Mark Gordon

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For the treasurer of the U.S. state of Wyoming, see Mark Gordon (politician). For the record producer, see Marc Gordon.
Not to be confused with the character played by Victor French in Highway to Heaven.
Mark Gordon
Born (1956-10-10) October 10, 1956 (age 59)
Newport News, Virginia, USA
Occupation film producer, television producer

Mark Gordon (born October 10, 1956) is an American television and film producer. He is a former President of the Producers Guild of America.[1]

Background[edit]

Gordon was born in Newport News, Virginia,[2] on October 10, 1956. He is a graduate of New York University Film School.[3]

Career[edit]

His first producing effort was the Off-Broadway production of "The Buddy System" at Circle in the Square downtown.[4]

In the television arena, Gordon currently serves as an executive producer on Grey's Anatomy, Criminal Minds, Ray Donovan, Quantico, and the franchise spin-off Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders for CBS. In 2015 Gordon was honored by the Producers Guild of America with the Norman Lear Award for achievement in television. Gordon is a five-time Emmy nominee and two-time winner. Additionally, he won a Golden Globe for his work on Grey's Anatomy.

Gordon's recent films include Steve Jobs, written by Academy Award winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and directed by award winning director Danny Boyle, and the upcoming film War Dogs, starring Jonah Hill and Miles Teller with Todd Phillips directing. Past film credits include Saving Private Ryan, 2012, The Day After Tomorrow, Speed, Source Code, The Messenger, and The Patriot. As an executive producer and financier, Gordon's credits include Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Wonder Boys, The Painted Veil, A Simple Plan, and Primary Colors.

In 2015, The Mark Gordon Company partnered with Entertainment One (eOne) to create an independent television and film studio. Gordon serves as CEO of the company, which both finances and produces premium content by Gordon as well as other producers.

Gordon is the President Emeritus of the Producers Guild of America, having served as its President from 2010 through 2014.

Credits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Officers, Board Members & Staff". Retrieved October 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ Holtzclaw, Mike (March 21, 1999). "From Here to Hollywood Newport News Native May Bring Oscar Glory Home". Daily Press (Newport News, Virginia). p. H.1. Retrieved January 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ Nicholson, David (March 30, 1990). "Opportunity Knocks for Newport News Native". Daily Press (Newport News, Virginia). p. D.1. Retrieved January 4, 2012. 
  4. ^ McNamara, Mary (June 29, 2006). "'He Has Hollywood to Run'". Daily Press (Newport News, Virginia). p. D.1. Retrieved January 4, 2012. 
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "Mel Gibson To Direct & Recur, Kurt Russell & Kate Hudson To Star In ‘The Barbary Coast’ Series For Mark Gordon Co.". Deadline.com. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 

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