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Ben McKenzie (b. September 12, 1978) portrayed James Gordon on the series Gotham, for which he also directed and wrote several episodes.

Pictured: Ben McKenzie as James Gordon from the Gotham episode "Pilot"

Personal History

Married to Morena Baccarin since 2017. McKenzie is also the cousin of Sarah Schenkkan, who portrayed Magpie in the episode 13 Stitches.

Professional History

Ben McKenzie first started as the voice for Batman in the movie Batman: Year One and later played the main character James Gordon on the series Gotham

Work History

Acting Credits

Batman: Year OneOctober 13, 2011 Batman
Gotham 2014-2019 James Gordon
     "Pilot" September 22, 2014 James Gordon
     "Selina Kyle" September 29, 2014 James Gordon
     "The Balloonman" October 6, 2014 James Gordon
     "Arkham" October 13, 2014 James Gordon
     "Viper" October 20, 2014 James Gordon
     "Spirit of the Goat" October 27, 2014 James Gordon
     "Penguin's Umbrella" November 3, 2014 James Gordon
     "The Mask" November 10, 2014 James Gordon
     "Harvey Dent" November 17, 2014 James Gordon
     "Lovecraft" November 24, 2014 James Gordon
     "Rogues' Gallery" January 5, 2015 James Gordon
     "What the Little Bird Told Him" January 19, 2015 James Gordon
     "Welcome Back, Jim Gordon" January 26, 2015 James Gordon
     "The Fearsome Dr. Crane" February 2, 2015 James Gordon
     "The Scarecrow" February 9, 2015 James Gordon
     "The Blind Fortune Teller" February 16, 2015 James Gordon
     "Red Hood" February 23, 2015 James Gordon
     "Everyone Has a Cobblepot" March 2, 2015 James Gordon
     "Beasts of Prey" April 13, 2015 James Gordon
     "Under the Knife" April 20, 2015 James Gordon
     "The Anvil or the Hammer" April 27, 2015 James Gordon
     "All Happy Families Are Alike" May 4, 2015 James Gordon
     "Rise of the Villains: Damned If You Do..." September 21, 2015 James Gordon
     "Rise of the Villains: Knock Knock" September 28, 2015 James Gordon
     "Rise of the Villains: The Last Laugh" October 5, 2015 James Gordon
     "Rise of the Villains: Strike Force" October 12, 2015 James Gordon
     "Rise of the Villains: Scarification" October 19, 2015 James Gordon
     "Rise of the Villains: By Fire" October 26, 2015 James Gordon
     "Rise of the Villains: Mommy's Little Monster" November 2, 2015 James Gordon
     "Rise of the Villains: Tonight's the Night" November 9, 2015 James Gordon
     "Rise of the Villains: A Bitter Pill to Swallow" November 16, 2015 James Gordon
     "Rise of the Villains: The Son of Gotham" November 23, 2015 James Gordon
     "Rise of the Villains: Worse Than a Crime" November 30, 2015 James Gordon
     "Wrath of the Villains: Mr. Freeze" February 29, 2016 James Gordon
     "Wrath of the Villains: A Dead Man Feels No Cold" March 7, 2016 James Gordon
     "Wrath of the Villains: This Ball of Mud and Meanness" March 14, 2016 James Gordon
     "Wrath of the Villains: Mad Grey Dawn" March 21, 2016 James Gordon
     "Wrath of the Villains: Prisoners" March 28, 2016 James Gordon
     "Wrath of the Villains: Into the Woods" April 11, 2016 James Gordon
     "Wrath of the Villains: Pinewood" April 18, 2016 James Gordon
     "Wrath of the Villains: Azrael" May 2, 2016 James Gordon
     "Wrath of the Villains: Unleashed" May 9, 2016 James Gordon
     "Wrath of the Villains: A Legion of Horribles" May 16, 2016 James Gordon
Basil Karlo[1]
     "Wrath of the Villains: Transference" May 23, 2016 James Gordon
Basil Karlo[1]
     "Mad City: Better to Reign in Hell..." September 19, 2016 James Gordon
     "Mad City: Burn the Witch" September 26, 2016 James Gordon
     "Mad City: Look Into My Eyes" October 3, 2016 James Gordon
     "Mad City: New Day Rising" October 10, 2016 James Gordon
     "Mad City: Anything for You" October 17, 2016 James Gordon
     "Mad City: Follow the White Rabbit" October 24, 2016 James Gordon
     "Mad City: Red Queen" October 31, 2016 James Gordon
     "Mad City: Blood Rush" November 7, 2016 James Gordon
     "Mad City: The Executioner" November 14, 2016 James Gordon
     "Mad City: Time Bomb" November 21, 2016 James Gordon
