Connery voted best Bond

LOS ANGELES: Fans of the James Bond series have voted veteran Sean Connery as their favourite actor to have essayed the role of the British Secret Service agent, according to a recent survey. The survey was conducted by and social networking site to mark the DVD and Blu-ray release of the latest Bond flick Quantum of Solace.

With his leisurely smile, deadpan wit and impassive manner Connery is still considered by 45 per cent voters to be the definitive screen James Bond. The current 007 Daniel Craig came second with 22 per cent votes in his favour. Craig’s predecessor Pierce Brosnan came in third with 15 per cent votes. Roger Moore came in fourth and Timothy Dalton rounded off the top five.