A man who is defined by his job in advertising, Twelve is shallow and a snob. He maintains his vote of “guilty” more out of the comfort of maintaining his opinion than any other reason, it seems. He believes the jurors should acknowledge that they’re a hung jury and should let the case go to another trial.
Twelve Character Timeline in Twelve Angry Men
The timeline below shows where the character Twelve appears in Twelve Angry Men. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...room has them short-tempered. Juror Three, acting the contrarian, responds that he feels fine. Juror Twelve impatiently muses about his advertising job, saying that it’s a quickly changing business and that... (full context)
...votes stay the same, then he will vote “guilty” too. Juror Seven, Juror Four, Juror Twelve and the Foreman quickly agree, while Juror Eleven agrees more slowly. The men write down... (full context)