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Mel Gibson

Born on January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, NY
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Despite a thick Australian accent in some of his earlier films, actor Mel Gibson was born in Peeksill, NY, to Irish Catholic parents. One of eleven children, Gibson didn't set foot in Australia until 1968, and only developed an Aussie accent after ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
2000 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama What Women Want Nominated
1995 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Director Braveheart Won
1995 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Picture Braveheart Won
1995 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Director Braveheart Won
1995 Directors Guild of America Best Director Braveheart Nominated


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