Richard Gordon pen name used by Gordon Ostlere (born Gordon Stanley Ostlere on September 15, 1921) an English surgeon and anaesthetist. As Richard Gordon, Ostlere has written several novels, screenplays for film and television and accounts of popular history, mostly dealing with the practice of medicine. He is most famous for a long series of comic novels on a medical theme starting with Doctor in the House, and their film, television and stage adaptations.
Richard Gordon (21 December 1925- ) is a British-born producer and financier of horror films. He moved to New York in the 1940s and set up his own company Gordon Films distributing imported films in the US. He produced two vehicles for Boris Karloff, and later worked with Antony Balch on two exploitation films.