Yul Brynner

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Yul Brynner
S.Kragujevic, Yul Brynner in Sarajevo,1969.JPG
BornYuliy Borisovich Brynner
July 11, 1920
Vladivostok, Russia
DiedOctober 10, 1985(1985-10-10) (aged 65)
New York City, United States
Cause of deathLung cancer
NationalityRussian-American
CitizenshipAmerican
Years active1944 - 1980
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Spouse(s)Virginia Gilmore
(m. 1944 - 1960, divorced) 1 child
Doris Kleiner
(m. 1960 - 1967, divorced) 1 child
Jacqueline de Croisset
(m. 1971 - 1981, divorced) 2 children
Kathy Lee
(m. 1983 - 1985, his death)

Yul Brynner (July 11, 1920 – October 10, 1985) was a Broadway and Hollywood actor. He was born in Russia. He moved to the United States and became an American citizen. He appeared in many movies and stage productions in the United States. He is famous for his role as the Siamese king in the musical The King and I on theater and in the movie, as well as Rameses II in the 1956 Cecil B. DeMille movie The Ten Commandments and as Chris Adams in The Magnificent Seven. He played a killer robot in the 1976 science fiction film Westworld.

He was known for his shaved head which he kept as a personal sign since his role in The King and I.

He is mentioned in the song "One Night in Bangkok".

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