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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 (completed)
John Link
 2011 The Brain Storm (Short)
Mel Gibson
 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 The Chili Con Carne Club (Short)
Mel
 1995 Pocahontas
John Smith (voice)
 1995 Casper
Mel Gibson (uncredited)
 1990 Hamlet
Hamlet
 1990 Air America
Gene
 1982 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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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 | 50 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 77 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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I had really good highs but some very low lows. I found out recently I'm manic depressive. (2002) See more »

Trivia:

He was a part of the movement dubbed the "Australian New Wave" by the press. They were a group of filmmakers and performers who emerged from Down Under at about the same time in the early 1980's and found work in other parts of the world. Other members included actress Judy Davis and directors George Miller, Gillian Armstrong and Peter Weir. See more »

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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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Capricorn

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