Mel dreamed of becoming a journalist and an actor's profession was not even thinking. But his sister secretly sent documents brother on the acting department, at the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art. Mel decided yet exams in college and easily entered the establishment.
Talented students rhinestones noticed and in 1977 starred Mel in his first film "Summer City". After the debut of Mel it drew attention Australian filmmakers.
In 1979, Gibson starred in the action movie "Mad Max" (1979), and his brave policeman Max made Mel real star. In the same year for his role as Tim (the film "Tim") Gibson was awarded the Australian Film Institute and gained a reputation as a character actor.
In the early '80s Mel decides to return to the US. He was greeted as a world star, and soon the screen comes the film "The Year of Living Dangerously" (1983), "Mrs. Soffel" (1984), "The River" '(1984), "Bounty" (1984). But the most desired gift for fans of the steel tape "Warrior of long journeys" (1982) and "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome is" (1985), which was a continuation of the series of Mad Max.
The film "Lethal Weapon" (1987, 1989) finally secures to actor role of the macho man of nervous and unpredictable, infinitely charming and cute. Mel becomes eternal movie cop.
In 1988, Gibson took part in the filming of "Tequila Sunrise". The role of drug dealer failed Melo, his hero - a living person who has a lot of advantages and disadvantages, which is forced to sell drugs to make a living.
In 1990, Gibson's production company opens ICON Production. He dreams of the director's work. And soon the screen comes the film "The Man Without a Face." Especially popular this tape is not received. Hotter was adopted film "The Passion of the Christ" (2004), which was highly appreciated by Pope John Paul II and "Apocalypse", which was a resounding success with viewers.
Mel Gibson - slim and intelligent actor, which can cope with the most challenging roles. Movies "What Women Want" (2000) and "Signs" (2002) confirmed this.
Mel Gibson's personal life has always been an interest of his fans. His wife from 1980 to 2009 was Robyn Denise Moore. When they met, the future star Demi Moore worked as a nurse and Mel was not yet known in the world of cinema.
In the star couple had seven children - one daughter, Hannah, and six sons - Edward Christian, Louis, William, Thomas and Milo. Mel Gibson has become a grandfather - his daughter's two children. Gibson is a supporter of a healthy lifestyle and do not like it when his children are watching action movies with his participation.
In 2009, Mel Gibson and Demi Moore divorced because Mel fell in love with Russian pianist Oksana Grigorieva. Oksana and Mel had a daughter, Lucia. However, in 2010, Mel and Oksana severed relations. The reason was their constant quarrels and even fights.
Mel Gibson continues to act in films. His talent is multifaceted, viewers are still waiting for a meeting with his favorite actor.