Yul Brynner was a Russian-born stage and film actor. He was best known for his portrayal of Mongkut, king of Siam, in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor for the film version; he also played the role more than 4,500 times onstage. He is also remembered as Rameses II in the 1956 Cecil B. DeMille blockbuster The Ten Commandments, General Bounine in Anastasia and Chris Adams in The Magnificent Seven. Brynner was noted for his distinctive voice and for his shaven head, which he maintained as a personal trademark long after adopting...
|Birthdate:||July 11, 1920|
|Date of death:||October 10, 1985|
|Also known as:||Yuliy Borisovich Brynner, Yul Borisovich Bryner, Yuliy Borsovich Briner|