Sean Connery could have been a family title, however the legendary actor nonetheless managed to maintain just a few mysteries up his sleeve. Amongst these are the truth that, at simply 16, he enlisted in the Royal Navy (barely a 12 months after the tip of World Warfare II) — and through his service, obtained not one however two tattoos.
In accordance with The Scotsman, it was shortly after his army enrolment that Connery determined to completely emblazon his pores and skin with a reminder of his old flame: Scotland. As Express reported, he selected to tattoo his proper forearm with a picture of a bleeding coronary heart pierced by a knife, on high of which was written, “Scotland perpetually.”
It is unclear at what second the actor determined so as to add to his secret “sleeve,” however as BBC News notes, he was invalided out of the Navy simply three years later as a result of abdomen ulcers, and by that time, he was sporting two tattoos. The second (and closing) inked addition was just like the primary in that it represented his devotion, besides this time it was to “Mum & Dad.” Aww. In accordance with Categorical, the phrases appeared on a banner held in a chook’s mouth.