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Mel Gibson

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Net worth 2018: $425 Million
Residence: Peekskill
Country: United States
BirthDay: 3 January 1956
Sigh: Aquarius
Height: 1.77 m
Education: St Leo's Catholic College, National Institute of Dramatic Art

Mel Gibson was bornon 3 January 1956 in Peekskill, American, is Actor. Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson, popularly known as Mel Gibson, is an American actor and filmmaker. He is a two-time academy award winner and is well known for his portrayal as an action hero in movies like 'Mad Max' and the 'Lethal Weapon' series. Born in New York, his family moved to Sydney, Australia for safety and domestic stability, when he was just 12. His father feared that if he stayed in the U.S, both his sons would be drafted for Vietnam War. In Australia, after completing his school education, Mel Gibson enrolled at a drama school. This became the turning point of his life. From theatre he soon went onto give his first hit movie 'Mad Max' in Australia, and then captivated the US audience as well with its sequels and other movies. 'People' magazine named him as the 'Sexiest Man Alive' in 1985. The movie 'Braveheart' displayed to the audience that his directing skills were as good as his acting skills. This successful change from actor to director earned him comparisons with Clint Eastwood. But outside of his work, his life has been marred by his controversies such as, alcoholism, drunk driving, domestic violence, drug addiction and accusations of him being a homophobic, anti-Semitic, racist, and misogynist


$425 Million


Recently, he expanded his genre and played negative characters in the movies: Machete Kills (2013) and The Expendables 3 (2014)


On July 2010, a recorded phone call between Gibson and Grigorieva got him a restraining order and a case of domestic violence


In 2009, he began dating Grigorieva and had a daughter, Lucia with her


They separated in 2006 after 26 years of marriage and finally got divorced in 2011


His 2004 directorial venture 'The Passion of the Christ' treaded on the lines of anti-Semitism


After 2002, he had a long hiatus and then in 2010, he played the lead role in the movie ‘Edge of Darkness’


Gibson's most passionate project to date, 'Braveheart' was released in 1995


In 1993, he made his directorial debut with the movie 'The Man Without a Face' and also starred as a severely disfigured burn victim in it


The 'Gay & Lesbian Alliance Defamation' levelled serious charges of him being a homophobic after his comments on homosexuals in an interview on December 1991


In 1990, afraid of being type-casted as an action hero, he changed genres


The 1987 movie was such a hit that three other sequels were made in 1989, 1992 and 1998


In 1985, he received his first million dollar salary with the 'Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome', the third sequel of the series


He worked with stars like Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox, Liam Neeson and Daniel Day-Lewis in 'The Bounty'(1984)


He received critical praise for 'The Year of Living Dangerously'(1982) and 'The River'(1984)


In 1981 he returned with 'Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior'


Mel Gibson married Robyn Denise Moore, a dental nurse on June 7, 1980 in a Roman Catholic Church in Forestville, New South Wales


The doors to fame opened in 1979 after his portrayal of Max Rockatansky in the movie 'Mad Max' and as a mentally disabled man in 'Tim'


He did another low-budget movie called 'Summer City' and a television show called 'The Sullivans', all in 1977


In the year 1964, he suffered a major accident and lost his job


Mel Gibson was born on January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA to Hutton Gibson and Anne Patricia

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