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Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born on January 3, 1956, in Peekskill, New York, USA as the sixth of eleven children to parents Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, and his father had Irish-Australian ancestry. Though born in the US, Mel and his family moved to... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 30 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Blood Father (post-production)
John Link
 2004 Paparazzi
Anger Management Therapy Patient (uncredited)
 2001 The Quest for Captain Kidd (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2000 Chicken Run
Rocky (voice)
 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series)
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- Beyond Blunderdome (1999) ... Mel Gibson (voice)
 1999/I Payback
Porter
 1997 FairyTale: A True Story
Frances' Father (uncredited)
 1997 Fathers' Day
Scott the Body Piercer (uncredited)
 1995 The Chili Con Carne Club (Short)
Mel
 1995 Pocahontas
John Smith (voice)
 1990 Hamlet
Hamlet
 1990 Air America
Gene
 1982 Attack Force Z
Captain P.G. (Paul) Kelly
 1981 Tickled Pink (TV Series)
 1981 Punishment (TV Series)
Rick Monroe
 1980 The Chain Reaction
Bearded mechanic (uncredited)
 1979 Tim
Tim Melville
 1979 Mad Max
Max
 1979 The Hero (TV Movie)
Rob Mulligan
 1977 Summer City
Scollop
 1976 The Sullivans (TV Series)
Ray Henderson
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Other Works:

Guest on "Live on Five" promoting "Lethal Weapon II". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 23 Interviews | 50 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 77 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'd like to be able to wake up early every morning, but I don't. I'd like to quit smoking. I'd like to never lose my temper. The list goes on and on. I'd even like to get dressed by myself, and not have other people watching me. See more »

Trivia:

He turned down the role of Harvey Dent/Two Face in Batman Forever (1995), due to scheduling conflicts with Braveheart (1995). See more »

Trademark:

Has often portrayed a widower, in films such as Mad Max (the sequels), Lethal Weapon film series, Braveheart, The Patriot, Signs, and Edge of Darkness. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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