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Monday, January 9, 2012

4131. Elijah Wood as Kevin

Kevin is a character from Frank Miller's Sin City. He is a cannibalistic serial killer under the wing of Patrick Henry Roark.

Kevin came to Roark for religious counsel, having already given into his cannibalism and being wracked with guilt. Though appearing to be mute, he spoke to Roark in what he described as the 'voice of an angel'.
Roark took him in and used his considerable influence to cover up Kevin's killing, having him live on the Roark family Farm and allowing him to kill prostitutes from Old Town. Eventually Roark began sharing in his cannibalistic feedings as well. Kevin not only uses the basement of his home as a hiding place, but as a holding cell for his victims/trophy wall where he hangs the heads of his victims (the only part he doesn't eat).
What isn't finished off by Roark and Kevin is fed to the feral dog they keep as a pet.

Kevin was at the Farm, where the Roark Junior was torturing Nancy Callahan, sitting out and reading a bible, indifferent to the torture. It implies he was good friends with him, because of his loyalty to his father. However, Kevin doesn't interact when Hartigan shows up and kills Junior.

Kevin is the silent cannibalistic serial killer that killed Marv's one true love, Goldie. Marv later tracks him down to the Roark family farm, where he kills him.

Elijah Jordan Wood ; born January 28, 1981) is an American actor. He made his film debut with a minor part in Back to the Future Part II (1989), then landed a succession of larger roles that made him a critically acclaimed child actor by age 9. He is best known for his high-profile role as Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's critically acclaimed The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Since then, he has resisted typecasting by choosing varied roles in critically acclaimed films such as Bobby, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Sin City, Green Street and Everything Is Illuminated. He starred in the film Day Zero (2007) and provided the voice of the main character, Mumble, in the award-winning animated film Happy Feet. He played an American tourist turned vampire in Paris, je t'aime. In 2005, he started his own record label, Simian Records. He currently appears as Ryan in FX's dark comedy Wilfred, which debuted on June 23, 2011. Wood will also be reprising the role of Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's motion picture of The Hobbit.

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