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

Filmography

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 2018 Dragged Across Concrete (post-production)
Brett Ridgeman
 2017 Daddy's Home 2
Kurt
 2016 Blood Father
Link
 2014 The Expendables 3
Stonebanks
 2013 Machete Kills
Voz
 2012 Get the Gringo
Driver
 2011 The Beaver
Walter Black
 2010 Edge of Darkness
Craven
 2004-2005 Complete Savages (TV Series)
Officer Cox
- The Complete Savages in...'Hot Water' (2005) ... Officer Cox
- Thanksgiving with the Savages (2004) ... Officer Cox
- Car Jack (2004) ... Officer Cox
 2004 Paparazzi
Anger Management Therapy Patient (uncredited)
 2003 The Singing Detective
Dr. Gibbon
 2002 Signs
Rev. Graham Hess
 2002 We Were Soldiers
Lt. Col. Hal Moore
 2001 The Quest for Captain Kidd (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2000 What Women Want
Nick Marshall
 2000 The Patriot
Benjamin Martin
 2000 Chicken Run
Rocky (voice)
 2000 The Million Dollar Hotel
Detective Skinner
 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Mel Gibson
- Beyond Blunderdome (1999) ... Mel Gibson (voice)
 1999/I Payback
Porter
 1998 Lethal Weapon 4
Martin Riggs
 1997 FairyTale: A True Story
Frances' Father (uncredited)
 1997 Conspiracy Theory
Jerry Fletcher
 1997 Fathers' Day
Scott the Body Piercer (uncredited)
 1996 Ransom
Tom Mullen
 1995 The Chili Con Carne Club (Short)
Mel
 1995/I Pocahontas
John Smith (voice)
 1995 Casper
Mel Gibson (uncredited)
 1995 Braveheart
William Wallace
 1994 Maverick
Bret Maverick
 1993 The Man Without a Face
Justin McLeod
 1992 Forever Young
Capt. Daniel McCormick
 1992 Lethal Weapon 3
Martin Riggs
 1990 Hamlet
Hamlet
 1990 Air America
Gene
 1990 Bird on a Wire
Rick Jarmin
 1989 Lethal Weapon 2
Martin Riggs
 1988 Tequila Sunrise
McKussic
 1987 Lethal Weapon
Martin Riggs
 1985 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
Mad Max Rockatansky
 1984 Mrs. Soffel
Ed Biddle
 1984 The River
Tom Garvey
 1984 The Bounty
Fletcher Christian Master's Mate
 1982 The Year of Living Dangerously
Guy Hamilton
 1981 The Road Warrior
Max
 1981 Tickled Pink (TV Series)
 1981 Gallipoli
Frank Dunne
 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)
Captain White / Rob Mulligan
 1978 Cop Shop (TV Series)
Peter Lang
- Episode #1.109 (1978) ... Peter Lang
 1977 Summer City
Scollop
 1976 The Sullivans (TV Series)
Ray Henderson
- Episode #1.372 ... Ray Henderson
- Episode #1.371 ... Ray Henderson
- Episode #1.370 ... Ray Henderson
- Episode #1.369 ... Ray Henderson
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Personal Details

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 | 57 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 79 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

(On Peter Weir) "I'd auditioned for an earlier film and he told me right up front, 'I'm not going to cast you for this part. You're not old enough. But thanks for coming in, I just wanted to meet you.' He told me he wanted me for Gallipoli (1981) a couple of years later because I wasn't the archetypal Australian. He had 'Mark Lee', the angelic-looking, ideal Australian kid, and he wanted ... See more »

Trivia:

For The Passion of the Christ (2004), which he directed, wrote and produced, he spent 25 million dollars of his own money. Back in 1992, he started doing research for the movie that was not released until 2004. See more »

Trademark:

Often acts and directs stories involving an individual who is persecuted, and fights for justice See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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