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Yul Brynner

Brynner in Sarajevo in November 1969
Born Yuliy Borisovich Briner
(1920-07-11)July 11, 1920
Vladivostok, Far Eastern Republic
Died October 10, 1985(1985-10-10) (aged 65)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Cause of death Lung cancer
Resting place Saint-Michel-de-Bois-Aubry Russian Orthodox Monastery near Luzé, France
Occupation Actor
Years active 1941–1985
Spouse(s) Virginia Gilmore
(m. 1944; div. 1960)

Doris Kleiner
(m. 1960; div. 1967)

Jacqueline Thion de la Chaume (m. 1971; div. 1981)
Kathy Lee
(m. 1983; his death 1985)

Now that I'm gone, I tell you, don't smoke.
Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb.
Yul Brynner
When I am dead and buried, on my tombstone I would like to have it written, 'I have arrived.' Because when you feel that you have arrived, you are dead.
Yul Brynner
I have been offered a lot for my work, but never everything.
Because when you feel that you have arrived, you are dead.
I am just a nice, clean-cut Mongolian boy.