Yul Brynner (Yuly Borisovich Briner)
(July 11, 1920 – October 10, 1985)
Yul Brynner portrayed rulers in The King and I (1951) and The
Ten Commandments (1956). His other films include Anastasia
(1956), The Sound and the Fury (1959), and Death Rage (1976).
Brynner lived in Russia, France, and China before immigrating
to the U.S. He debuted as Paul Vicola in the 1949 film, Port of