Religion: not determined yet
Alter Ego: Raymond Reddington
Other Names: Red Reddington; The Concierge of Crime; Raymond "Red" Reddington; Ray Reddington; Mr. Homan
First Appearance: The Blacklist - Season 1, Episode 1 (23 Sep. 2013): "Pilot"
Number of Appearances: 106
Teams/Affiliations: U.S. Navy
Enemy of: FBI
Ally: Elizabeth Keen
Note: villainous main character in "The Blacklist"
Raymond "Red" Reddington was known for brokering deals for criminals. He was considered one of the FBI's "most wanted," but then, for mysterious reasons of his own, he walked into FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C. and turned himself in, offering to help the Bureau apprehend the world's most dangerous criminals.
BELOW: Red points out that terrorist Ranko Zamani is Serbian Orthodox, so he wouldn't have a tattoo.
Raymond Reddington: "I need you to tell me what Zamani said... In the house, what did he say? What did you see?"
Agent Elizabeth Keen: "He, uh, asked about the Chemist, about the girl..."
Raymond Reddington: "No. What did you see?"
Agent Elizabeth Keen: "Uh, there was blood. There was blood everywhere."
Raymond Reddington: "Take a breath, Lizzy."
[Agent Keen probes her memories. She recalls seeing something on the back of Zamani's hand - a mark, a symbol.]
Agent Elizabeth Keen: "There was a tattoo."
Raymond Reddington: "He's Serbian Orthodox. He wouldn't have a tattoo."
Agent Elizabeth Keen: "I know what I saw. This mark, I've seen it before."
[Agent Keen probes her memories further. She recalls seeing the symbol somewhere else - on a pamphlet for the D.C. zoo. It is a symbol used for the zoo.]
Agent Elizabeth Keen: "It wasn't a tattoo. It was a stamp. Zamani's gonna bomb the D.C. zoo."
Source: The Blacklist - Season 1, Episode 1 (23 Sep. 2013): "Pilot". Written by Brandon Margolis, Brandon Sonnier, Jon Bokenkamp. See also: religion identified by name; Eastern Orthodox; Red (Raymond Reddington); Ranko Zamani
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