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William J. Monahan (born November 3, 1960) is an American screenwriter and novelist. His second produced screenplay was The Departed, a film that earned him a Writers Guild of America Award and Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
|Born||November 3, 1960|
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Massachusetts Amherst|
|Notable awards||Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (2007)|
Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay (2007)