Yul Brynner’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 11, 1920

Death Date

Oct 10, 1985

Age of Death

65 years

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer

Place of Death

Oct 10, 1985


Movie Actor

The movie actor Yul Brynner died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

He married four times: to Virginia Gilmore, Frankie Tilden, Jacqueline Thion de la Chaume, and Kathy Lee. He had a daughter named Victoria with his second wife. Victoria’s godmother was Audrey Hepburn. Brynner also adopted two Vietnamese children with his third wife. 



“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 am just a nice, clean-cut Mongolian boy.” (Yul Brynner)


“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.” (Yul Brynner)