Frank Tenpenny
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Full Name

Frank Tenpenny


Officer Tenpenny


Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas


An uprising corrupt police officer of the L.S.P.D. who is the nefarious founder of C.R.A.S.H.

Powers and Skills

High Intelligence
Master of Extortion and Manipulation
Complete Leadership and Marksmanship Skills


Escalating his nefarious tyranny of the Los Santos underworld and killing anyone whom he views as a threat towards his agenda
Corecing CJ into helping C.R.A.S.H.


To prevent C.R.A.S.H. and it's nefarious reputation from becoming exposed by corecing CJ into eliminating any incriminated evidence against it
To kill CJ and escape Los Santos in order to avoid getting himself killed in the riot he caused


Fatally injured after inadvertently tipping his firetruck over a bridge

Type of Villain

Complete Monster
Corrupt Official
Megalomaniac Mastermind
Master Manipulator

Frank Tenpenny is a fictional character of the Grand Theft Auto series who appears as the primary antagonist in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

He is a nefariously corrupt police officer of the LSPD and the uprising leader of the felonious police unit C.R.A.S.H.



  • He is portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson
  • Tenpenny is wildly considered to be the most notorious antagonist in the Grand Theft Auto series; in both popularity and arguably considered to be the most evil villain in the Grand Theft Auto series.