Melvin Purvis

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Melvin Purvis was the FBI agent in charge of bringing John Dillinger to justice. He was later promoted to FBI bureau chief.

Played By
Christian Bale
Full Name
Melvin Purvis

Melvin Purvis Quotes

Melvin Purvis: The only way you're walking out of this jail cell is when we take you out to execute you.
John Dillinger: Well, we'll see about that.

Melvin Purvis: What keeps you up nights, Mr. Dillinger?
John Dillinger: Coffee.

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