October 10, 1956 |
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.
|Alma mater||New York University Film School|
|Occupation||Film producer, television producer|
(m. 1997; div. 2003)
In January 2018, Gordon was named President and Chief Content Officer of Film, Television and Digital of Entertainment One, which had acquired his production studio.
His first producing effort was the Off-Broadway production of The Buddy System at Circle in the Square downtown.
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 Primetime Emmy Award nominee and two-time winner. Additionally, he won a Golden Globe Award 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 Academy Award-winning director Danny Boyle, and 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 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. As of 2018, eOne fully owns his company with him becoming President and Chief Content Officer of Film, Television and Digital.
Gordon is the President Emeritus of the Producers Guild of America, having served as its President from 2010 through 2014.
Mark is married to Sally Whitehill. He was previously married to Karen Villeneuve, with whom he has two daughters.
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