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

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Sean Connery receives Knighthood (© Rex Features)
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Connery finally became Sir Sean when he received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II in 2000. He had been nominated in 1997 and 1998 and, while some claim the delay was down to his Scottish nationalist beliefs, others state that it was because of comments he'd made apparently condoning violence towards women.

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