Congratulations are in order, as The 1st “James Bond” Sean Connery Clocks 90 and Pierce Brosnan Wishes Him a Happy Birthday on His Instagram
Pierce Brosnan went all out in his Instagram post as he congratulated the legendary actor, Sean Connery on Tuesday for his birthday.
The renowned actor posted a great black and white picture of himself and Connery holding glasses. The fellow “007” star captioned the post with heartwarming words part of which had him calling the iconic "James Bond" actor his "Bond of inspiration."
Pierce Brosnan at the 'Ghost Writer' Photocall during day two of the 60th Berlin International Film Festival at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 12, 2010 in Berlin, Germany. | Photo: Getty Images
The legendary actor received various congratulatory wishes from Piers Morgan and Rob Delaney. Piers Morgan's caption called him the first and best bind after wishing him a happy 90th birthday.
Earlier this month, fans of the iconic Scottish actor voted him as the best “James Bond.”
Sir Sean Connery ahead of a screening of his old 1975 classic movie "The Man Who Would be King" in Edinburgh on June 20, 2010 | Photo: Getty Images.
The official James Bond Twitter account also posted a clip with the caption that read, “Happy Birthday to our original 007, Sean Connery, who turns 90 today. With love from Michael, Barbara, everyone at EON, and all your fans.”
More stars like, Aston Martin, Juda Murray, Mark Cousins, and so many others also celebrated the actors' Birthday on their pages.
Earlier this month, fans of the iconic Scottish actor voted him as the best “James Bond.” The first-ever “007” swept the board even though according to reports Connery wasn’t initially the creator of the character, Ian Fleming’s first choice for the role.
From his first appearance in 1962 till his final Bond film “Never Say Never Again” in 1983, the renowned actor proved his talent again and again, receiving numerous awards and recognitions. It wasn’t a surprise that the “Golden Globes Award” official page also celebrated the Icon.
Thanks to his very successful career the veteran actor enjoys a well-deserved retirement which he announced in 2006 when he accepted the “American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award” with a net worth of $120 million according to the site The Richest.
After retirement from acting the star returned to the spotlight as an executive producer of the animated movie “Sir Billi the vet” where he also did voice acting.