Monday, February 8, 2010

Last Words: George Sanders (1906-1972)

"Dear World,
I am leaving you because I am bored. I feel I have lived long enough. I am leaving you with your worries in this sweet cesspool.  Good luck."
- Suicide note of George Sanders, British actor and novelist.

David Niven wrote in his autobiography Bring On the Empty Horses that his friend Sanders, in 1937 at the age of 31, had predicted he would commit suicide when he was 65

1 comment:

  1. A fine actor and beloved by all who loved him and his work. I have watched many of his movies and often he is my favorite in all the movies I have watched. (even in Ivanhoe he pulled off the 'Romantic Villain' as only George Sanders could do. I like to study the great artists of classic film and,upon looking deeper upon his career, found that he had committed suicide. The note he has left was classically his own. Wonderful character. T.F.