     "Mad City: Beware the Green-Eyed Monster" November 28, 2016 James Gordon
     "Mad City: Ghosts" January 16, 2017 James Gordon
     "Mad City: Smile Like You Mean It" January 23, 2017 James Gordon
     "Mad City: The Gentle Art of Making Enemies" January 30, 2017 James Gordon
     "Heroes Rise: How the Riddler Got His Name" April 24, 2017 James Gordon
     "Heroes Rise: These Delicate and Dark Obsessions" May 1, 2017 James Gordon
     "Heroes Rise: The Primal Riddle" May 8, 2017 James Gordon
     "Heroes Rise: Light the Wick" May 15, 2017 James Gordon
     "Heroes Rise: All Will Be Judged" May 22, 2017 James Gordon
     "Heroes Rise: Pretty Hate Machine" May 29, 2017 James Gordon
     "Heroes Rise: Destiny Calling" June 5, 2017 James Gordon
     "Heroes Rise: Heavydirtysoul" June 5, 2017 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: Pax Penguina" September 21, 2017 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: The Fear Reaper" September 28, 2017 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: They Who Hide Behind Masks" October 5, 2017 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: The Demon's Head" October 12, 2017 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: The Blade's Path" October 19, 2017 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: Hog Day Afternoon" October 26, 2017 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: A Day in the Narrows" November 2, 2017 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: Stop Hitting Yourself" November 9, 2017 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: Let Them Eat Pie" November 16, 2017 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: Things That Go Boom" November 30, 2017 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: Queen Takes Knight" December 7, 2017 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: Pieces of a Broken Mirror" March 1, 2018 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: A Beautiful Darkness" March 8, 2018 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: Reunion" March 15, 2018 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: The Sinking Ship The Grand Applause" March 22, 2018 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: One of My Three Soups" March 29, 2018 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: Mandatory Brunch Meeting" April 5, 2018 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: That's Entertainment" April 12, 2018 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: To Our Deaths and Beyond" April 19, 2018 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: That Old Corpse" May 3, 2018 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: One Bad Day" May 10, 2018 James Gordon
     "A Dark Knight: No Man's Land" May 17, 2018 James Gordon
     "Year Zero" January 3, 2019 James Gordon
     "Trespassers" January 10, 2019 James Gordon
     "Penguin, Our Hero" January 17, 2019 James Gordon
     "Ruin" January 24, 2019 James Gordon
     "Pena Dura" January 31, 2019 James Gordon
     "13 Stitches" February 14, 2019 James Gordon
     "Ace Chemicals" February 21, 2019 James Gordon
     "Nothing's Shocking" February 28, 2019 James Gordon
     "The Trial of Jim Gordon" March 7, 2019 James Gordon
     "I Am Bane" March 21, 2019 James Gordon
     "They Did What?" April 18, 2019 James Gordon
     "The Beginning..." April 25, 2019 James Gordon
Gotham Stories 2016-2016 James Gordon
     "Can Gordon and Bullock Help Oswald?" February 22, 2016 James Gordon
Gotham Stories: The Whole Frozen AffairFebruary 29, 2016 James Gordon
Gotham: A City Gone Mad 2017-2017 James Gordon
     "Sirens" May 8, 2017 James Gordon (Archive Footage)
     "The Interview" May 12, 2017 James Gordon (Archive Footage)
     "Mommy's Home" May 18, 2017 James Gordon (Archive Footage)


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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 During "Wrath of the Villains" and "Transference", McKenzie portrayed Basil Karlo who was posing as Gordon for part of the story arc.
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