|  After the Bolsheviks seized power, his family was forced to immigrate, plunging young Yul into a life of variety: from playing Gypsy songs of Alesha Dimitrievich on guitar in Paris restaurants, to working as a trapeze artist and studying under the famous acting teacher Mikhail Chekhov. In reality, he was born at home in a four-storey residence at 15 Aleutskaya Street, Vladivostok, in the Far Eastern Republic (present-day Primorsky Krai, Russia). //--> When she settled down in New York City, she tried to start a singing career. In 1967, he and Dimitrievitch released a record album, The Gypsy and I: Yul Brynner Sings Gypsy Songs. He has done a variety of roles in films and theatre in his career. He fathered three children and adopted two. He sang some of those same songs in the film The Brothers Karamazov. On 10th October 1985, Brynner died of lung cancer in New York City the same day a… Personal life Brynner was married four times, the first three ending in divorce. While viewing any Flickr photos page, click on this button to open the same view on Flickriver. Vladivostok, Russia. Yul Brynner was born Yuliy Borisovich Bryner in 1920. Shop Yul Brynner's The gypsy and i LP for sale by jobar at 10.00 € on CDandLP - Ref:2300305014 (July 1979) He acted in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "The King and I," at the London Palladium in London, England with Virginia McKenna and John Bennett in the cast. In 1967, he and Dimitrievitch released a record album, The Gypsy and I: Yul Brynner Sings Gypsy Songs … (1979) He acted in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "The King and I," at the London Palladium in London, England with Virginia McKenna and John Bennett in the cast. Russian Gypsy Folk Songs Vera Brynner (Author) Format: Vinyl. Brynner was noted for his deep, rich voice and for his shaven head, which he maintained as a personal trademark after adopting it for his role in The King and I. Revival. Yul Brynner, who with shaved head and regally haughty presence played and replayed the starring role in "The King and I" for more than 30 years, died early today in a New York Hospital. var gEmbedCodeWhite = ''; Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Yul Brynner with Aliosha Dimitrievitch - The Gypsy And I at Discogs. Clickr on one of the buttons below to install: To embed this view, Copy and Paste the following HTML code: