George Sanders

Actor, Soundtrack, Writer

Actor, Soundtrack, Writer


George Sanders was born of English parents in St. Petersburg, Russia. He worked in a Birmingham textile mill, in the tobacco business and as a writer in advertising. He entered show business in London as a chorus boy, going from there to cabaret, radio and theatrical understudy. His film debut, in 1936, was as Curly Randall in Find the Lady (1936)...
Birth date
1906-07-03
Death date
1972-04-25
Awards
Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 1 nomination.
Height
6' 2¾" (1.9 m)

Known For


All About Eve
All About Eve
Addison DeWitt (1950)
Rebecca
Rebecca
Jack Favell (1940)
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Lord Henry Wotton (1945)
The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
Shere Khan the Tiger (1967)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Death Wheelers
Shadwell
1973
ActorEndless Night
Andrew Lippincott
1972/I
ActorDoomwatch
The Admiral - Sir Geoffrey
1972
ActorThe BOO Show
(TV Movie)
1971
ActorMission: Impossible
(TV Series) Armand Anderssarian - The Merchant (1971) ... Armand Anderssarian
1971
ActorSpezialkommando Wildgänse
Gen. Downes
1970
ActorITV Sunday Night Theatre
(TV Series) James Fortune - Fade Out (1970) ... James Fortune
1970
ActorThe Kremlin Letter
Warlock
1970
ActorThe Best House in London
Sir Francis Leybourne
1969
ActorThe Body Stealers
Gen. Armstrong
1969
ActorThe Girl from Rio
Masius
1969
ActorThe Candy Man
Sidney Carter
1969
ActorKing of Africa
Capt. Walter Phillips
1968
ActorLaura
(TV Movie) Waldo Lydecker
1968/I
ActorThe Jungle Book
Shere Khan the Tiger (voice)
1967
ActorGood Times
Mordicus / Knife McBlade / White hunter / ...
1967
ActorWarning Shot
Calvin York
1967
ActorThe Quiller Memorandum
Gibbs
1966
ActorBatman
(TV Series) Mister Freeze - Rats Like Cheese (1966) ... Mister Freeze - Instant Freeze (1966) ... Mister Freeze - Batman Is Riled (1966) ... Mister Freeze (uncredited)
1966
ActorDaniel Boone
(TV Series) Col. Roger Barr - Crisis by Fire (1966) ... Col. Roger Barr
1966
ActorTrunk to Cairo
Prof. Schlieben
1965
ActorThe Man from U.N.C.L.E.
(TV Series) G. Emory Partridge - The Yukon Affair (1965) ... G. Emory Partridge - The Gazebo in the Maze Affair (1965) ... G. Emory Partridge
1965
ActorRiso e Ritmo
(TV Series) - Episode dated 10 December 1965 (1965)
1965
ActorThe Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders
The Banker
1965
ActorVoyage to the Bottom of the Sea
(TV Series) Fenton - The Traitor (1965) ... Fenton
1965
ActorThe Rogues
(TV Series) Leonard Carvel - A Daring Step Backward (1965) ... Leonard Carvel
1965
ActorThe Golden Head
Basil Palmer
1964
ActorLast Plane to Baalbeck
Prince Makowski
1964
ActorA Shot in the Dark
Benjamin Ballon
1964
ActorDark Purpose
Raymond Fontaine
1964
ActorThe Cracksman
The Guv'nor
1963
ActorCairo
The Major
1963
ActorIn Search of the Castaways
Thomas Ayerton
1962
ActorOperation Snatch
Maj. Hobson
1962
ActorCheckmate
(TV Series) Richard Gilmore - The Sound of Nervous Laughter (1962) ... Richard Gilmore
1962
ActorHinter fremden Fenstern
J.K. / Kellermann
1961
ActorGeneral Electric Theater
(TV Series) Major Watkins / William Clark / Dr. Grissom - The Small Elephants (1961) ... Major Watkins - The Man Who Inherited Everything (1957) ... William Clark - The Charlatan (1956) ... Dr. Grissom
1956-1961
ActorCall Me Genius
Sir Charles Brewer
1961
ActorFive Golden Hours
Mr. Bing
1961
ActorVillage of the Damned
Gordon Zellaby
1960
ActorTrouble in the Sky
Sir Arnold Hobbes
1960
ActorBluebeard's Ten Honeymoons
Henri Landru
1960
ActorThe Last Voyage
Captain Robert Adams
1960
ActorAlcoa Theatre
(TV Series) - Morning Boat to Africa (1960)
1960
ActorGoodyear Theatre
(TV Series) - Morning Boat to Africa (1960)
1960
ActorA Touch of Larceny
Sir Charles Holland
1960
ActorSolomon and Sheba
Adonijah
1959
ActorThat Kind of Woman
A.L.
