His birth name was Taidje Khan. His year of birth was a matter of negotiation. It probably lies somewhere between 1915 in Vladivostok and 1920 in Sakhalin, Russia. Brynner died of lung cancer caused by smoking, and before he died he made an anti-smoking public service announcement.
Yul Brynner is interred in the cemetery at the Saint-Michel-de-Bois-Aubry monastery near Poitiers, Vienne, France.
He has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6162 Hollywood Blvd.
Yul Brynner Facts
|Birth Name||Yul Bryner|
|Birthday||July 7, 1915|
|Date of death||October 10, 1985 (New York, New York, USA, age 70)|
|Height||5' 11" (1m80) How tall is Yul Brynner compared to you?|
|Awards||1957 Academy Awards: Best Actor (for The King and I)|
|The Magnificent Seven|
|The Ten Commandments|
|King And I|
|The King and I|
|Bible According to Hollywood|
|The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection|
|The Great Escape/ The Magnificent Seven/ The Thomas Crown Affair|