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{{Infobox character
|image = FranklinClinton-GTAV.jpg
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|name=Franklin Clinton
|caption = Franklin Clinton during [[Hood Safari]].
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|image=FranklinClinton-GTAV.jpg
|game_1 = GTA V
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|caption=Franklin Clinton during [[Hood Safari]].
|name = Franklin Clinton
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|game_1=GTA V
|aka =
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|status=Alive
|status = Alive
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|gender=Male
|gender = M
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|dob=1988
|dob = 1988
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|nationality=United States
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|home=[[Strawberry Safehouse|House]] in [[Strawberry]], [[Los Santos in GTA V|Los Santos]] <small>(until [[2013]], co-owner)</small><br />[[3671 Whispymound Dr]] in [[Vinewood Hills]], [[Los Santos in GTA V|Los Santos]] <small>(from [[2013]])</small>
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|family=Unnamed mother <small>(deceased)</small><br />[[Denise Clinton]] <small>(aunt)</small><br />[[Tavell Clinton]] <small>(cousin)</small>
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|affiliations=[[Andre Barnes]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Nicolson Bell]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Demarcus Bradley]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[JB Bradshaw]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Lamar Davis]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Dana Ellis]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Tanisha Jackson]] <small>(friend, ex-girlfriend)</small><br />[[Stretch (GTA V)|Stretch]] <small>(friend until [[2013]])</small><br />[[Daryl Knox]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Leon (GTA V)|Leon]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Jamal Reynolds]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[The Families]] <small>(gang member)</small><br />[[Hao]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Sacha Yetarian]] <small>(former co-worker)</small><br />[[Simeon Yetarian]] <small>(former employer)</small><br />[[Dom Beasley]] <small>(friend, [[2013]])</small><br />[[Lester Crest]] <small>(friend from [[2013]])</small><br />[[Jimmy De Santa]] <small>(friend from [[2013]])</small><br />[[Michael De Santa]] <small>(friend from [[2013]])</small><br />[[Steve Haines]] <small>(former employer)</small><br />[[Beverly Felton]] <small>(former employer)</small><br />[[Dave Norton]] <small>(former employer)</small><br />[[Trevor Philips]] <small>(friend from [[2013]])</small><br />[[Devin Weston]] <small>(former employer)</small>
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|vehicles=Green [[Bagger]]<br />White [[Buffalo]]<br />Dark Red [[Baller]] ([[Predator]])<br />Player's choice
|home = [[Strawberry Safehouse|House]] in [[Strawberry]], [[Los Santos in GTA V|Los Santos]] <small>(until [[2013]], co-owner)</small><br />[[3671 Whispymound Dr]] in [[Vinewood Hills]], [[Los Santos in GTA V|Los Santos]] <small>(from [[2013]])</small>
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|businesses=Vehicle repossession<br />Robbery
|nationality = United States
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|voice=[[Shawn Fonteno|Shawn "Solo" Fonteno]]
|family = Unnamed mother <small>(deceased)</small><br />[[Denise Clinton]] <small>(aunt)</small><br />[[Tavell Clinton]] <small>(cousin)</small>
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|affiliations = [[Andre Barnes]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Nicolson Bell]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Demarcus Bradley]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[JB Bradshaw]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Lamar Davis]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Dana Ellis]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Tanisha Jackson]] <small>(friend, ex-girlfriend)</small><br />[[Stretch (GTA V)|Stretch]] <small>(friend until [[2013]])</small><br />[[Daryl Knox]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Leon (GTA V)|Leon]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Jamal Reynolds]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[The Families]] <small>(gang member)</small><br />[[Hao]] <small>(friend)</small><br />[[Sacha Yetarian]] <small>(former co-worker)</small><br />[[Simeon Yetarian]] <small>(former employer)</small><br />[[Dom Beasley]] <small>(friend, [[2013]])</small><br />[[Lester Crest]] <small>(friend from [[2013]])</small><br />[[Jimmy De Santa]] <small>(friend from [[2013]])</small><br />[[Michael De Santa]] <small>(friend from [[2013]])</small><br />[[Steve Haines]] <small>(former employer)</small><br />[[Beverly Felton]] <small>(former employer)</small><br />[[Dave Norton]] <small>(former employer)</small><br />[[Trevor Philips]] <small>(friend from [[2013]])</small><br />[[Devin Weston]] <small>(former employer)</small>
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|vehicles = Green [[Bagger]]<br />White [[Buffalo]]<br />Player's choice
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|businesses = Vehicle repossession<br />Robbery
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|voice = [[Shawn Fonteno|Shawn "Solo" Fonteno]]
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|lifeinvader Franklin Clinton
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'''Franklin Clinton''' is a character in the [[HD Universe]] who appears as a [[protagonist]] in [[Grand Theft Auto V]]. He is voiced by [[Shawn Fonteno|Shawn "Solo" Fonteno]].
