My Father Named Me After This Great Actor – Yul Edochie
My Father Named Me After This Great Actor Yul Edochie : Nollywood actor Yul Edochie took to his Instagram to reveal that his father , legendary actor Pete Edochie named his after famous Russian-American state actor, Yul Brynner.
The actor also said that he seems to have grown to be like the late stage actor ,as he noted that he shares many features with him.
‘My father named me after this great actor Yul Brynner. He was an outstanding stage and film actor, with a deep voice.
I seem to have grown to be just like him, same looks too, same eyes, same bald head, though my nose is way bigger than his.
So I’m just thinking…. The name you give to your child, does it play a role in the development of that child??’
Yul Brynner was famous for portraying King Mongkut of Siam in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I. The Russian-American stage actor died of lung cancer at the age of 65 in New York City.