Mel Gibson Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows, Facts & More


Mel Gibson Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Children, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows, Facts & More






Who is Mel Gibson?

Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson is an American actor, film director, screenwriter and producer. He is famous for his action hero roles.

Childhood & Early Life

Mel Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York, 3 January 1956.He is second son of Irish descent writer Hutton Gibson and Irish-born Anne Patricia.One of Gibson's younger brothers, Donal, is also an actor. Gibson was educated by members of the Congregation of Christian Brothers, when he was in high school at St Leo's Catholic College in Wahroonga, New South Wales. Then he went to the University of New South Wales in Sydney.Gibson studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney.



Gibson and actress Judy Davis played the leads in Romeo and Juliet, when he was student at the National Institute of Dramatic Art, and Gibson played the role of Queen Titania. After college, Mel had a few stints on stage and starred in a few TV shows.Gibson made his film debut in the film Summer City 1977), when he was student at the NIDA. Gibson then played the title role in the 1979 film Mad Max.


After Mad Max, Gibson played role in the film Tim (1979). Gibson appeared in Australian television series The Sullivans as a guest roles. In thistelevision series Gibson played role as naval lieutenant Ray Henderson.Gibson played leads role in the World War I drama Gallipoli (1981), which earned Gibson a Best Actor Award from the Australian Film Institute.


The sequel Mad Max 2 (1982) was his first film to hit in America.Gibson appeared in Peter Weir's romantic thriller "The Year of Living Dangerously" (1982) and The Bounty (1984). Gibson appeared in the Mad Max BeyondThunderdome (1985), which for he earned his first million dollar salary.Gibson's first American film was drama film The River (1984). Gibson appeared in the Lethal Weapon (1987), Tequila Sunrise (1988) and Lethal Weapon 2 (1989).


In 1993, Gibson made his directorial debut with the movie “The Man Without a Face”.In 1995, Gibson produced, directed, and starred in Braveheart, for which he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Director, the Best Directo Academy Award, and the Academy Award for Best Picture. After that Gibson produced, directed in The Passion of the Christ (2004), Apocalypto (2006)and Hacksaw Ridge (2016).


He was the first Australian actor to be paid $1,000,000 for a film role In May 2003 Gibson was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.


Short Biography

Birth Name: Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson

Birth Date: January 3, 1956

Birth Place: Peekskill, New York, U.S.

Age (at 2022): 66 Years

Sun Sign: Capricorn

Height: 5' 9¾" (1.77 m)

Citizenship: United States, Ireland

Education: St Leo's Catholic College

                 University of New South Wales

                 National Institute of Dramatic Art

Family: Hutton Gibson (Father)

            Anne Reilly (mother)

             Donal Gibson (brother)

             Eva Mylott (grandmother)

             John Hutton Gibson (grandfather)

Spouse: Robyn Moore(m. 1980; div. 2011)

Partner(s): Oksana Grigorieva (2009–2010)

                  Rosalind Ross (2014–present)

Children: Christian Gibson, Edward Gibson, Hannah Gibson, Louis Gibson, Lucia Gibson, Milo Gibson, Thomas Gibson, William Gibson

Founder/Co-Founder: Icon Productions

Occupation: Actor, director, producer, screenwriter

Net worth: $425 million

Salary: Summer City (1977) - $400

            Mad Max (1979) - $15,000

            Mad Max 2 (1981) - $120,000

            Mad Max BeyondThunderdome (1985) - $1,200,000

            Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) - $10,000,000

            Conspiracy Theory (1997) - $20,000,000

            Lethal Weapon 4 (1998) - $25,000,000

            We Were Soldiers (2002) - $25,000,000


Mel Gibson Books

David and Goliath: Told by Mel Gibson with Music by Branford Marsalis


Mel Gibson Films & Movies

1977 I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

1979 Mad Max, Tim

1980 The Chain Reaction

1981 Attack Force Z, Gallipoli, Mad Max 2

1982 The Year of Living Dangerously

1984 The Bounty, The River

1985 Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

1987 Lethal Weapon

1988 Tequila Sunrise

1989 Lethal Weapon 2

1990 Bird on a Wire, Hamlet

1992 Forever Young, Lethal Weapon 3

1993 The Man Without a Face

1994 Maverick

1995 Braveheart, Pocahontas

1996 Ransom

1998 Lethal Weapon 4

2000 Chicken Run

2002 We Were Soldiers

2004 The Passion of the Christ

2005 Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man

2006 Apocalypto

2010 Edge of Darkness

2013 Machete Kills

2014 The Expendables 3

2016 Blood Father, Hacksaw Ridge

2017 Daddy's Home 2

2020 Force of Nature

2021 Boss Level

2022 Last Looks


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1976–1983 TheSullivans

1977–1984 Cop Shop

1981 Punishment

1989 Saturday Night Live

1999 The Simpsons

2000 The Three Stooges

2001 Invincible

2004–2005 Complete Savages

2004–2005 Clubhouse

2008 Carrier


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The 10 Best Biographies of All Time | 10 Super Inspiring Biographies Books

