Yuli Borisovich Bryner
|Born||Jul 11, 1920|
|Died||Oct 10, 1985|
New York City, NY
|Age||Died at 65|
|Final Resting PlaceSaint Robert Churchyard|
|Top Roles||King Mongkut of Siam, Rameses, Chris Larabee Adams, Baron Von Grunen, Victor Fabian|
|Top Genres||Drama, Adventure, Action, War, Romance, Historical|
|Top Topics||Book-Based, Based on Play, World War II|
|Top Collaborators||Anatole Litvak (Director), Cecil B. DeMille (Director), Brad Dexter, Trevor Howard|
|Shares birthday with||Thomas Mitchell, Tab Hunter, Alfred E. Green see more..|
Yul Brynner Overview:
Legendary actor, Yul Brynner, was born Yuli Borisovich Bryner on Jul 11, 1920 in Vladivostok, Russia. Brynner died at the age of 65 on Oct 10, 1985 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Saint Robert Churchyard Cemetery in La Tourraine, France.
MINI BIO:Shaven-headed actor of Swiss-Mongolian parentage (born on an island off the coast of Siberia). A former trapeze artist who turned to acting after being injured in a fall, his subsequent career was inextricably tied up with his portrayals of the King of Siam in The King and I, and the mysterious gunfighter in black in The Magnificent Seven. His faint accent and clipped tones remained unique, but a further stage stint with The King and I in the late seventies signalled his departure from the screen. Married to Virginia Gilmore from 1944-1960. Oscar for The King and I. Died from lung cancer. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Yul Brynner was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Actor for The King and I (as The King) in 1956.
|1956||Best Actor||The King and I (1956)||The King||Won|
He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Yul Brynner's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #112 on Mar 22, 1956.
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Yul Brynner Quotes:
Chris: I was. My doctor told me to quit. For my health.
Chris: Too much lead in the air.
Vin: I wish I knew for sure.
Chris: Knew what?
Vin: Whether I'm here because Chico is a friend of mine, or if I'm just on the prod for a fight like Frank. Killing can get inside you.
Chris: And you think that's happening to you?
Vin: Why else would I be here? Sure Chico is a friend of mine. But, hell, I don't even know his last name.
Chris: Neither do I.
Vin: Don't it make you wonder?
Vin: How the hell come, Chris?
Chris: Because in all the years I made my way with a gun, I never once shot a man just to see him fall. If that time ever comes, I'll throw my guns in a water bucket and walk away. So will you.
Chris: Oh, hell. If that's all that's holding things up, I'll drive the rig.
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