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This is the character sheet concerning Johnny Klebitz's Lost MC brothers in Grand Theft Auto IV and its downloadable expansions. For a full index of characters from the game including Johnny himself, click here.

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    In General 

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"The Almighty forgives, the Lost don't."

  • Arch-Enemy: The Angels of Death serve as the Lost MC's greatest rivals. Trevor Philips in Grand Theft Auto V takes over their place.
  • Badass Crew: The Lost MC already consists of a couple One Man Armies, which together makes them unstoppable.
  • Band of Brothers: Oh so very much. Hell, their name is derived from the founders' fallen comrades in the war and named the gang in their honor. Their secondary motto is "Brothers for life, lost forever".
  • Breaking the Fellowship: By the end of their expansion, the Lost MC are pretty much gone with only Johnny, Terry, Angus and Clay left as all other members died during their Civil War.
  • Equal-Opportunity Evil: In contrast to the Angels of Death (who are white supremacists) the Lost MC are more welcoming letting Clay (a black man) and Jim (mixed-race) join their group. They also have the crippled Angus serving as their mechanic. That doesn't mean they don't have bigoted members themselves like Brian or Billy.
  • From Camouflage to Criminal: Their original founders were this at least; they were former US Marines who met in Hanoi, Vietnam and after the war ended, started a gang as they continued thirsting for drugs and violence. As for their current incarnation, Jim and Clay originally belonged to the USMC and the US army respectively and now use their skills to help the Lost.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: They were based on the real-life biker gang the Outlaws, even borrowing their official motto "The Almighty Forgives, the Lost Don't".

    Billy Grey 

William "Billy" Grey

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"The Almighty forgives, Johnny. The Lost don't."
Voiced by: Lou Sumrall

The official president of the Lost MC's Alderney chapter and a childhood friend of Johnny Klebitz. He has recently been released from rehab and is eager to regain control over his gang.


