By ETONLINE STAFF
February 26, 2014
Turns 58, January 3. Best known for his work in action films such as Mad Max, Lethal Weapon and Payback, Gibson also directed a number of his films, including Braveheart, for which he won an Oscar for directing. In 2004 he produced and directed The Passion of the Christ, which became the highest-grossing independent film of all time.