Yul Brynner 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 - actor known for the films "The Magnificent Seven" , "The Ten Commandments" ," The King and I" for which he won an Oscar and "Westworld" . He died on Oct 1985 from lung cancer at the age of
Fathers and Sons: On the set of 'The Ten Commandments' Yul Brynner reads with his son during a break. Just as Yul played the role of Pharaoh, his son played the eldest son of Pharaoh, heir to the Egyptian dynasty, but who dies from the final plague.