Birth Date: January 3 1956
Birth Place: N/A
Mel Gibson was the sixth of his parents' eleven kids. He lived in New York City , until the age of 12, when the family from the United States to his mother's native Sydney, Australia. Gibson graduated from a Catholic high school with dreams of becoming a chef or a journalist, but instead landed at the National Institute of Dramatic Art at the University of New South Wales . Gibson earned his film debut in a cheap flick called Summer City. After graduation, he joined the State Theatre Company of South Australia and appeared in a number of classical and contemporary productions. Director George Miller invited Gibson to audition for the title role in his post-apocalyptic action film Mad Max. The 1980 film became the highest-grossing Aussie movie in history, and in 1982, the even more successful sequel, The Road Warrior, was released in the States to ecstatic crowds. Gibson's star had become visible from all continents.
Gibson won the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor for his role in Gallipoli. In 1985, he was named People's first ever "Sexiest Man Alive. In 1987, he starred in the mega-hit, Lethal Weapon, he proving his box-office appeal. Gibson moved to dramatic acting, in Hamlet, and to directing and starring in the film The Man Without a Face. Gibson donned a Scotsman's kilt in Braveheart , and the film earned him Oscars for Best Director and Best Picture. He starred in a few thriller movies, such as Ransom and Conspiracy Theory. He later returned to his role as the "nutty" cop in Lethal Weapon 4.
Summer 2000 brought a brace of disparate, high-profile outings: he voiced a brash American rooster named Rocky in Chicken Run; and he headlined as a minuteman who reluctantly joins the Revolutionary War in The Patriot. Upcoming projects include an adaptation of the Ray Bradbury novel Fahrenheit 451 , in which he will both star in and direct.
As for his personal life, back at the ranch in Australia, Gibson plays it pretty straight. He and his wife of over 20 years, Robyn, have seven children, ranging in age from 20 to toddler.
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