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Val Kilmer is known as an American actor. He is most famous for his roles in 'Batman Forever,' 'The Doors' and 'Top Gun'.

Background and Age

Val Edward Kilmer was born on December 31, 1959, in Los Angeles, California. The child of an aviation gear wholesaler and land engineer, Kilmer started acting in high school with companion Kevin Spacey. He later went to the Hollywood Professional School and the Juilliard School in New York City, where he was the most youthful student to be accepted to the drama division.

Married, Wife and Kids

Val Kilmer's romantic undertakings off-screen have kept the media on watch, and have included relationships with stars like Cher, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Cindy Crawford. Kilmer married actress Joanne Whalley, whom he met on the set arrangement of Willow, in 1988. The couple separated in 1996 and have two children, Mercedes and Jack.

Career and Net Worth

Subsequent to performing in front of an audience in New York, in 1984, Val Kilmer got his film debut in the government operative farce Top Secret!. After a string of supporting parts, including the flat mate in Real Genius and "Iceman" in Top Gun, he got his leap forward role in 1991 as rock symbol Jim Morrison in Oliver Stone's The Doors. The film enabled the actor to flaunt another ability, as his own performing voice was recorded for the soundtrack.

Kilmer pursued this accomplishment by depicting other American legends in his next two movies. He played gun fighter Doc Holliday in Tombstone and the soul of Elvis in True Romance. It was during this period in his career that Kilmer earned a notoriety for being hard to work with. The actor quite conflicted with Michael Apted while working on Thunderheart, and with Joel Schumacher during the taping of Batman Forever. In 1995, subsequent to declining to repeat the Bruce Wayne role, Kilmer broke his Batman contract and signed on for the crime spine chiller Heat, alongside Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. In 1996, he co-featured with Michael Douglas in The Ghost and the Darkness.

In the first 1986 Top Gun blockbuster, Tom Cruise's "Maverick" had thoughts about changing his career into a flight educator. More than three decades later, it's going on as displayed by the December 2019 appearance of the trailer for Top Gun: Maverick. The new project brings altogether progressively high-flying advancement and on-the-ground fight from the Navy's most valiant pilot. Kilmer has a significant role in the film as Iceman.

Date modified: Jun 5, 2020
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