Mark Gordon is an award-winning motion picture and television producer with more than 100 motion picture and television projects to his credit.
Gordon’s films include forthcoming projects The Nutcracker and the Four Realms with Lasse Hallström directing, and starring Keira Knightly, Morgan Freeman, Mackenzie Foy, and Misty Copeland; Molly’s Game starring Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba, with Aaron Sorkin writing and directing; and Murder on the Orient Express starring and directed by Kenneth Branagh. Past film credits include Saving Private Ryan (which earned Gordon Academy Award and BAFTA nominations, as well as a Golden Globe for Best Picture), Steve Jobs, War Dogs, 2012, The Day After Tomorrow, Speed, Source Code, The Messenger, and The Patriot, among others. As an executive producer and financier, Gordon’s credits include Tomb Raider, Wonder Boys, The Painted Veil, A Simple Plan and Primary Colors.
In the television arena, Gordon currently serves as an executive producer on Ray Donovan, Grey’s Anatomy, Criminal Minds and franchise spin-off Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, and Quantico. The Mark Gordon Company is also the lead studio on the drama series Designated Survivor starring Kiefer Sutherland and Conviction starring Hayley Atwell, both having premiered on ABC in fall 2016. 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. Some of his other television credits include the Emmy Award winning Warm Springs, Private Practice, Army Wives and Reaper.
In 2015, The Mark Gordon Company partnered with Entertainment One (eOne) to create an independent television and film studio. Gordon serves as CEO for the company, which both finances and produces premium content by Mark 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, where he spearheaded the establishment of The Producer’s Mark.
A devoted philanthropist and champion of public education, Gordon is the founder of Citizens of the World Charter Schools (CWC), which serves 1,400 students across five schools in Los Angeles and Brooklyn, New York. CWC will be expanding to include two more schools in Kansas City in 2016. Gordon currently serves on the board of the Fulfillment Fund and is the former chairman of Teach for America Los Angeles. He is also a former board member of the Virginia Film Festival, Chrysalis, the Motion Picture and Television Fund, and UCLA Lab School.