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Yul Brynner

Yul Brynner

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Also Known As: Died: October 10, 1985
Born: July 11, 1920 Cause of Death: complications from cancer
Birth Place: Russia Profession: Cast ...
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Began career as circus acrobat
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Took up acting after serious accident
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Supported himself as singer and guitarist
1934:
Joined French acting troupe
1941:
Moved to USA
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US stage acting debut in "Twelfth Night" (with touring company)
1947:
Failed Universal screen test for looking "too Oriental"
1949:
American film acting debut, "Port of New York"
1951:
First production of "The King & I" (ran for 1,246 performances)
1956:
Recreated his signature role in "The King and I"; received Best Actor Oscar
1960:
Co-starred in "The Magnificent Seven"
1973:
Played a robot in the sci-fi thriller "Westworld"
1985:
Returned to Broadway in "The King & I"

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