Anthony Chinn

Anthony Chinn (1930, Georgetown, Guyana – 22 October 2000, Georgetown, Guyana) was a British supporting actor who appeared in over 50 films and television series throughout a career which spanned more than four decades.[1] He was the child of Chinese and Brazilian parents.[2]

Anthony Chinn
DiedOctober 22, 2000 (aged 6970)
Years active1957–2000


Chinn made his film début in the United Kingdom in 1957. He moved to London in 1961[3] and for the next several years appeared in British TV series such as The Avengers, Danger Man, The Protectors and Steptoe and Son.[2] He also had early uncredited roles in the James Bond films Dr. No (1962), Goldfinger (1964) and You Only Live Twice (1967), later playing a Taiwanese businessman in A View to a Kill (1985).[4] Chinn played the Kitai in John Huston's The Kremlin Letter (1969),[4] a Chinese assassin in The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976) and a Chinese Doorman Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978).[4] He appeared as Mohan in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and as Mactilburgh's technician in The Fifth Element (1997).[4]

Chinn also worked in theatre and appeared in TV advertisements for brands such as McEwan's beer.[2][3]

Selected filmography


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  2. Brennan, Sandra: Anthony Chinn, at AllRovi (via, retrieved 3 January 2009
  3. "Frozen Looks for an Eskimo". Evening Times. Glasgow. 22 November 1983. p. 2.
  4., Anthony Chinn, retrieved 3 January 2009
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