Caption: Still of Mel Gibson in Mad Max (1979)
Actor, Producer, Director
Born: January 3, 1956
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
Known for: Braveheart (1995), Signs (2002), Lethal Weapon (1987), The Patriot (2000)
Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is of mostly Irish descent. Mel and his family moved ...