Pierce Gordon is an actor, writer, and director from Detroit, Michigan. He’s been performing within film, television, and theatre since early 2018. Some of his early work includes a 2019 performance of ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf’ in the role of ‘Nick’, produced by Ad Astra theatre company in Brisbane, QLD.
Late 2020 gave way to Pierce winning Best Actor in the EMERGE! short film section of the Gold Coast film festival for his work on the film, ‘The Longing’, directed by budding filmmaker Maali Albert. Coupling that by winning ‘Best Upcoming Actor’ at the Sanctuary Cove film festival for his work on the short film, ‘Best Man’ directed by Craig Cauchi.
The year 2021 saw Pierce make his feature film debut in a small speaking role within the Elvis Biopic, ‘Elvis’, directed by Baz Luhrmann. He also starred in the Anywhere Theatre Festival world premiere production of 'Against the Wall' in the role of 'Leo'. This led Pierce to be nominated in two different categories within the Queensland theatre awards, the Matilda’s. Eventually taking home the Billie Brown Best Emerging Artist award for his work.
The beginning of 2022 has seen Pierce cast in a re-occurring role on the Disney plus series, ‘Nautilus’ set to premiere in late 2023. He finished the year 2022 having written and directed his debut theatre piece, ‘Why Young Men Run at 2am’, which was met with an abundance of positive acclaim.