1959
ActorFrom the Earth to the Moon
Stuyvesant Nicholl
1958
ActorDecision
(TV Series) - Night of the Stranger (1958)
1958
ActorThe Whole Truth
Carliss
1958
ActorRock-a-Bye Baby
Danny Poole (scenes deleted)
1958
ActorStudio 57
(TV Series) Oliver Chantry / Dr. Grissom - The Fabulous Oliver Chantry (1958) ... Oliver Chantry - The Charlatan (1956) ... Dr. Grissom
1956-1958
ActorSchlitz Playhouse
(TV Series) John York - Night of the Stranger (1958) ... John York
1958
ActorThe Seventh Sin
Tim Waddington
1957
ActorThe George Sanders Mystery Theater
(TV Series) - Morning Boat to Africa
1957
ActorDeath of a Scoundrel
Clementi Sabourin
1956
ActorScreen Directors Playhouse
(TV Series) Charles Ferris / Baron - The Bitter Waters (1956) ... Charles Ferris - The Dream (1956) ... Baron
1956
ActorThat Certain Feeling
Larry Larkin
1956
ActorWhile the City Sleeps
Mark Loving
1956
ActorThe Ford Television Theatre
(TV Series) Jay Rossiter - Autumn Fever (1956) ... Jay Rossiter
1956
ActorNever Say Goodbye
Victor
1956
ActorThe 20th Century-Fox Hour
(TV Series) Waldo Lydecker - A Portrait of Murder (1955) ... Waldo Lydecker
1955
ActorThe King's Thief
Charles II
1955
ActorThe Scarlet Coat
Dr. Jonathan Odell
1955
ActorMoonfleet
Lord Ashwood
1955
ActorJupiter's Darling
Fabius Maximus
1955
ActorJourney to Italy
Alex Joyce
1954
ActorKing Richard and the Crusaders
King Richard I
1954
ActorWitness to Murder
Albert Richter
1954
ActorCall Me Madam
General Cosmo Constantine
1953
ActorAssignment: Paris
Nicholas Strang
1952
ActorIvanhoe
De Bois-Guilbert
1952
ActorThe Light Touch
Felix Guignol
1951
ActorI Can Get It for You Wholesale
J.F. Noble
1951
ActorCaptain Blackjack
Mike Alexander
1950
ActorAll About Eve
Addison DeWitt
1950
ActorSamson and Delilah
The Saran of Gaza
1949
ActorThe Fan
Lord Robert Darlington
1949
ActorForever Amber
King Charles II
1947
ActorLured
Robert Fleming
1947
ActorThe Ghost and Mrs. Muir
Miles Fairley
1947
ActorThe Private Affairs of Bel Ami
Georges Duroy
1947
ActorThe Strange Woman
John Evered
1946
ActorA Scandal in Paris
Eugéne François Vidocq
1946
ActorThe Strange Affair of Uncle Harry
Harry Quincey
1945
ActorThe Picture of Dorian Gray
Lord Henry Wotton
1945
ActorHangover Square
Dr. Allan Middleton
1945
ActorSummer Storm
Fedor Mikhailovich Petroff
1944
ActorAction in Arabia
Michael Gordon
1944
ActorThe Lodger
Inspector John Warwick
1944
ActorParis After Dark
Dr. Andre Marbel
1943
ActorAppointment in Berlin
Wing Cmdr. Keith Wilson
1943
ActorThey Came to Blow Up America
Carl Steelman / Ernst Reiter
1943
ActorThis Land Is Mine
George Lambert
1943
ActorQuiet Please: Murder
Jim Fleg
1942
ActorThe Black Swan
Captain Billy Leech
1942
ActorThe Moon and Sixpence
Charles Strickland
1942
ActorThe Falcon's Brother
Gay Lawrence
1942
ActorTales of Manhattan
Williams
1942
ActorHer Cardboard Lover
Tony Barling
1942
ActorThe Falcon Takes Over
Gay Lawrence
1942
ActorSon of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake
Sir Arthur Blake
1942
ActorA Date with the Falcon
Gay Lawrence / The Falcon
1942
ActorThe Gay Falcon
Gay Laurence / The Falcon
1941
ActorSundown
Maj. A. L. 'Herbie' Coombes
1941
ActorMan Hunt
Quive-Smith
1941
ActorRage in Heaven
Ward Andrews
1941
ActorThe Saint in Palm Springs
Simon Templar / The Saint
1941
ActorThe Son of Monte Cristo
Gen. Gurko Lanen
1940
ActorBitter Sweet
Baron von Tranisch
1940
ActorForeign Correspondent
Scott ffolliott
1940
ActorThe Saint Takes Over
Simon Templar / The Saint
1940
ActorRebecca
Jack Favell
1940
