Sean Connery’s James Bond character and Clint Eastwood have Rolex watches named after them. Photos: United Artists, Rolex, EPA, Sotheby’s
Sean Connery’s James Bond character and Clint Eastwood have Rolex watches named after them. Photos: United Artists, Rolex, EPA, Sotheby’s

4 Rolex watches named after Hollywood stars, from Avatar director James Cameron’s Sea-Dweller and Clint Eastwood’s GMT Master, to Sean Connery’s James Bond Submariner and the Paul Newman Daytona

  • Imagine being so famous that Rolex timepieces get named after you! That’s what happened to Avatar director James Cameron and his Sea-Dweller, while Clint Eastwood became synonymous with his GMT Master
  • Paul Newman made the initially unpopular Daytona so famous that it once sold for US$17.8 million, while Sean Connery started the trend of James Bond wearing Rolexes, with his Submariner

Sean Connery’s James Bond character and Clint Eastwood have Rolex watches named after them. Photos: United Artists, Rolex, EPA, Sotheby’s
Sean Connery’s James Bond character and Clint Eastwood have Rolex watches named after them. Photos: United Artists, Rolex, EPA, Sotheby’s
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