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William Monahan (II)

William Monahan was born on November 3, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Departed (2006), Kingdom of Heaven (2005) and Body of Lies (2008). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Mojave (screenplay)
 2014/III The Gambler (screenplay)
 2010 London Boulevard (screenplay)
 2010 Edge of Darkness (screenplay)
 2008 Body of Lies (screenplay)
 2006 The Departed (screenplay)
 2005 Kingdom of Heaven (written by)
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 2015 Mojave (producer)
 2014/III The Gambler (executive producer)
 2010 London Boulevard (producer)
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 2015 Mojave
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 2007 The 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Adapted Screenplay
 2005-2006 HBO First Look (TV Series documentary)
- The Departed: Facing a Loaded Gun (2006) ... Himself
- Kingdom of Heaven (2005) ... Himself
 2006 Creative Accuracy: The Scholars Speak (Video documentary short)
 2006 The Path to Redemption (Video documentary)
 2006 Unholy War: Mounting the Siege (Video documentary short)
 2005 Kingdom of Hope: The Making of 'Kingdom of Heaven' (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 'Kingdom of Heaven': Interactive Production Grid (Video documentary)

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Author of the novel Light House: A Trifle (Penguin-Putnam, 2000).

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5' 11½" (1.82 m)

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I wanted to be an old-fashioned man of letters, so I essentially prepared myself very carefully through my 20s for a job that doesn't exist anymore; You may be able to find a man of letters in Syria or the Horn of Africa, but you could work Manhattan or London with dogs for a year and never find one. Anthony Burgess is dead, Vidal is the last lion, and at any rate belles-lettres aren't where they... See more »


One of 115 invitees to join AMPAS in 2007. See more »

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