|Born||Neil Niren Connery
1 January 1938
|Family||Sean Connery (brother)
Jason Connery (nephew)
Neil Niren Connery was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on 1 January 1938. The Connery family is of Irish origin. His father Joseph Connery was a truck driver and his mother Euphemia McBain a cleaning woman. Neil had a modest upbringing in a poor area of Edinburgh. Throughout his acting career, Neil has appeared in several films.
Neil Connery's film debut was in O.K. Connery (1967), a James Bond-inspired film. The film was retitled Operation Kid Brother in the United States and is also known as Operation Double 007. It became known for having a number of the original James Bond series actors appearing as similar characters.
In 1969 Connery appeared in the science fiction film The Body Stealers, also known as Thin Air, where he plays Jim Radford, an investigator trying to figure out why paratroopers are disappearing in mid-air.
For most of his life, he worked as a plasterer, until an accident in 1983 ended his career. He is married to Eleanor, with whom he has two daughters.
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