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 George Sanders

George Sanders

Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg Federal City, Russia
Death 25 Apr 1972 (aged 65)
Castelldefels, Provincia de Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: Ashes scattered in the English Channel
Memorial ID 6924295 · View Source
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Actor. Between 1934 and 1972 he appeared in over 124 films. His films include, "Lloyds Of London" (1936) and "All About Eve" (1950). In 1950 he won an Oscar for his role in "All About Eve" as best supporting actor as the villainous drama critic. Among his television appearances are, "Mission Impossible" (1966-1973), "Batman" (1968), "Daniel Boone" (1964-1970), "The Rogues" (1964-1965), "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." (1964-1968), "Voyages To The The Bottom Of The Sea" (1964-1968), and "Screen Directors Playhouse" (1955-1957).
He sadly committed suicide in 1972.

The death was officially a suicide since he left behind three gentlemanly suicide notes, which read:
"Dear World, I am leaving because I am bored. I feel I have lived long enough. I am leaving you with your worries in this sweet cesspool. Good luck." (with his signature under the message)

Other spouses
Susan Larson 1939 - 1946
Magda Gabor 1971 Marriage annulled

Place of death: Castelldefels, Spain

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6924295
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Sanders (3 Jul 1906–25 Apr 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6924295, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, who reports a Ashes scattered in the English Channel.