Yul Brynner, Japanese actor. Recipient Donalson award for best actor 1951, National Board Review Motion Pictures award for best performance in The King and I, 1956, Academy award, 1957, Tony award, 1952, Critics Circle award. Active anti-smoking campaigner.
Brynner, Yul was born on July 11, 1920 in Sakhalin (Island), Japan. Came to the United States, 1940.
Educated chiefly in France including the Sorbonne.