Anthony Meyer (actor)

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Anthony Meyer
Born (1947-03-25) 25 March 1947 (age 69)
Watford, Hertfordshire, England

Anthony "Tony" Meyer (born 25 March 1947) is a retired English actor of the 1970s and 1980s. He is the twin of David Meyer who has often appeared alongside him in film.


The Meyer twins are best known for appearing as henchmen in the 1983 James Bond film Octopussy. They are circus performers with a talent for knife throwing. In the film the twins were known as Mischka and Grischka. Anthony played Grischka (credited as Twin Two).

His career was at its peak in the 1980s.


  • Play for Today (1972, TV) - McCallister
  • The Duchess of Duke Street (1976, TV) - Mr. Ellis
  • Hamlet (1976) - Hamlet/Laertes (Anthony Meyer)
  • Secret Army (1977, TV) - Luftwaffe Policeman
  • The Third Walker (1978) - Étienne Blanchard
  • Venom (1981) - Martin
  • The Draughtsman's Contract (1982) - The Poulencs
  • Octopussy (1983) - Grischka (Anthony Meyer)
  • State of Wonder (1984) - Jesus
  • Snakes and Ladders (1989, TV) – Donald

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