Connery gets bronze statue in Estonia

January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS  

Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Veteran actor Sean Connery has been honoured with his own bronze statue in Tallinn, Estonia.The statue of the screen legend was unveiled outside the whiskey sampling society ‘The Scottish Club’, where members honour “Scots who have made a difference”.

The $14,000 sculpture by Estonian artist Tiiu Kirsipuu was financed through private donations.

“Sir Sean Connery is, without a doubt, an icon. He is variously known as James Bond or the sexiest man of the century. He’s a great British actor, a great Scot actor and a great symbol for Scotland,” quoted British Ambassador Peter Carter as saying.

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