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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)
 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
 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:

Acted as Juliet in an all male production of "Romeo and Juliet". 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'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:

Trained at NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Arts). As well as Judy Davis, other fellow students, during his time there, included Colin Friels. See more »

Trademark:

Often portrays men who seek revenge for the murder of family or friends See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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