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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 30 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Blood Father (completed)
John Link
 2004 Paparazzi
Anger Management Therapy Patient (uncredited)
 2000 Chicken Run
Rocky (voice)
 1999/I Payback
 1997 FairyTale: A True Story
Frances' Father (uncredited)
 1997 Fathers' Day
Scott the Body Piercer (uncredited)
 1995 Pocahontas
John Smith (voice)
 1995 Casper
Mel Gibson (uncredited)
 1990 Hamlet
 1990 Air America
 1982 Attack Force Z
Captain P.G. (Paul) Kelly
 1980 The Chain Reaction
Bearded mechanic (uncredited)
 1979 Tim
Tim Melville
 1979 Mad Max
 1977 Summer City
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Acted in "Death of a Salesman" on stage. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 23 Interviews | 51 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 78 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 9¾" (1.77 m)

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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 »


Was investigated for domestic violence by Malibu/Lost Hills station detectives, in reference to an incident between him an ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva on January 6, 2010. See more »


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 »

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