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Anthony Cooper is a ruthless con man, John Locke's biological father and the man who conned Sawyer's parents, leading to their deaths. Cooper cons Locke into donating a kidney to him before abandoning him. He later comes to make amends with Locke when he convinces Locke to help him retrieve money he owes to a couple heavies. Later, Locke begins to interfere with one of his cons, so Cooper pushes Locke out of a window, paralyzing him. Cooper later arrives on the Island, where Sawyer kills him in revenge. He is named after Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, the mentor of the philosopher John Locke.

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