Yul Brynner as King Mongkut of Siam in "The King and I"

The King and I (1956)

A scruffy bearded Yul Brenner-----hands down best photo I have ever seen of him...

A scruffy bearded Yul Brenner-----hands down best photo I have ever seen of him...

Yul Brynner - (1920-1958) Died of lung cancer. Was a Russian born American based film and stage actor, model, TV director, author and photographer. Best know for his roles in "The King and I", "The Ten Commandments", "Magnificent Seven". etc.

Yul Brynner - (1920-1958) Died of lung cancer. Was a Russian born American based film and stage actor, model, TV director, author and photographer. Best know for his roles in "The King and I", "The Ten Commandments", "Magnificent Seven". etc.

Yule Brynner in The Magnificent Seven. I've had a sort of crush on him for quite a bit of my life.

Yule Brynner in The Magnificent Seven. I've had a sort of crush on him for quite a bit of my life.

[BORN] Yul Brynner / Born: Yuli Borisovich Bryner, July 11, 1920 in Vladivostok, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Primorsky Krai, Russia] / Died: October 10, 1985 (age 65) in New York City, New York, USA

[BORN] Yul Brynner / Born: Yuli Borisovich Bryner, July 11, 1920 in Vladivostok, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Primorsky Krai, Russia] / Died: October 10, 1985 (age 65) in New York City, New York, USA

Yul Brynner ( July 11, 1920 – October 10, 1985) was a Russian-born film and stage actor.  He was best known for his portrayal of Rameses II in the 1956 Cecil B. DeMille blockbuster The Ten Commandments, as the King of Siam in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I, for which he won two Tony Awards and an Academy Award for the film version. Brynner also portaryed General Bounine in the 1956 film Anastasia and Chris Adams in The Magnificent Seven.

Yul Brynner ( July 11, 1920 – October 10, 1985) was a Russian-born film and stage actor. He was best known for his portrayal of Rameses II in the 1956 Cecil B. DeMille blockbuster The Ten Commandments, as the King of Siam in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I, for which he won two Tony Awards and an Academy Award for the film version. Brynner also portaryed General Bounine in the 1956 film Anastasia and Chris Adams in The Magnificent Seven.

Yul Brynner (1920-1985) was a Russian-born stage and film actor. He was best known for his portrayal of Mongkut, King of Siam, in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor for the film version

Yul Brynner (1920-1985) was a Russian-born stage and film actor. He was best known for his portrayal of Mongkut, King of Siam, in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor for the film version

The Magnificent Seven was a westernized drama, action and adventure remake movie of The Seven Samurai by Akira Kurosawa. Description from serenitythinker.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The Magnificent Seven was a westernized drama, action and adventure remake movie of The Seven Samurai by Akira Kurosawa. Description from serenitythinker.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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