San Lin is a character created by Legendary Pictures who made her first appearance in the 2017 MonsterVerse film, Kong: Skull Island.


A brilliant Monarch biologist, San believes in Randa’s quest and the importance of maintaining secrecy about the true dangers of Skull Island. But the mysteries of its extraordinary ecosystem will push both her skills and her humanity to the very limit.

Based on her personality, she is likely a brilliant type in ecological biology, since she is a biologist. She is likely a nature lover. She likely does best research on ecosystems. She joined the expedition, because she likely wanted to discover lifeforms she never seen before and she likely wanted to study them as treat them as newly discovered species.


Houston Brooks

Lin and Houston get along very well throughout their time as colleagues in Monarch. Eventually, they fell in love, got married, and have a son named Aaron.


Kong: Skull Island

Lin is a member of the joint Monarch-Landsat expedition to Skull Island. She accompanies her colleague and friend Houston Brooks for most of the time as they explore the island and encounter some of its inhabitants, particularly Kong.

Lin and Brooks then decide to recruit James Conrad and Mason Weaver into Monarch before informing them that Kong is not the only giant monster in the world.

List of appearances




Kong: Skull Island