Noah Hawley is an American film and television producer, screenwriter, composer, and author. A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, class of 1989, Hawley was a writer and producer on the television series Bones and also created The Unusuals and My Generation. He wrote the screenplay for the film Lies and Alibis starring Steve Coogan and Rebecca Romijn.
He is the author of four novels, including A Conspiracy of Tall Men, Other People's Weddings, The Punch, and The Good Father.
Hawley is the creator and currently the main writer for the television series Fargo, based on the Coen brothers 1996 film of the same name. On June 10th 2014, he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special for the first episode "The Crocodile's Dilemma" among the show's 18 nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.