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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 36 wins & 36 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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 2004 Paparazzi
Anger Management Therapy Patient (uncredited)
 2001 The Quest for Captain Kidd (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2000 Chicken Run
Rocky (voice)
 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series)
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 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)
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 1995 Pocahontas
John Smith (voice)
 1995 Casper
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 1990 Hamlet
Hamlet
 1990 Air America
Gene
 1981 Tickled Pink (TV Series)
 1981 Attack Force Z
Captain P.G. (Paul) Kelly
 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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Other Works:

Regional TV commercial with Scott Baio for Lasso (2003). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 3 Portrayals | 23 Interviews | 55 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 79 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Some people said that in telling the story we messed up history. It doesn't bother me because what I'm giving you is a cinematic experience, and I think films are there first to entertain, then teach, then inspire. There probably were historical inaccuracies - quite a few. But maybe there weren't, who's to say, because there was very little history about the man. It wasn't necessarily authentic. ... See more »

Trivia:

Although he played Glenn Close's son in Hamlet (1990), he is only nine years her junior in real life. 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 »

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Capricorn

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