Mel Gibson

American actor, film director, producer and screenwriter

Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson, AO (born January 3, 1956)[2] is an Australian and American actor and movie maker.[3][4][5][6][7][8] He is mostly known for his roles in action movies. Some of his most famous roles are in Mad Max (1979), Gallipoli (1981), The Bounty (1984), Lethal Weapon (1987), and Braveheart (1995).[2] He directed The Passion of the Christ in 2004. He loosely based it on the visions of St. Catherine Emmerich.

Mel Gibson

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Born
Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson

(1956-01-03) January 3, 1956 (age 64)
OccupationActor, movie director, producer, screenwriter
Years active1976–present
Spouse(s)Robyn Moore Gibson
(m. 1980–2011)[1]
Children8
Parent(s)Hutton Gibson (dead)
Anne Patricia
(née Reilly, dead)
Signature
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Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York, United States. His father, Hutton Gibson, was a veteran soldier during World War II and was also a famous writer. His family moved to Australia in 1968, when he was 12.[9] He studied acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney. He also has Irish citizenship.[10]

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ReferencesEdit

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  2. 2.0 2.1 "Mel Gibson and his girlfriend welcome a baby girl". Retrieved October 2, 2009.
  3. Mark Morris (July 16, 2000). "Mel Gibson: Proud or prejudiced?". The Observer. Guardian News and Media Limited.
  4. John Hiscock (January 21, 2010). "Mel Gibson interview". The Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group Limited.
  5. Matt Probert; Leela Probert. "Mel Gibson". The Probert Encyclopaedia. The New Society For The Diffusion of Knowledge. Retrieved March 12, 2014.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  6. "Mel Gibson". WordNet. Princeton University. Retrieved March 12, 2014.
  7. "Mel Gibson net worth". Celebrity Net Worth. Retrieved March 12, 2014.
  8. "Mel Gibson". eNews Reference. Retrieved March 12, 2014.
  9. Clarkson, Wensley (1993). Mel Gibson: Living Dangerously. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press. p. 30.
  10. Stephen M. Silverman. "Jonathan Rhys Meyers Crowned Best Actor in Ireland". People Magazine. Retrieved March 2, 2008.
  11. "AACTA - Past Winners - 1979". AACTA.org. Retrieved November 9, 2011.
  12. "AACTA - Past Winners - 1981". AACTA.org. Retrieved November 9, 2011.
  13. "People's Choice Awards Nominees & Winners: 1991". PeoplesChoice.com. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  14. "People's Choice Awards Nominees & Winners: 1997". PeoplesChoice.com. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  15. 15.0 15.1 "People's Choice Awards Nominees & Winners: 2001". PeoplesChoice.com. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  16. "People's Choice Awards Nominees & Winners: 2003". PeoplesChoice.com. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  17. "People's Choice Awards Nominees & Winners: 2004". PeoplesChoice.com. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  18. "Star-gazing". The Milwaukee Journal. March 13, 1993. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  19. DeArmond, Michelle (March 8, 1996). "Travolta, Bullock honored". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  20. BWW News Desk (March 25, 2010). "Jennifer Garner and Sarah Silverman Added to All-Star Lineup Honoring Matt Damon". Broadway World. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  21. Rush, George; Molloy, Joanna and Jones, Baird (February 25, 1997). "Contract talks put sly on the cutting edge". New York Daily News. Retrieved July 18, 2010.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  22. Sams, Christine (December 9, 2002). "Gulpilil leads lesser lights to glory". The Sun-Herald. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  23. "MAY 1003 GIBSON SPEAKS AT LMU'S UNDERGRADUATE COMMENCEMENT PR". lmu.com. Loyola Marymount University. Archived from the original on July 22, 2010. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  24. "Jesus helps Mel hit No. 1". CNNMoney.com. June 18, 2004. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  25. Galloway, Stephen (November 15, 2004). "Innovator of the Year: Mel Gibson". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on June 10, 2015. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  26. "Awestruck by 'Lethal Weapon'". Malaysia Star. September 23, 2007. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  27. "Mel Gibson to be honoured at IFTA ceremony". Rte.ie. February 8, 2008. Retrieved October 22, 2008.

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