Contributed by: The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin

(July 24, 1947–     ): Twin British actors who portrayed Mischka and Grischka, knife-throwing circus performers and assassins who murder 009 (Andy Bradford) and participate in a renegade Soviet plot to start World War III in Octopussy.

Natives of Watford, Hertfordshire, England, the brothers made their big-screen debut in director Celestino Coronado’s avant-garde film version of Hamlet (1976), each portraying both Hamlet and Laertes alongside fellow Bond player Vladek Sheybal.

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