Junior is an orphan. On October 31st, actor Sean Connery passed away at the age of 90 in his sleep. Harrison Ford and George Lucas paid tribute to comedian aka Henry Jones Sr. in the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in 1989. “He was my father … not in real life … but in Indiana Jones 3, ”wrote Harrison Ford in a statement released by Variety .
“You don’t know a thing about fun until someone pays you to drive Sean Connery on a sidecar ride with a Russian motorcycle, bouncing along a bumpy, twisty mountain path, watching him squirm in all the directions. meaning, says the 78-year-old actor. My God we had fun … If he’s in heaven, I hope they have golf courses! Rest in peace, my dear friend.“
The creator of the franchise Indiana Jones, George Lucas, also paid tribute to the Scottish actor. “Sir Sean Connery, with his talent and dynamism, left an indelible mark in the history of cinema. His audience spanned generations, each having their favorite role.. He will always hold a special place in my heart as Indy’s father.“
The filmmaker remembers an ideal actor for the role of Henry Jones Sr. “With his intelligent bossy demeanor and a sneaky sense of comedic mischief, only someone like Sean Connery could immediately give Indiana Jones regret and relief through a harsh fatherly scolding or a cheerful hug.. I am grateful to have had the chance to know and work with him.“