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Stuart Gordon (I) (1947–2020)


Stuart Gordon started his film directing career in 1985. After graduating from Lane Technical High School, Gordon worked as a commercial artist apprentice prior to enrolling at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Unable to get into the film classes, he enrolled in an acting class and ended up majoring in theater. In 1968, he directed a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Re-Animator Writer
(1985)
Fortress Director
(1992)
Stuck Writer
(2007)
Edmond Director
(2005)

Filmography

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  Shrunk (based on the characters created by) (pre-production)
 2009/II From the Dark (Short) (screenplay)
 2007/I Stuck (story)
 2005-2007 Masters of Horror (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- The Black Cat (2007) ... (teleplay)
- Dreams in the Witch-House (2005) ... (teleplay)
 2001 Bleacher Bums (TV Movie) (play)
 1997-2000 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 66 episodes)
- Honey, Whodunit? (2000) ... (based on characters created by)
- Honey, I Shrink, Therefore I Am (2000) ... (based on characters created by)
- Honey, Growing Up Is Hard to Do (2000) ... (based on characters created by)
- Honey, Like Father, Like Son (2000) ... (based on characters created by)
- Honey, I'm Spooked (2000) ... (based on characters created by)
 1998 The Dentist 2 (based on characters created by)
 1998 Progeny (story)
 1997 Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves! (Video) (based on characters created by)
 1996 Robo Warriors (characters)
 1996 Space Truckers (story)
 1996 The Dentist (written by)
 1995 Castle Freak (Video) (story)
 1993 Body Snatchers (screenplay)
 1992 Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (characters)
 1989 Robot Jox (story)
 1989 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (story)
 1988 Kid Safe: The Video (Video short)
 1986 From Beyond (adaptation)
 1985 Re-Animator (screenplay)
 1984-1985 E/R (TV Series) (play - 22 episodes)
- A Change in Policy (1985) ... (play)
- All Tied Up (1985) ... (play)
- Merry Wives of Sheinfeld: Part 2 (1985) ... (play)
- Merry Wives of Sheinfeld: Part 1 (1985) ... (play)
- I Raise You (1985) ... (play)
 1979 Bleacher Bums (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He directed Dennis Paoli and Joe Mantegna's play "Bleacher Bums," in an Organic Theater Company production at the Leo Lerner Theater in Uptown Chicago, Illinois, USA with Joe Mantegna, Michael Saad, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Dennis Franz, Ian Williams, Richard Fire, Keith Szarabajka, and Roberta Custer in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 32 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Spouse:

Carolyn Purdy-Gordon  (his death)  (3 children)

Children:

Gordon, Margaret Berni | See more »

Parents:

Gordon, Bernard Leo | Gordon, Rosalie
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There are always people who think that horror movies are just kind of one half-step away from porno to begin with. See more »

Trivia:

He was nominated for the 1976 Joseph Jefferson Award for Director of a Play for "Switch Bitch", at the Organic Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Trademark:

Often cast Jeffrey Combs in his films

Star Sign:

Leo

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