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Mel Gibson

Actor, Film Director (born 3-Jan-1956)


Timothy K. Beal; Tod Linafelt. Mel Gibson's Bible: Religion, Popular Culture, and the Passion of the Christ. University of Chicago Press. 2005. 208pp.

Daniel Burston. Passionate Dialogues: Critical Perspectives on Mel Gibson's the Passion of the Christ. Mise Publications. 2005. 276pp.

Wesley Clarkson. Mel Gibson: Man on a Mission. London: Blake. 2004. 288pp.

Kathleen E. Corley. Jesus and Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ". Continuum. 2004. 192pp.

Michael DeAngelis. Gay Fandom and Crossover Stardom: James Dean, Mel Gibson, and Keanu Reeves. Duke University Press. 2001. 285pp.

Joseph Egan. Brave Heart of Jesus: Mel Gibson's Postmodern Way of the Cross. Columba University Press. 2005.

Zev Garber. Mel Gibson's Passion: The Film, the Controversy, and Its Implications. Purdue University Press. 2006.

Jorge J. E. Gracia. Mel Gibson's Passion and Philosophy: The Cross, the Questions, the Controversy. Open Court Publishing Company. 2004.

Gary North. The War on Mel Gibson: The Media Versus the Passion. Powder Springs, GA: American Vision. 2004. 201pp.

Roland Perry. Lethal Hero: The Mel Gibson Biography. Oliver Books. 1993. 256pp.

S. Brent Plate; Edward Schieffelin (editors). Re-Viewing the Passion: Mel Gibson's Film and Its Critics. Palgrave MacMillan. 2004. 224pp.


Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. A lack of listings here does not indicate unimportance -- we are nowhere near finished with this portion of the project -- though if many are shown it does indicate a wide recognition of this individual.

  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.544)

  6. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.231)

  7. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.185)

  8. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.128)

  9. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.218)

  10. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.185)

  11. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.209)

  12. Contemporary North American Directors (p.170)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.171)

  14. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.334)

  15. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.323-28)

  16. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.562)

  17. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.71)

  18. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.234)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.288)

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