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A common distinguishing mark to show that a character is evil is to make the character an albino. Albinism is a condition that affects the production of melanin, causing the body and hair of the subject to be white. Stark white skin and white hair are both commonly used as indicators of villainy in their own right, so albinism provides a convenient scientific excuse to make a villain look evil. Because red eyes are a side-effect of some types of albinism, including rare types in humans, many evil albinos also have scary red eyes that provide a contrast to their otherwise white features.

In real life, albinism and similar conditions tend to carry with them a lot of physical drawbacks, including shortsightedness, photophobia and extreme sensitivity to ultraviolet rays. While an evil albino might be an Evil Cripple due to his or her condition, a villain's albinism is typically used purely for aesthetic purposes and rarely causes any problems.


This trope has been an incredibly damaging stereotype in places such as medieval Europe and present-day Africa, where albinos have been harassed, attacked, or even murdered under the belief that they are witches. Also in Africa (specifically Tanzania, which has the highest rate of albinism in the world), body parts from albinistic humans are sold for use in magical rituals, and it's believed that sex with an albino woman will cure someone of HIV, leading to rape and subsequent HIV infection.

See also White Hair, Black Heart, Undeathly Pallor and Red Eyes, Take Warning. For tropes about villains with other disabilities, see Depraved Dwarf, Evil Cripple, and Eunuchs Are Evil. Notable aversions and subversions of this trope should be listed under Heroic Albino.



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    Anime & Manga 
  • Kaworu from Neon Genesis Evangelion is frequently assumed to be an albino. Some artists hypercorrect this aspect in fanart by turning his gray hair white. The original character designer tends to use one when he thinks it looks cool, Hideaki Anno nixes the idea that it's anything more than a way of cuing the audience they're odd characters that shows up well in animation. There's also the fact that while Kaworu is indeed very pale, his eye color doesn't match up with albinism: an albino's eyes are a faint pinkish color, whereas Kaworu has deep blood-red eyes. And finally, Kaworu subverts this trope by being one of the nicest characters on the show despite his misguided goals. By the end of the episode, after falling in love with Shinji, Kaworu is a downright Heroic Albino.
  • Naga, the Arc Villain of the first season of Bakugan, is a "White One", an elementless Bakugan formed when worlds in Vestroia are created. His sister Wavern is also a White One but is firmly on the heroes' side to save Earth and Vestroia from Naga's insanity.
  • Angelo Sauper from Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn.
  • Accelerator (formerly) from A Certain Magical Index. He theorizes it's caused by his vector redirection power subconsciously deflecting all UV radiation away from him, making his skin unable to produce melanin.
  • In a sense, Enishi from Rurouni Kenshin. He's not properly an albino as he had black hair as a kid, but it turned white after his beloved sister was killed.
  • Dilandau from The Vision of Escaflowne is one of the greatest examples in anime. It's a shame that Bat Shit Insane Albino isn't a trope.
  • Princess Hinoto from X/1999 is a sterling example of a subversion of this trope. That is, until it's revealed that she has an Evil Twin personality buried deep within her psyche that was only gathering the heroes together in order to off them at her leisure one by one.
  • Makoto Isshiki from RahXephon, who is even nicknamed "White Snake".
  • Heine from Dogs: Bullets & Carnage. He starts off as a total Ax-Crazy Nominal Hero, and though Character Development moved him away from this trope, it's definitely still there on some level.
  • Hokuto in Corpse Princess
  • The Wretched Egg from Deadman Wonderland. As well as Chan and En, the Creepy Twins.
  • Fate Averruncus in Mahou Sensei Negima!.
  • Muraki in Descendants of Darkness
  • Subverted (of course) in Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. Kuze, the most wanted top terrorist of Japan, is a cyborg who had his body build with very pale skin and white hair, and even got the face sculpted by a famous artist. He only wears white, including a long white coat, and uses a silver katana in his attempt to assassinate the prime minister. But it being Ghost In The Shell, there's a lot more to him. Worth noting however, that his gray hair is a later addition to his appearance; in flashbacks his hair is brown. And he only wears white while he belongs to the anti-refugee terrorist organization Individual Eleven. After he quits and joins the refugees' cause he switches to more utilitarian brown leather coat and blue jeans for the rest of the series.
  • Prozen from Zoids: Chaotic Century.
  • Mao from Code Geass. He is also one of the few examples who somewhat sidesteps the Red Eyes, Take Warning trope: his eyes are more pink than red, and they're shown to be naturally blue or purple; but they turned reddish-pink when his Geass overtook them (instead, the good albino character has red eyes).
  • Subverted by Miyabi from Madness. She was a badass Unfettered Calm-but-Ax-Crazy Blood Knight Dark Action Girl who was pretty much universally feared... but that was due to Mind Control. Once she's free of the "madness", she becomes a Heroic Albino — and, surprisingly, retains all of her badass combat abilities.
  • Jin from Innocent Venus.
  • Shadow Prove from Bakugan New Vestroia is most probably albino. He often laughs at other peoples problems and tries to annoy but hates being insulted by Mylene, his companion. He is part of the evil organisation Vexos.
  • Ragyo Kiryuin from Kill la Kill appears to be this. She has red eyes (with mostly pink pupils, too, although there's a tiny spot of black in the center), chalk-white skin, and silvery-white hair, and is a sadistic Blood Knight Corrupt Corporate Executive Evil Overlord with an unhealthy attraction to her daughter Satsuki and her other daughter Ryuko. Satsuki and Ryuko, however, have perfectly normal pigmentation.
  • Kate from World Conquest Zvezda Plot is a Villain Protagonist determined to conquer the world.
  • Downplayed in Shokugeki no Soma: Alice Nakiri is an albino, and consistently portrayed with alabaster skin, silver hair and red eyes. Alice is never actively malicious, but she is smug, arrogant and highly competitive (or rather, more so than the rest of the cast), and often acts in an antagonistic role.
  • One of the twists that everyone knows in Puella Magi Madoka Magica is that Kyubey, the girls' albinistic Weasel Mascot, is actually the Big Bad of the series. Not straight-up evil, though — just a completely inhuman Eldritch Abomination with Blue and Orange Morality and a strong Well-Intentioned Extremist streak. From his point of view, he's the hero of the universe.
  • Invoked in Destruction Flag Otome. Sophia is a social pariah even as a little girl because although she's very cute, she has white hair and bright red eyes and people call her evil or cursed. However, she's really very sweet. Her brother Nicol claims she's harassed for it both because of foolish superstitions and because people envy their family.

