2:02 PM PST February 11, 2020
The legendary actor was Steven Spielberg’s only choice to play Indiana Jones’ father.
Harrison Ford pays homage to Indiana Jones’s father, Sean Connery. The legendary actor passed away on Saturday. He’s 90 years old.
Out of his multitude of iconic roles and films, one of his most beloved performances is as Henry Jones, Sr. in 1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
“He’s my father … not in the world … but Indy 3“Ford said in a statement with The Hollywood Reporter. “You don̵7;t know the joy until someone pays you to take Sean Connery on a Russian motorcycle bouncing on a bumpy, zigzag trail in the mountains and seeing him I screwed. God, we were happy – if he was in heaven, I hope they have a golf course. Rest, dear. “
Director Steven Spielberg said in a play that the selection of Indiana’s father was undisputed. “There was only one option when playing Indy’s father and that was James Bond. Original James Bond, Great James Bond: Sean Connery,” Spielberg said.
Along with all the wits and humor Connery brings to the role, his character also delivers what most fans consider the most touching moment in the entire series: When Jones, Sister eventually calling his son “Indiana” to save him from falling to his death.
George Lucas said of Connery’s death: “Sir Sean Connery, through his talent and direction, has left an indelible mark on the history of cinema. Us, everyone has their favorite roles. He will always hold a special place in my heart as Indy cha. people like Sean Connery can instantly make Indiana Jones feel instant remorse or relief through a stern or cheerful father’s embrace. My thoughts are with his family. “