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{{Infobox character
 
|name = Avery Carrington
 
|name = Avery Carrington
 
|image = AveryCarrington-GTAVC.jpg
 
|image = AveryCarrington-GTAVC.jpg
 
|size = 160px
 
|size = 160px
|games = [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]
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|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'' <small>(Mentioned)</small><br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]''
 
|gender = M
 
|gender = M
|pob = Texas
 
|dob = 1935
 
 
|status = [[Panlantic Land Grab|Deceased]]
 
|status = [[Panlantic Land Grab|Deceased]]
|dod = 1998
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|pob = [[United States of America|Texas]]
|home = [[Vice City]]
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|dob = [[1935]]
|nationality = American
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|dod = [[1998]] <small>(Aged 63)</small>
|affiliations = [[Donald Love]]<br>[[Ken Rosenberg]]<br>[[Tommy Vercetti]]<br>[[Vercetti Gang]]<br>[[Colombian Cartel]]
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|home = [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]]
|vehicles = [[Stretch|Black Stretch]]
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|nationality = {{Flagicon|United States of America|Flag of the United States}} [[United States of America|American]]
|businesses = [[Avery Construction]]<br>Real Estate<br>Shady Acres
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|affiliations = [[Donald Love]] <small>(Formerly)</small><br>[[Tommy Vercetti]]<br>[[Vercetti Gang]]<br>[[Ken Rosenberg]] <small>(Formerly)</small><br>[[Panlantic Construction Company]]<br>[[Colombian Cartel]]
|voice = [[Burt Reynolds]]}}
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|vehicles = [[Stretch|Black Stretch]]<br>White [[Bobcat]]
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|businesses = [[Avery Construction]]<br>Real Estate Development<br>[[Shady Acres]]
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|voice = [[Burt Reynolds]] <small>(VC)</small><br>None <small>(LCS)</small>
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|family = Unnamed father}}
   
{{Quote|Nothing brings down real estate prices quicker than a good ol' fashioned gang war. Except maybe a disaster like a biblical plague or something...but that might be going too far in this case.|Avery Carrington.}}
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{{Quote|Nothing brings down real estate prices quicker than a good ol' fashioned gang war. 'Cept maybe a disaster like a biblical plague or something, but that might be going too far in this case.|Avery Carrington}}
   
'''Avery Carrington''' was a character in [[Grand Theft Auto]] series who appears as a main character in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] (set in [[1986]]) and a minor character in [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]] (set in [[1998]]). A billboard of Avery Carrington also appears in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] (set in [[1992]]) and is mentioned on the [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] [http://www.rockstargames.com/vicecitystories website].
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'''Avery Carrington''' was a character in [[Grand Theft Auto]] series who appears as a main character in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] (set in [[1986]]) and a minor antagonist in [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]] (set in [[1998]]). A billboard of Avery Carrington also appears in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] (set in [[1992]]) and is mentioned on the [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] [http://www.rockstargames.com/vicecitystories website].
   
Avery Carrington owns the [[Shady Acres]] company and its advertisement can be heard on the in game radio. He may also have been involved with the company [[Avery Construction]], a property development company working in [[Blueberry]], [[Red County]], [[State of San Andreas|San Andreas]].
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Avery Carrington owns the [[Shady Acres]] company and its advertisement can be heard on the in game radio. He may also have been involved with the company [[Avery Construction]], a property development company working in [[Blueberry]], [[Red County]], [[State of San Andreas|San Andreas]]. Avery was an extreme capitalist, property magnate and real estate mogul based in [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]].
 
Avery was an extreme capitalist, property magnate and real estate mogul based in [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]].
 
 
Avery was voiced by [[Burt Reynolds]], who has appeared in such films as ''The Longest Yard'', ''Deliverance'' and perhaps most famously in the ''Smokey and the Bandit'' trilogy.
 
   
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
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===1986===
 