    Comic Books 
  • Tombstone, in the Spider-Man comics is an African-American with albinism. He is a mob hitman. While his deathly pallor makes him look creepy enough, he also always speaks in a whisper - exactly why has never been explained - and has filed his teeth into points. In The Spectacular Spider-Man Animated Adaptation, he's the Big Bad crimelord the Big Man, a Villain with Good Publicity whose public persona is mega-philanthropist L. Thompson Lincoln, despite his skintone and pointy teeth. Tombstone existed in the 1990s animated series as well, but was normal-looking until the accident that rendered him Made of Iron and possibly The Undead.
  • Nekra, a mutant villain who has fought a variety of heroes (including Shanna the She-Devil, Daredevil, Spider-Woman, and others) has been described as an albino, but this is not true from a biological standpoint. (Her skin has no pigment, but her eyes and hair do; her pale skin and vampiric appearance are side effects of her mutation.) Nekra's sometime lover/accomplice/friend Mandrill was a black boy born to white parents for much the same reason.
  • Tobias Whale in The DCU is an African-American albinistic mobster whose villainy induces Jefferson Pierce to become the superhero Black Lightning. The DC Rebirth version of the character, introduced in Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands is not albino, and Tony Isabella has said this is because he was uncomfortable with the trope (and has promised Marvin 'Krondon' Jones III, the albino actor who plays Whale on TV, that he will create an albino superhero).
  • In Monstress, the Inquisitrix who goes after Maika and has her arm ripped off by the Monstra for her trouble is albino.
  • The Autumn Brothers, in the Jonah Hex comics, are half-human villains for the main character to fight. They were thinly-disguised caricatures of real-life albinistic musician brothers Edgar and Johnny Winter, who filed a lawsuit.
  • Batman:
    • Ra's Al-Ghul becomes albino after he is forced to inhabit the body of his albino son Dusun, a.k.a. "the White Ghost". Prior to this, Dusun was shown as being slavishly loyal to his father and his schemes for world conquest, despite Ra's having rejected him for being less than physically perfect.
    • Minor villain Linda Friitawa, a.k.a. Fright, a geneticist who lost her licence for unauthorised experiments on human beings.
    • Another Batman foe, the Snowman, was the mutant albino offspring of a human female and a male Yeti.
    • The Great White Shark in Arkham Asylum: Living Hell. This one's a variant, as he doesn't turn pale and freaky until he's been locked in a freezer for a few hours.
  • In the Marvel Universe, Blackout is a psychotic superpowered assassin, descended from a race of demons, who had surgery to make himself resemble a vampire.
  • The second Icicle in The DCU, who admits he enjoys hurting people. His colouration is supposedly a result of his ice-based powers.
  • Neozoic is outwardly about humans versus dinosaurs, but the real villains of the story are an entire race of telepathic Evil Albinos.
  • Paradox from The Flash Annual #4.
  • The Pierce Brothers from Nightwing.
  • Trolus, The Dragon bodyguard to the Evil Overlord from the first Red Sonja solo story in Savage Sword of Conan #1.
  • Sonic the Hedgehog has Dr. Zachary from the UK Sonic the Comic, and his Expy from Archie Comics' Sonic the Hedgehog, Dr. Finitevus.
  • X-Men:
    • Mr. Sinister has been portrayed as an albino in at least some of his incarnations (his physical appearance having changed greatly over the ages). In particular, during World War II, when he worked for the Nazis as a geneticist in a concentration camp and was known by the nickname "Nosferatu".
    • Omega Red, although his chalk white skin and red eyes are the result of the experiments by the Dirty Communists that gave him his superpowers.
  • The villain T-Ray from Deadpool.
  • At least one Elseworlds has portrayed the Joker as an albino. One had his green hair the result of a failed attempt to dye it blonde.
  • JLA villain The Key. Blind white supremacist Blind Faith once begged him to let her touch his pale-ass skin and he callously told her it was a dye job.
  • Kid Gloves, the "Albino asshole half-brother" of Story Johnson in Outlaw Nation.
  • The Ultimate Marvel version of Mojo is human and an Albino.
  • Pre-reboot Gen13 #8-9 featured a Rubber Man named The Albino.
  • An experiment transforms Desolation Jones into one of these. Even if he is our hero, he's a Sociopathic Hero.
  • Vic Slaughter, the Evil Counterpart to Morbius.
  • Janus Valker in Rat-Man, though he loses points becomes he isn't naturally albino, but made so by the power of the Shadow.
  • Rulah, Jungle Goddess fought a villain called the Albino. This monster of the jungle was an albino exile who had a disease that he could pass to others by touch, with fatal results; when they died, they turned white like the Albino himself. He was the assistant of a girl who set herself up as a rival to Rulah, the Jungle Goddess, and pretended that she could root out the mysterious killer. In the end, the Albino died of his disease, but not before he killed the girl with his deadly "petrifying" touch as an act of revenge.
  • One arc in Hitman features a villain named Skull, a Flying Brick who is a black African albino.
  • Garn Daanuth is an Evil Sorceror who seems fairly inspired by Elric of Melnibone. He first appeared in the Arion backup-story of The Warlord, before spinning off into Arion's own series and The DCU proper on occasion. The relationship between him and Arion was apparently inspiration for later stories of Aquaman and Ocean Master.
  • Evil queen Zorina from DC Comics Tarzan #229, who wants Tarzan as her king as he is nearly as pale-skinned as she is.
  • The White Rabbit, who was Steel's nemesis from the "Reign Of The Supermen" arc of The Death of Superman.
  • Various Star Wars comics have had a few examples:
    • Trill from Dawn of the Jedi has the look, but since she appears to be Arkanian it's likely just what her species looks like.
    • The Clone Wars comics introduced would-be Sith, Asajj Ventress whose chalk white skin and red eyes are both indicative of albinism, and Professional Killer Aurra Sing, who while red haired, has even whiter skin than Ventress. More recent side materials have Ventress' eyes change to pale blue after leaving the Dark Side which, when combined with her regrown white-blonde hair...still makes her look like an albino.
  • Transformers "AlbinoBumbleBee" according to the comic artist

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    Films — Animated 
  • Whitey, one half of the Evil Duo of rats from Flushed Away (although he proves to be something of a Gentle Giant).