ActorThe House of the Seven Gables
Jaffrey Pyncheon
1940
ActorGreen Hell
Forrester
1940
ActorThe Saint's Double Trouble
Simon Templar aka The Saint / 'Boss' Duke Bates
1940
ActorAllegheny Uprising
Captain Swanson
1939
ActorNurse Edith Cavell
Capt. Heinrichs
1939
ActorThe Saint in London
Simon Templar / The Saint
1939
ActorConfessions of a Nazi Spy
Franz Schlager
1939
ActorSo This Is London
Dr. de Reseke
1939
ActorThe Saint Strikes Back
Simon Templar aka The Saint
1939
ActorThe Outsider
Anton Ragatzy
1939
ActorMr. Moto's Last Warning
Eric Norvel
1939
ActorFour Men and a Prayer
Wyatt Leigh
1938
ActorInternational Settlement
Del Forbes
1938
ActorLancer Spy
Baron Kurt von Rohback / Lt. Michael Bruce
1937
ActorThe Lady Escapes
Rene Blanchard
1937
ActorSlave Ship
Lefty
1937
ActorLove Is News
Count Andre de Guyon
1937
ActorLloyds of London
Lord Everett Stacy
1936
ActorDishonour Bright
Lisle
1936
ActorThe Man Who Could Work Miracles
Indifference
1936
ActorFind the Lady
Curly Randall
1936
ActorStrange Cargo
Roddy Burch
1936
ActorThings to Come
Pilot (uncredited)
1936
ActorLove, Life & Laughter
Singer in Public Bar (uncredited)
1934
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackCall Me Madam
(performer: "Marrying for Love", "The Best Thing For You Would be Me", "Finale: You're Just In Love/Something to Dance About")
1953
SoundtrackThe Picture of Dorian Gray
(performer: "La Ci Darem La Mano" (excerpt) - uncredited)
1945
SoundtrackThe Falcon Takes Over
(performer: "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" - uncredited)
1942
RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Unholy Four
(novel)
1954
RoleTitleYear
ThanksFür die Katz
(TV Movie documentary) (homage)
2004
RoleTitleYear
Self24th Annual Academy Awards
Self - Presenter
SelfThe Virginia Graham Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.44 (1970) ... Self
1970
SelfThe Hollywood Squares (Daytime)
(TV Series) Self - Panelist - Episode dated 19 October 1970 (1970) ... Self - Panelist
1970
SelfThe Merv Griffin Show
(TV Series) Self - George Sanders, Steve Martin, Bettina Brenna, The Electric Door, Chetti Colato (1970) ... Self
1970
SelfThe David Frost Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.276 (1970) ... Self
1970
SelfThe Dick Cavett Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #5.8 (1970) ... Self
1970
SelfThe Hollywood Palace
(TV Series) Self - Sketch Actor - Episode #5.7 (1967) ... Self - Sketch Actor
1967
SelfWitchdoctor in Tails
(Documentary) Narrator
1966
SelfToday
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 16 December 1966 (1966) ... Self
1966
SelfThis Shocking World
(Documentary) Narrator (voice)
1963
SelfPerry Como's Kraft Music Hall
(TV Series) Self / Self - Guest - George Sanders, Damita Jo, Kaye Ballard, Don Adams, Sandy Stewart, Jack Duffy, Pierre Olaf (1962) ... Self - George Sanders, Kaye Ballard, Paul Lynde, Don Adams, Sandy Stewart, Jack Duffy (1961) ... Self - Guest - George Sanders, Judy Holliday (1961) ... Self - Shirley Booth, George Sanders, Marge and Gower Champion (1958) ... Self - Kay Starr, Eddie Fisher, Pearl Bailey, George Sanders,The Mary Kaye Trio (1958) ... Self Show all 7 episodes
1957-1962
SelfThe Steve Allen Plymouth Show
(TV Series) Self - Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders (1960) ... Self
1960
SelfWorld by Night
(Documentary) Narrator (English version, voice)
1960
SelfFrances Langford Presents
(TV Series) Self
1959
SelfWomen in Love
(TV Movie) Self - Host
1958
SelfWhat's My Line?
