He played Simon Templar (The Saint) and Gay Lawrence (The Falcon) in a series of movies.
He worked in a textile mill, in the tobacco business, and as an advertising writer before entering show business.
George and his brother Tom Conway appeared together in the film "The Falcon's Brother" (1942).
At different times, George Sanders was married to Zsa Zsa Gabor and her sister Magda.
He provided the voice of Shere Khan in the Walt Disney production of "The Jungle Book".
He committed suicide with an overdose of barbituates.
He is name-checked in the song "Celluloid Heroes" by The Kinks.
He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame--one each for Television and Motion Pictures.
He was a talented singer and released an album in 1958 entitled "The George Sanders Touch: Songs for the Lovely Lady".
He made his American film debut in 1936 when he appeared in the movie "Lloyd's of London."
He hosted "The George Sanders Mystery Theater" on NBC in 1957.
He is the brother of actor Tom Conway.
His family fled the country at the outbreak of the Russian Revolution.
He named his autobiography "Memiors of a Professional Cad" (1960).
He was born in St. Petersburg, Russia to British parents.
He won an Academy Award (Best Supporting Actor) for the role of Addison DeWitt in the film "All About Eve" (1950).
He was married four times.
George Sanders: Acting is like roller-skating. Once you know how to do it, it is neither stimulating nor exciting.
George Sanders: (his entire suicide note) 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.
George Sanders: (when asked if there was a part left he'd like to play) Well, no one has asked me to play God. I suppose that's what I would like.
George Sanders: I am always rude to people. I am not a sweet person. I am a disagreeable person. I am a hateful person.