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Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson


Date of Birth:
Jan 3, 1956

Place of Birth:
Peekskill, New York, United States

Actor, Director, Producer With Icon Productions

Hutton Gibson, Anne Reilly

Robyn Moore, (m. 1980; Div. 2011)

Robyn Moore, (m. 1980; Div. 2011)


Years active:

Net worth:
$425 Million (2011)

Mel Gibson - Summary Details

Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson (born January 3, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his action hero roles, namely his breakout role as Max Rockatansky in the first three films in the Mad Max post-apocalyptic action series, and as Martin Riggs in the Lethal Weapon buddy cop film series.

Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York. He moved with his parents to Sydney, Australia, when he was 12 years old, and studied acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. During the 1980s, he founded Icon Entertainment, a production company which independent film director Atom Egoyan has called "an alternative to the studio system". Director Peter Weir cast him as one of the leads in the critically acclaimed World War I drama Gallipoli (1981), which earned Gibson a Best Actor Award from the Australian Film Institute, as well as a reputation as a serious, versatile actor.

Gibson produced, directed, and starred in the epic historical drama film Braveheart (1995), for which he won the Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for Best Director, along with the Academy Award for Best Picture. He later directed and produced the financially successful, and controversial, biblical drama film The Passion of the Christ (2004). He received further critical notice for his directorial work of the action-adventure film Apocalypto (2006), which is set in Mesoamerica during the early 16th century. After a 10-year hiatus from directing, Gibson returned with the critically acclaimed Hacksaw Ridge (2016), which won two Academy Awards and was nominated for another four, including Best Picture and Best Director for Gibson, his second nomination in the category.

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Mel Gibson Edge of Darkness Interview

Mel Gibson plays a Boston cop trying to uncover the truth about his daughter's murder in Edge of Darkness, based on the British miniseries directed by Martin Campbell...

Mel Gibson Passion of the Christ

26 years ago Paul Fischer and Mel Gibson got together for his first on-camera interview. Gibson was a star-on-the-rise, while his interviewer was just a mere...

Mel Gibson We Were Soldiers

Some 20 years after Paul Fischer first interviewed Mel Gibson in Sydney for Gallipoli, the pair are back, this time discussing another lost cause – Vietnam – the...

Tom Hardy Mad Max: Fury Road

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and almost everyone is crazed fighting for the...

Mel Gibson

Known to many in the world of Hollywood as 'Manic Mel', Mel Gibson is a man of many moods and talents. Winning, many times over, awards for being the sexiest man in...

Mel Gibson Signs

"Signs", the latest thriller from M. Night Shyamalan seems, at least on the surface, to be an unusual project for superstar Mel Gibson to embark on. But as always,...

Mel Gibson Get the Gringo

It's been a bad day for Driver and it's not getting any better. He just made a big haul of millions that would give him a nice summer vacation on easy street. A good...

Ray Winstone Edge of Darkness Interview

Currently appearing as a cuckolded gangster in the brilliantly subversive 44 Inch Chest, Ray Winstone will next be seen opposite Mel Gibson in the US remake of the...

Edge of Darkness

Thomas Craven (Mel Gibson) embarks on a solitary investigation where his search uncovers not only her secret life, but a world of corporate cover-ups and government...

Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham The Expendables 3

The latest mission becomes a clash of classic old-school style versus high-tech expertise in the Expendables' most personal battle yet.

Get The Gringo DVD

Mel Gibson is back, and better than ever in Get The Gringo - a hilarious action comedy from the producers of Braveheart and Apocalypto.

The Passion of the Christ

'The Passion of the Christ' is about the last 12 hours of Jesus of Nazareth's life. The film opens in the Garden of the Olives (Gethsemane) where Jesus has gone to...

The Beaver DVD

From Academy Award winner Jodie Foster and starring Mel Gibson, Academy Award nominee Jennifer Lawrence and Anton Yelchin, comes a moving film about family,...

Escape the Paparazzi by buying your own island in the sun.

New trend to buy your own island, led by celebrities such as Johnny Depp, Paloma Picasso, Goldie Hawn and Mel Gibson, ensures total privacy away from prying paparazzi...

Jim Caviezel Passion of the Christ - Reaffirms His Faith in 'Jesus' Role.

Oscar winner Mel Gibson said he found his perfect Jesus by casting Jim Caviezel in the pivotal role for his controversial Passion of the Christ, having seen the actor...

New Movie Network Channels Starpics 1 and Starpics 2 and FMC

The Movie Network Channel has added three new channels; Starpics 1 and Starpics 2 and FMC (Family Movie Channel) we asked Lizzy Lovette what we should expect from the...

George Miller Happy Feet Interview

It might be hard to believe that some 30 years after he broke cinematic ground with Mad Max, George Miller would come up with an expensive family part CGI and part...

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