  • In Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, the main antagonist, named Rudy, is a huge albino Baryonyx. Unlike most other dinosaurs in the film, he is depicted as cruel, vicious, and entirely inimical. The filmmakers explicitly stated that his albinism is a reference to Moby-Dick and other pale fictional antagonists. Which is fitting, given that his nemesis, Buck the weasel, is a Crazy Survivalist Captain Ahab Expy in a Moby Schtick story.
  • Lord Shen in Kung Fu Panda 2. If you read his backstory, his leucism actually plays into his motives. He knows his parents were ashamed of producing an heir with his health issues, and this lead to an Inferiority Superiority Complex. Of course, he's also the person who committed genocide out of sheer paranoia, and that was what lead to his parents' (very unhappy) decision to exile him, so he's still more-or-less responsible for his own misery.
  • Anastasia subverts this with Bartok the albino bat. Even though he's Rasputin's minion, Bartok is a fundamentally decent guy who merely serves as Plucky Comic Relief and ditches his boss in the end. (He even got his own Direct-to-Video prequel, Bartok the Magnificent, in which he's a Heroic Albino.)

    Films — Live-Action 
  • Snow in Vamp! is the violently-inclined leader of a street gang composed of albinistic people and others with appearance problems. He meets a violent end.
  • Joseph in Contact is a religious extremist turned suicide-bomber.
  • Mr. Joshua in Lethal Weapon is a seemingly psychopathic hit man. He was specifically referred to as "albino" in the film and yep: he's both an expert sniper and appears in an extended desert scene.
  • Bosie in Cold Mountain is a U.S. Civil War-era "sneering albino killer ...[who] seems to have wandered in from a Lethal Weapon movie".
  • Dragon in the The Eiger Sanction is a ruthless spymaster who used to work for the Nazis and now organizes wet work for U.S. intelligence. He is unable to stand light and requires frequent blood transfusions.
    Miss Cerberus: I was expecting you before this. Mr. Dragon does not like to be kept waiting.
    Hemlock: Oh, the impatient albino.
    Miss Cerberus: I don't think Mr. Dragon's affliction is a joking matter.
    Hemlock: I thought it was rather humorous, myself. A spy network being run by a bloodless freak who can't stand light or cold.
    Miss Cerberus: Or germs. Are you healthy?
    Hemlock: Should I turn my head and cough?
    Miss Cerberus: No known infections?
    Hemlock: Nothing other than the usual; syphilis, running sores, and the clap.
  • The Albino in The Princess Bride is an Igor-like henchman and torturer, depicted as diseased, with visible sores. This is slightly subverted though, in that outside of his job, he comes across as a fairly personable guy.
  • Albino (played by the genuinely albinistic Victor Varnado), in End of Days is a menacing "servant of Satan" who meets a grisly death.
  • The Passion of the Christ portrays Satan as an androgynous, albinistic figure.
  • "Whitey" Jackson a.k.a. "The Albino" in Foul Play is another heavily-armed killer, this time in a comedy.
  • Moke in Stick is a ruthless criminal, who likes to shoot people in the back. Moke is taunted with the nickname "bunny-eyes" by Burt Reynold's character, Stickley.
  • Albino in Freefall is a menacing figure who drugs the film's heroine.
  • Otis B. Driftwood in House of 1000 Corpses leads a clan of psychopathic backwoods serial killers. Despite being played by the same actor, in the sequel The Devil's Rejects he has a normal skin tone.
  • Subverted in Me, Myself & Irene, in which Casper/Whitey is believed by both the audience and the main characters to be a very creepy albino who may have murdered his family. Turns out, he's a nice guy whose family all moved to Arizona, where he couldn't follow ("I mean, look at me; I wouldn't last two minutes in the desert!"). He's still a little creepy in a clingy way, though.
  • The main villain of Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Prince Nuada, plays this trope straight. Justified by the fact that his entire elf species are albinos; the other elves in the film lean more towards the Heroic Albino side.
  • The Uber-Morlock in the Time Machine remake.
  • Members of "The Family" in the 1971 movie The Omega Man.
  • El Blanco, a man-eating graboid from Tremors 3: Back to Perfection, was an albino. Probably a combination of a Moby-Dick Shout-Out and research failure, as its lack of pigment is blamed for why El Blanco never gives birth to shriekers.
  • Bad Bob from The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean.
  • The Big Bad of Kamen Rider Blade: Missing Ace is an albino version of the Joker Undead. Though when it comes to Joker Undead, their natural state is pretty evil to begin with.
  • An obscure German thriller had an "albino" African terrorist leader and woman-stalker leave fear and horror in his wake. Of course the movie is called Albino.
  • Adam Brandis, the serial killer from Spiker.
  • Chop Top from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, twin of Nubbins who was away in Vietnam conflict whose skin seems to be dying.
  • In The Hobbit trilogy, Azog the Defiler is nicknamed The Pale Orc for his apparent albinism. He also went to the trouble of finding himself an albino warg to ride.
  • The Heat has an albino DEA agent who is generally antagonistic towards the protagonists and is even noted as looking "evil as fuck" by the Cowboy Cop. As it turns out, he's not The Mole, but he is a misogynistic asshole according to his partner (who turns out to be the villain of the film).
  • Malekith the Accursed in Thor: The Dark World. He is a Dark Elf rather than a true albino, but the pale skin and eyes and white hair make him come across as an albino.
  • The aliens in Knowing disguise themselves as a group of albino men in raincoats.
  • In the 1990 film version of Dick Tracy, Mumbles plays with this trope. He's a good deal lighter-skinned and lighter-haired than the other villains, but ultimately he undergoes a Heel–Face Turn. Ironically, the guy under the Mumbles makeup is Dustin Hoffman, who is quite dark.
  • The Indominus Rex from Jurassic World is an all-white theropod with red eyes.
  • Winter, the traitorous albino ape in War for the Planet of the Apes.
  • Haunter: The murderous ghost is distinctly pale, hence his alias as the "Pale Man" before his identity as Edgar is revealed.
  • The Dragon Zao in Die Another Day was turned albino via cosmetic surgery gone wrong.
  • In The Matrix Reloaded, the Merovingian's fighters manifest as a pair of albinistic Creepy Twins.
  • Castor/Zuse from TRON: Legacy is a computer program that manifests as a downright fabulous albino. Gem is an example too.
