Doctor Mathias Vogel is the main villain of the movie Tomb Raider. A greedy archaelogist turned corrupt mercenary, he is a member of the criminal organization Trinity. He seeks the power of the Curse of Himiko in order to create an army of undead soldiers for Trinity, which sets Lara Croft on her quest to stop him. In the end, Lara tricks Doctor Vogel into being hit with the Curse of Himiko, which turns him into a ferocious undead being. Then, Lara pushes Doctor Vogel off a cliff, killing him for good.