Ann Darrow is an actress and the female protagonist in the 1933 film, King Kong.
Ann Darrow is a woman living in New York. Little information is given on her background other than that she is a widow who once did work as an extra in films. She is first seen wanting to steal from a fruit stand, she does not take anything, but is still caught by the stallkeeper and bailed out by Carl Denham. Denham buys Ann dinner at a local cafe and signs her on for a starring role in a movie.
On the S.S. Venture, Ann meets Jack Driscoll, who initially wants nothing to do with her, claiming that women have no place on ships, but Driscoll later develops romantic feelings for Ann. On Kong's Island, Ann is kidnapped and sacrificed to Kong by the natives. She is protected by Kong from the many threats on the island. She is later rescued by Jack, and Kong is captured and brought back to New York. Months later, she is present at Kong's unveiling, which leads to his escape. Ann and her new fiancé Jack flee, which leads Kong to pursue them. Kong finds Ann and takes her to the top of the Empire State Building, where he is shot down by biplanes.