January 3, 1956
67 years old
5 ft 9¾ in | 177 cm
97 kg | 214 lbs
48 in | 122 cm
10 US | 43 EU
40 in | 102 cm
Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York, United States, on January 3, 1956, is an American actor.
Young Mel Gibson first started performing during his years at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, in theater productions with Judy Davis and Geoffrey Rush.
He made his big screen debut in Australian thriller film Summer City (1977) in role as Scollop.
He got his television debut in Australian drama series The Sullivans (1976–1983) in role as Ray Henderson.
He landed his Hollywood debut in drama movie The River (1984) in role as Tom Garvey.
Mel's breakthrough performance came as "Mad" Max Rockatansky in dystopian action film Mad Max (1979).
He made his directorial debut with drama film The Man Without a Face (1993) he also starred in role as Justin McLeod.
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Mel Gibson is 67 years old.
Mel Gibson net worth is around 425 million dollars.
He directed produced and starred as William Wallace in epic war movie Braveheart (1995), for which he won the Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Director and the Academy Award for Best Picture.
He played "Mad" Max Rockatansky in original Mad Max Trilogy:
Mad Max (1979)
Mad Max 2 (1981)
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
He portrayed Martin Riggs in Lethal Weapon movie series:
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Suspense for his role as Tom Mullen in crime thriller movie Ransom (1996).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Nick Marshall in romantic fantasy comedy film What Women Want (2000).
He directed biographical war drama film Hacksaw Ridge (2016), for which won two Academy Awards for Best Sound Mixing and Best Film Editing, also was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and Best Picture.
He won the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in a Lead Role for his performance as Frank Dunne in war drama film Gallipoli (1981).
He directed adventure action film Apocalypto (2006), for which was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language.
He directed and produced biblical drama movie The Passion of the Christ (2004), for which he won a Satellite Award for Best Director and a Hollywood Film Award for Producer of the Year.
He won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Suspense for his role as Jerry Fletcher in political action thriller film Conspiracy Theory (1997).
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Action for his role as Porter in neo-noir crime Payback (1999).
He won the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Drama for his role as Benjamin Martin in action war movie The Patriot (2000).
He was nominated for the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actor for his role as Father Graham Hess in drama mystery movie Signs (2002).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as Brett Ridgeman in neo-noir crime thriller film Dragged Across Concrete (2018).
The Bounty (1984) historical drama as Fletcher Christian
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) romantic drama as Guy Hamilton
Tequila Sunrise (1988) crime thriller as Dale McKussic
Bird on a Wire (1990) action comedy as Rick Jarmin
Air America (1990) action comedy as Gene Ryack
Forever Young (1992) science fiction romantic drama as Daniel McCormick
The Million Dollar Hotel (2000) drama as Agent Skinner
The Beaver (2011) black comedy as Walter Black
Hamlet (1990) drama as Prince Hamlet
The Expendables 3 (2014) action thriller as Conrad Stonebanks
He voiced John Smith in animated musical romantic drama movie Pocahontas (1995).
He voiced Rocky in stop motion animated comedy film Chicken Run (2005).
Blood Father (2016) action crime thriller as John Link
Daddy's Home 2 (2017) comedy as Kurt Mayron
The Professor and the Madman (2019) biographical drama as James Murray
Fatman (2020) comedy as Chris
Force of Nature (2020) action as Ray Barrett
Waldo (2020) action thriller as Alastair Pinch
Boss Level (2020) science fiction action as Col. Clive Vento
Father Stu (2022) biographical drama as Bill Long
Bandit (2022) biographical crime as Tommy
He portrayed Rick Munro in Australian soap opera Punishment (1981).
He hosted Saturday Night Live (1989) in episode "Mel Gibson / Living Colour".
He played Officer Cox in ABC sitcom Complete Savages (2004-2005).
Attended St Leo's Catholic College in Wahroonga, New South Wales and Asquith Boys High School in North Sydney.
Studied drama at the New Zealand Drama School, Toi Whakaari in Wellington, New Zealand.
Graduated from National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney (1977).
Has five brothers: Donal, Kevin, Andrew, Daniel, Christopher and five sisters: Patricia, Sheila, Mary Bridget, Maura, Anne.
Has Irish and Australian ancestry.
He is first Australian actor to have been paid one million dollars for a movie role.
Close friend with actress Jodie Foster.
He owns a production company, Icon International.
He was named an honorary Officer of the Order of Australia in 1997.
Has bipolar disorder.
Has struggled with alcoholism.
Supporter of a nonprofit organization Angels at Risk.
He was married to Australian actress Robyn Denise Moore (1980-2006), they have one daughter, Hannah and six sons: Edward, Christian, William, Louis, Milo, Thomas.
He dated Nadia Lanfranconi (2012), Violet Kowal (2009) and Oksana Pochepa (2009).
Has been in relationships with Oksana Grigorieva (2008-2010) they have one daughter, Lucia.
He started dating writer Rosalind Ross in 2014, they have one son, Lars Gerard.