Matt Williams (born Matthew D. Williams November 2, 1951 in Evansville, Indiana) is an American television producer and television writer. He was the original producer and co-creator of the TV series Roseanne with the show's star, Roseanne Barr, and the creator and producer of another long-running ABC-TV sitcom, Home Improvement and films such as What Women Want.
Matt has written for The Cosby Show and A Different World as well as writing the screenplay for Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken. Additionally, he has written the play "Between Daylight and Boonville", and directed and co-produced the feature film Where the Heart Is starring Natalie Portman. He also wrote and directed Walker Payne in 2006, starring Jason Patric, Drea de Matteo, and Sam Shepard.