Mel Columcille Gerald Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York;
January 3, 1956. It is the sixth of a family of 11 children.
His/her father, workman with the railroad moves with all the
family in Australia for financial reasons, but also to avoid
with oldest of the 11 children having to leave for Vietnam.
Mel was 12 years old. After the college, it enters to the national
institute of dramatic arts of the university of Sydney. During
its second year, it is selected by George Miller to play the
part of a futuristic hero in Mad max. This film will make it
famous in the whole world.
will hold then the principal role in "Tim" or it incarnates
a handicapped young man. This service will be worth to him the
reward of the best actor of the cinematographic institute of
is then recognized like a star international thanks to the series
of Mad Max. With film of Peter Weir "Gallipoli", it
receives one second reward like better Australian actor. A few
years later, Weir and Gibson collaborated again in "The
Year of Living Dangerously." It made its beginnings in
the American cinema with "The River". But Mel Gibson
does not forget any therefore films of actions since it will
play in the trilogy "Lethal Weapon" with which it
will prove that it is always present in the boxoffice.
is also able to play of the dramatic roles like "Hamlet",
which was the first production of its company of production
"Icon Productions" and which was worth the reward
to him William Shakespeare of the Folger theatre of Washington,
D.C. It carried out its beginnings as a realizer in "The
Man Without A Face" or he will be also an actor. Icon Production
will also produce "Forever Young" and "Maverick".
In "Braveheart", he is a producer, realizer and actor.
This film gained many Oscars, of which that of the best realizer.
is married since June 17, 1980 with Robyn Moore. From this union
were born seven children: Hannah, the Edward twins and Christian,
William, Louis Milo and the small Thomas last. In 2004, it creates
the feeling by carrying out "the Passion Of Christ",
a historical fresco in araméen and Latin devoted to the
twelve last hours of Jesus-Christ.