  • All Bikers Are Hells Angels: He's an outlaw president gone mad.
  • A Father to His Men: All of the Lost feel this way about him. They're wrong to do so.
  • Ax-Crazy: Drugs made him incredibly unstable. Years of drug abuse have not been kind to his mental health.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: While he is killed by Johnny, the damage he caused was so irreversible to everyone in his gang that nothing was ever the same again. He caused both directly and indirectly all the problems that led the Lost MC to its eventual defeat, and this domino effect is still seen five years later...
  • Beard of Evil: Has a thick beard, and is horribly evil.
  • Big Bad: Of The Lost And Damned.
  • The Caligula: His defining attribute, and the reason why he often clashes with Johnny's Pragmatic Villainy.
  • Drugs Are Bad: Johnny attributes his unstable personality to his drug use. Given he'd just gotten out of rehab for heroin addiction, directly states that he smokes meth and spikes his pot with mescaline, this could be true.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: He's an evil asshole, who only cares about himself, and is willing to betray his most loyal followers. However, he's against taking bikes from others. Heard when fighting the Angels of Death, where he yelled out "You don't take another man's bike!".
  • Eviler Than Thou: It's justified. Johnny was nothing more than a pawn to Billy. Johnny was a loyal guy, doing the best for the people he cared about, while Billy had planned to stab him in the back in the mean time.
  • Exact Words: "I'm not going back to prison." Most players assume he was talking about refusing to be taken alive, not that he'd rat out the club to get out.
  • False Friend: The epitome of this. It's even revealed in The Ballad of Gay Tony that Billy had actually arranged for the Triads to kill Johnny in the failed drug deal.
  • Face Death with Dignity: Just about the only good thing he does over the story. When you find him after breaking into prison to silence him, he readies himself for the bullet and tells you he isn't bothering with a Final Speech.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Betrays the Lost MC for his own selfish gain.
  • Facial Markings: His most identifiable feature is a skull tattoo on his forehead, in case you forget what sort of person he is.
  • Hate Sink: More and more as the storyline progresses. When Jason Michaels is killed by Niko Bellic, Billy Grey lies and says the Angels of Death killed him, using this as an excuse to steal their heroin. It turns out the heroin belonged to the Liberty City Triads who demand it be returned. Jim and Johnny manage to convince Billy to do so, but not before he makes a deal with the Triads so that they kill Jim and Johnny when the two go to return it. Fortunately, they fight their way out, and Billy gets arrested by the LAPD that the Triads tipped off (while blaming Johnny for it). Billy's imprisonment causes Brian, his most loyal follower, and the members who were also loyal to Billy to betray the other members of the club, which starts a civil war. Finally, he decides to testify against the Lost in order to be released from prison (even after stressing the importance of loyalty to Johnny). This prompts the Lost to break into the prison Billy's being held at in order to silence him. During his last moments, he goads Johnny into executing him before attempting to stab him with a shank. Violent, hedonistic, and utterly psychopathic, Billy is one of the few characters in the Grand Theft Auto franchise to have absolutely zero redeeming qualities, and who's loyalty lies only towards himself. Oh, and he brags about banging Johnny's girlfriend Ashley to his face.
  • Hookers and Blow: Basically his entire lifestyle.
  • Hypocrite: Despite stressing the value of loyalty while he was still president, he decides to rat the Lost out in exchange for a pardon after he is imprisoned again. Naturally, the Lost don't take this sitting down and resolve to break into prison and kill him.
  • It's All About Me: Billy is a total egomaniac.
  • Jerkass: He's a rude, disrespectful jerk to just about everyone he meets, and is completely willing to betray his loyal followers, for himself.
  • Kick the Dog: Even before he uses a brother dying to justify a gang war to steal heroin, sets up Johnny to die at the hands of the Triads, and rats out of the club, he makes you hate him by bragging how he banged Ashley repeatedly while she and Johnny were still together to Johnny's face.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: Gets arrested by the police while watching the massacre he sent Johnny and Jim to be killed in. He's promptly blamed for it.
  • Laughably Evil: Subverted. His dialogue and antics would actually be hilarious if they weren't so self-destructive or detrimental to the club.
  • No Historical Figures Were Harmed: Billy bears a strong visual resemblance to Charles Manson in his old days. They have similar facial features and similarly cropped hair and grey beard. Perhaps most significantly, Manson has a small, crudely tattooed swastika in the exact same spot where Billy has a small, crudely tattooed skull.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: He calls a Triad as "yellow little devil" to his face and says that he loved watching his people (the Chinese) die on TV. Also when selling out Johnny to the Triads in The Ballad of Gay Tony, he tells them he got no use for a Jew bastard like him.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: Acts and sounds like an dangerously immature brat in a grown man's body, almost seeming like he wants to recapture the glory days of his wild youth.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: Has a habit of speaking this way.
  • Revenge Before Reason: He swiftly restarts the war with The Angels of Death after his release from prison because he found out that his bike was given to them as a peace offering while he was inside, and he wants it back.
  • Sadist: Smashing a mallet against the face of an already injured man is a prime example.
  • Screaming Warrior: He screams a lot, especially in combat.
  • Too Dumb to Live: As soon as he finds out the Johnny ended the war, Billy starts the war again, resulting in both himself and the rest of the lost getting in alot of trouble. He then betrays the Lost for his own cause, only to get killed due to his betrayal. Also, just as he was going back from rehab, he starts taking drugs again!
  • The Sociopath: Johnny eventually realizes the hard way that his childhood friend Billy has become this at heart. He cares little for others, and constantly and needlessly put his club in danger for profit and other forms of self-destructive hedonism. And when it all comes crashing down on him, he eventually decides to rat out his own club,(again, some of which were his childhood friends) to save his own skin.
  • The Stool Pigeon: Very nearly testifies as a state witness against the Lost as part of his Face–Heel Turn.
  • Turn Coat: The fact that he's actively facilitating the Lost's capture at the hands of the police doesn't bother him one bit.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: Billy is the reason Johnny got introduced to the biker lifestyle.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: He brutally smashes a mallet in Pretty Boy's face after he told the Lost where Billy's bike was.
  • Younger Than They Look: He looks like a man in his late 40s or early 50s. He's 37. Drug use hasn't been kind to his looks, either.

    Jim Fitzgerald 

James "Jim" Fitzgerald

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"If it ain't one load of bullshit, it's a God damn n'other."
Voiced by: Dennis Predovic (GTA IV) & Chris McKinney (TLAD)

The treasurer of the Lost MC's Alderney chapter. He is Johnny Klebitz's best friend and serves as an unofficial advisor during the latter's stint as acting president.

Jim is one of Johnny's "friends" that the player can hang out with, but will not be available after his death. Unlike Niko's friends, these activities are completely optional, and do not offer rewards.


