Stuart Gordon

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  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/11/1947, Leo
  • Profession: Director; screenwriter; producer; actor
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Stuart Gordon Fast Facts:
  • Cofounded the Organic Theater Company in Madison, WI, and served as artistic director from 1969 to '85.
  • Directed a number of plays before moving on to film, including David Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago and E/R, which CBS adapted into a short-lived sitcom in 1984.
  • Won the Critics' Award at the Cannes Film Festival for his 1985 debut feature, the horror-comedy cult classic Re-Animator.
  • Made several of sci-fi/horror author H.P. Lovecraft's tales into films, including Re-Animator, From Beyond (1986), Castle Freak (1995) and Dagon (2001).
  • Directed Jeffrey Combs, the star of Re-Animator, in 2009's one-man theatrical show Nevermore...An Evening With Edgar Allan Poe.
  • Stuart Gordon Relationships:
  • Carolyn Purdy-Gordon - Wife
  • Rosalie Gordon - Mother
  • Bernard Leo Gordon - Father
  • Jillian Bess Gordon - Daughter
  • Suzanna Katherine Gordon - Daughter
  • Margaret Berni Gordon - Daughter
  • College:
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (1969)

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