Francis Dolarhyde is a fictional serial-killer and the main antagonist of both the novel and 2002 film Red Dragon, the 1986 film Manhunter, and a recurring villain of TV series Hannibal's third season. In Manhunter, Dolarhyde was portrayed by Tom Noonan. In Red Dragon (2002), he was portrayed by Ralph Fiennes. In the third season of TV series Hannibal, he is portrayed by Richard Armitage as a recurring character.
Dolarhyde is a serial killer nicknamed "The Tooth-Fairy" due to his tendency to bite his victims' bodies, the uncommon size and sharpness of his teeth and other apparent oral fixations, He refers to his other self as "The Great Red Dragon" after William Blake's painting "The Great Red Dragon and the Women Clothed with the Sun".
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