Sean Connery was a man's man: Kevin Costner

Filed on November 1, 2020

He starred with the late actor in 'The Untouchables'.

Hollywood actor Kevin Costner has honoured late legendary actor Sean Connery, calling him the biggest star.

In his statement, Costner said his co-star in The Untouchables had an amazing career, reports variety.com.

"I, like the rest of the world, was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Sean Connery. Sean was a crafted actor who was enormously proud of his body of work, particularly his work on stage. And although he was a very no-nonsense person, he was incredibly inclusive with me professionally and personally," Costner said.

"He was the biggest star that I ever worked with and I will be forever grateful to be linked with him on film. Sean Connery was a man's man who had an amazing career," he added.

The actor won an Oscar for his role in 1987’s The Untouchables as police officer Jim Malone, a mentor to Costner's character Elliot Ness.