Sean Connery - pictured with wrestler Chopper Howlett in the Fifties - had developed an interest in body building, and even took part in the 1950 Mr Universe competition, coming third overall. I always had a thing for Sean Connery.
In my opion Connery didn't get hot until after he was done being Bond. Sean Connery (center) placed third in the Mr Universe competition in 1953 (in the truly amateur, pre-steroid days of bodybuilding)
Photo: P. Scottish superstar Sean Connery won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and also a BAFTA Award. He is best known as the original secret agent starring in seven James Bond films between 1962 and 1
Sean Connery as James Bond in the 1963 film Dr. This film was the first in a series of now over 20 films. Connery is seen here as a older style of being manly and sexy by having a suave and mysterious characteristics.