  • In Return of the Jedi, Jabba the Hutt's majordomo is an albinistic Twi'lek named Bib Fortuna. Twi'leks come in a wide variety of colors, so it makes sense that some of them would be albinos.
  • In Hardcore Henry, this trope fits Akan to a tee, with bonus telekinetic powers.
  • Faust: Love of the Damned: The main villain "M" (i.e. Mephistopheles) is an albino for some reason.
  • Cyberjack: The leader of the terrorists, Nassim, is an albino. Helpfully described by one side character as "an albino lab rat on steroids".
  • Slasher Movie The Funhouse features a deformed albino killer so monstrous that he has three noses and red eyes.

  • Kronski from Artemis Fowl seems to be this. He is described as having nearly transparent white skin and purple eyes. Since some forms of albinism manifest with purple eyes, and Eoin Colfer is not known for giving his humans odd eye colors, it suggests he may he albino.
  • Mrs. Zork from Aliens Don't Wear Braces, the seventh book in the Bailey School Kids series. She's implied to be an alien from a planet without color. When we first see her, her skin and hair are pure white and her clothes are black, white, or gray. Over the course of the book, the town gradually appears to lose its color, while Mrs. Zork gets more and more colorful, leading the kids to believe that she's stealing color and bringing it back to her home planet.
  • The Banned and the Banished goes all the way, with albino Creepy Twins who never show emotion. They're corrupted spellcasters who produce rats from pustules on their skin.
  • Ashur-Kai Qezremah from Black Legion isn't called "White Seer" for nothing. He's the mentor to the Villain Protagonist and has even less standards than Khayon, willing to do anything to get his hands on other seers.
  • Judge Holden, in Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian. In McCarthy's novel, Holden is a wanton mass-murderer. There is no historical evidence to suggest that the non-fictional Holden was albinistic.
  • Vilkata, the Dark King, in Fred Saberhagen's Third Book of Swords, Sixth Book of Lost Swords: Mindsword's Story, and Last Book of Swords: Shieldbreaker's Story. He gets double spookiness points, since, in addition to being an albino, he also has no eyes, having put them out himself as part of a terrible curse he cast on one of his enemies. He gets magical vision from his demonic familiars.
  • Macadra from The Chathrand Voyages is incredibly pale and is nicknamed "The White Raven" as a result (though the term "albino" is never used for her, it's plain that she's pale beyond most human norms). However, it's ambiguous whether her condition is natural or a side-effect of the unknown process by which she maintains her immortality, and it might not be her original body (her brother Arunis, also a sorcerer, is a confirmed body snatcher)- and she might not even be human to begin with.
  • Billy from the Children of the Red King series is a subversion / deconstruction. He's continually passed over for adoption, apparently because of his albinism, and the villain manipulates him by claiming he'll help him find a family. Billy remains sympathetic throughout, though, and eventually gets both a Heel–Face Turn and a family.
  • The infamous White Witch in The Chronicles of Narnia is a possible example. Like Voldemort, she's certainly a case of Immortality Immorality bleaching one's skin (as detailed in the prequel The Magician's Nephew), but C. S. Lewis never describes the colour of her hair or eyes, so whether she counts as "albino" mainly depends on which visual depiction you're looking at. For example, the books' original illustrator Pauline Baynes consistently drew her as an Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette ([1], [2], [3], [4], [5], [6], [7], [8], [9], [10], [11], [12]) — a look that The BBC's televised adaptation also used — but the cover art on one edition of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe made her more albino, and Tilda Swinton went with whiter-looking hair in the 2005 cinematic adaptation (albeit with more colour in some shots). Meanwhile, the animated CBS special gave her blue hair (as seen here), and Fan-Art is naturally all over the map.
  • Although not evil as such, Lehmann in David Wingrove's Chung Kuo series is merciless in achieving his goals, and doesn't hesitate to kill innocents when needed. To his underlings he appears to be without emotions.
  • The psychotic former government killer Lamprey, in the first book of the ColSec Trilogy, verges on this; he's described as being deathly pale and prematurely white-haired.
  • Silas, in The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown, (played by Paul Bettany in the derived 2006 movie) is described as being albinistic. He is a religious fanatic and an assassin who murders several people, although 'repents' at the end of the book, praying to God for mercy and forgiveness.
    • In the MTV Movie Awards' spoof of The Movie, Andy Dick, who plays a wannabe Silas, lampshades this trope.
    • There's also The Albino Code, which takes the trope and mercilessly rips it apart. The actor/writer Dennis Hurley points out that most albino people, with impaired eyesight, would make terrible assassins.
  • The clairvoyant albino Juni Swan in Darren Shan's The Demonata series is characterised by her deceptive and sadistic nature (as well as by her exceptional beauty, one of the characters claiming that "unconcealed evil suits her"). However, in Death's Shadow, the seventh book of the series, she appears as a hideously deformed monster.
  • Artemis Butler in the web-novel Domina is this... maybe. Not only is his morality in question (he could be a Heroic Albino instead), but so is his albinism. This is the kind of story where that can be faked.
  • North, from Vonda N. McIntyre's Dreamsnake, is an odd reconstruction; he blames the setting's medical practices for not being able to do anything about his albinism (and gigantism).
  • The Elric Saga: Elric of Melniboné, the main character of an eponymous series of fantasy novels by Michael Moorcock, borders on this due to his Anti-Hero nature. (The character's creator, Michael Moorcock, has publicly acknowledged that the above-mentioned Monsieur Zenith was a key influence in Elric's creation. He has also written a series of short stories, collected in The Metatemporal Detective, that feature Monsieur Zenith as an antagonist and imply that he and Elric are the same person.)
  • Played as straight as possible in at least one Executioner novel, Invisible Invader. One of the main villain's henchmen is an albino assassin simply called The Albino. While the other villains are described in detail, The Albino's real name and country of origin are never revealed.
  • Practical Frost from The First Law series by Joe Abercrombie is The Igor to the torturer Sand dan Glokta. He's a hulking, pink-eyed, lisping brute of a man with no apparent moral compunction about the gruesome acts he assists. He's eventually revealed to be a turncoat to Glokta as well.
  • Garrett, P.I.: The chieftain of a half-elven street gang Garrett tangles with in Cold Copper Tears is an albino called Snowball.
  • Good Omens: Pollution, Pestilence's successor in the Horsemen of the Apocalypse, has white skin, white hair and wears white clothing.
