Gordon Wong Wellesley (8 December 1894 – 1980) was an Australian-born screenwriter and writer of Chinese descent. Born in Sydney in 1894 he wrote over thirty screenplays in the United States and Britain, often collaborating with the director Carol Reed. He began his career in Hollywood in the early 1930s and worked in Britain beginning about 1935. He was married to the scriptwriter Katherine Strueby. He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Writing, Original Story at the 1942 Oscars for Night Train to Munich, which was based on his novel, Report on a Fugitive.
- Shanghai Madness (1933, co-writer)
- Java Head (1934)
- Sing As We Go (1934)
- Lorna Doone (1934)
- Love, Life and Laughter (1934)
- Over the Garden Wall (1934)
- Look Up and Laugh (1935)
- Death Drives Through (1935)
- Whom the Gods Love (1936)
- Queen of Hearts (1936)
- Laburnum Grove (1936)
- The High Command (1936, producer only)
- Night Train to Munich (1940, original story)
- Freedom Radio (1941)
- Atlantic Ferry (1941)
- This Was Paris (1942)
- The Peterville Diamond (1942)
- Flying Fortress (1942)
- The Silver Fleet (1943, co-director)
- The Shipbuilders (1943)
- The Reluctant Widow (1950)
- The Green Scarf (1954)
- The March Hare (1956)
- The Young Jacobites (1960)
- Passport to China (1961)
- "The High Command". Colonial Film: Moving Pictures of the British Empire. Retrieved 8 April 2013.
- According to the researcher Steve Holland, he may have been born in China, the son of Florence Edith Wellesley and an unknown father named Wong. Holland suggests that Wellesley reversed his last name and middle name.
- Holland, Steve. "Paperback Cover Cavalcade 6". Bear Alley (blog). Blogspot. Retrieved 8 April 2013.
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