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Characters by Surname (J-K)

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This is a list of Characters in the Grand Theft Auto series, listed J-K, and lists characters by surname. When surnames are not available, first names are used and then nicknames. To find characters whose names are known but are better known by nicknames (such as Melvin Harris, known better as Big Smoke), you can use the Find function. To access this, press the Control (Ctrl) and F keyboard buttons at the same time.

Some characters listed appear in other Rockstar Games titles, such as Manhunt, but are listed here as they are in so way related to the Grand Theft Auto series. The characters listed either appear or are mentioned in a Grand Theft Auto game. The games are written as short hand IDs, which are as follows:

Game ID Game ID
Grand Theft Auto 1 1 Grand Theft Auto: London, 1969 L 1969
Grand Theft Auto: London, 1961 L 1961 Grand Theft Auto 2 2
Grand Theft Auto III III Grand Theft Auto: Vice City VC
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas SA Grand Theft Auto Advance A
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories LCS Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories VCS
Grand Theft Auto IV IV Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars CW
The Lost and Damned TLAD The Ballad of Gay Tony TBOGT
Manhunt M

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Character Information Notes
Stonewall J Stonewall J is, in 1984, an associate of the Trailer Park Mafia who owns a weapons business in Little Havana, Vice City. Appears in: VCS
Bobo Jacksonville Bobo Jacksonville is a member of the Rednecks and resides in Anywhere City. Appears in: 2
Jeffron James Jeffron James is the co-host of the Fizz! show on the WKTT radtio station, alongside Marcel LeMuir and Jane Labrador. Voiced by: Patrice O'Neal.
Appears in: IV
Jane Jane is, in 2001, a resident of Cedar Grove, Shoreside Vale, Liberty City and the mother of Sam. She calls into Chatterbox FM, complaining about how difficult being a parent has become, blaming video games in particular. Appears in: III
Mary Jane Mary Jane runs an ice cream company in Anywhere City. Claude Speed steals one of her ice cream trucks during one mission. Appears in: 2
Janice Janice is, in 2001, a resident of Liberty City. She phones Chatterbox FM to complain to Fernando Martinez about his Fernando's New Beginnings business. Appears in: III
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Chan Jaoming
Chan Jaoming is the forty year old son of Hsin Jaoming and a member of the Jaoming Family, a Triad group in Liberty City. The LCPD believe him to be the families underboss. He was arrested in 1999 for possessing heroin and in 2003 for extortion. Appears in: IV and CW
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Hsin Jaoming
Hsin Jaoming is the seventy-three year old leader of one of the Jaoming Family, a Triad group in Liberty City. He is the father of Chan Jaoming. The LCPD suspect him of numerous murders. He was arrested in 2002 for extortion, in 2004 for assault and in 2005 for racketeering. Appears in: IV and CW
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Javier
Javier is, in 1984, Janet Vance's latest boyfriend. He and Janet steal Lance and Victor's drugs, disappearing without a trace. Voiced by: Gregory Johnson.
Appears in: VCS
Hugh Jazz Hugh Jazz is, in 1998, a resident of Liberty City. Appears in: LCS
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Jeff
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Jeff is, in 2008, a resident of Liberty City who hires Niko Bellic to spy on his wife, who he thinks is cheating on him. He later kills his wife and has Niko dispose of her body. He remarries but suspects his second wife is cheating on him also. He is killed whilst crossing the street to confront his wife. Voiced by: Harry Chase.
Appears in: IV
Jeff Jeff is, in 2001, a resident of Rockford, Staunton Island, Liberty City. He phones Chatterbox FM about a 'rally tomorrow night at the park', although he does not know what the rally is really about. Appears in: III
Bob Jefferson Bob Jefferson is a writer for the Liberty Tree newspaper in 2001. Appears in: III
Bobby Jefferson Bobby Jefferson is, in 2008, a former Secretary of Security Enforcement in Liberty City who has fallen under the influence of some Russian criminals in the city. Jon Gravelli has Niko Bellic protect Jefferson on his way to a speech. Appears in: IV
Walt Jefferson Walt Jefferson is a writer for the Liberty Tree newspaper in 2001. Appears in: III
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Kiki Jenkins
Kiki Jenkins is a thirty-two year old who Niko Bellic can date. She is employed by Goldberg, Ligner & Shyster. She resides in Little Italy, Algonquin, Liberty City. Voiced by: Kim Howard.
