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Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is of mostly Irish descent. Mel and his family moved ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 39 wins & 39 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Braveheart
Braveheart William Wallace
(1995)
Signs
Signs Rev. Graham Hess
(2002)
Lethal Weapon
Lethal Weapon Martin Riggs
(1987)
The Patriot
The Patriot Benjamin Martin
(2000)

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 2018 Dragged Across Concrete (post-production)
Brett Ridgeman
 2004 Paparazzi
Anger Management Therapy Patient (uncredited)
 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/I Pocahontas
John Smith (voice)
 1995 Casper
Mel Gibson (uncredited)
 1990 Hamlet
Hamlet
 1990 Air America
Gene
 1981 Attack Force Z
Captain P.G. (Paul) Kelly
 1980 The Chain Reaction
Bearded mechanic (uncredited)
 1979 Tim
Tim Melville
 1979 Mad Max
Max
 1977 Summer City
Scollop
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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 | 57 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 79 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'll always continue to work. I've never much depended on anyone but myself, as far as that goes. And, hey, I'm not under the illusion that everything's just going to be hunky-dory work-wise forever. I've never been under that illusion. Things could go away tomorrow. See more »

Trivia:

He took up acting only because his sister submitted an application behind his back. The night before an audition, he got into a fight, and his face was badly beaten, an accident that won him the role. See more »

Trademark:

Has often portrayed a widower, in films such as Mad Max (the sequels), Lethal Weapon film series, Braveheart (1995), The Patriot (2000), Signs (2002), and Edge of Darkness (2010). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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