Sean connery and catherine zeta jones dating
Leslie said afterwards: "I don't think I had been in love before I met Catherine and I haven't really been in love since we split.We'll always be mates."She then had a two-year relationship with Soldier, Soldier star Angus Macfadyen, which ended soon after they got engaged, despite her gushing shortly before: "I'm so happy with Angus.She studied musical theatre at the Arts Educational Schools, London, and made her stage breakthrough with a leading role in a 1987 production of 42nd Street.Her screen debut came in the unsuccessful French-Italian film 1001 Nights (1990), and she went on to find greater success as a regular in the British television series The Darling Buds of May (1991–93).Her grandmother's name Zeta was later adopted as a means of distinguishing herself from other actresses of that name.With her younger brother Stephen as her personal manager, plus ambition in spades, Catherine shot to fame in 1991 playing the young temptress Mariette Larkin in TV series The Darling Buds Of May alongside David Jason and Pam Ferris.Nor is this pattern of older man and younger woman a recent Hollywood trend.
As a child, she played roles in the West End productions of the musicals Annie and Bugsy Malone.
But its star, Sean Connery suddenly the biggest film actor in the world, was a man in turmoil.
Unable to cope with being thrust into superstardom, Connery had become a prisoner at his home, a converted London nunnery.
Dismayed at being typecast as the token pretty girl in British films, Zeta-Jones relocated to Los Angeles.
Zeta-Jones initially established herself in Hollywood with roles that highlighted her sex appeal such as in the action film The Mask of Zorro (1998) and the heist film Entrapment (1999).