Appears in: IV
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Jennifun
Jennifun is, in 2008, the name of a female member of the love-meet.net website. She can not be dated by Niko Bellic. Appears in: IV
Jeremy Jeremy is, in 1998, a child who lives in Liberty City. He blinded his brother, Frank Junior, whilst playing with Vivisection. He is said to want to become a scientist when he is older. Appears in: III
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Brian Jeremy
Brian Jeremy is, in 2008, a member of The Lost Brotherhood gang and is a resident of Liberty City. He dislikes the way Johnny Klebitz runs the gang. Appears in: TLAD
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Jerkov
Jerkov (born February 29, 1972 in Siberia) is the leader of the Russian Mafia in the Industrial Sector of Anywhere City. He employs Claude Speed to attack The Zaibatsu Corporation and the Hare Krishna. However, Claude later begins to work for the Loonies and later kills Jerkov. He is married to Sandra Tito. Appears in: 2
Jerry Jerry is, in 2001, a resident of Liberty City. He is a client of Fernando Martinez' Fernando's New Beginnings. He phones Chatterbox FM to defend Fernando and says that Fernando has saved his marriage. He has five children. Appears in: III
Old Uncle Jesse Old Uncle Jesse is a member of the Rednecks who resides in Anywhere City. Appears in: 2
Jessica Jessica is, in 2008, a twenty-three year old resident of Liberty City who takes Niko Bellic on helicopter rides. She has strong feelings for Brucie Kibbutz. Appears in: IV
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Jethro
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Jethro is a mechanic who can normally be found with Dwaine. In 1986 he lived in Vice City and hanged out at the Boatyard but by 1992 had moved to San Fierro, where he worked as a mechanic for Xoomer. He later begins to work for Carl Johnson at his garage. Voiced by: John Zurhellen.
Appears in: VC and SA
Jethro Jethro is a member of the Rednecks. He is the son of Pa Wayne and has many siblings, including Bob, Joleyn, Mary Beth, Seth, Lazy Balls, Peter Lee, Boff, Sammy Jo, Teri Barbara, Maggie May, Bonny, Jonny W., Billy Bob, Bobby Bill and Fabrizio. Appears in: 2
Jim-Jim Jim-Jim is a primate, possibly a spider monkey or gorilla, who is mentioned on advertisements for Pets Overnight.com, where a boy states that Jim-Jim had bitten him. Appears in: III
Fat Boy Jim Fat Boy Jim is a member of the Rednecks who is killed by Claude Speed on orders from Billy Bob Bean, the Rednecks leader. Appears in: 2
Spindly Jim Spindly Jim is a pimp who is killed by the protagonist of Grand Theft Auto 1 on orders from Brother Marcus. Appears in: 1
Jimi Jimi is a member of the Brotherhood of Jah Army of Love and is being attacked by the government but is rescued by the protagonist. Appears in: 1
Jimmy Jimmy is one of the stars of Just the Five of Us in 1986. He is a forty year old who looks like a child. In 1992 he is in the state of San Andreas and is interviewed by Richard Burns. In 1992 he claims to be fifty-one years old. Appears in: VC and SA
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Jimmy
Jimmy is a football star who asks Ned Burner for help, as his career is about to be ruined by reports stating he used performance enhancing drugs. Burner later hires Toni Cipriani to collect evidence about steroid use in sports. Appears in: LCS
Jimmy Jimmy is, in 2008, a resident of Liberty City. His car is stolen by Niko Bellic on orders from Vladimir Glebov. Appears in: IV
Jimmy the Shovel Jimmy the Shovel is targetted by No Chin, who has a bomb fitted in his car, which is defused by protagonist and Hang Yu. He later appears in Vice City when Samuel Deever has the protagonist disrupt a drug shipment for the Brotherhood of Jah Army of Love. Appears in: 1
Anne Job Anne Job is, in 1998, a resident of Liberty City. Appears in: LCS
Brother Joe Brother Joe is a member of the Brotherhood of Jah Army of Love. Appears in: 1
Larry Joe Larry Joe is the co-host of the Bait N' Switch program on VCPR in 1984. He is married to Marie Sue. Voiced by: Lloyd Floyd.