(TV Series) Self - Guest Panelist / Self - Mystery Guest - Althea Gibson (1958) ... Self - Guest Panelist - Erle Stanley Gardner & George Sanders (1957) ... Self - Mystery Guest
1957-1958
SelfThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.26 (1958) ... Self
1958
SelfThe Patrice Munsel Show
(TV Series) Self - George Sanders, Arnold Stang (1958) ... Self
1958
SelfVal Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium
(TV Series) Self - Episode #3.9 (1957) ... Self
1957
SelfThe George Sanders Mystery Theater
(TV Series) Self - Host / Narrator - Try It My Way (1957) ... Self - Host - The Night I Died (1957) ... Self - Host - Love Has No Alibi (1957) ... Self - Host - Round Trip (1957) ... Self - Host - Broker's Special (1957) ... Self - Host Show all 12 episodes
1957
SelfThe Ed Sullivan Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #11.2 (1957) ... Self
1957
SelfFord Star Jubilee
(TV Series) Self - You're the Top (1956) ... Self
1956
SelfThe Bob Hope Show
(TV Series) Self - Steve Allen, Betty Grable, George Sanders, Jane Russell, Dorothy Lamour, Marilyn Maxwell, Jerry Mathers (1956) ... Self - Kathryn Grayson, Pearl Bailey, George Gobel, George Sanders (1956) ... Self
1956
SelfThe Jimmy Durante Show
(TV Series) Self - Actor - Episode #2.28 (1956) ... Self - Actor
1956
SelfKort möte med familjen Rossellini
(Short) Self
1953
SelfThe 25th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Audience Member (New York)
1953
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageThe Top Ten Revealed
(TV Series) Addison DeWitt - More Songs Named After Women (2020) ... Addison DeWitt
2020
Archive footageCineficción Radio
(TV Series) - Oscar Wilde (2019)
2019
Archive footageThe Academic Agent
(TV Series) Self - Economics and Politics: Basic Definitions (2018) ... Self
2018
Archive footageThe Ben Shapiro Show
(TV Series) Self - Addison DeWitt - The Great Hollywood Collapse (2017) ... Self - Addison DeWitt
2017
Archive footageCompression
(TV Series documentary) - Compression All about Eve de Joseph L. Mankiewics (2016) - Compression the Ghost and Mrs Muir de Joseph L. Mankiewicz (2015) - Compression Sundown de Henry Hathaway (2015) - Compression Solomon and Sheba de King Vidor (2015)
2015-2016
Archive footageStars of the Silver Screen
(TV Series) Addison DeWitt - Bette Davis (2011) ... Addison DeWitt (uncredited)
2011
Archive footageDiálogos de cine
(TV Special) Addison DeWitt
2008
Archive footageEdgar G. Ulmer: The Man Off-Screen
(Documentary)
2004
Archive footageLiving Famously
(TV Series documentary) Benjamin Ballon - Peter Sellers (2003) ... Benjamin Ballon
2003
Archive footageRoberto Rossellini: Frammenti e battute
(Documentary) Alexander Joyce
2001
Archive footageEx-S
(TV Series documentary) Self - Aleister Crowley: The Other Loch Ness Monster (2000) ... Self
2000
Archive footageFilm Breaks
(TV Series documentary) Eric Norvel - Detectives from the Orient (1999) ... Eric Norvel
1999
Archive footage20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years
(TV Movie documentary) Actor 'All About Eve' (uncredited)
1997
Archive footageSprockets
(TV Series) - Masters of Menace (1995)
1995
Archive footageArena
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Peter Sellers Story Part 3: "I Am Not a Funny Man" (1995) ... Self
1995
Archive footageHollywood Heaven: Tragic Lives, Tragic Deaths
(Video documentary)
1990
Archive footageDeath in Hollywood
(Video documentary) Self
1990
Archive footageDisney Sing-Along-Songs: You Can Fly
(Video short) Shere Khan
1988
Archive footageMarilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend
(TV Movie documentary) Addison DeWitt
1986
Archive footageThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) Thomas Ayerton / Shere Khan - In Search of the Castaways: Part 2 (1978) ... Thomas Ayerton - In Search of the Castaways: Part 1 (1978) ... Thomas Ayerton - Disney's Greatest Villains (1977) ... Shere Khan
1977-1978
Archive footageBob Hope's World of Comedy
(TV Special) Self
1976
Archive footageThe Dick Cavett Show
(TV Series) Benjamin Ballon from film A SHOT IN THE DARK - Julie Andrews/Blake Edwards (1971) ... Benjamin Ballon from film A SHOT IN THE DARK
1971