Connery’s tax bill neither shaken nor stirred

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The Scot, who played the quintessential British spy six times, disclosed that between 1997/98 and 2002/03 he paid £3.69m in taxes and prior to that he paid $4.5m (£2.8m) for the salaries he earned in Hollywood for starring in the films First Knight, Indiana Jones and The Russia House.

Connery was reported in the Guardian as saying: ‘I pay full tax wherever I am working.

‘Since I’ve gone out of my way to bring film projects to the UK, instead of Hollywood, that’s meant I’ve paid full tax here.’

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