He was a Scottish actor who was the first to play the role of James Bond on film. He was born to a truck driver father and a laundress mother. Connery was one of the many successful celebrities who rose from poverty to riches. In 1953, He was discovered by a local casting director and was offered to join in a musical stage play. From acting on stage, Connery got his chance to land on film. He was cast in numerous films including Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Goldfinger, and The Rock.