List of Famous people named Gordon
Gordon James Ramsay ; born 8 November 1966) is a British chef, restaurateur, television personality, and writer. Born in Johnstone, Scotland, and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, he founded his global restaurant chain, Gordon Ramsay Restaurants, in 1997. It has been awarded 16 Michelin stars in total and currently holds a total of seven. After rising to fame on the British television miniseries Boiling Point in 1999, Ramsay had become one of the best-known and most influential chefs in the UK by 2004.
James Gordon Brown is a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2010. He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Blair government from 1997 to 2007. Brown was Member of Parliament (MP) from 1983 to 2015, first for Dunfermline East and later for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath. He is currently the most recent Labour prime minister.
Gordon Peter Getty is an American businessman, investor, philanthropist and classical music composer, the fourth child of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty. His mother, Ann Rork, was his father's fourth wife. When his father died in 1976, Gordon assumed control of Getty's US$2 billion trust. His net worth was $2.1 billion in September 2020, making him number 391 on the Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans.
Gordon Daniel Hayward is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played two seasons of college basketball for the Butler Bulldogs and was selected by the Utah Jazz with the ninth overall pick of the 2010 NBA draft. He played seven seasons in Utah before signing with the Boston Celtics in 2017. In college, Hayward led Butler to the championship game of the 2010 NCAA Tournament. In 2017, Hayward was selected as an NBA All-Star for the first time.
Gordon David Sondland is an American diplomat and businessman. He served as the United States Ambassador to the European Union from 2018 to 2020. Sondland is also the founder and former chairman of Provenance Hotels. In November 2019, Sondland testified as a witness at the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. He was fired by Trump on February 7, 2020, two days after the conclusion of Trump's impeachment trial.
Gordon Stewart Northcott was a Canadian serial killer, child rapist, and child abductor.
Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist who achieved international success in folk, folk-rock, and country music. He is credited with helping to define the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and 1970s. He is often referred to as Canada's greatest songwriter and is known internationally as a folk-rock legend.
Gordon Elliott is a County Meath-based National Hunt racehorse trainer from Ireland who was 29 when his first Grand National entry, the 33 to 1 outsider Silver Birch won the 2007 race on 14 April 2007. Owned by Brian Walsh of County Kildare, and ridden by Robbie Power, the horse held off McKelvey and Slim Pickings to win the Aintree Racecourse event. In 2018 and 2019 he won the Aintree Grand National with his horse Tiger Roll, ridden by Davy Russell and owned by Gigginstown House Stud, the first horse since Red Rum to win the race twice. In 2018 he also won the Irish Grand National.
Gordon "Gio" Reid is a British professional wheelchair tennis player from Dunbartonshire, ranked world No.4 in singles and world No.1 in doubles. He is a paralympic gold medallist and 2 time singles grand slam champion.
Gordon David Strachan is a Scottish football coach and former player. He played for Dundee, Aberdeen, Manchester United, Leeds United and Coventry City, as well as the Scotland national team. He has since managed Coventry City, Southampton, Celtic, Middlesbrough and Scotland.
Gordon Ryan is an American submission grappler and mixed martial artist who is currently signed to ONE Championship. Most notably, he is a three-time ADCC World champion, two-time IBJJF No-Gi World champion and a four-time Eddie Bravo Invitational champion. Gordon is widely regarded as the greatest submission grappler of all time. He is also the older brother of Nicky Ryan, another successful submission grappler.
Gordon McQueen is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a centre-back for St Mirren, Leeds United and Manchester United. McQueen also represented Scotland.
Ian Gordon Murray, is a South African-born British designer of Formula One racing cars and the McLaren F1 road car.
Gordon Schildenfeld is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Šibenik. He played several years for Croatia national team.
Gordon Earle Moore is an American businessman, engineer, and the co-founder and chairman emeritus of Intel Corporation. He is also the author of Moore's law. As of October 2019, Moore's net worth is reported to be $11.9 billion.
Gordon Frederick Cummins was a British serial killer known as the Blackout Killer, the Blackout Ripper and the Wartime Ripper who committed the murders of four women and attempted to murder two others over a six-day period in London in February 1942. He is also suspected of committing two further murders in October 1941.
Gordon Lam Ka-tung (林家棟) is a Hong Kong actor, film producer and screenwriter. Initially known for his supporting roles in films directed by Andrew Lau and Johnnie To, Lam eventually became a lead actor in the Hong Kong film industry, appearing in the 2013 box office hit, Firestorm, and the Hong Kong Film Award-winning 2016 film, Trivisa, which also netted him the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor.
Gordon Liu ; born Sin Kam-hei August 22, 1955) is a Chinese martial arts film actor and martial artist. He played the lead role of San Te in The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978) and its sequels, and later played two roles in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill films: Johnny Mo, the leader of the Crazy 88 Yakuza gang in Volume 1 (2003); and kung fu master Pai Mei in Volume 2 (2004).
Gordon Walter Herbert is a Canadian professional basketball coach and a retired professional basketball player. He is the head coach of Germany men's national team.
Gordon G. Chang
Gordon Guthrie Chang is a columnist, author, and lawyer. He is widely known for his book The Coming Collapse of China.