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==Character history==
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Franklin was born in [[1988]], grew up in the inner city of [[Los Santos in GTA V|Los Santos]] attending [[Davis High School]], and coped with a mother who smoked crack cocaine and later died of a suspected overdose. Franklin, an only child, was spoiled by his grandmother until her death. He then moves in with his aunt [[Denise Clinton|Denise]] and later became a member of [[The Families]] along with childhood friend [[Lamar Davis]], later being arrested for dealing drugs. At the age of fourteen he kissed [[Tonya Wiggins]] at a [[Burger Shot]] and is arrested for public exposure, blaming racial profiling for his arrest. His only known serious relationship was with [[Tanisha Jackson]], although they split up due to Franklin's involvement with gang culture. Tanisha later began dating [[Jayden]], a rich doctor, much to Franklins confusion as he had begun to move away from the gang lifestyle. He and Lamar gained employment at [[Premium Deluxe Motorsport]] working for [[Simeon Yetarian]] as repossession agents alongside [[Sacha Yetarian]]. Despite having a job he does not help Denise with bills and groceries.
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Franklin and Lamar prove capable repossession agents with Franklin winning an Employee of the Month Award. He even [[Complications|manages to break into]] the [[De Santa House|De Santa house]], sneaking past [[Amanda De Santa]], [[Kyle Chavis]] and [[Carlos (GTA V)|Carlos]], in order to repossess a [[BeeJay XL]] purchased by [[Jimmy De Santa]]. His father [[Michael De Santa|Michael]], however, hides on the back seat and holds Franklin at gun point, forcing him to drive into the company showroom, which results in Franklin and Lamar being fired. Michael, feeling sorry for Franklin, offers to buy him a drink.
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Franklin and Lamar, without any means of income, [[Chop (mission)|kidnap]] [[D]], a [[Ballas (HD Universe)|Ballas]] gang member, in order to demand a ransom although the plan is later abandoned. Lamar, who D had identified, gives his dog [[Chop]] to Franklin to look after. The two later team up with recently parolled [[Stretch (GTA V)|Harold "Stretch" Joseph]] and go to a recycling center to purchase drugs. Upon arrival Franklin recognises the dealer, D, although the deal is interupted by the [[LSPD in GTA V|police]], which more than likely saved Franklin and Lamar's life as Stretch had planned for the two to be killed off by waiting Ballas gangsters.
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Franklin decides to take Michael up on his offer of a drink and visits his house. Their conversation, however, is interupted with Jimmy [[Mobile Phone|phoning]] to say that Michael's [[Marquis|yacht]] had been [[Father/Son|stolen with him in the helm]]. The two rescue Jimmy but can not recover the boat, with Michael promising to keep Franklin in mind for future "jobs". Franklin later helps Michael [[Marriage Counseling|destroy]] a [[Natalia Zverovna's House|stilt house]] in [[Vinewood Hills]], believing it belonged to [[Kyle Chavis]] who Michael had caught cheating with his wife. The actual owner, drug cartel kingpin [[Martin Madrazo]], convincing them to pay for the repairs. The two, needing [[Money|$]]2.5 million, meet with Michael's old friend [[Lester Crest]] and, with three other accomplices, [[The Jewel Store Job|rob]] [[Vangelico's Fine Jewelry]] in [[Rockford Hills]].
