con artist

Irving Rosenfeld

Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) is a part-time small businessman and a part-time conman, who balances a complicated scheme along with a complicated love life. Having fallen for fellow con woman Sydney Prosser, while married to his neurotic wife Rosalyn, leaves a lot on his plate.

Sydney Prosser

In American Hustle, con artist Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) has dreams of living a big and luxurious life. She teams up with Irving Rosenfeld as a way to achieve her dream of leaving her stripper past behind, all while looking gorgeous.

Sawyer

Sawyer in The Dharma Initiative

In Lost, James Ford, alias Sawyer, alias Josh Holloway, is a handsome and charming con artist whose sarcastic personality belies a more tender side. Following a chain of events too convoluted to describe in mere words, he ends up as the head of the DHARMA Initiative, alias Jim LaFleur. Or something like that.