William J. Monahan (born November 3, 1960) is an American screenwriter, movie director and author. He wrote the satirical novel Light House: A Trifle (2000). He then went on to write screenplays. Some of his these include Kingdom of Heaven (2005), The Departed (2005), Body of Lies (2008), Edge of Darkness (2010) and The Gambler (2014). The Departed won him a Writers Guild of America Award and Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He also wrote and directed London Boulevard (2010) and Mojave (2015). He has also written for magazine Maxim.
- "Oscar Winner William Monahan On How To Write Unforgettable Dialogue". Fast Company. December 20, 2012. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
- "Mark Wahlberg and William Monahan Bring Boston Flair to 'The Gambler'". Boston.com. January 1, 2015. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
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