Married to Sean Connery for more than four decades, Micheline Roquebrune has decided to keep amazing memories of those happy years. In an interview with Paris Match magazine, revealed this Saturday, November 21, the widow of the first James Bond claimed to have molded the hands of the deceased. “Sean had very beautiful hands. When he died, I placed his hands in plaster molds, his right hand was already closing I opened it very slowly”, she said. , “I will have them made in bronze.” The reason ? “I would very much like them to be remembered by people.”
In the process, Micheline Roquebrune spoke of the last wishes of Sean Connery, who died at the age of 90, on October 31, 2020. Cremated in the Bahamas, where he took his last breath, his life will not be the object of a religious ceremony since he was not a believer. His second wife already knows what she will do with his ashes. “His ashes are at home in a vase while waiting for the health crisis to allow a ceremony to be organized. Part of his ashes will be thrown on the golf course of Ly Ford Key and the other in Scotland on that of Saint Andrews.” Because, for the time being, the coronavirus pandemic has pushed the whole world to take precaution.
Sean Connery, a simple man
There is no doubt that Sean Connery will be entitled to a tribute to his image: simple, discreet and in a small group. Since his cinematic retirement, the Scotsman has remained out of the limelight, preferring the sole company of his relatives and family. “He was a very humble man, above all. You know the flamboyant actor, with an extraordinary career, but in private, he was a very humble man, very funny, very fine, very family”, s’ Micheline Roquebrune’s granddaughter, Stéphanie Renouvin, was thus recalled on the BFMTV antenna. “He loved that we were all together, he loved being with family, he was not at all show-off. He was someone who liked to go out on the sly, who brought my sister, me and my cousins eat ice cream in the port of Marbella with ease. ”
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