Sean’s awards include an academy award for Best Supporting Actor in the 1987 movie The Untouchables. He has received numerous other honors and awards:


2001 William Wallace Award, Washington, DC
2001 Palm Springs Film Festival, Lifetime Achievement Award
1999 Kennedy Center Award, Washington, DC
1999 National Association of Theater Owners, ShoWest Lifetime Achievement Award
1997 Film Society of Lincoln Center Gala Tribute
1991 The Freedom of the City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
1991 Legion D’Honneur, France
1988 Honourary Doctor of Letters, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
1987 Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres, France
1984 Fellowship – Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow, Scotland
1981 Honourary Doctor of Letters, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland


1998 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), British Academy Fellowship.
The highest award presented by BAFTA for achievement in world cinema.
1996 Cecil B. DeMille Award, Golden Globe, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Presented for outstanding contribution to the entertainment field.
1992 American Cinematheque Award, The Moving Picture Ball, Los Angeles.
Presented to an extraordinary artist currently making a significant contribution to the art of the Moving Picture.
1992 Rudolph Valentino Award, Italian Board of Film Critics and Essayists, Los Angeles.
In honor of an outstanding actor and actress who, like Valentino, have reached the pinnacle of success.
1991 Scot of the Year, Awarded by BBC Scotland.
1990 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), Lifetime Achievement Tribute Award.
Special BAFTA silver mask given to a British actor or actress who has made an outstanding contribution to world cinema.
1990 Man of Culture Award, Rome, Italy.
1988 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), BEST ACTOR for the film “The Name of the Rose”.
1988 Golden Globe Award, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR for the film “The Untouchables.”
1988 American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Oscar winner for BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR for the film “The Untouchables.”
In July of 2000, he was Knighted “Sir Sean Connery” by Queen Elizabeth II in Edinburgh, Scotland.