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Born: January 3, 1956 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Peekskill, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1978:
Joined the State Theatre Company of South Australia in Adelaide
1979:
Portrayed a developmentally disabled man in "Tim"
1981:
Cast as one of the leads in Peter Weir's critically-acclaimed World War I drama "Gallipoli"
1982:
Re-teamed with Weir to play an Australian journalist in "The Year of Living Dangerously"
1984:
Co-starred with Anthony Hopkins in "The Bounty"
1984:
Made American film debut opposite Sissy Spacek in Mark Rydell's "The River"
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Formed ICON productions, (formerly known as Gibson Productions)
1990:
First film produced by Icon Productions, "Hamlet"; also played the title role
1991:
Directed and appeared in the HBO special "Mel Gibson Goes Back to School"
1993:
Feature directorial debut, "The Man Without a Face"; also starred
1994:
Again collaborated with Donner on Western comedy "Maverick"
1996:
Starred in the Ron Howard directed thriller "Ransom"
1997:
Co-starred with Julia Roberts in Donner's "Conspiracy Theory"
2000:
Executive produced the ABC biopic "The Three Stooges"
2000:
Portrayed a chauvinistic ad executive who can hear women's thoughts in Nancy Meyers' "What Women Want"
2002:
Moved ICON from Paramount to 20th Century Fox
2002:
Appeared with Robert Downey Jr. in the musical comedy "The Singing Detective"
2004:
Directed the controversial feature "The Passion of the Christ," based on biblical accounts of the arrest, trial, torture, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus; filmed in Aramaic, Latin, and Hebrew and earned over 600 million worldwide
2004:
Executive produced and directed several episodes of the short-lived ABC comedy "Complete Savages"
2006:
Directed the action-adventure film "Apocalypto"; filmed in the Yucatec Maya dialogue; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Foreign Film
2010:
Played a homicide detective searching for his daughter's murderer in the film adaptation of "Edge of Darkness"
2011:
Co-starred with Jodie Foster in "The Beaver"; Foster also directed film

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