George Henry Sanders was a British film and television actor, singer-songwriter, music composer, and author. His career as an actor spanned over forty years. His upper-class English accent and bass voice often led him to be cast as sophisticated but villainous characters. He is perhaps best known as Jack Favell in Rebecca (1940), Scott ffolliott in Foreign Correspondent, Addison DeWitt in All About Eve, Sir Brian De Bois-Guilbert in Ivanhoe (1952), King Richard the Lionheart in King Richard and the Crusaders (1954), Mr. Freeze in a two-parter episode of Batman (1966), the voice of the malevolent man-hating tiger Shere Khan in Disney's The Jungle Book (1967), and as Simon Templar, The Saint, in five films made in the 1930s and 1940s.
George Henry Sanders
Tuesday, 03 July 1906
Tuesday, 25 April 1972
|1951||Oscar||Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Won|
|1951||Golden Globe||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|