Appears in: VCS
Joey Joey is, in 2001, a child resident of Liberty City who works for Eris, a shoe manufacturer. A co-worker, also a child, describes how Joey had sewed his hands together. Appears in: III
Joey Joey is, in 2001, a child resident of Liberty City and the son of Phil and his wife, who appear in an advertisement for the Maibatsu Monstrosity. Appears in: III
John-O John-O is a member of an intelligence agency who was scheduled to meet an informant, before Toni Cipriani breaks up the meeting by killing the informant and stealing some documents. Appears in: LCS
Oily Johnnie Oily Johnnie is a resident of Liberty City who runs Oily Johnnie's Massage Parlor in the Red Light District on Portland. Appears in: III
Johnny Johnny is, in 2001, a seven year old resident of Pike Creek, Shoreside Vale, Liberty City. His father, Bob, forced him to clean the bathroom from age three. He now works for Rakin and Ponzer during the week and works a photocopying machine in a basement on weekends, earning $23,000 a year. Appears in: III
Mr. Johnsane Mr. Johnsane had taken some documents from a law firm after it was bought and the protagonist is hired to retrieve the documents and kill him. Appears in: 1
Beverly Johnson Beverly Johnson is the mother of Carl, Sean, Kendl and Brian Johnson. She raised her children in a house in Ganton, Los Santos. She was killed in a drive-by shooting aimed at killing her son, Sean. Appears in: SA
Brian Johnson Brian Johnson is the son of Beverly and brother of Carl, Sean and Kendl Johnson. He lived in Ganton, Los Santos until his death in 1987. Appears in: SA
Candice Johnson Candice Johnson is a reporter for Public Liberty Online in 2008. Appears in: IV
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Carl Johnson
Carl Johnson is the son of Beverly and brother of Sean, Kendl and Brian Johnson. He served as the protagonist of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. Originally from Ganton, Los Santos; he moved to Liberty City in 1987. He returns in 1992 for his mothers funeral and by the end of the year, owns a garage, a share in The Four Dragons Casino, manages rapper Madd Dogg and is one of San Andreas' biggest criminals. Voiced by: Young Maylay (Chris Bellard).
Appears in: SA
Joseph Johnson Joseph Johnson is a member of the Liberty City chapter of The Angels of Death. He is believed to be a methamphetamine addict. Appears in: IV
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Kendl Johnson
Kendl Johnson is the daughter of Beverly and the sister of Carl, Sean and Brian Johnson. In 1992 she began dating Cesar Vialpando, with Carl and Sean eventually accepting their love. She runs Carl's garage in San Fierro. Voiced by: Yo-Yo (Yolanda Whittaker).
Appears in: SA
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Sean Johnson
Sean Johnson, also known as Sweet, is the son of Beverly and the brother of Carl, Kendl and Brian Johnson. He is the leader of the Grove Street Families and in 1992 is arrested but later released, continuing to run the gang. Voiced by: Faizon Love.
