes some remarks at the U.S. Capitol Building after receiving the Wallace Award from the American Scottish Foundation on April 5, 2001. Connery, a Scot, joined an official Scottish campaign to entice U.S. visitors back to the country in the wake of the foot-and-mouth crisis.
Connery, a Scot, often wears his family colors. Here, he shows off the full regalia before receiving the Wallace Award from the American Scottish Foundation at the U.S. Capitol Building on April 5, 2001.
Sean Connery and his wife, Micheline, attend the "Dressed To Kilt" fashion show celebrating Tartan Week and benefiting The Friends of Scotland, at Sotheby's April 5, 2004, in New York City.
Sean Connery leads the V.I.P. Box in a Mexican Wave during the sixth day of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship on June 25, 2005, at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London.
Sean Connery and Rhonaldinho of FC Barcelona are seen Nov. 29, 2005, before the friendly match between FC Barcelona and The Peace Team, played at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. The Peace Team was composed of Israeli and Palestinians playing together.
Actress Renee Zellweger and actor Sean Connery share a giggle at the Governor's Ball after the 76th Annual Academy Awards at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel on Feb. 29, 2004.
Glenn Close and Sean Connery attend the HBO premiere of "Strip Search" April 12, 2004 in New York City.
Sean Connery gets the European Film Award 2005 for Lifetime Achievement at Arena on Dec. 3, 2005, in Berlin, Germany.