|Born||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, and Television of Entertainment One, which had acquired his namesake production studio.
In the television arena, Gordon currently serves as Executive Producer on The Rookie and Grey's Anatomy while his past projects include Ray Donovan, Criminal Minds, Designated Survivor, Private Practice, and Army Wives. Gordon's work in television has garnered him a Golden Globe in addition to five Emmy nominations and two wins. In 2015 he was awarded the Norman Lear Award for Lifetime Achievement in Television by the Producers Guild of America.[unreliable source?][unreliable source?]
Gordon's films include Saving Private Ryan, Steve Jobs, Murder on the Orient Express, Death on the Nile, Molly's Game, 2012, The Day After Tomorrow, Speed, Source Code, The Messenger, and The Patriot. Gordon has also taken on the role of executive producer and financier for films such as Tomb Raider, Wonder Boys, The Painted Veil, A Simple Plan, Primary Colors, and Official Secrets. As a film producer, Gordon is an Academy Award Nominee, a Golden Globe winner, a two-time nominee, and one time BAFTA winner as well as a seven-time nominee and three-time PGA award winner.[unreliable source?][unreliable source?]
Gordon is the President Emeritus of the Producers Guild of America, having served as its President from 2010 through 2014.
In 2015, The Mark Gordon Company partnered with Entertainment One to create an independent television and film studio as eOne acquired 51% of the production company for $133 million. Gordon served as CEO of the company, which financed and produced content by Gordon and other producers. In 2018, eOne paid Gordon an additional $240 million to fully own the Mark Gordon Company. Gordon was offered to serve as president and chief content officer of film, television and digital at eOne. In July 2019, Gordon left his job as eOne president and chief content officer of film and television by shifting to a producer deal with eOne.