Mel Gibson – Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York, the sixth of 11 children, and the second son of Hutton Gibson and Irish-born Anne Patricia (née Reilly, died 1990). His paternal grand mother was the Australian opera soprano, Eva Mylott (1875–1920). One of Gibson’s younger brothers, Donal, is also an actor. Gibson’s first name comes from Saint Mel, fifth-century Irish saint, and founder of Gibson’s mother’s native dioceseArdagh, while his second name, Colm-Cille, is also shared by an Irish saint and is the name of the parish in County Longford where Gibson’s mother was born and raised. Because of his mother, Gibson holds dual Irish and American citizenship.

Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson, AO (born January 3, 1956) is an Irish-American actor, film director, producer and screenwriter.Gibson moved with his parents to Sydney, Australia when he was 12 years old and later studied acting at the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art.


Awards and accomplishments

  • Academy Award: Best Picture (1995) for Braveheart
  • Academy Award: Best Director (1995) for Braveheart
  • People’s Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Actor (1991, 1997,2001, 2003, 2004)
  • People’s Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Comedy (2001)
  • ShoWest Award: Male Star of the Year (1993)
  • ShoWest Award: Director of the Year (1996)
  • American Cinematheque Gala Tribute: American Cinematheque Award (1995)
  • Hasty Pudding Theatricals: Man of the Year (1997)
  • Australian Film Institute: Global Achievement Award (2002)
  • Honorary Doctorate Recipient and Undergraduate Commencement Speaker, Loyola Marymount University (2003)
  • World’s most powerful celebrity by US business magazine Forbes (2004)]
  • Hollywood Reporter Innovator of the Year (2004)
  • Honorary fellowship in Performing Arts by Limkokwing University (2007)
  • Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema Award at the Irish Film and Television Awards (2008)


Latest News
The Actor Breathing Relief


Very sad news for fans of actor Braveheart (1955). in early 2010 a very talented actor, director, film producer and screenwriter is subject to Sanski of domestic violence on his wife Oksana Grigorieva. Mel was first performed with Oksana Grigorieva in 2008.Grigorieva who previously had had a son of actor Timothy Dalton. Mel Gibson & Oksana had a baby girl in 2009. Records of violence committed by him had been examined closely, and the actor think of solutions to solve the problem immediately. this case has reached its peak in the courts. to avoid problems that may arise and influence to further his family, he asked his lawyers to immediately to address these issues. Blair Berk issued a statement saying that Mel Gibson will be counseled on the bottom of this petition and will not be jailed. This gives a sigh of relief for him. The actor was really struggling to get past this problem. Mel is having a lot of trauma because of the many news about him in the media. The focus of the whole Mel Gibson for this case is 2 years old daughter Lucia and the other children who must face the consequences of this problem. Mel Gibson has been a great father and always have been thinking about her children. This is the main reason he asked his lawyer to apply for and immediately terminate this process. it seems justice has been siding with the actor. This issue is finally over, the actor was not jailed for imprisoning is not the final solution. counseling or other solutions that will provide a second chance for the defendant to be a career and better. Because he has a family and children he loved.

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