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

Filmography

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 2018 Dragged Across Concrete (post-production)
Brett Ridgeman
 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)
Mel Gibson
- Beyond Blunderdome (1999) ... Mel Gibson (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/I Pocahontas
John Smith (voice)
 1995 Casper
Mel Gibson (uncredited)
 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)
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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Other Works:

Guest on "Live on Five" promoting "Lethal Weapon II". 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 making The Bounty (1984)) "I went mad. They would hold their breath at night when I went off. One night I had a fight in a bar and the next day they had to shoot only one side of my face because the other was so messed up. If you see the film, you can see the swelling in certain scenes." See more »

Trivia:

His mother was born in County Longford, Ireland and his father was born in Peekskill, New York. Mel's paternal grandmother, Eva Mylott, was an Australian contralto opera singer, whose own parents were Irish as well. Mel's paternal grandfather, John Hutton Gibson, was a wealthy American businessman from a family based in the American South; John was of mostly Irish descent, and also had English, ... See more »

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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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