|Born on January 3, 1956, Mel Gibson is a multi-award winning actor,
director and producer. He loves to play practical jokes on his co-stars
and has yet to be outdone. Everyone who has ever worked with him
respects him for his talent and down-to-earth friendliness.
Wednesday, August 11 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (repeat)
Mel Gibson stars in the movie "Payback"
whcih opened 5 February 1999 from Paramount.
Background - Mel was born in Peekskill, NY
and lived there until he was twelve when his father moved the family to
Sydney, Australia. Mel is the sixth of eleven children.
Mel graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art, University
of New South Wales and joined the State Theatre Company of South Australia.
Film Debut - Gibson played Scollop, a surfer
dude, in a low-budget film, "Summer City".
Breakthrough Role - It didn't take long
for Mel to become well-know worldwide. His performances in Mad Max
and the sequel, The Road Warrior took him to immediate star status.
Family - Mel married former dental nurse
Robyn Moore in 1980. They have six children, Hannah, Edward, Christian,
William, Louis, and Milo.
Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson
January 3, 1956
Peekskill, New York
Height - 5'9"
1998 - Blockbuster Entertainment Award - Favorite Actor-Suspense
- "Conspiracy Theory"
1997 - Officer of the Order of Australia - Australia's highest honor
1997 - Blockbuster Entertainment Award - Favorite Actor-Suspense -
1997 - Hasty Pudding Theatricals - Man of the Year
1997 - People's Choice Award - Favorite Motion Picture Actor
1996 - Oscar - Best Director - "Braveheart"
1996 - Oscar - Best Picture - "Braveheart"
1996 - Golden Globe - Best Director - Motion Picture - "Braveheart"
1996 - NBR Award - Special Achievement in Filmmaking - "Braveheart"
1996 - ShoWest Award - Director of the Year
1993 - MTV Movie Award - Best Action Sequence - "Lethal Weapon 3"
1993 - MTV Movie Award - Best On-Screen Duo shared with Danny Glover
- Lethal Weapon 3"
1993 - ShoWest Award - Male Star of the Year
1981 - AFI Award - Best Actor - "Gallipoli"
1999 - Payback
. . . Porter
1998 - Lethal Weapon
4 . . . Martin Riggs
1997 - Conspiracy Theory . . . Jerry Fletcher
1997 - Father's Day . . . (cameo) Scott the Body-Piercer
1997 - Fairy Tale: A True Story . . . Frances' Father
1996 - Ransom . . . Tom Mullen
1995 - Casper . . . Himself
1995 - Braveheart . . . William Wallace
1995 - Pocahontas . . . (voice) John Smith
1994 - Maverick . . . Bret Maverick
1993 - The Man Without a Face . . . McLeod
1993 - Earth and the American Dream . . . (voice)
1992 - Lethal Weapon 3 . . . Martin Riggs
1992 - Forever Young . . . Daniel
1990 - Bird on a Wire . . . Rick Jarmin
1990 - Air America . . . Gene Ryack
1990 - Hamlet . . . Hamlet
1989 - Lethal Weapon 2 . . . Martin Riggs
1988 - Tequila Sunrise . . . Dale McKussic
1987 - Lethal Weapon . . . Martin Riggs
1985 - Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome . . . Mad Max
1984 - The Bounty . . . Fletcher Christian
1984 - Mrs. Soffell . . . Ed Biddle
1984 - The River . . . Tom Garvey
1983 - The Year of Living Dangerously . . . Guy Hamilton
1982 - Attack Force A . . . Captain P.G. Kelly
1981 - Gallipoli . . . Frank Dunne
1981 - Mad Max 2 . . . Max
1980 - The Chain Reaction . . . Bearded Mechanic
1979 - Tim . . . Tim
1979 - Mad Max . . . Max
1977 - Summer City . . . Scollop
1981 - Punishment . . . (series) Rick Monroe
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"The Billion Dollar Hotel" - 1999 release. Cast:
Jeremy Davies, Mel Gibson, Mila Jovovich.
"Chicken Run" - 2000 release. Cast: Phil Daniels,
Lynn Ferguson, Mel Gibson, Jane Horrocks, Miranda Richardson, Julia Sawatha,
Imelda Staunton, Ben Whitrow.
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