Was Sean connery the first actor to play Bond 007?
Sean Connery was the first actor to play Bond in the official franchise of Bond films.
In the 1964 film "Goldfinger" the character of James Bond was portrayed by the actor Sean Connery. Although not the first thespian to play James Bond, Sean Connery is nonetheless regarded by many as the "original" Bond. Although many people fancy the newer films starring the undeniably talented Daniel Craig, Sean Connery is still regarded as the best Bond by most die hard fans.
The first actor in a James Bond production was Barry Nelson in the 21 October 1954 television production of Casino Royale. The first radio actor in a James Bond production was Bob Holness in a 1956 South African broadcasr of Moonraker. The first actor in the Albert Broccoli series of James Bond films was Sean Connery.