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John Musgrave
John Musgrave - Profile
Name: John Musgrave
Status: Deceased
Role: Henchman
Date of birth: c. 1969
Date of death: 2006
Place of death: Shanghai, China
Cause of death: Shot by Julia Meade
Nationality: Flag of the United States American
Affiliation: Impossible Mission Force
Owen Davian
Profession: IMF Operations Manager/Inside Man & Right-Hand man of Owen Davian
Played by: Billy Crudup
First appearance: Mission: Impossible III
Last appearance: Mission: Impossible III
John Musgrave is the Operations Manager of the IMF and a major character in 2006 film Mission: Impossible III. Musgrave is, in reality, the hidden secondary antagonist of the film because he works for the black-market trafficker Owen Davian.

Mission: Impossible IIIEdit

As IMF agent Edit

During the opening scene of the film, Musgrave send IMF agent Ethan Hunt to rescue his kidnapped protege, Lindsey Farris, bringing him out of his semi-retirement of the agency. In a video briefing, Musgrave tell Ethan that three of IMF operatives Luther Stickell, Declan Gormley and Zhen Lei are his teammates in this mission.

When Julia Meade's, Hunt's wife, is kidnapped by Owen Davian and Hunt himself is arrested by IMF, Musgrave gives Hunt enough time to break free.

Reveal as a villain Edit

In Shanghai, China, Hunt has to provide Rabbit's Foot to Davian in exchange for Julia's release. Only Ethan is asleep and loses the Rabbit's Foot which prompts Davian to shoot down Julia. Musgrave joins Hunt on the spot and reveals that the dead woman is only Davian's Translator. The traitor then reveals that Julia is still alive and that it is pointless to kill Davian, because there are ten more men like him would quickly take his place. Then, he allows Hunt to talk to Julia via his mobile phone and when he buckles, Ethan easily controls him and steals his phone to call Benji Dunn. The latter helps him locate Julia and Ethan kills Davian by forcing him in front of an oncoming truck. While Ethan is unconscious because of a micro-explosive charge that has previously been placed in his head, Julia assassinates a henchman and later Musgrave who was carrying the Rabbit's Foot.

Equipment Edit

  • Beretta 92FS: Hunt's signature sidearm for the film, Musgrave uses a 92FS to shoot Hunt and Julia before his own death.

Behind the Scenes Edit

The character is portrayed in the screen by actor Billy Crudup.

Gallery Edit