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Sir Sean Connery still tops list of favourite British actors

27-Oct-2013 • Actor News

The original James Bond, Sir Sean Connery, has topped a new list of popular British actors in America, despite retiring several years ago.

Connery was listed as the most recognisable and well-liked actor in a recent US survey which measures the public's opinion of celebrities.

The Q score charts, which are carried out every six months among 1,500 people by the New York based Q Scores Company, has released its first 'Brit Q' rankings in which the 83-year-old actor triumphed.

Dame Judi Dench placed sixth while Daniel Craig, who appeared alongside her in the most recent James Bond films, came eighth.

"The World Is Not Enough" villain Robert Carlyle came in at #12, and Alan Cumming from "GoldenEye" at #21. "Live And Let Die" Bond girl Jane Seymour was #27

1. Sean Connery
2. Anthony Hopkins
3. Liam Neeson
4. David McCallum
5. Daniel Day-Lewis
6. Judi Dench
7. Maggie Smith
8. Daniel Craig
9. Hugh Laurie
10. James Purefoy

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