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Sean Connery Honored With Bronze Statue in Estonia

January 28, 2011 (4:33 am) GMT
A sculpture of the British actor has been unveiled in the Estonian capital of Tallinn on January 27 outside whiskey sampling society The Scottish Club.

A bronze sculpture in honor of Oscar-winning actor Sir has been unveiled in the Estonian capital of Tallinn. The screen legend was honored on Thursday, January 27 when a bust baring his likeness was unveiled outside whiskey sampling society The Scottish Club, where members honor "Scots who have made a difference".

The $14,000 sculpture by Estonian artist Tiiu Kirsipuu was financed through private donations. British Ambassador Peter Carter attended the unveiling ceremony, telling guests "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."

Connery follows in the footsteps of 18th century poet Robert Burns with The Scottish Club honor.

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