Appears in: SA
Wade Johnson Wade Johnson is, in 2008, an associate of Phil Bell known as The Fixer. He employs Niko Bellic to carry out nine murders. Appears in: IV
Joleyn Joleyn is a member of the Rednecks gang. Her father is Pa Wayne and has many siblings (including Bob, Billy Bob, Mary Beth, Jethro, Seth, Lazy Balls, Peter Lee, Boff, Sammy Jo, Teri Barbara, Maggie May, Bonny, Jonny W., Bobby Bill and Fabrizio. Appears in: 2
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Cam Jones
Cam Jones is a kleptomaniac safecracker who resides in Vice City. He owns his own business, Cam's Can Openers. In 1986 he was arrested by the VCPD after he was spotted running down the street with a safe he could not crack. Tommy Vercetti busts him out and Cam helps Tommy in a bank robbery. Cam can be killed by the player or by law enforcement officials, although he can also survive. Voiced by: Greg Sims.
Appears in: VC
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Charles Jones
Charles Jones is one of the choices for protagonist in GTA London, 1969 and GTA London, 1961. Appears in: L 1969 and L 1961
G.I. Jones G.I. Jones is, in 1998, a resident of Liberty City. Appears in: LCS
Thomas Jones Thomas Jones is a reporter for the Liberty Tree newspaper in 2001. Appears in: III
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Jonnie
Jonnie is a bartender in the Red Light District and lives in Liberty City. He employs Mike, to re-pay Vinnie's debts to him. Whilst Mike is collecting money for Jonnie's debts, he is killed. Appears in: A
Jonnie Jonnie is a fictional character in a film being shot in Liberty City in 2000/2001. Jonnie is played by Biff Rock. Appears in: A
Jonny W. Jonny W. is a member of the Rednecks. He is the son of Pa Wayne and has many siblings, including Bob, Joleyn, Mary Beth, Jethro, Seth, Lazy Balls, Peter Lee, Boff, Sammy Jo, Teri Barbara, Maggie May, Bonny, Billy Bob, Bobby Bill and Fabrizio. Appears in: 2
Jono Jono is a child who lives in Vice City with his mother, Jan Brown, his father and his brother Patrick III. In 1986, whilst still a child, he kills a postman. Appears in: VC
Jorge Jorge works for El Burro in San Andreas but is killed by the protagonist on orders from Burro after he began acting strangely, due to chemicals in a tanker. Appears in: 1
Jorge Jorge is, in 2008, the bodyguard of Elizabeta Torres, although after her arrest he turns state's evidence. Appears in: IV
Jose Jose works for El Burro in San Andreas but is killed by the protagonist on orders from Burro after he began acting strangely, due to chemicals in a tanker. Appears in: 1
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Jose
Jose is, in 1992, a member of the Varrios Los Aztecas. He confronts Carl Johnson in the mission Cesar Vialpando. Appears in: SA
Jose Jose is, in 1984, a firefighter who resides in Vice City. Appears in: VCS
Joseph Joseph is, in 2008, the owner of a sex shop on Delaware Avenue in Liberty City. Mikhail Faustin sends Niko Bellic to kill him for not paying him his cut from some pornography videos he has been shooting in the basement. However, Niko and Dimitri Rascalov convince Joseph to pay Mikhail his share. Appears in: IV
Juan Juan is a member of Los Cabrones who accompanies Victor Vance in trying to get a package from Downtown, Vice City. Juan can be killed by the player. Appears in: VCS
Julio Julio is an associate of El Burro who informs him of some buses being used to smuggle people across the border. The protagonist later takes money to Julio from El Burro. Appears in: 1

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Character Information Notes
François K François K is, in 2008, the host of the Electro-Choc radio station. Voiced by: François K (François Kevorkian).
