Famous as :Actor, director, producer
Birth Name :Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson
Birth Date :January 03, 1956
Birth Place :Peekskill, New York, USA
Claim to fame :As Mad Max Rockatansky in "Mad Max" (1979)
Has been charged with misdemeanor drunken driving August 2, 2006 five days after he was stopped on Malibu's Pacific Coast Highway for speeding and made anti-Semitic comments that have stained his public image.
Tied with Johnny Depp the 7th spot in the nationwide Harris Poll of America's Favorite Movie Stars in 2007.
Ranked 4th in a poll conducted by Star magazine on the 50 Most Annoying People of 2006.
Ranked 1st on Film Threat's annual list of "Frigid 50: The Coldest People in Hollywood" (November 2006).
Was on November 2, 2006 granted the Latino Business Association's Chairman's Visionary Award for his film "Apocalypto" (2006).