Top Biographic Books | Most Famous Biography Books


1. A Beautiful Mind


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Book Title: A Beautiful Mind: a Biography of John Forbes Nash

Author: Sylvia Nasar

Published Year: 1998

Total Page count: 460

Types:  Biography

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States

Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography (1998)


Summary of book

The powerful, dramatic biography of conomist and mathematician John Forbes Nash, who overcame serious mental illness and schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize.


2. Alan Turing: The Enigma


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Book Title: Alan Turing: The Enigma

Published Year: 1983

Author: Andrew Hodges

Total Page count: 587

Types:  Biography

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States


Summary of book

This book is a biography of the British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing. The book covers Alan Turing's hole life and work. The film The Imitation Game (2014) is loosely based on the book.


3. Alexander Hamilton


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Book Title: Alexander Hamilton

Published Year: 2004

Author: Ron Chernow

Total Page count: 818

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States


Summary of book

"Alexander Hamilton" is a biography of American statesman Alexander Hamilton. "Alexander Hamilton" is written by famous historian and biographer Ron Chernow. Alexander Hamilton was an instrumental promoter of the U.S. Constitution, founder of the nation's financial system. Alexander Hamilton was first Secretary of the Treasury. Alexander Hamilton was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.


4. Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"


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Book Title: Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"

Published Date: 8 May 2018

Author: Zora Neale Hurston

Total Page count: 208

Types: Biography

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States


Summary of book

Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo" this book is written by Zora Neale Hurston.  This book is based on Hurston’s interviews with the last remaining survivor of the Middle Passage slave trade, a man named Cudjo Lewis. In this book true story of Cudjo Lewis, an Alabama man who was believed to be the last living person captured in Africa and brought to America on a slave ship.


5. Churchill: A Life


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Book Title: Churchill: A Life

Published Year: 1991

Author: Martin Gilbert

Types: Biography

Book Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

Total Page count: 1066 pages


Summary of book

"Churchill: A Life Churchill" is a brilliant marriage of the hard facts of the public life and the intimate details of the private man. a vital portrait of one of the most remarkable men of any age as well as a revealing depiction of a man of extraordinary courage and imagination. Winston Churchill — considered by many to be

Britain’s greatest prime minister ever. A dexterous balance of in-depth research and intimately drawn details makes this biography.


6. E=mc²: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation


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Book Title: E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation

Author: David Bodanis

Published Year: May 2000

Book Publisher: Doubleday Canada

Total Page count: 336 pages

Types: Biography


Summary of book

In this book David Bodanis attempts to explain the meaning, beauty and implications of the most famous equation in physics. This “biography of the world’s most famous equation”


7. Enrique's Journey


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Book Title: Enrique's Journey

Published Year: 2006

Author: Sonia Nazario

Total Page count: 300 pages

Book Publisher: Penguin Random House LLC

Types: Novel, Biography


Summary of book

Enrique's Journey: this is the Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with his Mother. This book based on a 17-year-old boy from Honduras who travels to the United States in search of his mother.


8. Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo


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Book Title: Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo

Published Year: 1983

Author: Hayden Herrera

Book Publisher: Harper

Types: Biography, Biographical Fiction


Summary of book

"Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo" is a book written by Hayden Herrera about the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, her art, and her relationship with muralist Diego Rivera. "Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo" this book was Published in 1983.


9. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


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Book Title: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Published Year: 2 February 2010

Author: Rebecca Skloot

Total Page count: 381

Types: Biography

Book Publisher: Crown Publishing Group

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States


Summary of book

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" is a non-fiction book written by American author Rebecca Skloot. This book is about a woman whose cells completely changed the trajectory of modern medicine.


10. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men Three Tenant Families


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Book Title: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families

Published Year: 1941

Author: James Agee

Book Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Total Page count: 416 pages

Subjects: History


Summary of book

"Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" is a book written by American writer James Agee and published in 1941 in the United States. The book is documents the lives of impoverished tenant farmers during the Great Depression.


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