Mark Gordon

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]

Mark Gordon
Born (1956-10-10) October 10, 1956 (age 63)
Alma materNew York University Film School
OccupationFilm producer, television producer
Years active1981–present
Karen Villeneuve
(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.

Early life and educationEdit

Gordon was born to a Jewish family[2] on October 10, 1956, in Newport News, Virginia.[3] He is a graduate of New York University Film School.[4]


Gordon's first producing effort[when?] was the Off-Broadway production of The Buddy System at Circle in the Square downtown.[5]

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.

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

The Mark Gordon Company / eOneEdit

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 $133,000,000.00.[6] Gordon served as CEO of the company, which finances and produces content by Gordon and other producers. In 2018, eOne paid Gordon an additional $240,000,000.00 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.[7][8] On August 22, 2019, Hasbro announced that it would acquire eOne for $4 billion.[9][10] Hasbro’s self-stated motives for acquiring the company were closely tied to Gordon’s involvement. Gordon’s personal proceeds from the eOne and subsequent Hasbro acquisition were reported to be upwards of $500,000,000.00.


All films, he was producer unless otherwise noted.


Year Film Credit
1988 Brothers in Arms
1990 Opportunity Knocks
1992 Traces of Red
Fly by Night
1993 Swing Kids
1994 Speed
Trial by Jury
1995 A Pyromaniac's Love Story
1996 Broken Arrow
1997 The Relic Executive producer
Speed 2: Cruise Control Executive producer
The Jackal Executive producer
1998 Hard Rain
Black Dog Executive producer
Saving Private Ryan
A Simple Plan Executive producer
1999 Virus Executive producer
It's the Rage Executive producer
2000 Isn't She Great Executive producer
The Patriot
2003 The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Executive producer
2004 Laws of Attraction Executive producer
The Day After Tomorrow
2005 The Matador Executive producer
Winter Passing Executive producer
Prime Executive producer
Life of the Party Executive producer
2006 The Hoax
The Painted Veil Executive producer
2007 Talk to Me
2008 10,000 BC
Heart of a Dragon Executive producer
2009 The Messenger
12 Rounds
2011 The Details
Source Code
Rampart Executive producer
2013 The To Do List Executive producer
2015 Steve Jobs
2016 War Dogs
2017 Sand Castle
Molly's Game
Murder on the Orient Express
2018 The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
2019 Official Secrets Executive producer
Midway Executive producer
2020 Death on the Nile
Bunny Lake Is Missing
Cowboy Ninja Viking
Die in a Gunfight
Don't Look Now
Killing Pablo
The Killer
As an actor
Year Film Role Notes
1994 Speed Reporter Waving Outside Airport Fence


Year Title Credit Notes Ref.
1983 How to Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days Television film
1984−85 ABC Afterschool Special
1987 Double Switch Television film
CBS Summer Playhouse
1991 Lightning Field Executive producer Television film
Love Kills Executive producer Television film
1994 The Man Who Wouldn't Die Executive producer Television pilot
1985−95 CBS Schoolbreak Special
1997 The Ripper Executive producer Television film
1997−2000 Untitled 90's Project Executive producer
2003 And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself Executive producer Television film
Footsteps Executive producer Television film
2004−05 LAX
2005 Warm Springs Executive producer Television film
2006 A House Divided Executive producer Television film
2007−09 Reaper Executive producer
2009 House Rules Executive producer Television film
Empire State Executive producer Television film
2010 It Takes a Village Executive producer Television film
2011 Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Executive producer
Identity Executive producer Television film
2012 Dark Horse Executive producer Television film
Americana Executive producer Television pilot
2007−13 Private Practice Executive producer
Army Wives Executive producer
2013 Family Tools Executive producer
Gothica Executive producer Television film
2014 Benched Executive producer
Clementine Executive producer Television film
2015 Agatha Executive producer Television film
2016−17 Conviction Executive producer
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders Executive producer
2017 The Climb Executive producer Television film
Las Reinas Executive producer
2018 Youth & Consequences Executive producer
2015−18 Quantico Executive producer
2013−19 Ray Donovan Executive producer
2005−19 Criminal Minds Executive producer
2016−19 Designated Survivor Executive producer
2018−19 The Rookie Executive producer
2005−19 Grey's Anatomy Executive producer
TBA Street Fighter
As director
Year Title
1980 Good Time Harry
1995 CBS Schoolbreak Special
As an actor
Year Title Role
1985 ABC Afterschool Special 2nd Paramedic


  1. ^ "Officers, Board Members & Staff". Retrieved October 28, 2012.
  2. ^ Zax, David (July 11, 2014). ""Ray Donovan" Producer Mark Gordon On How To Leave Good Things Alone". Fast Company.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Nicholson, David (March 30, 1990). "Opportunity Knocks for Newport News Native". Daily Press. Newport News, Virginia. p. D.1. Retrieved January 4, 2012.
  5. ^ McNamara, Mary (June 29, 2006). "'He Has Hollywood to Run'". Daily Press. Newport News, Virginia: Tribune Publishing. p. D.1. Retrieved January 4, 2012.
  6. ^ Barraclough, Leo (January 5, 2015). "EOne Acquires 51% Stake in the Mark Gordon Co. for $133 Million". Variety. Los Angeles: Variety Media, LLC. (Penske Media Corporation). Retrieved June 25, 2016.
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 29, 2018). "Mark Gordon Becomes Entertainment One President, John Morayniss Exits". Deadline Hollywood. United States: Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved March 25, 2018.
  8. ^ "Mark Gordon to Lead Film, Television and Digital Content for Entertainment One in Newly-Created Role of President and Chief Content Officer". Business Wire. San Francisco: Berkshire Hathaway. January 29, 2018. Retrieved March 25, 2018.
  9. ^ "Hasbro to Acquire Entertainment One Adding Brands and Expanding Storytelling Through Global Entertainment". Hasbro. Retrieved 2019-09-02.
  10. ^ Low, Elaine; Low, Elaine (August 22, 2019). "Hasbro Acquires Entertainment One in $4 Billion All-Cash Deal".
  11. ^ "'Street Fighter' TV Series in the Works". Retrieved 2018-03-23.

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