1. Emotionally unavailable due to traumatic childhood
  2. Master of manipulation
  3. Cooks/deals drugs
  4. Ruined by the betrayal of a hard woman
  5. Damaged cop
  6. Addict
    Work, drugs, sex, alcohol
  7. Cynical doctor
  8. Cheater (spouse)
  9. Cheater (gambling)
  10. Serial killer (of evil people only)
  11. Capitalist
  12. Serial killer (indiscriminate)
  13. Reality show producer
  14. Reflective of the social values of his time
    Make your audience think it's an antihero thing until the scope of your historical vision forces them to acknowledge that the antihero would have been the outlier if he DIDN'T hold such distasteful views.