A well-known actor, director and producer Mel Gibson was born in New York in 1956. After the beginning of the Vietnam War Gibson's father left for Australia with his family for his sons not to be called to arms. Mel Gibson spent the rest of his childhood in Sidney. He graduated NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney). Gibson debuted in NIDA's Romeo and Juliet and in the film "Summer City". That's how his remarkable career began.

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