Lamar Blackburn is the main antagonist of the 2016 film The Accountant. He is the CEO of Living Robotics whom Christian Wolff was briefly investigating and discovered he had been embezzling money in his company through creative accounting.
He is portrayed by John Lithgow, who also portrays Earl Talbot Blake in Ricochet.
Role in film
Lamar Blakcburn is the CEO of Living Robotics in Illinois, USA. He meets Christian Wolff, shaking his hand after Wolff had a meeting with CFO Ed Chilton earlier and requesting to look at the company's documents dating back to 2000.
Then, when one of his associates discovers Wolff had wrote down on the board room white board and windows all the money the company had been making, deducing suspecting embezzlement at one point in the past ten years, Blackburn secretly orders two janitors to clean the walls and avoid any suspicion of involvement. He later has one of his employees Dana Cummings targeted for death after she had found a loophole within the company as well.
Blackburn later meets with a man who goes by the name of "The Assassin" and together they go to a house to prepare themselves for Christian Wolff's arrival. Wolff indeed does arrive and takes out every single men guarding the house. Watching through the security camera monitors, Blackburn pleads with the Assassin to deal with him forsaking his own life. When it comes down to the Assassin and Wolff, Blackburn discovers their connection through the screens with the Assassin proving to be Braxton Wolff, Christian's brother.