Neil Connery - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 9, 2020

Neil Connery
Profession: Former Actor, Plasterer
Best Known For: O.K. Connery
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : January 1, 1938 (age 84)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Neil Connery
Birth Place: Edinburgh, Scotland
Horoscope: Capricorn
Father's Name: Joseph Connery
Mother's Name: Euphemia McLean
Siblings: 1

Sean Connery (older brother)

Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Scottish, Irish)
Nationality: Scottish


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Elinor Connery
Children: 2


Body Measurements

Height: 1.82 meter (5 feet 12 inch)
Weight: 68 kg (149.91 lb)
Hair Color: Brown/Grey
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Neil Connery?

Retired Scottish actor Neil Connery had a short stint in films. But the younger brother of Sean Connery left it all to run a business of his own.

Credit: ezgif (Neil Connery in a film)

Neil Connery: Age, Parents, Siblings

Neil Connery was born on January 1, 193,8 in Edinburgh, Scotland to parents Euphemia McLean and Joseph Connery. His mother worked as a cleaning woman while his father was a factory worker and lorry driver. He has an older brother who is a famous actor, Sean Connery. He is also an uncle to Jason Connery.

Education, Ethnicity

Growing up, his family was poor and the siblings worked hard at odd jobs to help their parents’ financial status. Both were raised in Edinburgh and his education details are all vacant.

His ethnicity is Scottish, Irish.

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Neil Connery: Wife, Children, Marriage

Neil Connery is a married man. His wife’s name is Elinor Connery and they have two daughters together. The names and birthdates of their children are kept private. He is also a grandfather.

Neil Connery: Career

Before fame

Before fame, Connery worked several odd jobs. Most of his life he has been a plasterer, rather than an actor.

Neil Connery worked some years of his life as an actor.

Credit: IMDb (Neil Connery in O.K. Connery)

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Films, Series

Neil Connery’s debut film was 1967’s O.K. Connery, which was inspired by James Bond movies and was paid $5,000. This was followed by roles in The Body Stealers (1969), Only When I Laugh (1980), Aces Go Places 3 (1984), Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1998).

But he deserted his acting career in Hollywood to run a plaster business in Glasgow, Scotland. But due to a accident in 1983, his career ended. He had fallen off a ladder which resulted in a broken wrist and fractured pelvis.


Connery has starred in movies and series alongside Lois Maxwell, Bernard Lee, Adolfo Celi, Daniela Bianchi, Patrick Allen, George Sanders.

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Credit: Getty Images (from left- Lois Maxwell, Neil Connery and Daniela Bianch)

Neil Connery: Drinking-driving

 He has been arrested several times for drinking and driving in Edinburgh. On October 8, 1994, he was arrested for DUI for the first time. He was arrested again in 2001 and in July 2002. He did apologize for his behavior to his grandchildren in 2001.

Neil Connery: Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Connery is under review.

Neil Connery: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Neil Connery is absent.

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