Appears in: IV
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Kanbu
Kanbu is a member of the Yakuza who was arrested by the LCPD. He was broken out by Claude and taken to the Hiyaku Dojo in Bedford Point. Appears in: III
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Jimmy Kand
Jimmy Kand is, in 2008, a criminal in Liberty City who is wanted by the LCPD for gang related violence. He be can be killed by Niko Bellic, depending on the players choice. Appears in: IV
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Kane
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Kane is, in 1992, a high ranking member of the Ballas sub-group the Kilo Trays. Kane is killed by Carl Johnson whilst he is attending a funeral. Appears in: SA
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Joseph Kaplan
Kaplan is, in 2008, the owner of a sex shop on Delaware Avenue in Liberty City. Mikhail Faustin sends Niko Bellic to kill him for not paying him his cut from some pornography videos he has been shooting in the basement. However, Niko and Dimitri Rascalov convince Kaplan to pay Mikhail his share. Appears in: IV
Jerry Kapowitz Jerry Kapowitz is, in 2008, a homeless veteran living at the dump in Liberty City, where he comes into possession of the diamonds from the mission Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend. Despite over one hundred people contesting Kapowitz' ownership of the diamonds, Mayor Julio Ochoa allows Kapowitz to keep all the proceeds from the diamonds' sale. Appears in: IV
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Karen
Karen, also known as Michelle, is an undercover government official who poses as Niko Bellic's girlfriend. She may have a criminal past and breaks off her relationship with Niko after she reveals she is a government official working for United Liberty Paper Voiced by: Rebecca Henderson.
Appears in: IV
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Karen
Karen is, in 2008, the receptionist for the Goldberg, Ligner and Shyster law firm and is a resident of Liberty City. Appears in: IV
Walt Karl Walt Karl is a writer for the Liberty Tree newspaper in 2001. Appears in: III
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Asuka Kasen
Asuka Kasen is the co-leader of the Yakuza from 2000 to 2001, along with her brother Kenji, and then sole leader between Kenji's death and her own. She hires Mike in 2000/2001 but has her trust betrayed. She is a friend of Maria, who introduces her to Claude, who she then hires. Asuka is killed by Catalina for attempting to exact revenge for her brothers death. She is also the sister of Kazuki, sister-in-law of Toshiko and aunt of Yuka. Voiced by: Lianna Pai.
Appears in: III and A
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Kazuki Kasen
Kazuki Kasen is the leader of the Yakuza in 1998. He moved the Yakuza into Liberty City and began storing weapons. However, the Yakuza are severly weakened by Toni Cipriani working on the orders of Kazuki's wife Toshiko. Kazuki is killed by Toni on the orders of Toshiko. Kazuki is the brother of Asuka and Kenji. Kazuki may be the father of Yuka. Voiced by: Keenan Shimizu.
Appears in: LCS
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Kenji Kasen
Kenji Kasen is the co-leader of the Yakuza, along with his sister Asuka, in 2001. He hires Claude on the word of Asuka but is later killed by Claude, pretending to be a member of the Colombian Cartel, on orders from Donald Love. Kenji is also the brother of Kazuki, brother-in-law of Toshiko and may be the father of Yuka. Voiced by: Les J.N. Mau.
Appears in: III
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Toshiko Kasen
Toshiko Kasen is the wife of Kazuki Kasen who hires Toni Cipriani to get back at her husband for neglecting her. She later has Toni kill Kazuki. Toshiko is the sister-in-law of Asuka and Kasen. She may be the mother of Yuka. Voiced by: Hannah Moon.
Appears in: LCS
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Katie
Katie is one of the choices for protagonist in GTA 1. Appears in: 1
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Noel Katsuda
Noel Katsuda is, in 2008, a criminal in Liberty City who is wanted by the LCPD for gang related violence. He can be killed by Niko Bellic, depending on the players choice. Appears in: IV
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Michael Keane
Michael Keane, also known as Saint Michael, is a twenty-seven year old associate of the Irish Mob who helps Patrick McReary and Niko Bellic rob the Ancelotti Family on Colony Island. Keane is killed in a bank robbery by one of the hostages. Voiced by: Pete O'Connor.
Appears in: IV
Ernest Keigel Ernest Keigel is the fictional and stereotypically snarky and fast-talking Time Ranger whose penis is a time machine. When he masturbates he travels through time, ending up in a randomly chosen time and location. He is the star of The Time Ranger show on VCPR. Voiced by: Bill Lobley.
