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LONDON - A spokesman for film star Sean Connery, 76, above, has reacted to reports that he was in poor health, saying that the screen's original James Bond was "in good form".

LONDON - A spokesman for film star Sean Connery, 76, above, has reacted to reports that he was in poor health, saying that the screen's original James Bond was "in good form".

Connery failed to attend the "Dressed to Kilt" fashion show in New York on Monday. He was to have been the guest of honour.

"He had a scheduling conflict unrelated to a routine check-up earlier this week," the spokesman said .- Sapa-DPA

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