Mel Gibson Biography

Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson AO is an American actor, filmmaker, and screenwriter. He is most well known as an action hero, for roles such as Martin Riggs in the Lethal Weapon film series and Max Rockatansky in the first three Mad Max films.

He was born in Peekskill, New York, and moved with his parents to Sydney when he was 12 years old. He studied acting at the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art. During the 1980s, Gibson founded Icon Entertainment, a production company which independent film director Atom Egoyan has called, "an alternative to the studio system."

In 1995, Gibson produced, directed, and starred in the Braveheart, for which he won the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Director, along with the Academy Award for Best Picture. In 2004, he directed and produced The Passion of the Christ, a financially successful, controversial film depicting the last hours in the life of Jesus. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Mel Gibson
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Screenwriter, Film director, Film Producer, Television producer, Television Director, Voice Actor
Ethnicity:
Irish American, Scottish American, Australian Americ
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
January 3, 1956 (61)
Astrological Sign:
Capricorn
Marriages
Divorces
  • 2006-07-29
    Robyn Denise Moore divorces Oscar-winning actor Mel Gibson (55) due to irreconcilable differences after 31 years of marriage
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