  • Harry Potter has the Big Bad Voldemort, who lost his pigmentation along with his nose in the process of splitting his soul into Horcruxes.
  • The Highlander novel, "The Element Of Fire" has an Immortal albino woman named Nerissa who is the Big Bad's companion.
  • Nakszynski, the hired gunman who "once ate a Canadian mounted policeman's liver" in Kim Newman's story "The Hound Of The Durbervilles".
  • Jamaica Inn: Has the albino Vicar Francis Davey revealed as the mastermind behind a plot to wreck ships, murder their crew and rob them. Its suggested that his albinism somehow twisted his perceptions of the world.
  • Rudyard Kipling's sequel to The Jungle Book subverts this with White Hood, the enormous old cobra who serves as the Warden of the King's Treasure. He tries to be scary, but he's clearly seen better days, and his bark is worse than his bite (quite literally, since his venom has dried up and his fangs have withered to uselessness).
  • Kane: Evingolis in "Reflections on the Winter of my Soul" has white hair, pale skin, pink eyes, is a talented musician who knows just a little bit too much about Kane and is a vicious werewolf who admits he likes to bite a woman and then rape her "when her struggling heart forces hot red spurts over your muzzle".
  • Gary Kilworth:
    • The little-known book House of Tribes features Little Prince, the albino pet mouse owned by a Creepy Child, who feeds him on other mice. Although after the wild mice broke their collective arms scaring off Cthulhu, he goes through a Heel–Face Turn.
    • The stoat Prince Poynt of the Welkin Weasels doesn't exactly count, but he possibly comes close; he's not an albino, but he stays in his white ermine pelt all year round, so the physical impression is similar.
  • One of these appears in The Last Light of the Sun by Guy Gavriel Kay. Almost uniquely it mentions that his eyesight is impaired by his condition, and he's not a fighter. However, this does not prevent Ivarr from being inexplicably proficient with projectiles, even in low-contrast situations where the average albino would be struggling not to walk into trees. In fact he's stated to see better in half light.
  • Somewhat subverted in the League of Magi stories with Rose Cross. She initially appears to be nothing more than a scary henchman, but turns out to be an entirely different person when she's not in a high-stress environment. She turns into something of a motherly figure for allies and she even takes mercy on a normal person, something her mistresses the Twins would never do.
  • The Looking-Glass Wars has Vollrath, adviser to the Big Bad in Seeing Redd, as this trope to counteract Bibwit Harte advising the Hero.
  • H. P. Lovecraft:
  • Matisse, the so-called 'King of the Romans', in the Matthew Hawkwood novel Rapscallion. Hawkwood speculates that one of the reasons the Romans lurk in the lowest decks of the hulk is because of Matisse's sensitivity to light.
  • Moby-Dick is an albinistic sperm whale (or maybe leucistic given his patchy white-and-grey body, though people usually just see his pure white head), but he's not so much consciously evil as he is an Animal Nemesis. The narrator, Ishmael, extensively discusses the fact that purely white things — such as albinos or white whales — are deeply unsettling even though white is the color of good. In fact, it's suggested this psychological factor drove Ahab to hate the whale even before Moby-Dick took his leg.
  • Cinder, one of the Chandrian from Patrick Rothfuss' The Name of the Wind, is described this way. Everything about him seems to have an aspect of winter about it, except his completely black eyes.
  • There's something of it in The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, of Edgar Allan Poe. At the end of the book, there are the natives that fear the colour white and, right at the ending, something huge and white that clearly is either evil or some kind of god.
  • The main villain of Roger Zelazny's A Night in the Lonesome October, Vicar Roberts, has an albino raven for a familiar. It's unclear if she's as evil as her owner, but she definitely plays a part in messing with the good guys.
  • Bigboy, the sadistic, ruthless chief of the prison guards in the Stephen Hunter novel Pale Horse Coming.
  • In Edgar Rice Burroughs' Pellucidar series, the Gorbuses are a subterranean race of cannibalistic albinos who are apparently resurrected surface-world murderers.
  • Lord Kastan, a very minor villain in Rath And Storm, is an albino.
  • The Redwall book Triss features an entire Big, Screwed-Up Family of albinos. The Royal House of Riftgard are all albino ferrets, referred to in the book as the "Pure Ferrets".
  • In the relatively obscure children's book The Secret of the Loch (published in 1965), the villain is not just albino, but the latest in a very long line of villainous albinos in the Maclure family.
  • Phobos and Deimos, Mars's albino satyr minions from The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel.
  • Monsieur Zenith, a pulp fiction villain in the Sexton Blake series by Anthony Skene. Zenith is a world-weary gentleman thief who uses opium, commits crimes, and feuds with Blake simply to relieve his ennui.
  • In the book The Silver Kiss, by Annette Curtis Klause, the villain is a small vampire who is pretending to be an albino child.
  • Amadeus, the dhampir antagonist of the Slayer horror series by Karen Koehler is a blind albino, as well as a vampire.
  • Lampshaded in R. L. Stine's Snowman: the title character points out several times that, despite his own questionable actions and sanity, he can't be an evil albino because he has white hair and dark brown/black eyes. Having grown up with white hair, he apparently got used to explaining what eye colors albinos actually have a long time ago.
  • Mr. Skimpole, a character in The Somnambulist is an albino who at first seems evil, but is made more likeable through his crippled son, whom he cares for. Although the narrator insinuates that his son might be a fabrication to make him seem more sympathetic.
  • Ser Brynden Rivers from A Song of Ice and Fire is an albino who is regarded by the smallfolk as an evil spymaster and wizard. However, the validity of his reputation is ambiguous. He eventually shows up in "The Mystery Knight" as a young man and A Dance With Dragons as an ancient greenseer. He doesn't seem evil in either appearance.
  • In The Stars My Destination, one character is a young noblewoman who is an albino and something of a Psycho for Hire, although this actually makes her more appealing to the Anti-Hero. The novel has it as somewhat common in the future for men to marry albino women, in that the skill of "jaunting" (teleportation) depends on being able to envision the target you wish to reach, and it's explained that because of the poor eyesight associated with albinism, albinos cannot do this, making them the perfect trophy wives.
  • Played with a bit in the Star Trek: The Lost Era novel Well of Souls. The character Pahl is an alien child who is more or less his race's equivalent of an albino. He's definitely creepy, but he himself is certainly not evil; his role in the novel, though, is to be a target for possession by a demonic intelligence. His "albinism" correlates with other genetic factors (latent telepathy) that make him uniquely suited for the possession. Basically, the "evil albino" trope is still touched upon, with albinism indirectly marking a vessel for evil.
