Yul Brynner

Yul Brynner

Russian-born actor (1920–1985)
Yuliy Borisovich Briner, known professionally as Yul Brynner, was an American actor. He was best known for his portrayal of King Mongkut in the Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical The King and I, for which he won two Tony Awards, and later an Academy Award for Best Actor for the film adaptation.Wikipedia
BornJuly 11, 1920
HometownVladivostok, Russia
Net worth$10 million
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseKathy Lee (m 1983 - 1985) , Jacqueline Thion de la Chaume (m 1971 - 1981) , Doris Kleiner (m 1960 - 1967) , Virginia Gilmore (m 1944 - 1960)
ChildrenVictoria Brynner
ParentsMarousia Dimitrievna Blagovidova , Boris Yuliyevich Briner
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Actor Robert Vaughn dies at 83

The actor Robert Vaughn, best known for playing the suave Napoleon Solo in 1960s television spy series, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E,” and the last surviving actor from the original “Magnificent Seven” movie, died on Friday from leukemia. Vaughn’s manager Matthew Sullivan said the 83-year-old actor died in hospital surrounded by his wife Linda Staab and two children, Cassidy and Caitlin. He had been receiving treatment for acute leukemia, Sullivan said. What did he star in? #NCIS’ David McCallum Responds to #TheManFromUNCLE Co-Star’s Death: “I Am Utterly Devastated” https://t.co/0hrIcg7D1r pic.twitter.com/xt9FaRvh33— TVLine.com (@TVLine) November 11, 2016 New York-born Vaughn starred with David McCallum in “The Man from U.N.C.L.E,” a tongue-in-cheek drama about battling world evil that was inspired by the James Bond books and movies. “Robert and I worked together for many years and losing him is like losing a part of me,” McCallum said in a statement to TVLine.com on Friday. The 1964-68 series gave way to a number of spinoff movies including “One Spy Too Many” and “One of Our Spies is Missing” that also starred the two actors. Film career Vaughn appeared in more than 200 movies and TV shows over his 60-year career, including the 1960 movie “The Magnificent Seven”, alongside Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen. He was the last survivor of the movie’s original seven lead actors. Other movies included “Bullitt” in 1968, again with McQueen, and “The Young Philadelphians” in 1959, for which he received a supporting actor Oscar nomination. Television career On television, Vaughn appeared in numerous shows, including “The A-Team,” a 1998 TV version of “The Magnificent Seven,” and, in 2012, as a character in the long-running British soap opera, “Coronation Street.” Steve McQueen, 1980 Yul Brynner, 1985 James Coburn, 2002 Brad Dexter, 2002 Horst Buchholz, 2003 Charles Bronson, 2003 Robert Vaughn, 2016 pic.twitter.com/A7OaPeggYQ— The Pixel Factor (@ThePixelFactor) 11 novembre 2016 Tributes Sorry to hear the news about Robert Vaughn.— Sir Roger Moore (@sirrogermoore) November 11, 2016 Former British James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore was among those mourning his passing, tweeting “Sorry to hear the news about Robert Vaughn.” Oh no. Robert Vaughn, such a fine actor, one of the best Columbo villains (no higher praise than that) & an utterly charming man, has died.— Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) November 11, 2016 British actor Stephen Fry said on Twitter that Vaughn was “such a fine actor, one of the best Columbo villains (no higher praise than that) and utterly charming man.” Sad to hear The Man From UNCLE has died. #RobertVaughn pic.twitter.com/ShVDAERmP2— Jeremy Vine (@theJeremyVine) 11 novembre 2016 In tweets Steve McQueen, 1980 Yul Brynner, 1985 James Coburn, 2002 Brad Dexter, 2002 Horst Buchholz, 2003 Charles Bronson, 2003 Robert Vaughn, 2016 pic.twitter.com/A7OaPeggYQ— The Pixel Factor (@ThePixelFactor) November 11, 2016 Oh no! Sad to hear Robert Vaughn has died. A fine talent and two-time #Columbo guest star. https://t.co/dj57Wgn58s pic.twitter.com/Ql7TRuVIVo— Lieutenant Columbo (@columbophile) November 11, 2016 BULLIT-1968-MI PELICULA-DIRIGIDA POR PETER YATES STEVE MC QUEEN-JACQUELINE BISSET-ROBERT VAUGHN pic.twitter.com/tTd1JdVFq4— ARTURO (@NovilloArturo) September 12, 2016 Sad news about the passing of Robert Vaughn. His death in Towering Inferno never fails to traumatise me each and every time I watch it. pic.twitter.com/HwxfzZDyko— Paul Hamilton (@_PaulHamilton) November 11, 2016
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Night Flight From Moscow
Night Flight From Moscow
PG
1h 53min
1976
The File of the Golden Goose
The File of the Golden Goose
M
1h 45min
1969
The Ultimate Warrior
The Ultimate Warrior
R
1h 32min
1975
Villa Rides
Villa Rides
R
2h 5min
1968
Anna and the King
Anna and the King
1983
Death Rage
Death Rage
R
1h 38min
1978
Futureworld
Futureworld
PG
1h 47min
1976
Westworld
Westworld
PG
1h 28min
1973
Anna and the King
Anna and the King
0h 30min
1972
The Light at the Edge of the World
The Light at the Edge of the World
GP
2h 2min
1971
Catlow
Catlow
PG-13
1h 43min
1971
Romance of a Horse Thief
Romance of a Horse Thief
GP
1h 40min
1971
Adios Sabata
Adios Sabata
GP
1h 46min
1971
The Battle of Neretva
The Battle of Neretva
G
1h 42min
1971
The Double Man
The Double Man
1h 45min
1968
The Long Duel
The Long Duel
1h 55min
1967
Triple Cross
Triple Cross
PG
2h 6min
1967
Return of the Seven
Return of the Seven
1h 36min
1966
The Poppy Is Also a Flower
The Poppy Is Also a Flower
GP
1h 40min
1966
Morituri
Morituri
2h 3min
1965
Invitation to a Gunfighter
Invitation to a Gunfighter
1h 32min
1964
Flight From Ashiya
Flight From Ashiya
1h 40min
1964
Kings of the Sun
Kings of the Sun
1h 48min
1963
Taras Bulba
Taras Bulba
2h 2min
1962
Escape From Zahrain
Escape From Zahrain
1h 33min
1962
The Magnificent Seven
The Magnificent Seven
2h 6min
1960
Surprise Package
Surprise Package
1h 40min
1960

Albums

King and I [Original Broadway Cast]
King and I [Original Broadway Cast]
2008

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1957Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyThe King and INominated
1957Academy AwardActorThe King and IWinner