Sean Connery appearing in The Seashell at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh in 1959. Whilst in the city he stayed with his parents in Fountainbridge.
Sean Connery appearing in The Seashell at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh in 1959. Whilst in the city he stayed with his parents in Fountainbridge.

11 jobs Sean Connery did around Edinburgh before becoming famous

Long before he earned superstar status as James Bond, Sean Connery was ‘Mr Oddjob’ and employed in a diverse number of professions around Edinburgh.

Most people are aware of his stint as a milkman for St Cuthbert’s Co-operative Society in his native Fountainbridge, but Connery turned his hand to around a dozen other jobs before pursuing a full-time acting career.

We take a look at 11 jobs done by the late film legend before he became famous.

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