Painted Cop impersonator
Gender: Male
Comic Appearances: The Hard Goodbye
Film Appearances: Sin City
Portrayed by: Ryan Rutledge
  1. Painted Cop impersonator is a character seen in The Hard Goodbye.

The Hard Goodbye

The Painted Cop Impersonator was an alleged Basin City Police Department captain with tribal tattoos on his face. He arrived on a chopper at the Farm with a squad of armed police to kill Marvor anywhere Ne else he talked to about goldies death while they were escaping the basement..


Painted Cop.

Seeing them, Lucille subdued Marv and attempted to surrender him so that he wouldn't get anyone else killed, and she was shot for her trouble by the Painted Cop impersonator

Marv wiped out the entire squad in vengeance as the Painted Cop impersonator in vain shot him and missed all the time, until and faced off against an ammo-less Painted Cop.

Marv interrogated him after showing him 'all those pieces of himself', before confirming the name Marv knew all along: Roark.

Then Marv murders him with a hatchet and takes possession of his 'damn fine coat'.

Sin City (film)

Ryan Rutledge played him in the film.


The Painted Cop.

Sin City
Films Sin City - Sin City: A Dame To Kill For
Main Characters Miho - Dwight McCarthy - Gail - Marv - Ava Lord - Wendy - Goldie - Johnny - John Hartigan - Nancy Callahan - Bob - Mort - Marcie - Sally - Joey Canelli - Becky - The Colonel - Customer - Lucille - Manute - Shellie - Senator Roark - Wallenquist - Dallas - Delia - Wallace
Groups Girls of Old Town - Basin City Police Department - Roark family - Irish mercenaries - Magliozzi Family - The Bikers - Wallenquist Organization
Locations Basin City - Old Town - Sacred Oaks - The Projects - The Pits - Kadie's - The Docks - Mimi's - Farm
Music Sin City (soundtrack) - Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For (soundtrack)
Comics The Hard Goodbye - A Dame To Kill For - The Babe Wore Red and Other Stories - The Big Fat Kill - Silent Night - That Yellow Bastard - Daddy's Little Girl - Lost, Lonely & Lethal - Sex & Violence - Just Another Saturday Night - Family Values - Booze, Broads, & Bullets - Hell And Back
Short Stories And Behind Door Number Three? - The Customer is Always Right - The Babe Wore Red - Fat Man and Little Boy - Blue Eyes - Rats - Wrong Turn - Wrong Track
Original Yarns The Long Bad Night - Nancy's Last Dance
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