It was on this present he met Carol Sopel, an actress he dated for a while, as mentioned in Andrew Yule’s Sean Connery: Neither Shaken Nor Stirred.
He dated different girls, together with Julie Hamilton, daughter of filmmaker Jill Craigie, who, in response to Yule, thought he was “beautiful” after seeing him in a kilt.
Sir Sean carried out in numerous theatrical roles earlier than his first movie function when he was an additional in Lilacs within the Spring in 1954.
Despite having numerous roles all through the 1950s, together with in Another Time, Another Place and BBC sequence Anna Karenina, his huge break got here as James Bond in 1962.
This was additionally the yr he married his first spouse, Diane Cilento, an Australian actress.