  • The Tale of Despereaux—a rather creepy albino rat controls the violent pastimes of Ratworld.
  • Lien from the Temeraire books by Naomi Novik. Lien's family and breed is basically the equivalent of Chinese royalty, but in a culture where white is associated with death and bad luck, being an albino means you won't be treated as well. If it wasn't for Yongxing accepting her as his companion, she would probably have been alone all her life. Unfortunately, Yoongxing is intent on securing a position of power, and when this goes wrong and he is killed in the process, Lien basically vows to avenge him and goes evil.
  • Kobra, an albinistic biker in Robert R. McCammon's 1981 novel They Thirst who is depicted as sadistic and violent. He eventually becomes a commander in an army of vampires besieging Los Angeles (but was albinistic before becoming a vampire).
  • "The Albino" in "The Albino's Dancer", a Time Hunter novella; the character is a mobster.
  • Tinker: The last emperor of the Skin Clan, the abusive former rulers of the elves, was albino. Mention is made of thousands of slaves being killed in experiments to create spells to improve his eyesight. Oh, and he's still alive, Esme and Lain Shenske's Wicked Stepfather, and the Big Bad.
  • The Bane from The Underland Chronicles. This could also apply to some of the humans in the series, but every single Underland human is a violet-eyed albino and a majority of them aren't that despicable.
  • Two notable H. G. Wells baddies count:
    • The Morlocks in The Time Machine evolved albinism due to their subterranean living environment.
    • Griffin, the main character of The Invisible Man, is of questionable sanity and a thief by nature, obsessed with color and pigmentation due to his albinism. The text of Wells's novel implies that Griffin's invisibility formula works on him (and a white cat in an early experiment) only because of albinism.
  • Young Sherlock Holmes: Baron Maupertuis, the Big Bad of Death Cloud. Also an Evil Cripple. On seeing him, Holmes remarks that he looks like someone who has been dead for three days.
  • The Co-Dragons in Zero Minus Ten are three Chinese brothers who are all albinos with white hair and pink-blue eyes.

    Live-Action TV 
  • Just like the comics, the mob boss Tobias Whale in the Black Lightning show is an African-American albino. Bonus points for finding an African-American albino actor to play him.
  • Doctor Who: "The Long Game" introduces the albino "Editor" (played by Simon Pegg) as the monstrous Jagrafess' human servant.
  • 1960s UK cop series Gideon's Way had an episode called "The White Rat", featuring a gang led by an albino called Mickey who claimed his appearance had prevented him from becoming a children's doctor.
  • The Masters of Horror episode "Incident On and Off a Mountain Road" features a hulking, albino serial killer called Moonface who lives in a cabin in the woods and kidnaps people off the nearby road.
  • Played for Laughs in My Name Is Earl. When Earl is in prison, one of the prison gangs is the albino gang.
  • Spartacus: Blood and Sand gives us Theokoles, the Shadow of Death. A 6'10" berserk killing machine covered in scars from his career as an undefeated gladiatorial champion. His light-sensitive albinistic eyes are what ultimately enable him to be defeated. Though he's actually a Tragic Monster.
  • "The Albino" from the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Blood Oath", who is a dishonorable Klingon warrior and murderer.
  • Samuel Aboah from The X-Files episode "Teliko". He was a Burkinabe immigrant who lacked a pituitary gland and harvested them from other African or African-American men to restore his skin tone. He is compared unfavourably to a vampire like creature from West African folklore (the eponymous Teliko) by a Burkinabe ambassador. He is depicted as a merciless killer with a seemingly inhuman ability to squeeze into small spaces.

  • Israphel, the undead head of the Cult of Israphel, apparently hailing from the Nether in Shadow of Israphel.


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    Tabletop Games 
  • The shadow elves from the Dungeons & Dragons setting Mystara are that world's answer to the dark elves found on other worlds, but unlike the drow, the shadow elves have pale white skin and hair. They're not technically albinos, being white-skinned due to thousands of generations of subterranean life. They also aren't inherently evil, but their society's rulers are extremely violent and expansionist.
  • The bakhna rakhna are a breed of deformed, albinistic goblins from Ravenloft. Not all that tough as villains, but they're nasty, thieving little creeps.
  • The Grey Seers, in the tabletop game Warhammer Fantasy Battles are albinistic prophets and powerful wizards of the Skaven rat-people. While this character race are generally "evil", from their own viewpoint the albinistic Seers are venerated.
    • Except for when they're not.
      • 'Normal' Skaven seldom (ok, less often) backstab seers because skaven society bases itself on the Klingon Promotion, and non-seers cannot become seers even if they kill another seer. The most probable cause of death for a grey seer is being backstabbed by another grey seer for its position: Non-seers will usually only do so as a last resort if the seer hinders them politically, as there's little to gain from it otherwise.
  • From Living Force, the role-playing game scenario of the RPGA for Star Wars (think Living Greyhawk), there's Len Markus.
  • Siberia from the Dark Champions supplement Murderer's Row. And Darkling from Underworld Enemies.
  • Songbird, a disfigured musician turned supervillain, who appeared in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" column in Knights of the Dinner Table.
  • Exalted:
    • The Dune People are not simply evil, they're murderous, nearly subhuman cannibals who regard the entire rest of the human race as their enemies. They live in the deep desert, hide from the sun by day, hunt by night, and cannot be reasoned or bargained with. The only thing they want from any other group is for the other group to be dead. They started out as a race of slave specifically bred for albinism, with the idea being that it's harder for an albino slave to escape into a baking desert.
    • There's also a single named Dune Person in the canon: Sulumor, an Infernal Exalted who serves a demonic evil desert and dresses like a fetish nun. Fans tend to call her Hellnun, Bondage Nun, or Lady Gaga. That said, she's not that bad a person, and it's implied she'll make a High-Heel–Face Turn once she meets her Lunar mate.


    Video Games 
  • Whenever Jenova is seen in a dormant state in Final Fantasy VII, it appears as a gray-skinned woman (which appears blue through its container on Mt. Nibel) with white hair. Her genetic donor and "son", Sephiroth, inherited the white hair if not the skin pigment.
  • Mark Purayah (Mark II) and Mark Parchezzi (Mark III) ("the Albinos"), in Hitman: Blood Money are clones of an unseen Mark I, and all are assassins.
