Sunbeam (born November 12, 1973 in Stockholm is the leader of the Hare Krishna in the game Grand Theft Auto 2. Sunbeam is Claude Speed's first contact in the Industrial District. The Krishna are at war with the Russians and The Zaibatsu Corporation. Sunbeam was betrayed by Claude Speed as he was also working for the Russian Mafia and The Zaibatsu Corporation, leading to their demise. Sunbeam, along with Jerkov, leader of the Russians and Uno Carb, leader of Zaibatsu, attacked Claude but were later killed.

Sunbeam is tall and heavy set, with a twitching left eye and a shaved head showing where a titanium plate was inserted after he was caught in an oil rig explosion. He uses steroids and enjoys stealing and crushing cars. He also goes by the names "Blondie", "Crusha", and "Thor".

Criminal record


  • 1990 - Theft of leaked Government waste disposal proposals.
  • 1993 - Bombing of a Norwegian oil terminal.
  • 1994 - Alleged assassination of the CEO of Effluent Services.

United States

  • 1996 - Fire bomb attack on city commuters; received one year State Pen.
  • 1998 - Grand Theft Auto, suspected on a large scale. No evidence was obtained.

Mission appearances