Starred (as "The King") in "The King and I" on Broadway. NOTE: Won Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical). In 1985 he won a special Tony Award "honoring his 4,525 performances in 'The King and I'."
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[His Academy Award for Best Actor acceptance speech, 1957] I hope this is not a mistake, because I won't give it back for anything in the world. Thank you very much.
He was the visual inspiration for the original illustrations of the superhero Green Lantern/Abin Sur (created in 1959). Brynner was 39 years old at the time. Sur is well-known like the predecessor of Green Lantern/Hal Jordan, who replaced him after his death when Sur crashed with his ship on planet Earth.