Happy birthday to Mel Gibson. Today the famous American actor and director blows out 65 candles. Born in Peekskill, New York County, on January 3, 1956, but raised in Australia. 

He made a name for himself in the late 1970s with ‘Interceptor’, the first film in George Miller’s sci-fi trilogy about the character of Mad Max. In the 80s comes the consecration, with hits such as ‘Lethal Weapon’, ‘Tequila Connection’ and ‘Two in the crosshairs’. In 1995 the masterpiece ‘Braveheart – fearless heart’, of which he is also the protagonist, earned him the Oscar for best film and best director. In all, he made about fifty films. In 1985 he was also named “Sexiest Man of the Year” by ‘People’ magazine.

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