Bryan Gordon

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Bryan Gordon is an American television and film director, writer and producer. He has been nominated three times for the Directors Guild of America Award and, in 2002, received the DGA Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series.[1] He also been nominated for an Emmy twice – both for his work on the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm, which he directed numerous episodes over its entire run.


Gordon has directed such TV series as Grace and Frankie, The Office, Weeds, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, The West Wing, Ally McBeal, Boston Public, Sports Night, Freaks and Geeks and The Wonder Years.[2]

He's directed numerous pilots - among them One Tree Hill - setting the look and design for the long-running series. He directed and produced the TBS pilot The Wedding Band that premiered in 2012. Also in 2012, he directed the 30 for 30 documentary short for ESPN, "The Arnold Palmer", that was nominated for a Sports Emmy.

In 2009 and 2010, he directed and produced the series Party Down for the Starz Network, that starred Adam Scott, Ken Marino, Lizzy Caplan, Jane Lynch, Megan Mullally, Jennifer Coolidge, Martin Starr, and Ryan Hansen.

In 2015 he co-created, executive produced, and directed Yahoo Screen original series Sin City Saints.[3]

He started his career as a comedy writer on Fridays and as an independent filmmaker that included writing and directing the Academy Award winning short Ray’s Male Heterosexual Dance Hall and the feature film Pie in the Sky starring Anne Heche, John Goodman, and Josh Charles, as well as directing the film Career Opportunities.

Personal life[edit]

Gordon was born and raised in Dover, Delaware. He graduated from Dover High School and the University of Delaware where he has been honored as a member of the University’s Wall of Fame.[4] Bryan Gordon is married to filmmaker Jessie Nelson.

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