===1986===
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In [[1986]] he is financing the [[Avery Construction Site|construction of a building]] in [[Vice Point]] and is one of Vice City's social elite, attending Colonel [[Juan Cortez|Juan Cortez']] [[The Party|party]]. Carrington, however, faces problems from the [[Spand Express]] company, who refuse to sell their land, and another further advanced construction site opposite his own. [[Ken Rosenberg]], a [[K. Rosenberg & Co.|lawyer]] introduces Carrington to [[Tommy Vercetti]], who helps to [[Spand Express]] by causing a [[Riot (GTA VC)|riot]] and destroying three [[Spand Express (truck)|Spand Express vans]]. Carrington, impressed with Vercetti's ability, later hires him to [[Four Iron|murder]] a man who refuses to sell some land to Carrington and to [[Demolition Man|structurally weaken]] a construction site located opposite his own. Carrington continues with his business before asking Vercetti for help again, this time having him [[Two Bit Hit|create]] a [[Cuban-Haitan War|gang war]] between the [[Cubans]] and the [[Haitians]] in order to drive down property prices, and later gives Vercetti [[Shakedown (GTA VC)|advice]] in how to build his criminal empire in the city following the [[Rub Out|death]] of drug baron [[Ricardo Diaz]].
In [[1986]] he is financing the construction of a building in [[Vice Point]] and is one of Vice City's social elite, attending Colonel [[Juan Cortez|Juan Cortez']] [[The Party|party]]. Carrington, however, faces problems from the [[Spand Express]] company, who refuse to sell their land, and another further advanced construction site opposite his own. [[Ken Rosenberg]], a [[K. Rosenberg & Co.|lawyer]] introduces Carrington to [[Tommy Vercetti]], who helps to Spand Express by causing a [[Riot (GTA VC)|riot]] and destroying three Spand Express vans. Carrington, impressed with Vercetti's ability, later hires him to [[Four Iron|murder]] a man who refuses to sell some land to Carrington and to [[Demolition Man|structurally weaken]] a construction site located opposite his own. Carrington continues with his business before asking Vercetti for help again, this time having him [[Two Bit Hit|create]] a gang war between the [[Cubans]] and the [[Haitians]] in order to drive down property prices, and later gives Vercetti [[Shakedown (GTA VC)|advice]] in how to build his criminal empire in the city following the [[Rub Out|death]] of drug baron [[Ricardo Diaz]].
 
   
 
All of his missions in GTA Vice City except "Demolition Man" require the player to have a change of clothes.
 
All of his missions in GTA Vice City except "Demolition Man" require the player to have a change of clothes.
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===1986-1998===
 
===1986-1998===
 
[[File:AveryConstruction-GTASA-advert.jpg|right|thumb|Avery Construction in Blueberry, Red County, San Andreas.]]
 
[[File:AveryConstruction-GTASA-advert.jpg|right|thumb|Avery Construction in Blueberry, Red County, San Andreas.]]
Avery Carrington continued to expand his business, appearing on a billboard in [[Las Venturas]], [[State of San Andreas|San Andreas]] in [[1992]].
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Avery Carrington continued to expand his business, appearing on a billboard in [[Las Venturas (3D Universe)|Las Venturas]], [[San Andreas (3D Universe)|San Andreas]] in [[1992]].
   
 
====Death====
 
====Death====
 
[[File:AveryCarrington-GTALCS.jpg|thumb|left|149px|Avery before his death in [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]. [[1998]]]]
 
[[File:AveryCarrington-GTALCS.jpg|thumb|left|149px|Avery before his death in [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]. [[1998]]]]
Avery continues in his work and in [[1998]] he flies to [[Francis International Airport, Shoreside Vale|Francis International Airport]] to meet with the [[Colombian Cartel]] to discuss plans to develop the [[Fort Staunton]] area of [[Staunton Island]], [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]]. Carrington's old protégé, [[Donald Love]], hears of his impending return and hires [[Toni Cipriani]] to [[Panlantic Land Grab|kill]] Carrington to acquire his real estate plans, as the [[Panlantic Construction Company|Panlantic Corporation]] who 'do anything to get prime real estate'. Toni Cipriani later steals Carrington's body for Love, who eats the body on his flight away from Liberty City.
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Avery continues in his work and in [[1998]] he flies to [[Francis International Airport, Shoreside Vale|Francis International Airport]] to meet with the [[Colombian Cartel]] to discuss plans to re-develop the organized crime ravaged, gang warefare ridden, Mafia controlled district of [[Fort Staunton]] on [[Staunton Island]], [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]]. Carrington's old protégé, [[Donald Love]], hears of his impending return and hires [[Toni Cipriani]] to [[Panlantic Land Grab|kill]] Carrington to acquire his real estate plans, as the [[Panlantic Construction Company|Panlantic Corporation]] who 'do anything to get prime real estate'. Toni Cipriani later steals Carrington's body for Love, who eats the body on his flight away from Liberty City.
 
   
 
==VCPD Crime Tree Record==
 
==VCPD Crime Tree Record==
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*In [[Grand Theft Auto III]] there is a pedestrian model that looks loosely similar to Avery Carrington. As GTA:LCS (when Avery's death occurs) is set before GTA III as well as the pedestrian looking considerably younger than Avery, the pedestrian is not Avery.
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*It is revealed in [[Morgue Party Resurrection]] that he was wearing a wig, which confirms the [[VCPD|VCPD's suspicions]].
*It is revealed in [[Morgue Party Resurrection]] that he was wearing a wig, which confirms the [[VCPD|VCPD's ]]suspicions.
 
   
==Mission appearances==
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==Mission Appearances==
 
;GTA Vice City
 
;GTA Vice City
 
*[[The Party]]
 
*[[The Party]]
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
<gallery widths="120">
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<gallery>
File:AveryCarrington-Artwork.jpg|Artwork of Avery Carrington
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AveryCarrington-Artwork.jpg|Artwork of Avery Carrington
File:AveryCarrington-GTALCS.jpg|Avery Carrington after arriving at [[Francis International Airport, Shoreside Vale|Francis International Airport]], in [[Panlantic Land Grab]]
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Stretch-GTAVC-black-front.jpg|Avery's black [[Stretch]]
Stretch-GTAVC-black-front.jpg|Avery's black Stretch
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TheParty-GTAVC3.jpg|Carrington with [[Donald Love]] and [[BJ Smith]] at [[Cortez's Yacht|Juan Cortez's boat]].
TheParty-GTAVC3.jpg|Carrington with [[Donald Love]] and [[BJ Smith]] at [[Juan Cortez|Juan Cortez's]] boat.
 