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While escaping, Franklin is stopped by a man who Michael tells to forget them in a way he had [[Prologue (GTA V)|used]] [[2004|nine years earlier]]. This is later reported on the [[Weazel News|news]] and is [[Mr. Philips|heard]] by [[Trevor Philips]] in [[Sandy Shores]], a small town north of Los Santos. Trevor, believing Michael to be dead, has [[Wade Hebert]] ivnestigate before finally [[Fame or Shame (mission)|confronting him]]. The three agree to work together to [[The Merryweather Heist|steal an unknown piece of military technology]] being guarded by [[Merryweather Security Consulting]]. The three succeed but are forced to dump their stolen goods. Franklin and Trevor also help Lamar in [[Hood Safari|attempting to purchase more drugs]], which again turns into a Ballas ambush although the three manage to escape.
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Corrupt [[Federal Bureau of Investigation#HD Universe|FIB]] agents [[Steve Haines]], [[Dave Norton]] and [[Andreas Sanchez]], who had forced Michael into doing their work, later bring Franklin and Trevor into their criminal activities. The three are forced to [[Three's Company|kidnap]] [[Ferdinand Kerimov]] from the [[Central Intelligence Agency#Grand Theft Auto V|IAA]] building and [[Blitz Play|steal IAA bonds]], in an attempt to convince the federal government not to cut FIB funding.
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Haines later informs [[Devin Weston]], a multi-millionaire businessman and investor, about their abilities and Weston hires them (later deciding against using Michael) and Lamar to steal two exotic sports car, a [[Z-Type]], a [[JB 700]], before [[Pack Man|delivering them]] to him. During this time Franklin also begins to work for Lester, performing various assassinations in order to help Lester correct certain wrongs while allowing him to also make a profit by buying certain stocks. With the profits Lester buys Franklin a [[3671 Whispymound Drive|house]] in [[Vinewood Hills]] and has his things moved to his new house. Franklin's aunt, Denise, then changes the locks of their house and refuses to allow Franklin back in.
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Agent Haines then informs Franklin, Michael and Trevor that he wants them to perform a terrorist attack on the [[FIB Building|FIB building]], in order for Haines to obtain further funding for the FIB, although they must raise the funding themselves. They then [[Paleto Score Setup|research]] and [[The Paleto Score|rob]] the [[Blaine County Savings Bank]] in [[Paleto Bay]], holding off the local police and [[Military|military personnel]] in their escape, while also managing to [[Predator (mission)|kill]] the remaining [[O'Neil Brothers|O'Neil brothers]]. Franklin, Michael and Trevor then agree to do one final heist but their plans are put on hold when [[Bury the Hatchet|Trevor discovers the truth]] of what happened [[Prologue (GTA V)|nine years prior]]. Trevor threatens to kill Michael leaving Franklin and Michael, with two other accomplices, to [[The Bureau Raid|perform the terrorist attack]] without him after Franklin [[Fresh Meat|rescues Michael]] from the [[Los Santos Triads|Triads]], who had kidnapped him believing he was Trevor's lover.
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Michael and Trevor's feud continues when they both agree to [[Lamar Down|help Franklin rescue Lamar]], who had kidnapped while attempting to buy more drugs at a sawmill in [[Blaine County]], which had been set up by Stretch. Lamar is successfully rescued but Franklin is then asked to kill Trevor by Agents Haines and Norton, thinking Trevor is too unpredictable while Michael at least is sensible, while Devin Weston asks Franklin to Michael. Michael and Trevor, oblivious to the demands put on Franklin, decide to put their differences aside to pull off one last robbery at the [[Union Depository]]. Their [[The Big Score (GTA V)|plan is successful]] and the group each leave with a substantial pay packet.
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Franklin is then left with the decision of whether to [[Something Sensible|kill Trevor]], [[The Time's Come|kill Michael]] or [[The Third Way|save both]], which is left to the players choice. If Franklin decides to kill Trevor, he chases Trevor into an oil field and with help from Michael kills Trevor. If Franklin decides to kill Michael, he chases Michael to a factory before pushing Michael over a small barrier half way up a chimney stack with the fall killing Michael. If Franklin decides to save both Michael and Trevor, the three take out a number of FIB agents and Merryweather mercenaries. Michael then kills Stretch, Franklin kills [[Wei Cheng]], and Trevor kills Haines before kidnapping Weston. After driving to a secluded location the three push Devin Weston's car, with Devin in the trunk, into the [[Pacific Ocean]]. They then agree to remain friends but end their professional relationships.
