Look at us. Look at what they make you give.
~ The Professor's dying words.

The Professor is the secondary antagonist of The Bourne Identity.

He is portrayed by Clive Owen, who also portrayed Commander Arun Filitt in Valerian and the City of A Thousand Planets and Clayton Verris in Gemini Man.


The Professor is one of the assassins of Operation Treadstone who was created by Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). He was hired by Alexander Conklin to kill Nykwana Wombosi, an African dictator who survived the assassination attempt by Jason Bourne. He succeeded in killing Wombosi in his own home by shooting him through a window.

Later on, the Professor is ordered to kill Jason. He was told of the location of where Jason is hiding. He killed the family dog of the Kreutz's household, cutting off the phone wires and position himself over the home. But Jason knows that there is someone out there, so he use his double-barreled shotgun to blow up a nearby oil barrel to cover himself.

A chase ensues and the Professor then abandons his position and hides in the wheat field. His target shoots his shotgun in the air, scaring away the birds in the field before they land again. Unable to hear his target walking due to the birds, the Professor packs up his sniper rifle and attempts to flee, but Jason spots him.

Jason shoots the Professor in the leg, who attempts to use his pistol on his target. But he was shot down with both barrels to his chest. Finally regaining his humanity, the Professor had a conservation with his would-be victim. He said that both he and Jason work alone by themselves, and get their headaches. The Professor then tells Jason to go to Paris, saying "Look at this. Look what they made you give....", before he succumbs to his wounds and dies.


           JasonBourneTitle.png Villains

Bourne Identity: Alexander Conklin | Ward Abbott | Professor | Castel | Manheim | Nykwana Wombosi | Daniel Zorn
Bourne Supremacy: Ward Abbott | Kirill | Yuri Gretkov | Jarda | Daniel Zorn
Bourne Ultimatum: Noah Vosen | Albert Hirsch | Paz | Desh Bouksani | Ezra Kramer
Bourne Legacy: Eric Byer | Arthur Ingram | Dita Mandy | Zev Vendel | Terrence Ward | Connie Dowd | Mark Turso | LARX-3 | Noah Vosen | Ezra Kramer | Albert Hirsch
Jason Bourne: Robert Dewey | The Asset | Craig Jeffers | Christian Dassault

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