  • Affably Evil: Like Johnny, he's one of the more patient, (most of the time) pleasant, stable, and understanding Lost MC Members.
  • Ambiguously Brown: According to the GTA Wiki he is a Hispanic Irish-American.
  • Action Dad: He has talked about his wife and child several times in the game.
  • Badass Bookworm: Proved to be pretty cunning, when dealing with cops.
  • Badass Biker: Naturally.
  • Badass Mustache: A particularly thick one.
  • Bodyguarding a Badass: Well, he's very protective of Johnny.
  • Cerebus Retcon: The bald, white biker that Niko kills in an infuriating bike chase on the subway is retconned to be Jim. Then you experience it from Johnny's perspective.
  • The Dragon: Becomes this to Johnny.
  • Determinator: Getting half of his face burned off by a blowtorch didn't stop him from escaping the place and riding his bike right after.
  • Happily Married: For which he never stops getting crap from the other club members.
  • Henpecked Husband: Though he and his wife genuinely love each other, she still gives him crap for being an outlaw.
  • Race Lift: Jim was changed from white to mixed race when he got a bigger role.
  • Killed Off for Real: By Niko Bellic, no less.
  • The Lancer: First to Billy, but becomes this to Johnny.
  • Made of Iron: Surprising, considering he isn't a protagonist. Half his face gets roasted with a blowtorch, but a few minutes later, he's in good shape for a motorcycle chase. Sadly, he gets killed, but the guy chasing him was Niko Bellic, so that was to be expected. However, Niko's shots didn't do any damage on him, until he hit the train.
  • Only Sane Man: He and Johnny are the only Lost MC Members who realize how stupid gang war is. They're also the only ones who speak up, and stand up to Billy, who's just a borderline psychopath.
  • The Smart Guy: He's described as the "thinking type of maniac".
  • Semper Fi: A retired Marine.
  • The Stoic
  • Undying Loyalty: To Johnny.
  • What Measure Is a Mook?: To Johnny, Jim was the closest of friends. To Niko Bellic, Jim was just a nameless kill among many nameless kills.
  • You Don't Look Like You: You'd be forgiven for not knowing Jim was present in the original game all along given that he looks absolutely nothing like his final look in The Lost and the Damned since he is bald, fat, Caucasian and lacks his iconic bandana.

    Terry Thorpe 

Terrence "Terry" Thorpe

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"Us brothers are the only free people I see."
Voiced by: Joshua Burrow
The sergeant-at-arms of the Lost MC's Alderney chapter and friend to Johnny Klebitz.

Terry is one of Johnny's "friends" that the player can hang out with. Unlike Niko's friends, these activities are completely optional, and do not offer rewards.

For tropes relating to his appearance in Grand Theft Auto V, see his entry in this character sheet.

    Clay Simons 

Clayton "Clay" Simons

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"Class is out, brother. Tell your daddy what you learned today."
Voiced by: Keith Smith

The road captain of the Lost MC's Alderney chapter and friend to Johnny Klebitz.

Clay is one of Johnny's "friends" that the player can hang out with. Unlike Niko's friends, these activities are completely optional, and do not offer rewards.

For tropes relating to his appearance in Grand Theft Auto V, see his entry in this character sheet.

  • Angry Black Man: He shares the same anti-government tendencies as his buddies in the Lost.
  • Badass Biker: he's one of the more ruthless members, and prefers to ride fast.
  • Bodyguarding a Badass: Like Jim and Clay, he gives Johnny backup pretty reguarly.
  • The Big Guy: He's the real extremist of the Lost MC.
  • Cool Old Guy: He was apparently old enough to fight in Vietnam, and stood guard at the U.S embassy during the fall of Saigon in 1975.
  • Kavorka Man: To the extent that he was able to get into bed with a lady from the Angels Of Death.
  • Nominal Hero: Despite his loyalty for the Lost MC, Clay states that he joined the army just because he likes war.
  • Old Soldier: He fought in Vietnam.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: With Terry. Since Clay served in the military two years before Terry was even born, there is at least a twenty-year age gap between them.
  • Psycho for Hire: You can call him and Terry whenever you need backup to murder someone and he will enjoy killing anyone as long as they're not a Lost MC member.
  • The Quiet One: He never speaks in any cutscenes, and notes to Johnny that he prefers to leave the club's politics to the others.
  • Screaming Warrior: Despite that, however, when he's actually heard saying something, he's always yelling. Also, sometimes when he's in the back of a Van riding from the cops, he's just heard screaming at the other members to shoot without doing anything himself, despite his weapons being fully loaded.
  • Scary Black Man: Bloodthirsty and ruthless.
  • Shotguns Are Just Better: Clay's weapons of choice are shotguns and as he levels up his shotguns get bigger and stronger.
  • Those Two Guys: He never does anything without with Terry.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Johnny and Terry.
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    Brian Jeremy 

Brian Jeremy

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"I was being a good soldier. Following my leader."
Voiced by: Adrian Martinez

The secretary of the Lost MC's Alderney chapter.


