Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (born October 2, 1951) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor, and philanthropist. Prior to starting his solo career, he was the principal songwriter, lead singer and bassist for the rock band The Police.

He contributed to the Academy Award-nominated song "My Funny Friend and Me" (which he also sang in Italian) in the 2000 Disney film The Emperor's New Groove. He also contributed to the Golden Globe Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated song "Until" in the 2001 Miramax film Kate & Leopold.