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==Mission appearances==
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*[[Franklin and Lamar]]
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*[[Repossession]]
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*[[Chop (mission)|Chop]]
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*[[Complications]]
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*[[Father/Son]]
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*[[Marriage Counseling]]
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*[[Casing the Jewel Store]]
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*[[Carbine Rifles]] <small>(if the "loud" option was [[Casing the Jewel Store|chosen]])</small>
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*[[The Jewel Store Job]]
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*[[Mr. Philips]]
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*[[Hotel Assassination]]
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*[[The Multi Target Assassination]]
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*[[Three's Comapny]]
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*[[By the Book]]
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*[[The Merryweather Heist]]
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*[[Masks]] <small>(can be completed using Franklin, Michael or Trevor)</small>
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*[[Boiler Suits]] <small>(can be completed using Franklin, Michael or Trevor)</small>
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*[[Trash Truck]] <small>(can be completed using Franklin, Michael or Trevor)</small>
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*[[The Long Stretch]]
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*[[Hood Safari]]
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*[[Blitz Play]]
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*[[I Fought the Law]]
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*[[Eye in the Sky]]
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*[[The Vice Assassination]]
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*[[The Bus Assassination]]
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*[[Paleto Score Setup]]
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*[[Military Hardware]] <small>(can be completed using Franklin, Michael or Trevor)</small>
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*[[Predator (mission)|Predator]]
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*[[The Construction Assassination]]
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*[[Deep Inside]]
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*[[The Paleto Score]]
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*[[Monkey Business]]
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*[[Surveying the Score]]
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*[[Pack Man]]
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*[[Fresh Meat]]
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*[[Cleaning Out the Bureau]]
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*[[Architect's Plans]]
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*[[The Bureau Raid]]
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*[[The Wrap Up]]
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*[[Lamar Down]]
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*[[Driller]] <small>(can be completed using Franklin, Michael or Trevor)</small>
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*[[The Big Score]]
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*[[Something Sensible]] <small>(if the player decides to kill Trevor)</small>
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*[[The Time's Come]] <small>(if the player decides to kill Michael)</small>
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*[[The Third Way]] <small>(if the player decides to save Michael and Trevor)</small>
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*[[Pulling Favors]]
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*[[Pulling Another Favor]]
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*[[Pulling Favors Again]]
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*[[Still Pulling Favors]]
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*[[Shift Work]]
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*[[Pulling One Last Favor]]
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*[[Paparazzo]]
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*[[Paparazzo - The Sex Tape]]
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*[[Paparazzo - The Meltdown]]
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*[[Paparazzo - The Highness]]
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*[[Paparazzo - Reality Check]]
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*[[Grass Roots - The Pickup]]
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*[[Grass Roots - The drag]]
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*[[Risk Assessment]]
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*[[Liquidity Risk]]
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*[[Targeted Risk]]
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*[[Uncalculated Risk]]
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*[[Exercising Demons - Franklin]]
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*[[A Starlet in Vinewood]] <small>(can be completed using Franklin, Michael or Trevor)</small>
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==Murders committed==
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*[[Brett Lowrey]] <small>(assassinated on orders from [[Lester Crest]])</small>
