George Sanders (with Bruce Cabot) in 'Sundown'
George Sanders (1906 - 1972)
Brother of
Tom Conway
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Mr. Benita Hume
Ex-Mr. Magda Gabor
Sundown (1941) [Major A.L. Coombes]: Shot in the chest in a shoot-out with Carl Esmond; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to Bruce Cabot.

The Black Swan (1942) [Captain Billy Leech]: Killed in a struggle with Tyrone Power.

The Falcon's Brother (1942) [Gay Lawrence a.k.a. The Falcon]: Shot in the chest with a sniper rifle by a Nazi agent, when George runs in front of a South American diplomat and takes the bullet for him.

The Moon and Sixpence (1942) [Charles Strickland]: Dies (off-screen) of leprosy.

Witness to Murder (1954) [Albert Richter]: Falls to his death from a ledge at the end of a struggle with Gary Merrill.

Moonfleet (1955) [Lord James Ashwood]: Shot in the chest by Stewart Granger, after George stabs Stewart in the back.

Death of a Scoundrel (Diary of a Scoundrel; Loves of a Scoundrel; The Loves and Death of a Scoundrel) (1956) [Clementi Sabouri]: Shot by John Hoyt; he dies shortly after managing to shoot John in turn and stagger home. His body is shown afterwards when Yvonne De Carlo discovers him at the beginning of the movie, and the rest of the movie proceeds in flashback leading up to his death.

Solomon and Sheba (1959) [Adonijah]: Killed by Yul Brynner.

Bluebeard's Ten Honeymoons (1960) [Landru]: Executed (off-screen) by the guillotine.

The Last Voyage (1960) [Captain Robert Adams]: Crushed to death by a falling smokestack when it crashes into his cabin.

Village of the Damned (1960) [Professor Gordon Zellaby]: Killed in an explosion when he detonates the dynamite in his briefcase to destroy the alien children. (See also Christopher Reeve in the 1995 version.)

A Shot in the Dark (1964) [Benjamin Ballon]: Killed in an explosion (along with the other suspects) by a car bomb that Herbert Lom had intended to kill Peter Sellers. (Played for comic effect.)

Good Times (1967) [Mr. Mordicus/Knife McBlade/White Hunter/Zarubian]: As "Zarubian" in Sonny Bono's detective-story daydream, he is killed in an explosion when he remotely detonates a bomb, not knowing that Sonny had left it in George's office. (The real "Mr. Mordicus" and his characters in the other daydreams survive.)
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