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Stuart Gordon

Film Director / Screenwriter / Actor / Film Producer | * 08/11/1947 († 72, 03/24/2020) | Chicago, Illinois
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Stuart Alan Gordon (August 11, 1947 – March 24, 2020) was an American filmmaker, theatre director, screenwriter, and playwright. Initially recognized for his provocative and frequently controversial work in experimental theatre, Gordon is perhaps more widely known for work in film. Most of Gordon's cinematic output was in the horror genre, though he also ventured into science fiction and film noir. Born in Chicago, Gordon became known for experimental and sometimes controversial live theater at the University of Wisconsin in the late 1960s. Moving back to Chicago, he founded and led the Organic Theater Company. In the early 1980s, Gordon went to California to pursue movie making. Like his friend and fellow filmmaker Brian Yuzna, Gordon was a fan of H. P. Lovecraft and adapted several of the author's stories for the screen, including Re-Animator, From Beyond, and Dagon, as well as the Masters of Horror episode Dreams in the Witch-House. He turned to the work of Edgar All... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Horror | Documentaries | Thriller

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Movies with Stuart Gordon as Actor(18)

Movies with Stuart Gordon as Crew(41)

Directing/Director2018 Psycho Sideshow: Demon Freaks
Directing/Director2007 The Black Cat
Writing/Teleplay2007 The Black Cat
Directing/Director2007 Stuck
Writing/Story2007 Stuck
Production/Producer2007 Stuck
Directing/Director2005 Edmond
Production/Producer2005 Edmond
Directing/Director2005 Dreams in the Witch House
Writing/Teleplay2005 Dreams in the Witch House
Directing/Director2003 King of the Ants
Production/Co-Producer2003 King of the Ants
Production/Producer2002 DeathBed
Directing/Director2001 Dagon
Directing/Director1998 The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit
Writing/Story1998 Progeny
Production/Executive Producer1998 Progeny
Writing/Screenplay1996 The Dentist
Directing/Director1996 Space Truckers
Writing/Story1996 Space Truckers
Production/Producer1996 Space Truckers
Directing/Director1995 Castle Freak
Writing/Story1995 Castle Freak
Writing/Screenplay1993 Body Snatchers
Writing/Characters1992 Honey, I Blew Up the Kid
Production/Executive Producer1992 Honey, I Blew Up the Kid
Directing/Director1992 Fortress
Directing/Director1991 The Pit and the Pendulum
Directing/Director1990 Daughter of Darkness
Directing/Director1989 Robot Jox
Writing/Story1989 Robot Jox
Writing/Story1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Directing/Director1988 Kid Safe: The Video
Writing/Writer1988 Kid Safe: The Video
Production/Producer1988 Kid Safe: The Video
Directing/Director1987 Dolls
Directing/Director1986 From Beyond
Writing/Adaptation1986 From Beyond
Directing/Director1985 Re-Animator
Writing/Writer1985 Re-Animator
Directing/Director1979 Bleacher Bums

TV Shows/Series with Stuart Gordon as Crew(4)

Directing/Director2008 Fear Itself
Writing/Writer2005 Masters of Horror
Directing/Director2005 Masters of Horror

Full Name: Stuart Gordon
Born: Monday, 08/11 1947 (August) in Chicago
Died: Tuesday, 03/24 2020 (March) in Los Angeles (aged: 72)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Wisconsin–Madison
Stuart Gordon frequently works together with these people:
Brian Yuzna (13x, Crew)
Jeffrey Combs (12x, Actor)
Dennis Paoli (12x, Crew)
Carolyn Purdy-Gordon (11x, Actress)
Barbara Crampton (8x, Actress)
Charles Band (8x, Crew)
Mac Ahlberg (8x, Crew)
H. P. Lovecraft (6x, Crew)
Joe Dante (5x, Actor)
John Landis (5x, Actor)
Andy Horvitch (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:53059, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 10/23/2020