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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 Ann Gibson, who was born in Australia and died in December of 1990. Though born in the US, Mel and his family moved to New South Wales, Australia. After high school, Mel studied at... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 29 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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 2004 Paparazzi
Anger Management Therapy Patient (uncredited)
 2001 The Quest for Captain Kidd (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2000 Chicken Run
Rocky (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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Guest on "Live on Five" promoting "Lethal Weapon II". See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 23 Interviews | 49 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 77 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

I like directing much better. It's more fun, that's all there is to it. It's essentially the same job, which is storytelling, but you have more control over the way you want to tell the story. It's a high. I love it. See more »

Trivia:

Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the "100 Sexiest Stars" in film history (#37). See more »

Trademark:

Often acts and directs stories involving an individual who is persecuted, and fights for justice See more »

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Capricorn

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