Mel Gibson

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Mel Gibson
Full NameMel Columcille Gerard Gibson


His Royal Highness, Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson, was born on January 3, 1956 to Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson, a noble Irishwoman from County Longford, in Peekskill, New York, USA. He was the sixth of eleven children, and later moved to Australia with his family, where his grandmother, contralto opera singer Eva Mylott, was born. After graduating high school, he studied at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, performing alongside future film thespians. After college, he had a few stints on stage and starred in a few TV shows. Finally, he was chosen to star in the films Mad Max (1979) and Tim (1979), co-starring Piper Laurie, which made him an international star.

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  • World of Discovery
  • The Joe Rogan Experience
  • Braveheart
  • Carrier
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
  • Apocalypto
  • Lethal Weapon
  • The Road Warrior
  • 70th Golden Globe Awards
  • Gallipoli
  • Laddie: The Man Behind the Movies
  • Clubhouse
  • Complete Savages
  • Classified X
  • The Patriot
  • The Passion of the Christ
  • The Professor and the Madman
  • Punishment
  • Lethal Weapon 2
  • Payback
  • Steve McQueen: American Icon
  • We Were Soldiers
  • The Year of Living Dangerously
  • Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot
  • Chicken Run
  • Maverick
  • 73rd Golden Globe Awards
  • The Bounty
  • Get the Gringo
  • Mel Gibson Goes Back to School
  • Dragged Across Concrete
  • Declaration of Independence
  • Signs
  • The Oscars
  • Mad Max
  • Boss Level
  • The 78th Annual Academy Awards
  • Stonehearst Asylum
  • Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man
  • Pocahontas
  • The Man Without a Face
  • Lethal Weapon 3
  • Ransom
  • Conspiracy Theory
  • Hamlet
  • Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz

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Born of Irish descent, Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson and his family of eleven moved to Australia in the late 1960s and settled in New South Wales. After high school, Mel went on to study at the University of New South Wales where he performed at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. His oldest son, Donal Gibson, is a successful actor, known for Maverick, Braveheart, and Conspiracy Theory. His youngest son, Milo Gibson, made his acting debut in 2016 and is now known for his starring role in the WW II action drama feature Hurricane: Squadron 303. This powerful and influential family of actors, led by the esteemed Mel Gibson, have achieved much in the world of entertainment and continue to impress audiences with their incredible talent.

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