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Jason Connery
Born Jason Joseph Connery
11 January 1963 (1963-01-11) (age 47)
London, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1983–present
Spouse(s) Mia Sara (1996–2002) (divorced) 1 child

Jason Joseph Connery (born 11 January 1963) is an English actor. He is the son of Scottish actor Sean Connery and Australian actress Diane Cilento.

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Early life

Connery grew up in London and Scotland. He attended the Millfield School, a co-educational independent school in Somerset, England, and later at the independent Gordonstoun School in Scotland.[1]

Career

Connery did much theatre work, before making many terrible b- list movies. His first film debut was in The Lords of Discipline (1983). He appeared in the Doctor Who serial Vengeance on Varos in 1985; he also portrayed Robin Hood (a role his father had taken on in the film Robin and Marian) in the final season of the television series Robin of Sherwood in 1986. Connery became well known in England for this role.

Connery also portrayed James Bond creator Ian Fleming in the 1990 television drama Spymaker: The Secret Life of Ian Fleming. (Fleming created the James Bond character, which was the role that made his father Sean Connery a star.) In 1997, he shot a fantasy movie; playing the title role of Merlin in Merlin: The Quest Begins, directed by David Winning and filmed on location in Peebles, Scotland; he appeared in Faithful Dealing (2001) in London, an English Restoration Whodunit, produced by Dominic Madden. In 2003, he toured with a stage production of The Blue Room. In 2004, he starred as a main character in the children's show Shoebox Zoo and returned in the second series in September 2005.

He had a lead role in the film Night Skies (2006), and a lead role in the film Lightspeed (2006). He played a vampire hunter in Brotherhood of Blood (2007). He made his directional debut in 2008 with thriller film Pandemic (2008). He also directed the 2009 horror film The Devil's Tomb.

Personal life

From 1996 to 2002, Connery was married to the actress Mia Sara, with whom he had one child, Dashiell Quinn Connery, born in June 1997.

Filmography

As actor

Year Film Role Other notes Director
1983 The Lords of Discipline MacKinnon Franc Roddam
1984 The Boy Who Had Everything John Kirkland Stephen Wallace
The First Olympics: Athens 1986 Thomas Pelham Curtis Alvin Rakoff
Nemo Nemo (teen) Arnaud Sélignac
1985 Doctor Who Jondar TV series Ron Jones
1986 La Venexiana Jules Mauro Bolognini
Robin of Sherwood Robin / Robert of Huntingdon TV series Sid Roberson
Gerry Mill
Robert Young
James Allen
Dennis Abey
Christopher King
Ben Bolt
1987 Worlds Beyond TV series Sue Butterworth
1988 Bye Bye Baby Marcello Enrico Oldoini
Puss in Boots Corin Eugene Marner
1989 Tank Malling Dunboyne James Marcus
Casablanca Express Alan Cooper Sergio Martino
1990 Spymaker: The Secret Life of Ian Fleming Ian Fleming (TV) Ferdinand Fairfax
Lenin: The Train David (TV) Damiano Damiani
1991 Mountain of Diamonds Michael Courteney (TV) Jeannot Szwarc
1992 Beauty and the Beast Beast (voice) (V) Timothy Forder
The Sheltering Desert Henno Martin Regardt van den Bergh
The Other Side of the Paradise Chris Masters (TV) Renny Rye
Aladdin The Vizier (V) David Thwaytes
1994 Jamila Daniyar Monica Teuber
1995 Bullet to Beijing Nick George Mihalka
1996 The Successor Peter Reardon
Romanov
Rodoh Seji
Midnight in Saint Petersburg Nikolai Petrov Douglas Jackson
1997 Macbeth Macbeth Jeremy Freeston
Casualty James Dunham TV series Beryl Richards
The Famous Five Jeff Thomas TV series John Gorrie
1998 Urban Ghost Story John Fox Geneviéve Jolliffe
Merlin Young Merlin (TV) David Winning
2000 Shanghai Noon Calvin Andrews Tom Dey
The Strip Ray Burden TV series
2001 Nicolas Peter Shaner
Requiem Mr. Hunter Jon Kirby
Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell Professor Joel Barash (V) Chris Angel
2001–2002 Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action! Bennington (voice) TV series
2002 Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (voice) TV series
2001–2003 Smallville Dominic Senatori TV series Greg Beeman
Terrence O'Hara
Kenneth Biller
2003 Gadget and the Gadgetinis (voice) Bruno Bianchi
2004 Shoebox Zoo Dad (Series 1: eps 1 to 13, Series 2: eps 1, 9-13) TV series
2005 Hoboken Hollow Trevor Glen Stephens
Private Moments Gillian Jag Mundhra
Amateur Man on Television Joshua Adler
2005–2006 Trollz Mr. Trollheimer Star (voice) / (voice) Karen Hyden
2006 The Wild Additional Voice (voice) Steve 'Spaz' Williams
Lightspeed Daniel Leight / Lightspeed (TV) Don E. FauntLeRoy
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II: The Rise of the Witch-king Captain Carthedan / Karsh the Whisperer (VG) Jill Donald
The Far Side of Jericho John Tim Hunter
2007 The Thirst: Blood War Cladius Tom Shell
Night Skies Richard Roy Knyrim
George Lopez Mike TV series Joe Regalbuto
Velocity Mic Jeff Jensen
Brotherhood of Blood Keaton Michael Roesch
Peter Scheerer
An Accidental Christmas Myles (TV) Fred Olen Ray
2008 Chinaman's Choice Sam Aki Aleong
La Linea Randall post-production James Cotten
2009 Alone in the Dark II Parker (V) Michael Roesch
Peter Scheerer

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