William Monahan (II)


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William Monahan was born on November 3, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Departed (2006), London Boulevard (2010) and Kingdom of Heaven (2005). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

The Departed Writer
(2006)
(2010)
(2005)
(2010)

Filmography

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  Marlowe (screenplay) (announced)
 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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Other Works:

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....Just before all this happened, I thought, 'Out of everything you can do or think you can do, pick one thing and be it.' What I picked was to be the screenwriter.

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While on the filming Kingdom of Heaven in Seville, Spain, Monahan bought back the rights to his novel "Light House: A Trifle" from Penguin- Putnam, and took the book off the market before the publisher knew he had written Kingdom of Heaven and The Departed.

"They said they would wait for the Light House movie to promote Light House as book," he said. "I thought if they were so keyed into film to ... See more »

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Scorpio

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