The Royal Gala Premiere for The Hunt for Red October, April 17, 1990, London. Sir Sean Connery at The Empire, Leicester Square, greeting Princess Diana. The premiere was in aid of the Prince’s Trust and the Scottish International Education Trust Fund.
Sean Connery defied his doctor’s orders and engaged in some small talk with Prince Charles and Princess Diana. The 59-year-old star of James Bond thrillers and Oscar award-winner for “The Untouchables” was recovering from surgery on his vocal chords and had been ordered to maintain absolute silence.
But at the London premiere on April 17, 1990, of his new film, “The Hunt for Red October,” Connery chatted and joked with the heir to the British throne and his wife and gave the couple presents for their sons, Princes William and Harry.
Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin starred in “The Hunt For Red October” film in which a high-ranking Russian officer hijacks a nuclear submarine and speeds towards America.