Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born on January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York. His father, Hutton Gibson, moved the family from New York to Sydney in 1968 after winning as a contestant on Jeopardy. Mel attended the University of New South Wales and studied (you guessed it) acting. He is currently married to Robyn Moore and has been since June 7, 1980; they have seven wee little ones.
Some of Mr. Gibson's more popular roles include:
Mel Gibson is 5'9.