|Appeared in|| Thor: The Dark World|
Guardians of the Galaxy
|Actor||Benicio del Toro|
Taneleer Tivan, also known as The Collector, is one of the Elders of the Universe.
The Collector meets Gamora in his museum in Knowhere, who is in the company of criminals Star-Lord, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot. Giving him the Orb, Tivan started to give a cryptic analysis of the object, explaining its possible origins and even giving a display of its power. Before Tivan's demonstration could go any further, however, the museum was attacked by the Kree warrior Ronan, who had been hired by Thanos to steal the Orb. In the ensuing battle, his assistant, Carina, intending to use the opportunity to free herself from Tivan, made a mad dash for the Orb and attempted to retrieve it, but right as she touched it, it unleashed a massive pulse of cosmic energy that destroyed most of Tivan's collection. Tivan survived the destruction and later had a drink with Howard the Duck.
The Collector revealed to be a cruel employer who keeps his assistants like slaves, having locked up one in a glass cage as a punishment for displeasing him which is also meant to deter the other one from doing so. He has a vast knowledge and comprehension of the advanced science and technology of numerous alien worlds, as well as a collection of devices and artifacts from those worlds.
- Carina - Unwilling aide; deceased
- Marvel Cinematic Universe (2 films)
- Marvel Cinematic Universe (1 comic)
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