Fri, 05 Oct 2012 14:00:00 GMT | By Francis Whittaker
Sean Connery: the first Bond in profile

Winning an Academy Award



Sean Connery at the 1988 Academy Awards (© Getty Images)
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Despite being one of the most widely-recognized film actors on the planet, it wasn't until 1988 that Connery received recognition from the Academy. He won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his turn in cop drama The Untouchables - the only time he's even been nominated.

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