Yul Brynner bio

Birth Name: Yuliy Borisovich Brynner

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Vladivostok

Date Of Birth: July 11, 1920

Date Of Death: October 10, 1985

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Russian

Yul Brynner was born on the 11th of July, 1920. He was famous for being a Movie Actor. Russian/Swiss actor well-known for his typecast roles as stern rulers in The King and I and The Ten Commandments. His other films include Anastasia, The Sound and the Fury, and Death Rage.

Yul Brynner was born in Vladivostok. He lived in Russia, France, and China before immigrating to the U.S. He debuted as Paul Vicola in the 1949 film, Port of New York. Russian-born, he played Chris Adams in The Magnificent Seven.

Yul Brynner was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Yul Brynner was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Yuliy Borisovich Brynner is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Yul Brynner’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Yul Brynner’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Yul Brynner kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Yul Brynner was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Yuliy Borisovich Brynner
RELIGION: Russian Orthodox
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Yul Brynner was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Yul Brynner was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Yul Brynner had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Yul Brynner’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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