 
AveryCarrington-GTAVC2.jpg
 
AveryCarrington-GTAVC2.jpg
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PanlanticLandGrab-GTALCS.jpg
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AveryCarrington-GTALCS.jpg|Avery Carrington after arriving at [[Francis International Airport, Shoreside Vale|Francis International Airport]], in [[Panlantic Land Grab]]
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GTALCS19.png|Artwork of Avery Carrington circa 1998.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   

Latest revision as of 08:23, September 11, 2014

CHARACTER
Avery Carrington
AveryCarrington-GTAVC
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Mentioned)
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
Full name: Avery Carrington
Status: Deceased
Gender:

Male

Date of birth: 1935
Place of birth: Texas
Date of death: 1998 (Aged 63)
Home: Vice City
Nationality: Flag of the United States American
Family: Unnamed father
Main affiliation: Donald Love (Formerly)
Tommy Vercetti
Vercetti Gang
Ken Rosenberg (Formerly)
Panlantic Construction Company
Colombian Cartel
Vehicle(s): Black Stretch
White Bobcat
Businesses: Avery Construction
Real Estate Development
Shady Acres
Voiced by: Burt Reynolds (VC)
None (LCS)
"Nothing brings down real estate prices quicker than a good ol' fashioned gang war. 'Cept maybe a disaster like a biblical plague or something, but that might be going too far in this case."
―Avery Carrington

Avery Carrington was a character in Grand Theft Auto series who appears as a main character in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (set in 1986) and a minor antagonist in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (set in 1998). A billboard of Avery Carrington also appears in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (set in 1992) and is mentioned on the Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories website.

Avery Carrington owns the Shady Acres company and its advertisement can be heard on the in game radio. He may also have been involved with the company Avery Construction, a property development company working in Blueberry, Red County, San Andreas. Avery was an extreme capitalist, property magnate and real estate mogul based in Vice City.

BiographyEdit

Up to 1986Edit

Avery Carrington was born and raised in Texas and later moved to Vice City, becoming, at some point, a successful property magnate and real estate mogul to his willingness to use any tactic (including gang warfare, arson, intimidation, murder and demolishing opponents buildings. Avery is heavily influenced by his father and takes on a protégé, Donald Love, passing on his knowledge, which Love would later use to his own advantage.

1986Edit

In 1986 he is financing the construction of a building in Vice Point and is one of Vice City's social elite, attending Colonel Juan Cortez' party. Carrington, however, faces problems from the Spand Express company, who refuse to sell their land, and another further advanced construction site opposite his own. Ken Rosenberg, a lawyer introduces Carrington to Tommy Vercetti, who helps to Spand Express by causing a riot and destroying three Spand Express vans. Carrington, impressed with Vercetti's ability, later hires him to murder a man who refuses to sell some land to Carrington and to structurally weaken a construction site located opposite his own. Carrington continues with his business before asking Vercetti for help again, this time having him create a gang war between the Cubans and the Haitians in order to drive down property prices, and later gives Vercetti advice in how to build his criminal empire in the city following the death of drug baron Ricardo Diaz.

All of his missions in GTA Vice City except "Demolition Man" require the player to have a change of clothes.

1986-1998Edit

AveryConstruction-GTASA-advert

Avery Construction in Blueberry, Red County, San Andreas.

Avery Carrington continued to expand his business, appearing on a billboard in Las Venturas, San Andreas in 1992.

DeathEdit

AveryCarrington-GTALCS

Avery before his death in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories. 1998

Avery continues in his work and in 1998 he flies to Francis International Airport to meet with the Colombian Cartel to discuss plans to re-develop the organized crime ravaged, gang warefare ridden, Mafia controlled district of Fort Staunton on Staunton Island, Liberty City. Carrington's old protégé, Donald Love, hears of his impending return and hires Toni Cipriani to kill Carrington to acquire his real estate plans, as the Panlantic Corporation who 'do anything to get prime real estate'. Toni Cipriani later steals Carrington's body for Love, who eats the body on his flight away from Liberty City.

VCPD Crime Tree RecordEdit

  • Texan property magnate and real estate developer.
  • Likes to talk about his father. The good old days.
  • Extreme Capitalist.
  • Suspected of doing anything to manipulate property prices and land value, including, but not limited to arson, rioting, bribery, intimidation, murder.
  • Always wears cowboy hat.
  • Believed to be involved in several developments and slum-clearance programs.
  • Known guest of Cortez.
  • Uses Ken Rosenberg for legal advice - possible weak link?
  • Hair suspected to be fake.

TriviaEdit

Mission AppearancesEdit

GTA Vice City
GTA Liberty City Stories

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