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*[[Jackson Skinner]] <small>(assassinated on orders from [[Lester Crest]])</small>
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*[[Isaac Penny]] <small>(assassinated on orders from [[Lester Crest]])</small>
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*[[Elwood O'Neil]] <small>(killed for attempting to kill [[Trevor Philips]] after Trevor had [[Crystal Maze|killed a number]] of his [[O'Neil Brothers|brothers]])</small>
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*[[Enzo Bonelli]] <small>(assassinated on orders from [[Lester Crest]])</small>
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*[[Michael De Santa]] <small>([[Endings in GTA V|if the player chooses to kill Michael]])</small>
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*[[Trevor Philips]] <small>([[Endings in GTA V|if the player chooses to kill Trevor]])</small>
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*[[Wei Cheng]] <small>([[Endings in GTA V|if the player chooses to save Michael and Trevor]])</small>
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*[[Devin Weston]] <small>([[Endings in GTA V|alongside Michael and Trevor, if the player chooses to save them]])</small>
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===Optional murders===
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*[[Esteban Jimenez]] <small>(can be killed during [[Repossession]])</small>
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*[[Simeon Yetarian]] <small>(can be killed during a [[Random Event - Simeon Yetarian|random event]])</small>
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*[[Chad Mulligan]] <small>(can be killed during [[Eye in the Sky]], although a subsequent [[Bleeter.biz|bleet]] from Mulligan means that he is meant to survive)</small>
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*[[MC Clip]] <small>(can be killed during [[Hood Safari]])</small>
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*[[Beverly Felton]] <small>(can be killed during [[Paparazzo - The Reality Check]])</small>
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*[[Peter Dreyfuss]] <small>(can be killed during [[A Starlet in Vinewood]])</small>
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*[[Tao Cheng]] <small>(can be killed during [[The Third Way]])</small>
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*[[Bigfoot]] <small>(can be killed during [[The Last One]])</small>
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==Special ability==
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Franklin's [[Special Abilities|special ability]] is to slow time down while driving allowing for more accurate cornering and sharp turns.
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==Trivia==
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*Franklin is the only protagonist to survive all [[Endings in GTA V|three endings to GTA V]].
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*Franklin, if the player chooses to kill either Michael or Trevor, becomes only the second [[protagonist]] to kill another protagonist after Trevor Philips who [[Mr. Philips|killed]] [[Johnny Klebitz]].
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*Franklin's licence plate is "FC1988", which suggests he was born in [[1988]]. If this is correct it suggests that Franklin was held back during [[Davis High School|high school]] as he owns a school year book from [[2010]], which would make him 22 years old when graduating.
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*Franklin may or may have been religious recognising a Biblical quote from Michael during [[Marriage Counseling]], correctly naming the part of the Bible the quote comes from.
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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File:FranklinClinton&Chop-GTAV-artwork.jpg|Poster showing Franklin and [[Chop]].
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File:Protagonists-GTAV-prerelease.jpg|Franklin with [[Michael De Santa|Michael]] and [[Trevor Philips|Trevor]].
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</gallery>
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==Franklin's trailer==
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Franklin's Trailer
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|{{youtube|video1=kfzrQGU6jhM}}
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Revision as of 15:02, 18 November 2013

Character
Franklin Clinton
Franklin Clinton during Hood Safari.
[[Image::File:FranklinClinton-GTAV.jpg| ]]
Franklin Clinton during Hood Safari.
Appearances GTA V
Full Name Franklin Clinton
Status

Alive

Gender Gender::Male
Date of Birth 1988
Age Now 26
Nationality American
Home House in Strawberry, Los Santos (until 2013, co-owner)
3671 Whispymound Dr in Vinewood Hills, Los Santos (from 2013)
Family Unnamed mother (deceased)
Denise Clinton (aunt)
Tavell Clinton (cousin)
Main Affiliations Andre Barnes (friend)
Nicolson Bell (friend)
Demarcus Bradley (friend)
JB Bradshaw (friend)
Lamar Davis (friend)
Dana Ellis (friend)
Tanisha Jackson (friend, ex-girlfriend)
Stretch (friend until 2013)
Daryl Knox (friend)
Leon (friend)
Jamal Reynolds (friend)
The Families (gang member)
Hao (friend)
Sacha Yetarian (former co-worker)
Simeon Yetarian (former employer)
Dom Beasley (friend, 2013)
Lester Crest (friend from 2013)
Jimmy De Santa (friend from 2013)
Michael De Santa (friend from 2013)
Steve Haines (former employer)
Beverly Felton (former employer)
Dave Norton (former employer)
Trevor Philips (friend from 2013)
Devin Weston (former employer)
Vehicles Green Bagger
White Buffalo
Dark Red Baller (Predator)
Player's choice
Businesses Vehicle repossession
Robbery
Voiced by Shawn "Solo" Fonteno

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