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American actor, film director, producer and screenwriter


Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson, AO directed and starred in the Academy Award-winning Braveheart. In 2004, he directed and produced The Passion of the Christ, a film portraying the last hours in the life of Jesus.

Mel Gibson Info

Birth nameMel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson
Date of BirthJanuary 3, 1956
Place of BirthPeekskill, New York, U.S.
OccupationsActor, film director, producer, screenwriter
Spouse (s)Robyn Moore Gibson (m. 1980–2011)
Children6 sons, 2 daughters
ReligionTraditionalist Catholic
Years active1976–present
ParentsHutton Gibson, Anne Patricia(nee Reilly, deceased)
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 You know, I love coming to 'The Tonight Show' because when I get here and you tape me, you let me know you're going to do that up front! 
— Mel Gibson joking on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno / April 28, 2012
 You know, maybe you don't know this about me, but I've got a little bit of a temper. 
— Mel Gibson on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, admitting to have a little bit of temper / April 28, 2012
 The very first idea I ever had about making a film, and my first thought about being a filmmaker was when I was 16 years old and I wanted to make a Viking movie in old Norse, which I was studying at the time. I'm going to give you real men. I want a Viking to scare you... I want to see someone who I've never seen before speaking low guttural German, who scares the living s**t out of me. 
— Mel Gibson is going to make a viking epic movie / March 18, 2010
 We're going hammer and tongs on the script right now... There's never been a good Viking film, not that I've seen. I think I have found the right way to get into it, though, but I don't want to say too much. The real problem is making those guys sympathetic. They were monsters. 
— Mel Gibson is going to make a viking epic movie / March 18, 2010
 I'm not wearing anything. I plan on lying in front of my TV set probably wearing my birthday suit. I'm not attending the Oscars. Hey, I'll be there in spirit. But I've voted. There's always next year. 
— Mel Gibson wants to watch the Oscars at home / March 05, 2010

 I've got a couple of treats in store. Wait and see, 
— Mel Gibson has many projects in the pipeline / March 05, 2010
 Since I've passed the big 5-0 I've chosen my projects more carefully. When you realize that half of your life has gone by you don't want to do s**t stuff anymore. 
— Mel Gibson has many projects in the pipeline / March 05, 2010
 It is a hellish habit to break. Your neurons are involved. My mother smoked when I was in her womb. I first had one when I was nine years old and I thought, 'Yes, I missed this!' I knew I missed it. 
— Mel Gibson blames his mother for smoking addiction / March 03, 2010