William Randa is the pentagonist of the 2017 film Kong: Skull Island.

He is portrayed by John Goodman, who also played Hound in Transformers: Age of Extinction and James P. Sullivan in Monsters, Inc..


Kong: Skull Island

William Randa was the senior official in charge of the expedition to Skull Island, having hired also James Conrad to join them as a tracker. In 1954, he was stationed aboard a military ship, which was torn apart by Godzilla, leaving him as the only survivor, and ever since, he had spent the last 30 years as a researcher at Monarch trying to prove that monsters like him exist.

While taking photographs at the grave of Kong's parents, he was devoured by a Skullcrawler and his camera continued to flash within its throat as it stalked the rest of the crew. However, Randa was eventually avenged when Kong defeats and kills the alpha Skullcrawler, Skull Devil, ending the threat of the Skullcrawlers and allowing Kong to become the king of Skull Island.


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Godzilla: Godzilla | Ford Brody | Monarch (Ishiro Serizawa † & Vivienne Graham †) | Elle Brody | Joseph Brody † | Sandra Brody † | William Stenz
Kong: Skull Island: King Kong | Monarch (James Conrad, Mason Weaver, William Randa †, Houston Brooks & San Lin) | Hank Marlow | Godzilla | Mothra | Rodan
Godzilla: King of the Monsters: Godzilla | Monarch (Mark Russell, Ishiro Serizawa †, Vivienne Graham †, Emma Russell †, Sam Coleman, Ilene Chen, Houston Brooks & Rick Stanton) | Madison Russell | William Stenz | Mothra | Rodan | Behemoth | Scylla | Methuselah | Queen MUTO | King Kong

Eiji Serizawa | Aaron Brooks

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