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Jacob Fuller was a character who appeared in From Dusk Till Dawn. He was a former preacher who lost his path and took his kids with him. After being taken hostage by the Geckos, Jacob is bitten by a vampire, Sex Machine, and becomes one soon after. He was killed by Scott per his request as he wanted to be killed if he became one.


He was a preacher in a town in Texas.

It's revealed that his wife had died in a car accident and he began to lose his faith not long after.

Throughout From Dusk Till Dawn[]

In From Dusk Till Dawn, he and his children were on a vacation and decided to stop at an motel. While sleeping, he answers the door to see a man ask for some ice and while getting the bucket, a gun is pulled on him and Richie's brother, Seth, holds a gun to him as well. After telling the family what they are going to do, he and his children are taken hostage by the brothers so they can safely cross the Mexican border without any hassle. After crossing the border, they go to the Titty Twister and sit in the bar while the brothers wait for Carlos in the morning. When the workers of the bar stabs Richie in the hand, his blood causes a frenzy and the strippers begin vamping out as well, with Jacob and his family trying to hide.

He was bitten by Sex Machine and Jacob asks his children to promise to kill him when he turns into a vampire. Scott kills his father after Jacob bites his arm.

Physical Appearance[]

He had short brown hair, a gray-white beard and mustache and had a medium build. He wore a white shirt and glasses.


Jacob seemed very devastated over his wife's death and really loved his children. When he was at the Titty Twister he took a dislike to Richie when he told Scott he will get a stripper for him. When the people who worked at the Titty Twister revealed themselves as vampires he did his best to protect Kate and Scott from them. When Sex Machine secretly got bitten on the arm and turns he tried to stop him but gets bitten. When he knows he will turn he made Kate and Scott promise to kill him.

Powers and Abilities[]

  • Immortality- Vampires do not age or decay and are immune to death by disease/sickness.
  • Superhuman Strength- Jacob has strength superior to humans.
  • Shapeshifting- Jacob can change from a normal human appearance to a more feral and vampiric appearance.


  • Sunlight- Vampires are vulnerable to the sunlight and will die of exposure to it.
  • Staked- Jacob is vulnerable to stakes to the heart, which will kill him.
  • Extraction- Jacob is vulnerable to heart extraction.
  • Decapitation- While some vampires are vulnerable to decapitation, some such as Nano and Sex Machine, have shown to regrow a snake or a more monstrous appearance after said head is taken off.




  • Jacob is a Hebrew name and means "He who supplants".
  • Fuller is a surname referring to someone who treats wool with the process called fulling.

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