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Mel Gibson

1956 - Today

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Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson (born January 3, 1956) is an American actor and film director. He is best known for his action hero roles, particularly his breakout role as Max Rockatansky in the first three films of the post-apocalyptic action series Mad Max and as Martin Riggs in the buddy cop action-comedy film series Lethal Weapon. Born in Peekskill, New York, Gibson moved with his parents to Sydney, Australia, when he was 12 years old. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mel Gibson has received more than 29,741,707 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 94 in 2019). Mel Gibson is the 108th most popular actor (down from 106th in 2019), the 208th most popular biography from United States (up from 220th in 2019) and the 54th most popular American Actor.

Mel Gibson is most famous for his role as Martin Riggs in the Lethal Weapon film series. He also starred in the films Braveheart, The Patriot, and What Women Want.

Memorability Metrics

  • 30M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 97

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Mel Gibson ranks 108 out of 9,996Before him are Alec Baldwin, Monica Vitti, Helen Mirren, Ben Affleck, Henry Fonda, and Christopher Reeve. After him are Charlton Heston, Jean Gabin, Buster Keaton, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Monica Bellucci, and Olivia de Havilland.

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Among people born in 1956, Mel Gibson ranks 2Before him is Tom Hanks. After him are Christoph Waltz, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Steve Ballmer, Lars von Trier, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Christine Lagarde, Björn Borg, Tsai Ing-wen, Theresa May, and Bryan Cranston.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mel Gibson ranks 208 out of 18,182Before him are Barry White (1944), Henry Fonda (1905), David Rockefeller (1915), Christopher Reeve (1952), Edward Thorndike (1874), and Jesse Owens (1913). After him are Philip K. Dick (1928), Charlton Heston (1923), Coen brothers (null), Buster Keaton (1895), J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904), and Quentin Tarantino (1963).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Mel Gibson ranks 54Before him are Tom Selleck (1945), Gary Cooper (1901), Alec Baldwin (1958), Ben Affleck (1972), Henry Fonda (1905), and Christopher Reeve (1952). After him are Charlton Heston (1923), Buster Keaton (1895), John Travolta (1954), Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Orson Welles (1915), and Cameron Diaz (1972).

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