Jonathan "Jonah" Nolan (born 1976) is a British-American screenwriter, television producer, director and author. He is the creator of the crime drama series Person of Interest and he has co-written several screenplays with his brother, filmmaker Christopher Nolan, including The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Interstellar, and his short story "Memento Mori" the basis for Memento.

Early life Edit

Nolan was raised in London and Chicago, and attended Georgetown University, where he majored in English and was a staff writer for The Hoya.

Writing creditsEdit

Short fiction

  • "Memento Mori" (2001) the story basis for Memento (2000)



  • Person of Interest (2011–present) – creator and executive producer
    • "Pilot" (airdate: 22 Sep 2011) – writer
    • "Ghosts" (airdate: 29 Sep 2011) – co-writer
    • "Many Happy Returns" (airdate: 3 May 2012) – co-storywriter
    • "Firewall" (airdate: 17 May 2012) – co-writer
    • "The Contingency" (airdate: 27 Sep 2012) – co-writer
    • "Relevance" (airdate: 21 Feb 2013) – co-writer and director
    • "God Mode" (airdate: 9 May 2013) – co-writer
    • "The Devil's Share" (airdate: 26 Nov 2013) – co-writer
  • Westworld (upcoming pilot) - director, co-writer, and executive producer
  • Foundation (HBO series in development) – writer, producer

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