10 Facts About Anthony Grey


Anthony Grey was born on 5 July 1938 and is a British journalist and author.

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Anthony Grey has written a series of historical novels and non-fiction books, including several relating to his detention.

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Anthony Grey was able to communicate by mail with his mother and girlfriend back in England, but was only allowed two 20-minute visits by British consular officials in the first 17 months of his confinement, and was never formally charged.

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Anthony Grey was released in October 1969, after 27 months of captivity.

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Anthony Grey wrote about his two-year ordeal in Hostage in Peking, published in 1970.

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Anthony Grey published various stories and articles in such magazines as Playboy, Punch and The Illustrated London News.

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In 1983, Anthony Grey published The Prime Minister Was a Spy, in which he claimed that Harold Holt was a spy for Communist China, and that he had not drowned, but in fact had been "collected" by a Chinese submarine and lived out the rest of his life in Beijing.

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Anthony Grey produced television documentaries for the British TV stations BBC and ATV World.

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Anthony Grey's conclusion was that there is overwhelming evidence for visitations to earth by extra-terrestrials.

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In 1970, Anthony Grey married Shirley McGuinn, his girlfriend at the time of his imprisonment in China.

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