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Late Neil Connery - Sean Connery's Brother and Former Actor

Published Fri Jun 04 2021 By sonalama
Late Neil Connery - Sean Connery's Brother and Former Actor

Neil Niren Connery was a Scottish actor and Sean Connery's younger brother. He was born on December 16th, 1938, in Edinburgh, Scotland, and raised there.

His father, Joseph Connery, worked as a truck driver, and his mother, Euphemia McLean, as a cleaner. Connery grew in a low-income neighborhood in Edinburgh. He appeared in a number of movies. Connery died from a short illness on May 9, 2021, at the age of 82, seven months afterward his older sibling.

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Acting Career

Neil Connery screen debut in O.K. A James Bond-inspired film, Connery (1967). In the United States, the film was renamed Operation Kid Brother, and it is also widely acknowledged as Operation Double 007. Connery starred as Jim Radford in the science fiction film The Body Stealers, also known as Thin Air, in 1969. 

Connery had a special appearance on the British TV series Only When I Laugh in 1980. He appeared in the second season's episode 7 ("Last Tango"). Connery made a comeback on the big screen as Mr. Bond in the Hong Kong action comedy picture Aces Go Places 3 in 1984, capitalizing on his brother's stardom.

Neil Connery's movie poster "O.K.CONNERY"
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Connery worked as a plasterer for the majority of his life until an injury in 1983 interrupted his profession.

What's His Net Worth?

The former actor Neil Connery's net worth is estimated to be over $7.5 million, which he has amassed over the course of his life. His acting career provided him with most of his earnings. He seems to have lived a very comfortable and rich life.

Married Man

The Scottish actor Neil Niren Connery is the father of two daughters and is married to Eleanor Connery. He has tried to keep his personal life very secret after retiring from the film industry, and he has not disclosed any additional information about his personal life.

His Brother- Sean Connery

His older brother "Sean Connery"
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Sir Sean Connery was a Scottish actor who starred in a number of films. Between 1962 and 1983, he was the first actor to play fictional British secret agent James Bond on film, appearing in seven Bond films. Marnie (1964), The Hill (1965), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), A Bridge Too Far (1977), and Highlander (1986) were among the films in which Connery appeared. 

Connery formally retired from acting in 2006, although he reappeared in 2012 for voice-over work.

Connery passed away on October 31, 2020, at the age of 90, at his residence in the Lyford Cay neighborhood of Nassau, Bahamas, from pneumonia and heart failure.

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