Mel Gibson, 66, is every bit the doting dad on bonding outing with his youngest daughter Lucia, 12, in Malibu
Mel Gibson enjoyed an afternoon on dad duty.
The acclaimed actor and director was spotted out with his youngest daughter, Lucia, during a rare outing together in Malibu.
During their time out and about, the Braveheart star made a pitstop at a local Ralph’s grocery store in the scenic city by the ocean.
Dad duty: Mel Gibson, 66, spent his Wednesday afternoon with his youngest daughter Lucia, 12, which included a stop at a local grocery store in Malibu
Gibson, 66, was seen leading the way from the store back to their parked vehicle dressed in black pants with a blue dress shirt.
In keeping with the casual beach vibe, he also donned a pair of black sandals and a gray and white baseball cap over his short gray hair.
Lucia, 12, kept it casual in the fashion department in black sweatpants and brown hoodie over a pink t-shirt.
The pre-teen, whose mother is Russian pianist Oksana Grigorieva, also wore black sneakers as she carried their bag of groceries to their car.
Family time: The acclaimed actor and director led the way out of the store with Lucia following close behind carrying the bag of groceries
Missing from the afternoon excursion was Gibson’s longtime partner Rosalind Ross, whom he has been with since 2014, and their five-year-old son Lars.
The two-time Academy Award winner also has seven adult children with his ex-wife Robyn Moore: Hannah, 42, Christian, 40, Edward, 40, William, 37, Louis, 34, Milo, 31, and Thomas, 23.
The former couple separated in July 2006 after 26 years of marriage, and then filed for divorce three years later.
Gibson brood: The Braveheart star, who has nine children in all, also has a young son Lars, five, with his longtime partner Rosalind Ross, whom he has been with since 2014; he is seen with Lars in September 2019
Just in the last four months, Gibson has had four films debut, including the mystery-thriller Last Looks, the action-thriller Panama, the spy action-thriller Agent Game and the biopic Father Stu, which was written and directed by Rosalind Ross in her directorial debut.
He has another action-thriller Bandit that’s currently in post-production.
Gibson also has a recurring role, while also serving as director and producer, in the upcoming series The Barbary Coast.
Work and play: Gibson and Ross teamed up to work on the biopic film Father Stu (2022) with Mark Wahlberg; the couple are pictured in January 2019