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

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade



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One of his biggest post-Bond box office successes came in 1989, when he played the eponymous hero's father in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade - despite only being 12 years older than leading man Harrison Ford. Steven Spielberg and George Lucas were desperate for Connery to take the role as the Indiana Jones series had been heavily inspired by his take on James Bond.

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