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Mel Gibson: Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

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January 3, 1956

Mel Gibson (born on January 3, 1956) is a Hollywood actor who has been in the business for over 30 years. He is known for his roles in action movies like the "Lethal Weapon" franchise and "Braveheart." He has also directed films like "The Passion of the Christ." In recent years, Gibson has been embroiled in controversy, including an arrest for DUI and making anti-Semitic comments.

Early life and career

Mel Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York, on January 3, 1956. His father, Hutton Gibson, is a writer and a movie producer, and his mother, Anne Reilly, was an actress. Gibson's parents divorced when he was 12 years old. He has four siblings: two brothers and two sisters. Gibson was raised in Australia after his father remarried and moved the family there in 1968. He attended Catholic schools and graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney in 1977.

Gibson began his acting career in Australian films such as "The Summer of My German Soldier" (1978) and "Mad Max" (1979).

Mel Gibson has taken on a few more diverse roles. In 2018, he starred in the action movie “Machete Kills” and played a small part in the comedy “The Hangover Part III.” He also executive produced and starred in the 2016 film “Hacksaw Ridge,” which was nominated for six Academy Awards.

In 2017, Gibson made his directorial return with “Daddy’s Home 2.” The sequel to the 2015 comedy starred Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg. Gibson also had a cameo appearance in the film.

Most recently, Gibson has been cast in the upcoming Marvel Studios film “Thor: Love and Thunder.” The actor will play the role of King Odin, the father of Thor.

Success in Hollywood

Mel Gibson's 2006 film Apocalypto was a massive success, grossing over $120 million worldwide. The film was set in the Maya civilization and told the story of a man who must escape from capture and save his family from destruction.

Gibson's success with Apocalypto proved that he is still a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood. The film was a hit with critics and audiences alike and is one of the highest-grossing films of all time. Gibson is currently working on a sequel to the film, which is sure to be another box-office smash.

Controversies and legal problems

Gibson has been embroiled in a series of controversies. In 2006, he was arrested for drunk driving and made anti-Semitic remarks to the arresting officer. Gibson later apologized for the comments. In 2010, tapes leaked of Gibson making racist and sexist remarks to his ex-girlfriend. Gibson again apologized for the comments.

Most recently, in 2016, Gibson directed and starred in the film Hacksaw Ridge, which was nominated for multiple Academy Awards. However, some have criticized the film for its depiction of violence and its glorification of war.

Conclusion

In conclusion, Mel Gibson is one of the most successful Hollywood actors. His career has spanned over three decades and he has starred in some of the most popular films. Even though he is now in his 50s, he shows no signs of slowing down and continues to take on challenging roles. He is also a director and producer and has been behind some of Hollywood's biggest hits. There is no doubt that Gibson is a talented actor who has had a great impact on the film industry.

Bio
Full NameMel Columcille Gerard Gibson
NicknameCordova Comet
Date of BirthJanuary 3, 1956
Age Years
NationalityAustralian, American, Irish
BirthplacePeekskill, New York, U.S.
Home TownPeekskill, New York
ReligionCatholicism
Educational Qualification-
SchoolNational Institute of Dramatic Art (Kensington, Sydney, Australia) Asquith Boys High School (Asquith, New South Wales, Australia)
College/ UniversitySt. Leo’s Catholic College (Wahroonga, Sydney, Australia)
Zodiac SignCapricorn ♑
ProfessionActor, Producer, Director
Physical Stats
Height5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
Weight‎97 kg (214 lbs)
Hair ColorDark brown
Eye ColorBlue
Favorite
ColorBlue
FoodHungarian cuisine, Spanish
Actor-
Actress-
Singer-
Place-
HobbiesTraveling
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusMarried
FatherHutton Gibson
MotherAnne Reilly
Spouse (Wife/ Husband)Rosalind Ross (2014-Now)
Robyn Moore Gibson ( m.1980-2011)
Children9
Son(s)Milo Gibson, Christian Gibson, Louis Gibson, Edward Gibson, William Gibson, Thomas Gibson
Daughter(s)Hannah Gibson, Lars Gerard Gibson Lucia Gibson
Brother(s)Donal Gibson
Sister(s)-
Career
ProfessionActor, Producer, Director
Net Worth$430 million
Famous forStar of the 'Mad Max' and 'lethal Weapon' film series and later earned acclaim as the director of 'Braveheart,'
DebutSummer City (1977)
Awards/ HonoursAwards
Academy Awards
Golden Globe Awards
Australian Film Institute / AACTA Awards
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
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SignatureMel Gibson Autograph

Movie List

Bandit
[ Upcoming ]
Boys of Summer
[ Upcoming ]
Last Looks
[ 2022 ]
Panama
[ 2022 ]
Agent Game
[ 2022 ]
Father Stu
[ 2022 ]
Hot Seat
[ 2022 ]
Boss Level
[ 2021 ]
Dangerous
[ 2021 ]
Force of Nature
[ 2020 ]
Fatman
[ 2020 ]
The Professor and the Madman
[ 2019 ]
Dragged Across Concrete
[ 2018 ]
Daddy's Home 2
[ 2017 ]
Blood Father
[ 2016 ]
Hacksaw Ridge
[ 2016 ]
The Expendables 3
[ 2014 ]
Stonehearst Asylum
[ 2014 ]
Machete Kills
[ 2013 ]
Get the Gringo
[ 2012 ]
The Beaver
[ 2011 ]
Edge of Darkness
[ 2010 ]
Apocalypto
[ 2006 ]
Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man
[ 2005 ]
The Passion of the Christ
[ 2004 ]
The Passion of the Christ
[ 2004 ]
The Singing Detective
[ 2003 ]
We Were Soldiers
[ 2002 ]
Signs
[ 2002 ]
Chicken Run
[ 2000 ]
What Women Want
[ 2000 ]
The Million Dollar Hotel
[ 2000 ]
The Patriot
[ 2000 ]
Payback
[ 1999 ]
Lethal Weapon 4
[ 1998 ]
Fathers' Day
[ 1997 ]
Conspiracy Theory
[ 1997 ]
FairyTale: A True Story
[ 1997 ]
Ransom
[ 1996 ]
Braveheart
[ 1995 ]
Casper
[ 1995 ]
Pocahontas
[ 1995 ]
Maverick
[ 1994 ]
The Man Without a Face
[ 1993 ]
Forever Young
[ 1992 ]
Lethal Weapon 3
[ 1992 ]
Bird on a Wire
[ 1990 ]
Air America
[ 1990 ]
Hamlet
[ 1990 ]
Lethal Weapon 2
[ 1989 ]
Tequila Sunrise
[ 1988 ]
Lethal Weapon
[ 1987 ]
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
[ 1985 ]
The Bounty
[ 1984 ]
The River
[ 1984 ]
Mrs. Soffel
[ 1984 ]
The Year of Living Dangerously
[ 1982 ]
Attack Force Z
[ 1981 ]
Gallipoli
[ 1981 ]
Mad Max 2
[ 1981 ]
The Chain Reaction
[ 1980 ]
Mad Max
[ 1979 ]
Tim
[ 1979 ]
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
[ 1977 ]
Summer City
[ 1977 ]

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