Actors Harrison Ford and Sean Connery in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" -
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For Harrison Ford, Sean Connery was not just a friend and a colleague… He was also a father.
In a statement relayed by
, the actor paid tribute to the one who had interpreted, in
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
, in 1989, Doctor Henry Jones Sr., father of his character of Indiana Jones.
“It was my dad… not in real life, but in
You don't know what fun is until you get paid to take Sean Connery in the sidecar of a Russian motorbike, down a winding mountain road, and watch him bustle.
My God he was funny.
If he is in heaven, I hope they have golf greens.
Rest in peace, my dear friend, ”said the star.
A sense of subtle comedy
In addition to Harrison Ford, the co-creator of Indiana Jones, George Lucas, also paid a moving tribute to the one who marked the cult franchise.
Harrison Ford Remembers His 'Indiana Jones' Dad Sean Connery https://t.co/m5H41B9BgB
- Variety (@Variety) November 2, 2020
“Sir Sean Connery, with his talent and enthusiasm, left an indelible mark on the history of cinema.
Its audience crosses generations, each with a preferred role.
He will forever hold a special place in my heart as Indy's father.
With intelligent authority and a subtle sense of comedy, none other than Sean Connery could have turned Indiana Jones into a little boy, ”the
Sean Connery died in his sleep last Saturday.
He was 90 years old.
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