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Born: August 25, 1930 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: United Kingdom Profession: Cast ...
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1943:
Drove a milk wagon at age 13, making deliveries before school
1946:
Joined the Royal Navy for a 12-year stint at age 16
1949:
Discharged from the Navy after three years due to ulcers
1951:
London stage debut in chorus of "South Pacific"
1953:
Participated in the Mr. Universe bodybuiding contest; placing third
1956:
Received positive notices for his lead performance in the BBC TV production of Rod Serling's "Requiem for a Heavyweight"
1956:
Film acting debut, "No Road Back"
1958:
Played first leading role when he acted as Lana Turner's leading man in the British-made "Another Time, Another Place"
1959:
First film made in America, the Walt Disney production, "Darby O'Gill and the Little People"
1962:
Breakthrough role, playing the British secret agent in the first of the James Bond series, "Dr. No"; film based on the 1958 novel by Ian Fleming
1969:
Debut as stage director, the London production of "I've Seen You Cut Lemons"
1969:
Debut as documentary filmmaker with "The Bowler and the Bonnet"
1971:
Final official appearance as 007 in "Diamonds Are Forever"; donated his $1.25 million salary to the Scottish International Education Trust Fund
1972:
Formed Tantallon Productions for the making of Sidney Lumet's "The Offense"
1983:
Made one-shot return to playing James Bond in "Never Say Never Again"
1987:
Had Oscar winning role as Jim Malone in Brian De Palma's "The Untouchables"
1989:
Starred as Professor Henry Jones, the father of Harrison Ford's titular character in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"
1990:
Played Captain Marko Ramius in "The Hunt for Red October"; based on the novel by Tom Clancy
1992:
First film as executive producer, "Medicine Man"; also co-starred with Lorraine Bracco
1995:
Cast as King Arthur opposite Richard Gere as Lancelot in "First Knight"
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Formed production company, Fountainbridge Films
1996:
Co-starred with Nicolas Cage in "The Rock"
1998:
Won Tony Award for producing the play "Art"; production debuted on the London stage in 1996
1998:
Cast as the villain in a remake of the 1960s British cult series, "The Avengers"
1998:
Acted with Gena Rowlands in the ensemble drama "Playing By Heart"
1999:
Played a jewel thief trailed by an insurance investigator (Catherine Zeta-Jones) in "Entrapment"
2000:
Portrayed a reclusive, Pulitzer-winning author in Gus Van Sant's "Finding Forrester"
2003:
Played the lead role in the feature adaptation of "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"; also produced
2005:
Announced he would retire from film-making
2008:
Published his autobiography, <i>Being a Scot</i>, which coincided with his 78th birthday

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