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Gregor Jordan is an Australian film director.[1]

Gregor Jordan
Gregor Jordan and Simone Kessell 2012.jpg
Jordan and wife Simone Kessell in 2012
Born1966 (age 52–53)
OccupationFilm director

Jordan's films include Two Hands (1999), Buffalo Soldiers (2001), and Ned Kelly (2003). He has also directed the concert video These Days: Live in Concert (2004) by Australian rock band Powderfinger.

His film Two Hands won the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Direction and Best Screenplay in 1999. He has most recently directed a film version of The Informers written by Bret Easton Ellis and Nicholas Jarecki and the thriller Unthinkable starring Samuel L. Jackson. He has finished production on a live concert DVD of Powderfinger's final concert tour 'Sunsets' and is in production on a documentary about Ian Thorpe's return to professional swimming.[2]

Jordan is married to a New Zealand actress Simone Kessell. They have two sons, Jack, who was born in January 2005 in Los Angeles and Beau, born in 2013.

Prior to making films Gregor Jordan played Bassanio in The Merchant of Venice for Shakespeare By The Sea (Australia).[3]



  1. ^ "Gregor Jordan". The New York Times.
  2. ^ AAP, international (28 February 2011). "Thorpe set for Swiss training". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 24 March 2011.
  3. ^ He also appeared briefly in Australian soap, Home and Away, from September 1989 to November 1989. Lobley, Katrina (7 January 2005). "Midsummer night's dream". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 15 December 2006.

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