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Yul Brynner (I) (1920–1985)


Exotic leading man of American films, famed as much for his completely bald head as for his performances, Yul Brynner masked much of his life in mystery and outright lies designed to tease people he considered gullible. It was not until the publication of the books "Yul: The Man Who Would Be King" and "Empire and Odyssey" by his son, Yul "Rock" ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Ten Commandments
(1956)
The Magnificent Seven
The Magnificent Seven Chris Larabee Adams
(1960)
The King and I
The King and I King Mongkut of Siam
(1956)
Westworld
Westworld Gunslinger
(1973)

Filmography

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 1976 Death Rage
Peter Marciani
 1976 Futureworld
The Gunslinger
 1975 The Ultimate Warrior
Carson
 1973 Westworld
Gunslinger
 1973 The Serpent
Col. Alexei Vlassov
 1972 Anna and the King (TV Series)
King Mongkut / Uncle Patra
- Serana (1972) ... King Mongkut
- Louis' Love (1972) ... King Mongkut
- The King and the Egg (1972) ... King Mongkut
- The Marriage of Prince Chula (1972) ... King Mongkut
- The Haunted Temple (1972) ... King Mongkut
 1972 Fuzz
The Deaf Man
 1971 Catlow
Catlow
 1971 Romansa konjokradice
Captain Stoloff
 1970 Adiós, Sabata
Sabata / Indio Black
 1969 The Magic Christian
Transvestite Cabaret Singer (uncredited)
 1969 The Madwoman of Chaillot
The Chairman
 1969 Bitka na Neretvi
Vlado
 1969 The File of the Golden Goose
Peter Novak
 1968 Villa Rides
Pancho Villa
 1967 The Long Duel
Sultan
 1967 The Double Man
Dan Slater / Kalmar
 1966 Triple Cross
Baron Von Grunen
 1966 The Poppy Is Also a Flower
Colonel Salem
 1966 Cast a Giant Shadow
Asher Gonen
 1965 Morituri
Captain Mueller
 1964 Invitation to a Gunfighter
Jules Gaspard d'Estaing
 1964 Flight from Ashiya
TSgt. Mike Takashima
 1963 Kings of the Sun
Chief Black Eagle
 1962 Taras Bulba
Taras Bulba
 1962 Escape from Zahrain
Sharif
 1961 Goodbye Again
Extra in nightclub scene (uncredited)
 1960 The Children of Lindos (Short)
Nico March
 1960 The Magnificent Seven
Chris Larabee Adams
 1960 Surprise Package
Nico March
 1960 Testament of Orpheus
L'huissier / Court usher (uncredited)
 1960 Once More, with Feeling!
Victor Fabian
 1959 Solomon and Sheba
Solomon
 1959 The Sound and the Fury
Jason Compson
 1959 The Journey
Major Surov
 1958 The Buccaneer
Jean Lafitte
 1958 The Brothers Karamazov
Dmitri Karamazov
 1956 Anastasia
General Sergei Pavlovich Bounine
 1956 The Ten Commandments
Rameses
 1956 The King and I
King Mongkut of Siam
 1954 General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein (TV Movie)
King Mongkut of Siam (segment 'King and I, The')
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series)
Francois Villon (segment "A Lodging for the Night")
- A Lodging for the Night (1953) ... Francois Villon (segment "A Lodging for the Night")
 1949-1950 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Dr. Nestri
- Flowers from a Stranger (1950) ... Dr. Nestri
- Flowers from a Stranger (1949) ... Dr. Nestri
 1949 Port of New York
Paul Vicola
 1949 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
 1944 Mr. Jones and His Neighbors (TV Series)
Mr. Jones
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Starred (as "The King") in "The King and I" on Broadway. Revival. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Print Biographies | 29 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[to interviewers] Just call me a nice, clean-cut Mongolian boy. See more »

Trivia:

While touring in the play "Odyssey" in the mid-1970s, he attained a reputation for being a holy terror toward hotel staff members. Among other things, all hotel suites where he would stay had to be painted a certain shade of tan and all kitchens in those hotel suites had to be stocked in advance with "one dozen brown eggs, under no circumstances white ones!" (this should be noted, in fairness, ... See more »

Trademark:

Unflinching gaze See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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