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Otis Lawson was a character who appeared in From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money. He was a Texas Ranger and at first went after Buck, Luther, C.W., Ray Bob and Jesus, but after four of them turned into vampires, he teamed up with Buck and killed them all.


He has a history with Buck and his criminal past. Other than that, not much else is known about Otis.

Throughout From Dusk Till Dawn[]

In From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money he is seen on TV being asked questioned by a reporter about Luther. He tells her that he will see to it that Luther is sent to the penitentiary where he belongs. After this, he goes to Buck's house and asks him where Luther is. When Buck asks about a warrant, Otis puts down his sunglasses and grabs Buck by the nuts, squeezing them until Buck is in pain. After more questioning, he heads out the door displeased that he hasn't gotten a lead on Luther.

He soon follows the criminals' trail and after gathering more officers with him, he arrives and arrests Buck who tries to tell him about the four being vampires, but he doesn't listen. When the eclipse begins, he believes Buck and tries to defeat the vampires the officers, but it only leaves him, Edgar and Buck alive from the aftermath. He manages to kill C.W. by staking him and killing a few other vampires. When the sun rises and all the vampires killed, he lets Buck get a head start.

Physical Appearance[]

He had medium sized build and was tall, wearing a dark navy blue shirt and a black vest. He had blond-white hair and blue eyes.


He is determined and won't stop until he gets what he says he's going to do. He is shown to be honorable at the most as seen when he let Buck get a head start from the law after defeating the vampires.



  • Otis is German and means "wealthy".[1]
  • Lawson is the transferred use of the English patronymic surname meaning "son of Laurence/Lawrence" from "Law", which was a medieval pet name form of Laurence. The English name was borrowed from the French, originally derived from the Latin Laurentius.[2]



  • He is the only main law enforcement officer that has lived in the film series, with Earl and Edgar having been killed in their respective films.


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