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By Andrew Gans
04 Apr 2012


Yul Brynner in The King and I.


"This is a bit of a cheat since I never saw his performance from a seat in the audience. But I was as close as you can get on stage and watched in the wings when, in spite of being terminally ill, he would transform from a shrunken wasted body and energy to THE KING the minute he hit the stage and the lights!! Talk about Dr. Theatre!" 

Read more about Yul Brynner's theatrical history at the Playbill Vault