Dick Tanner is a character in the Grand Theft Auto series who appears as a minor character in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.
Events of GTA Vice City
Tanner is a member of a European gang that is planning to rob a bank in Vice City.
Dick Tanner is wearing a Patrol Invest Group uniform on and is working at DBP Security as a cover while in Vice City.
Tanner was killed on Ocean Drive in Ocean Beach, by Tommy Vercetti, employed by Mr. Black, before the robbery takes place.
Prominent Appearances in Missions
- Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
- His last name matches that of John Tanner, the protagonist of the Driver series, whose games are often called "GTA-clones".
- In retaliation, Reflections Interactive and Atari decided to create the fictional character Timmy Vermicelli in DRIV3R, a nod to Tommy Vercetti.
- His name is also adult humor on Rockstar's part, as "Dick Tanner" suggests someone who puts tanning lotion on their genitalia.