Found this in part of an article about how beautiful Mel's face was.

His face is exquisite," Mark Rydell, Gibson's director for The River, said. "We would be watching dailies, and when there was a close-up of Mel, the women in the room would moan.


His face seemed out of place against the rest of the cast, who were mostly average to ugly people.

The main reason that Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live