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Yul Brynner

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Artist information

Born in:Vladivostok,
Switzerland
Year of Birth:1920
Year of death:1985

Biography

(source: wikipedia)

Yuliy Borisovich Briner (; July 11, 1920 – October 10, 1985), known professionally as Yul Brynner, was a Russian actor. He was best known for his portrayal of King Mongkut in the Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical The King and I, for which he won two Tony Awards, and later an Academy Award for Best Actor for the film adaptation. He played the role 4,625 times on stage and became known for his shaved head, which he maintained as a... more

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