Dr. Amy Franklin is an Atlanta Institute surgeon who takes care of King Kong, who's kept alive in a coma for 10 years after after being shot down from the World Trade Center. In order to save Kong's life, Dr. Franklin must perform a heart transplant and give Kong a computer-monitored artificial heart. However, in order to perform the surgery, a blood transfusion is required, and no species of ape has a blood type which matches Kong's. The surgery is later done when Lady Kong is captured, having the needed blood.She was portrayed by Linda Hamilton in King Kong Lives.
Dr. Amy Franklin is intelligent, feisty, sarcastic, and kind. She shows genuine concern for Kong's welfare and is prepared to risk her own life to help him.