  • All Bikers Are Hells Angels: Downplayed due to being an honorless stuttering, backstabbing coward.
  • Ambiguously Gay: He scoffs at the notion of having any sort of girlfriend, and Johnny clearly believes this to be the reason.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: Tries to become the new Big Bad after Billy is arrested, but he doesn't last very long. He is pretty much dealt with in the following mission after turning most of the Brotherhood against Johnny.
  • Boisterous Weakling: That's what he's known for.
  • Bumbling Sidekick: He's Billy's bitch.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: He becomes the starscream of everyone he starts to fear. He even tried blaming Billy, just to justify himself.
  • Dirty Coward: He's willing to lie, kiss ass, and stab people in the back if it means saving his own skin.
  • Fat Bastard: And everyone talks about that he is one.
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: He wears glasses, and he's a total asshole.
  • The Farmer and the Viper: If Johnny offers to spare him, he does out of pity for Brian and chooses to exile him instead. How does Brian repay his mercy? By trying to lead Johnny into an ambush and kill him again.
  • Hate Sink: An annoying, bigoted, uncool, cowardly and incredibly irritating man who is always antagonizing Johnny, even for very pathetic reasons. Sure, he talks tough, but when the gunfight starts, he runs and hides.
  • Jerkass: Especially toward Johnny.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: He's definitely one in his random encounter.
  • Politically Incorrect Villain: As if being a resentful prick towards Johnny wasn't enough, Brian also chides him for his Jewish heritage (such as during "Buyer's Market" when he says "I guess you Semites are are good at sniffing out a deal" when complaining that Billy made Johnny responsible for the deal and not Brian). He also mentions that he can't tell Slavs apart when he calls Niko a "Polack" (which itself is an offensive term for Polish people) when he is actually Serbian.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: You can't really tell that he's 39 years old with that immature attitude of his. He has a pretty childish way of agreeing on everything Billy says and does, and once imitated Johnny in a pretty immature way.
  • Smug Snake: The only thing that can shut him up is a gun to his face.
    • And not even. There, he'd start begging for his life, saying anything to survive.
  • The Starscream: He thinks Johnny is one to Billy. He becomes one to Johnny after Billy's arrest.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: If spared by Johnny, he just tries to kill him again.
  • Yes-Man: To Billy, and even he gets sick of Brian sometimes.

    Jason Michaels 

Jason Michaels

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"We are brothers, and brothers stick together."
Voiced by: Bill Burr

An enforcer of the Lost MC's Alderney chapter and a notorious pimp.


  • Badass Biker: He may be the youngest Lost MC member but according to Billy's speech, he's the bravest and the biggest daredevil of them all. He's also known as a law breaker, troublemaker, beer-drinker, and hell raiser and "the kind of man" Billy would want to be.
  • The Casanova: He makes his money by seducing women and then pimping them out. This was his plan for Anna Faustin, but that didn't work out so well for him.
  • Dark Secret: Runs the Lost's prostitution ring according to the police scanner. Which casts his relationship with Faustin's daughter in a new light.
  • Doomed by Canon: We know his fate once he starts talking about dating a mob boss' daughter, at least if you've played GTAIV.
  • Killed Off for Real: Not that it came as a surprise, but he dies extremely early in the campaign.
  • Tempting Fate: Talks about all the fun he's going to have banging his Russian girlfriend and drinking her father's vodka.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Knows he's dating a Russian Mobster's daughter and that it infuriates him.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Even in The Lost of the Damned expansion focusing on his gang, he only appears for two missions before getting offed by Niko.
  • Younger Than They Look: Looks like Vlad Dracula but isn't even thirty.

    Angus Martin 

Angus Martin

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"I mean, it wasn't enought to be drug dealers, we also had to be outlaws, to be maniacs, to be psychos, ad to be greedy, you know..."
Voiced by: Brian Tarantina

A mechanic of the Lost MC's Alderney chapter. He is paralyzed from the waist down due to an accident caused by Billy Grey.


