Yul Brynner young
July 11, 1920
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
81 kg | 180 pounds
11 US | 44 EU
Yul Brynner was born in Vladivostok, Far Eastern Republic, Russia, on July 11, 1920, was an Russian-born Swiss actor. Young Yul Brynner began his acting career on the stage. He made his Broadway debut in a play Twelfth Night (1941). He made his big screen debut in drama crime thriller Port of New York (1949) in role as Paul Vicola. Brynner's breakthrough performance came as King Mongkut in stage musical The King and I (1951), for which he won Tony Award.
He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as King Mongkut of Siam in drama romance film The King and I (1956).
The Magnificent Seven (1960) Western opposite Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson
Taras Bulba (1962) drama action opposite Tony Curtis
Cast a Giant Shadow (1966) drama action opposite Kirk Douglas and John Wayne
The Brothers Karamazov (1958) drama in role as Dmitri Karamazov
The Ten Commandments (1956) epic religious drama in role as Rameses II
Morituri (1965) thriller drama with Marlon Brando
Return of the Seven (1966) Western in role as Chris Adams
Anastasia (1956) historical drama with Ingrid Bergman
The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969) comedy drama opposite Katharine Hepburn
Westworld (1973) and Futureworld (1976) science fiction Western thriller in role as The Gunslinger
Kings of the Sun (1963) drama action in role as Chief Black Eagle
Solomon and Sheba (1959) epic historical romance with Gina Lollobrigida
He was an accomplished guitarist and photographer.
He wrote two books.
Was good friends with Frank Sinatra.
Was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6162 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960.
He was married four times and had five children.
Brynner died on October 10, 1985, New York City, New York, United States, at age of 65.
People don't know my real self, and they're not about to find out.
Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb.
Simple femininity is the most important thing about a woman, and it is a quality a great many women are in jeopardy of losing. Women are being emancipated out of their femininity in this modern age.
I am just a nice, clean-cut Mongolian boy.
I have been offered a lot for my work, but never everything.