Appears in: VCS
Keith Keith resides in London, working for Harold Cartwright. He appears knowledgeable, telling the protagonist the locations of a car and Midnight. Appears in: L 1969 and L 1961
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Earnest Kelly
Earnest Kelly runs the Print Works in Vice City and is employed by Tommy Vercetti. He also suggests that Tommy counterfeit money at the Print Works. Voiced by: George DiCenzo.
Appears in: VC
Irene Kelly Irene Kelly is a writer for the Liberty Tree newspaper in 2001. Appears in: III
Phil Kensington Phil Kensington is a twenty-six year old member of the American Society of Same Sex who is looking to marry his 79 year old life partner. Appears in: IV
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Brucie Kibbutz
Brucie Kibbutz is a thirty-one year old fitness enthusiast and steroid user who runs a garage in East Hook, Broker, Liberty City. Kibbutz hires Niko Bellic to kill Lyle and Tom Rivas. Niko stops working for him after learning that he is a legitimate business owner. Brucie also has Niko steal cars from around the city. Voiced by: Timothy Adams.
Appears in: IV
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Shon Kikuchi
Shon Kikuchi is, in 2008, a criminal in Liberty City who is wanted by the LCPD for gang related violence. He can be killed by Niko Bellic, depending on the players choice. Appears in: IV
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Hilary King
Hilary King is an expert getaway driver with child abandonment issues and is neurotic. Tommy Vercetti hires him as the getaway driver for a bank robbery. Hilary is killed by SWAT officers during the robbery. Voiced by: Charles Tucker.
Appears in: VC
Mr. Kivlane Mr. Kivlane is a resident of San Andreas who is killed by the protagonist in connection with the purchase of a law firm. Appears in: 1
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Kivlov
Kivlov is one of the choices for protagonist in GTA 1. Appears in: 1
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Johnny Klebitz
Johnny Klebitz is a thirty-four year old protagonist of The Lost and Damned and a member of The Lost Brotherhood motorbike gang, leading the gang whilst Billy Grey is imprisoned. He helps Niko Bellic in a drugs deal, which turns out to be a LCPD sting, and later in a diamond deal with Isaac Roth, with Klebitz escaping with two million dollars, leading to Niko being sent to kill his friends. Voiced by: Scott Hill.
Appears in: IV and TLAD
Bonnie Knight Bonnie Knight is one of the fictional stars of the Angel and the Knight television show. She is a recovering alcoholic ninja who lives and works with Chris Van Angel. She will, if necessary, sleep to the truth. Appears in: VCS
Bobby Konders Bobby Konders is the host of the Massive B Soundsystem 96.9 radio station. Voiced by: Bobby Konders.
Appears in: IV
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Nick Kong
Nick Kong is a member of a European gang who plan, in 1986, to rob a bank in Vice City. Nick Kong is killed by Tommy Vercetti on orders from Mr. Black. Appears in: VC
Konstantin Konstantin is, in 2008, a criminal based in Liberty City. He is an associate of Oleg Minkov. Appears in: IV
Hollow Kost Hollow Kost (born June 4, 1954) is a scientist and member of The Zaibatsu Corporation. He is kept alive by Zaibatsu prototypes. His wife, Henrietta de Courcy died on the operating table. Appears in: 2
Kov-Kov Kov-Kov is a member of the Russian Mafia in Anywhere City. He is secretly addicted to Zaibatsu drugs, a compulsive gambler and suspected of blowing up a police headquarters. Appears in: 2
Dumb Kurt Dumb Kurt is killed by the protagonist on orders from Crazy Jimmy. Appears in: 1
Femi Kuti Femi Kuti is the host of the IF99 - International Funk radio station. Voiced by: Femi Kuti (Olufela Kuti).
Appears in: IV
Jayne Kwiatowski Jayne Kwiatowski is a writer for the Liberty Tree newspaper in 2001. Appears in: III


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