  • Broken Pedestal: Billy Grey is already dead to him by the start of the game.
  • Career-Ending Injury: He lost the use of his legs after Billy Grey caused them both to crash into an oncoming truck.
  • Disabled Snarker: In some of the phone calls with Johnny. It's clear that the loss of his legs and his sour relationship with Billy forced him to reevaluate his lifestyle.
  • Evil Cripple: Though he's really only as evil as Johnny and the rest of the Lost are.
  • Friendship Trinket: Billy's Revenant. He and Johnny built it for Billy when they were younger. Billy uses this as an excuse to forcibly retrieve it from the Angels of Death after it was given to them as a peace offering.
  • Genius Cripple: He runs a fairly lucrative business exporting stolen bikes and still serves as the Lost's chief mechanic despite his disability.
  • Jade-Colored Glasses: Witnessing Billy's lack of concern for his well-being, both before and after the accident, led him to question whether criminals in a group like his can truly be loyal to one another.
  • No Honor Among Thieves: Unlike the rest of The Lost, he finds the concept of Honor Among Thieves utterly laughable. He is eventually proven right when a Civil War causes the chapter to disband. At the end of the game, he advises Johnny to "end the charade that this gang meant anything."
  • Only Sane Man: Considers himself even more reasonable than Johnny and Jim, because unlike them, he doesn't feel obligated to support Billy's self-destructive plans.
  • Sarcastic Devotee: He never fails to criticize Johnny over obeying Billy's increasingly unreasonable orders or continuing to do favors for Ashley. He never stops supporting Johnny in times of need, either.
  • The Last of His Kind: It's unknown if he cares or even knows, but after Trevor Philips' slaughter of the Lost in Blaine County, he is the last remaining member of the Alderney Chapter.
  • The Smart Guy: As the mechanic of the Lost.
  • We Used to Be Friends: One of the reasons why he's particularly pessimistic about the Lost's undertakings is that he's never forgiven Billy Grey for causing the accident that took away the use of his legs.

    Dave Grossman 

David "Dave" Grossman

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"Ah, solid man."
Voiced by: Jay Patterson

One of the Lost MC's applicants.


  • Amoral Attorney: His day job. When Johnny stumbles upon him outside his office, he hires Johnny to intimidate a lawyer at a rival firm. Is also sued for sexual harassment by his secretary, which Dave claims was merely an inappropriate look.
  • Butt-Monkey: Billy lets him take a hit off some marijuana... which he'd spiked with mescaline. Johnny finds the idea of a lawyer in the gang revolting. Billy Grey, obviously, sees it as a potential bonus.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: Is a part-time applicant of the gang.
  • Unlucky Extra: Only shows up twice in the story; first in a cutscene then in a random encounter. He had unwittingly taken mescaline in the former, and was found to be in serious legal trouble in the latter.

    Ashley Butler 

Ashley "Ash" Butler

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"You're my habit, Johnny."
Voiced by: Traci Godfrey

An old lady of the Lost MC's Alderney chapter. She is Johnny's ex-girlfriend.

For tropes relating to her appearance in Grand Theft Auto V, see her entry in this character sheet.

  • Abhorrent Admirer: Johnny now considers her one, given that she wants to get back together with him, particularly because of the below infidelity. Subverted in the next game however when he became involved with her again and addicted to meth in the process.
  • Blatant Lies: Constantly tells Johnny that she's clean and sober, even as she slurs her words and grumbles about how her addiction is killing her.
  • The Chick: She was this to the Lost at one point before her drug habit got the better of her.
  • Damsel in Distress: A distressingly realistic example of it as her addiction lands her in severe hot water several times.
  • Drugs Are Bad: While looking better than a real junkie, the game highlights how drugs have ruined her life. In Grand Theft Auto V she looks much worse and suffers a terrible end regardless of player actions.
  • The Millstone: She seems to have a habit of having connections to the wrong people.
  • Off the Wagon: Pretty much unable to stay clean.
  • Not Afraid to Die: When Johnny asks why he shouldn't kill her since she indirectly caused Jim's death, she replies that it doesn't make a difference since she might be put out of her misery as a junkie.
  • Really Gets Around: She's been with Johnny, Billy Grey, and Ray Boccino. And with Trevor Philips in V, to her eternal detriment.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: Her addiction forces Johnny to kidnap Roman Bellic for Dmitri Rascalov, which in turn intensifies the war between Niko and the Russian Mob.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Her addiction means she'll sleep with anyone to get the next fix, regardless of the fact she clearly loves Johnny. This combined with her drug habit has driven Johnny away. Though this doesn't last and he gets back with her. Sadly this behavior takes an even more tragic turn for the worse when Johnny confronts Trevor over having sex with her for drugs, and it ends in his death.
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