  • Caulder/Stolos from Advance Wars: Days of Ruin. Fortunately, his clone-son Cyrus is somewhat less evil. His clone-daughters Tabitha and Penny fit as well, though Penny is less evil and more just crazy. It's revealed that Isabella, then called Lusitania, was as well.
  • Goh Hinogami of Virtua Fighter fame is a blue haired albino, judo master and cold blooded assassin who works for a heartless corporation.
  • The true form of Mir, the ultimate antagonist in Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia, is that of a deathly-pale, red-eyed, emaciated girl. Probably doesn't count as a technical albino due to her hair colour, but they're definitely playing on the creepiness factor. They do play it up, but her subsequent appearance in the second game doesn't have quite that deathly pallor. The skin tone seems to come from her having not seen natural sunlight in 400 years. She's still very pale, but it's not as exaggerated. The eyes seem to have been caused by the experiments done on her in her youth.
  • Albedo from Xenosaga. Once again, it's a shame that Bat Shit Insane Albino isn't a trope. Interestingly, he has purple eyes, which some real life albinos do have as well. May only be this Trope by dint of hair and eye color (granted, there's such a thing as albinism that ONLY effects the hair and eyes). He otherwise has exactly the same pigmentation as his siblings.
  • Curtis Blackburn in killer7; one could probably list Kevin Smith as well.
  • Specter from Ape Escape.
  • Claudia from Silent Hill 3, as part of her Deliberately Monochrome colour scheme.
  • Selvaria from Valkyria Chronicles. Though it may be part of her Valkyria heritage, she definitely possesses the classic physical traits of an albino.
  • Burfields hitman in Mirror's Edge wears an all white version of the Ikarus suit that appears in later levels, and is also blond and pale skinned under the mask.
  • The Witcher's Geralt of Rivia can be either a Heroic Albino or this depending on what choices the player makes.
    • Apparently, it is stated in the novel that he was normal as a kid and his look changed due to Trial of the Grasses, so he can't be counted as a real albino.
    • At least in the Extended Edition, Eskel makes a comment about how he thought he was going insane when he saw Geralt's hair turn white during the aforementioned event.
  • The D'arth Syyth screamers in The Jedi Masters are albino, contrasting with their black robes.
  • Helter Skelter, a mysterious assassin seen in the opening cutscene of No More Heroes. His brother, Skelter Helter, is the first fight in the sequel and is also an albino. That said, for both, their villainy is an Informed Attribute - the former does nothing villainous in the trailer for the first, and the latter's only shown action is to attempt to take vengeance on his brother's killer. That said, they are assassins (perhaps more realistically, given the typical eyesight problems associated with albinism, they try to kill using More Dakka).
  • Melodia from Baten Kaitos, although this could be a character design choice seeing how other characters have pink and green hair or yellow eyes. Interestingly enough, when Melodia becomes "good", her hair color reverts to its original hair color, blue. Hmm… It could be seen as a subtle visual clue that Melodia was Dead All Along.
  • Destiny 2: Dominus Ghaul himself. He seems to embrace it though, wearing white armor with a red cape, and calling his forces "The Red Legion."
  • Purge from Space Channel 5 Part 2 is considered to be an Albino. Mostly because, unlike other examples of this trope, he exhibits some actual precautions albinos take in real life, like avoiding direct sunlight and wearing goggles.
  • Fallout 3's Broken Steel DLC has Albino Radscorpions. They regenerate their considerable amount of health in the daytime, have defense comparable to you in Powered Armor and are incredibly fast even after you cripple theirs legs. They shoo-out the Yao Guai as the most annoying random encounter and the previously useless Entomologist perk suddenly becomes a necessity. Albino Radscorpions compose a trio of new Demonic Spiders Broken Steel aded, alongside the Super Mutant Overlords and Feral Ghoul Reavers.
    • However, this is averted in New Vegas, with Ranger Ghost. She's an NCR Sniper, and pretty tame. Despite the fact that somebody says "You won't hear her until you're already dead."
    • In the playing cards that came with the Collector's Edition, Vulpes Inculta was portrayed with bleach-blond hair. In-game however he has dark hair.
  • Misery from Cave Story has completely white skin... and blue hair. But Cave Story doesn't do the "white skin as a mark of evil" thing, since Misery fights against a pair of Heroic Albinos.
  • Kratos from the God of War Series, though he's not a natural albino. He only became one due to the fact that after killing his wife and daughter in a blood frenzy, their ashes were bound to his skin as a Mark of Shame and thus he became known as the Ghost of Sparta.
  • "That albino bitch" Commandant Steele of the Atlas Corporation from Borderlands.
  • Imperator Ix from Sonic Chronicles. Ix is an albino echidna who captures all seven Chaos Emeralds and the Master Emerald, in a scheme to break the Nocturnus Clan out of the Twilight Cage, and to conquer Sonic's world. Word of God is that Ix was designed as an Expy of Finitveus from the above-mentioned Archie Comics' Sonic the Hedgehog.
  • Liesolette Achenbach from Arcana Heart.
  • Strangelove from Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is a subversion. Although she is an Albino, and she does work for an evil organization, she herself is not evil so much as she has her own reasons for working for them (Reviving The Boss).
  • Baron von Blubba from Bubble Bobble.
  • Xion the Unborn, from the Bloody Roar series. Mostly, the other characters are zooanthropes, a sub-race of humankind that can shapeshift into one hybrid human-animal form. He is, instead, possessed by an evil alien entity that grants him an alternate insectoid form. Eeeevil.
  • Iska Farkas in Soul Calibur Legends has white hair and is a Manipulative Bastard who sets the plot in motion just so he can get both Soul Swords for himself. He also has one red eye and one blue eye.
  • Ghirahim from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is one. You actually have to look very carefully to distinguish his skin from his white clothes.
  • Dark Souls has Seath the Scaleless (who originated in the King's Field series) - an insane and blind dragon who was born with pale white flesh instead of scales.
  • Doki Doki Panic has an albino version of Mouser in Chapter/World 5. When the game was dolled-up as Super Mario Bros. 2, it was replaced by the Giant Enemy Crab Clawgrip.
  • Final Fantasy XIII-2 has numerous albino Palette Swaps of regular enemies. They tend to be significantly more powerful than non-albino versions of the enemies, but the only really evil thing about them is their placement; many of them are extremely hard to find.
