The one thing that pops up when we see 007 is James Bond! The James Bond series was based on a fictional British Secret Service agent and was created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming. The character and stories became so famous that it got tailored for television, radio, comic strip, video games and films, by far the films have been the most popular. Many actors have played the James Bond character; still, according to the survey conducted by Radio times the audience has settled on one actor, let us have a look at the audience’s favorite.
Who is the best James Bond?
Recently Radio Times conducted a survey last week, in which around 14,000 people participated and voted for their favorite James Bond actor. The audiences have voted for Sean Connery as the best James Bond, and this is something that everyone quite expected as Sean Connery was at his finest as James Bond on screens. He is undoubtedly regarded as not only the first but the best on-screen 007. What shocked everyone was the actor who came to a second-place as the best, which is Timothy Dalton.
When this news surfaced the internet that Timothy Dalton was chosen as the second-best, the Daily Telegraph article called “Dalton’s placing above Pierce Brosnan – a ‘big surprise.’ Indeed, one would have expected the much-loved Roger Moore, who is almost as synonymous with the role as Connery, to have at least garnered the runners-up spot.” Timothy Dalton, in an interview during 1986, said, “I intend to approach this project with a sense of responsibility to the work of Ian Fleming.”
More about Sean Connery and his achievements:
Sir Thomas Sean Connery is a Scottish actor and producer and a holder of notable awards like The Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards, and three Golden Globes, including the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a Henrietta Award. Thomas Sean Connery was the first actor to play James bond, and he has starred in & James Bond films like Dr. No to You Only Live Twice, plus Diamonds Are Forever and Never Say Never Again, all of them between 1962 and 1983. Other than bond films Sean was also a part of films like Marnie Murder on the Orient Express, The Man Who Would Be King, The Name of the Rose, Highlander, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Hunt for Red October, Dragonheart, The Rock, and Finding Forrester. He has also won the award for the best supporting actor for his role in The Untouchables.
Sean Connery in The Sunday Herald has been polled as “The Greatest Living Scot” and in a EuroMillions survey as “Scotland’s Greatest Living National Treasure.” The People’s magazine has voted Sean Connery as both the “Sexiest Man Alive” in 1989 and the “Sexiest Man of the Century” in 1999. He had also received a lifetime achievement award in the US with a Kennedy Center Honor in 1999. There are no doubt people voted the first actor to play James bond the best amongst all! Many such exciting updates will be posted on world wire, so stay tuned!