Justin Gordon

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Justin Gordon
Justin Gordon as Detective Lonergan in "Absentia," directed by Mike Flanagan, and produced by FallBack Plan Productions..jpg
Justin Gordon as Detective Lonergan in Absentia
Born Bakersfield, California, United States
Occupation Actor, film producer, writer, painter

Justin Gordon is an American stage and film actor, film producer, writer and painter. He is known for his work on Mike Flanagan's films Absentia, Oculus, and Before I Wake.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Bakersfield, California and raised in the small Sierra Nevada town of Posey, Gordon fostered a creative spirit due to the natural solitude and beauty of his hometown surroundings. After attending a summer acting and directing program at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, UK, Gordon went on to obtain his M.F.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, while working in regional theatre around the United States. He then moved to Los Angeles in 2009. His first major film role was as the by-the-book Detective Lonergan in Mike Flanagan's horror film Absentia, produced by FallBack Plan Productions[1] (where Gordon was a founding partner). Since then, he has appeared in two other of Mike Flanagan's films: Oculus (serving also as an Associate Producer) [2] and Before I Wake.


"Sunday No. 3," by Justin Gordon. Acrylic, sand and postage stamp on canvas.

In addition to his work in film and theatre, Gordon is an avid painter, working in the style known as action painting, made prominent by Jackson Pollock and Franz Kline.


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Absentia Detective Lonergan Producer
2012 The Unbreakable Sword Lt. Alex Corringfield
2012 Unlucky Lucky Jim Short
2014 Oculus Mark (Supervisor) Associate Producer
2015 Before I Wake Dr. Tennant
2015 The Hunting of Lost Characters John John Short
2015 Fun Sized Horror: Volume Two Evan Segment: Pinned
2016 Gehenna: Where Death Lives Tyler
2017 Age of the Living Dead (Series) Phillip Six Episodes


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