  • All Helghast in Killzone are albino; those that aren't Bald of Evil have white hair.
  • In Double Dragon Neon, Linda has an albino palette swap.
  • Although The Boss from the Saints Row series is featureless, you can make him an Evil Albino should you so choose. Made even easier from Saints Row: The Third onwards, as it adds freckles and red eyes to the possibility of having white hair.
  • The Evil Within has Ruvik, who although has some pretty bad burns that leave him without hair, he's still an albino, and he has white hair when he was younger. He's also a Ax-Crazy Sadist Mad Scientist who experiments on people's brains while they were still alive.
    • Averted with Leslie, a mental patient with schizophrenia, is harmless, and is targeted by Ruvik. This is because Ruvik is a Brain in a Jar, and wants to escape the STEM system by useing Leslie's body. And it's implied he was successful.

    Visual Novels 
  • Godot from Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Trials and Tribulations is an interesting case. While his skin isn't exactly the palest, he has shock-white hair and his face-visor gives the impression of red "eyes". He also happens to be the main prosecutor in the game in which he appears. Despite specifically hating Phoenix, he's not all bad, though. And he's not exactly an albino: The white hair and face mask are the result of a failed attempt on his life by poison. In Investigations Shih-na, Shi-Long Lang's pale, white-haired and red-eyed assistant turns out to not only be working for a smuggling ring, essentially being the game's Dragon, but also turns out to actually be Calisto Yew, the culprit in a double murder from seven years ago.
  • The real Tohno SHIKI from Tsukihime. However, it's implied not to be natural as Akiha states that his appearance changed. In the manga, at least, it was black as a child.
  • In Grisaia no Rakuen Yuuji's climactic fight at the end is against his own slightly altered clone, who is a bit more like Kazuki in that he has white hair and red eyes. Presumably, he also shares Kazuki's weakness to bright sunlight.
  • Illyasviel von Einzbern from Fate/stay night was this for a while before her Heel–Face Turn.
  • Downplayed in Super Danganronpa 2. Peko Pekoyama is a white-haired, pale-skinned, and red-eyed swordfighting prodigy who kills one of the other students unprompted so that her master, Fuyuhiko Kuzuryuu, can survive the Deadly Game they've been forced into at the expense of 12 other lives. Though she did murder somebody of her own accord (Kuzuryuu wanted no part of her plan), she's still sympathetic to most, mostly because of the dire circumstances Monokuma forced onto the main characters.
    • Played straight in the same game with Nagito Komaeda. He's a white-haired, pale-skinned, Ax-Crazy Knight Templar who gleefully attempted to commit murder in Chapter 1 and then committed suicide in Chapter 5 as part of an elaborate Thanatos Gambit to get the rest of the cast save Chiaki killed. Neither plan turned out as he had intended, but nonetheless, his actions left Byakuya, Teruteru and Chiaki dead.

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    Western Animation 
  • Dr. Robert Kirkland "Kirk" Langström, also known as the Man-Bat, is depicted as being albinistic in the television series The Batman (which also depicts him as more villainous than other versions of the character, though he does reform). Langström's "Man-Bat" form is also depicted as being albino. Averted in Batman: The Animated Series and its spinoff comics, where he has a perfectly healthy complexion.
  • In The Simpsons episode "Treehouse of Horror VIII" segment "The Homega Man", Homer mistakes real-life albino musicians the Winter Brothers for flesh-eating mutants and runs them over. ("Die, you chalk-faced goons!") Somewhat understandable, since in Real Life Edgar Winter did portray himself as a vampire-like figure at times.
  • Freakshow from Danny Phantom. In his second appearance, he states that he's anemic.
  • The version of the Chameleon from Spider-Man: The Animated Series seems to fit, given that he was always shown as a speechless, white skinned- assassin, even though other versions are clear that he is wearing some type of mask. He only speaks when he changes into somebody and uses their voice.
  • Pinky and the Brain, even though they have black pupils. But they are not that evil.
  • The Slug from Batman: The Brave and the Bold.
  • Sloppy Joe from Grossology, on the few occasions when he is shown cleaned up, appears to be an albino.
  • Dr. Two Brains of WordGirl due to an experiment gone wrong involving an albino rat, who was also evil.
  • King of the Hill has a quick shot at this. When Peggy is sent a letter from a previous student of hers, who's currently in prison for murder. In actuality, the man is someone she's never met before and is conning her. When Peggy tries to think of what student she might've had that could become a murderer, she remarks, "I think he might've had wavy blond hair," before adding disdainfully, "Or was he that albino boy?" Although given the character, this is likely less the writers thinking albinos are evil and more Peggy being close-minded.
  • Possibly Evil-Lyn in He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983). Pale skin, purple eyes, and white hair from at least late adolescence/young adulthood, according to one flashback. When Teela and Evil-Lyn get stuck in the desert, Lyn also has a much harder time dealing with the environment then Teela does.
  • Albedo from Ben 10: Alien Force and Ben 10: Ultimate Alien. In his first appearance he looked exactly like Ben before his Omnitrix turns him to an albino.
  • Doctor Hämsterviel, the villain of Lilo & Stitch: The Series, is an evil hamster-like alien with white fur and red eyes.
  • Gideon Gleeful from Gravity Falls may count since he's paler than the rest of the characters in the series and is nine years old with naturally white hair. Lending more evidence is that Word of God has also confirmed that he has blue eyes, which is actually a more common eye color for albinos than red. However, an invisible passage in Gravity Falls: Journal 3 reveals that the mystic amulet he used in his first appearance "corrupts your soul, and whitens your hair," implying that using the amulet turned his hair white, even though he was seen with white hair as a baby in "Blendin's Game".
  • Pythor from Ninjago gets eaten by a giant snake and lives, turning his original dark purple scales into bleached white.
  • Dragons: Riders of Berk, a spin-off series to How to Train Your Dragon, has the Screaming Death, a violently destructive dragon who has pure white skin and bright red eyes. Subverted in that the dragon was merely trying to find its lost family. After reuniting with them, it became significantly less harmful.
  • Family Guy: While not outright evil, albinos are portrayed as creepy and offputting. Taken Up to Eleven in the cutaway gag PBS Presents: Albino Children Are Normal.
    Host: So aside from not being able to go into the sun, you're completely normal?
    Albino: *in Creepy Monotone* Yes. The moon is my sun. I like to kill beetles. Beetles are teachers. I sleep with a fork.