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The Vice City Police Department believes that Hilary had been raised in a stable home. Hilary is a compulsive eater. He is also a neurotic and highly dependent driver who worked with arms dealer [[Phil Cassidy]] and safecracker [[Cam Jones]]. It is also stated that Hilary has a history of abandonment issues. According to Phil, his mother has something to do with it.
 
The Vice City Police Department believes that Hilary had been raised in a stable home. Hilary is a compulsive eater. He is also a neurotic and highly dependent driver who worked with arms dealer [[Phil Cassidy]] and safecracker [[Cam Jones]]. It is also stated that Hilary has a history of abandonment issues. According to Phil, his mother has something to do with it.
   
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CHARACTER
Hilary King
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Hilary King in GTA: Vice City, circa 1986.
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto:Vice City
Full name: Hilary King
Status: Deceased
Gender: Male
Place of birth: Vice City, Florida, USA
Date of death: 1986
Home: Vice City, Florida, USA
Nationality: American
Family: Unnamed mother
Main affiliation: Vercetti Gang (Associate)
Vehicle(s): Sabre Turbo
Taxi
Businesses: Getaway driver
Racing
Voiced by: Charles Tucker
"I'll drive for you if, and only if, you can drive properly. Leave me alone - and I'll never forgive you."
―Hilary King in "The Driver".

Hilary King is a character in the Grand Theft Auto series, appearing as a supporting character in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.

Hilary King is an expert driver, owning a Sabre Turbo. He often works with Phil Cassidy and Cam Jones. The trio is hired by protagonist Tommy Vercetti to rob Vice City's bank.

Hilary was voiced by Charles Tucker.

Background

"See, he has abandonment issues. Seems he won't work for anyone who can't beat him. Something to do with his momma."
Phil Cassidy.

The Vice City Police Department believes that Hilary had been raised in a stable home. Hilary is a compulsive eater. He is also a neurotic and highly dependent driver who worked with arms dealer Phil Cassidy and safecracker Cam Jones. It is also stated that Hilary has a history of abandonment issues. According to Phil, his mother has something to do with it.

Events of GTA Vice City

Recruited by Vercetti

TheDriver-GTAVC

Hilary meeting Tommy.

"You want Hilary, mister. Not some smart-talking law school chump. Hilary's the real deal. You ain't never seen anyone drive so fast."
Phil Cassidy recommends Hilary to the heist job.

In 1986, after being recruited by Tommy Vercetti to a bank heist alongside Cam, Phil Cassidy points Tommy in the direction of Hilary King, as Tommy was looking for a getaway driver for a bank heist - however, Phil also states that Hilary won't work for Tommy unless he'll beat him in a race.

Tommy meets up with Hilary, who drives a Sabre Turbo, in a meeting arranged by Phil. The two start their race around Vice Beach, while being chased by the VCPD for illegal racing. Tommy ends up victorious, and gains Hilary's services.

Bank heist & death

"Hey guys! Get in! I got you covered!"
―Hilary arrives to save his allies.

With his team for the heist is complete, Tommy explains to Hilary and the other robbers the plan to rob El Banco Corrupto Grande, bank of Vice City, as well as telling each one their parts within the heist. The four robbers then drives to the bank, with Cam mocking Hilary during the ride for "taking up too much room".

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Hilary dies by thehand of SWAT as he tries to help his partners.

When they arrive near the bank, Hilary is ordered by Tommy to wait for a signal by driving around the block whilst he, Phil and Cam will rob the bank. The bank heist turns deadly when the group is attacked by several SWAT teams.

Outside the bank, they keep fighting the SWAT agents. Hilary shows up to save his fellow robbers, attempting to help them by shooting at the SWAT soldiers. However, they return fire, killing Hilary.

Character

Personality

"I'll drive for you, but please, treat me bad."
―Hilary agrees to help Tommy.

Hilary is emotionally unstable, due to many issues with his mother during his childhood. He is neurotic, suffers from some sort of distress, and lacks self-confidence, although he becomes much more confident when it comes to his driving skills, being described by Phil Cassidy as "the real deal".

He also has some history of abandonment issues, which was mainly caused by his mother, despite the VCPD claims he came from a stable family. These traumatic events from his childhood are probably the main reason for his complusive eating, which in result made him overweight.

In addition, Hilary has a poor social life and little trust for strangers until they "prove themselves", as seen when he challanged Tommy for a race, stating that if only Tommy will win, Hilary would help him. He does, however, seem to be more friendly and casual to people he already know, such as Phil or Cam Jones.

Appearance

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Hilary and his partners in their bank robbery gear.

Cam: "Tommy. Hilary's taking up too much room!"
Hilary: "I'm not!"
Cam: "Are too!"
Cam Jones mocking Hilary for his weight.

Hilary is an overweight man wearing light purple T-shirt, grayish-blue jeans and white shoes. Hilary has an ginger hair and black eyes, and due to his poor sight, he wears glasses.

During the bank heist Hilary wore a laurel green jumpsuit with gloves and white sneakers. He also wore a hocky mask to cover his face.

Equipment

Weapons

  • MP5 - a sub-machine gun used by Hilary and his fellow bank robbers during "The Job". Hilary briefly uses it against the SWAT before being killed.

Vehicles

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Sabre Turbo.

  • Sabre Turbo - a muscle car which serves as Hilary's vehicle of choice. Hilary drives the Sabre Turbo during a race with Tommy Vercetti which would decide whether Hilary would help Tommy in a bank heist or not. Hilary's Sabre Turbo is not unique in color, and has the same orange paintjob with white strip as with other cars of its type.
  • Taxi - the getaway car for the bank robbery. Hilary drives it into the shootout occurred between his associates and the SWAT. After Hilary's death, Tommy and the remaining robbers escape the police via the Taxi.

VCPD Crime Tree Record

  • Expert driver believed to have worked with Cam Jones and Phil Cassidy.
  • Neurotic.
  • Compulsive eater.
  • Psychological profiling reveals obsession with abandonment issues.
  • Ginger.
  • Hillary comes from a stable family background.

Mission appearances

GTA Vice City

Trivia

  • Hilary's death, being shot by the SWAT team during a bank heist, is a reference to the 1995 film Heat. The film was directed by Michael Mann, who was also the executive producer of Miami Vice.

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