Sean Connery is a Scottish actor who found fame in becoming the first actor to portray James Bond (Sean Connery) in the EON-produced Bond film series. From 1962 to 10967, Connery appeared in five Bond films; Dr. No, From Russia with Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball and You Only Live Twice. In 1967, he quit the role and was replaced by George Lazenby for On Her Majesty's Secret Service in 1969. However, when Lazenby quit, Connery returned to the role in 1971 with Diamonds Are Forever. Connery then left the role a second time and was replaced by Roger Moore. In 1983, Connery again reprised the Bond role for Never Say Never Again, a Bond film not made by EON Productions.