Barney Ross (born July 6, 1946) is the leader and the founder of the team of mercenaries called the Expendables and the main protagonist in "The Expendables" films. He has a long history of missions, and many allies and friends. He has at least one rival mercenary named Trent Mauser. His Signature Weapons of Choice are dual modified 1911 Kimber Gold Combat II as well as various Assault Rifles and Handguns/Revolvers. He is by far the fastest sharpshooting handgun shooter and reloader on the team.