Stuart Gordon Biography, Age, Height, Death, Wife, Net Worth

American filmmaker Stuart Gordon died at the age of 72 on 25th March, 2020. He was born on 11th August, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois and had worked as a commercial artist while studying at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Stuart wanted to get enrolled for film classes however he ended up in acting class and majored in theater and even established his theatre company; the Screw Theater. In his first job as a director (in a play) he was imprisoned on charges of public obscenity. He made Peter Pan version at the University where Tinkerbell was gay and traveled to Neverland for consumption of LSD.

Stuart Gordon Career

He started his career with the cult film Re-Animator in 1985, with which he had a great influence on the genre of splatter films. The film was based on a story by HP Lovecraft and later Gordon subsequently filmed a few more Lovecraft templates which earned him a reputation of a “Lovecraft specialist”.  Apart from this, he highly regarded as King of Grade-B movies for his direction in From Beyond, Dolls, Body Snatchers and Castle Freak in 80s and 90s. He was highly regarded for science fiction family series movies include “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Honey I Blew up the Kid.

Cause of Death:

Family of Stuart confirmed this sad news to leading media and said, he died on Tuesday night on 25th March 2020 although no exact cause of death is revealed. Further, if any detail is disclosed then we will updated here and develop this story in future. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, daughters Suzanna, Jillian and Margaret Gordon, four grandchildren and his brother, David George Gordon.

Stuart Gordon Biography

Real Name Stuart Gordon
Birth Date August 11, 1947
Aged 72 Years
Death March 25, 2020
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality American
Profession American Filmmaker
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Leo

Stuart Gordon Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in centimeters – 177 cm  Approx
Weight in Kilograms – 105 kg  –  in Pounds – 231.4 lbs Approx
Chest Size 44 Inches
Waist Size 36 Inches
Biceps Size 16 Inches
Shoe Size 10 (US)
Hair Color Gray
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Fat
Sexual Orientation Straight


School Lane Tech College Prep High School
College University of Wisconsin-Madison


Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known

Stuart Gordon Affairs (Relationship Status)

What was Stuart Gordon marital status? (single, engaged, married, in relation or divorce) Married
How many children did Stuart Gordon have? Three (Suzanna Gordon, Jillian Gordon, Margaret Gordon)
Who was Stuart Gordon wife? Carolyn Purdy-Gordon

Favorite Things

Dream Holiday Destination Not Known
Book Not Known
Favorite Food Not Known

Stuart Gordon Net Worth:

He was known as the veteran filmmaker of America and especially in horror genre and considered as the most thoughtful and persistent Lovecraft adapter. His net worth is estimated around $3 million which mostly came from his reputation and profession of film director.

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