Val Kilmer

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Val Kilmer
Val Kilmer Cannes.jpg
Kilmer in 2005
Born
Val Edward Kilmer

(1959-12-31) December 31, 1959 (age 59)
OccupationActor, director
Years active1977-present
Spouse(s)Joanne Whalley
(m. 1988-1996, divorced)
ChildrenMercedes Kilmer
Jack Kilmer

Val Kilmer (born December 31, 1959 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actor, best known for his roles in Tombstone, The Doors, Heat and Batman Forever. He was married to Joanne Whalley from 1988 until they divorced in 1996. The couple had a daughter and son.

In January 2015, Kilmer was hospitalized for massive bleeding in his throat.[1] In December 2017, Kilmer said he had a "two-year battle with throat cancer...and a procedure on his trachea has reduced his voice to a rasp and rendered him short of breath."[2]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1984 Top Secret! Nick Rivers
1985 Real Genius Chris Knight
1986 Top Gun LT Tom "Iceman" Kazansky
1988 Willow Madmartigan
1989 Kill Me Again Jack Andrews
1991 The Doors Jim Morrison Nominated – Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Actor in a Movie
1992 Thunderheart Ray Levoi
1993 The Real McCoy JT Barker
1993 Tombstone Doc Holliday Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Actor in a Movie
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Most Desirable Male
1993 True Romance Elvis Presley
1995 Batman Forever Bruce Wayne / Batman Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Most Desirable Male
1995 Heat Chris Shiherlis Nominated – Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Most Desirable Male
1995 Wings of Courage Jean Mermoz
1996 The Island of Dr Moreau Montgomery
1996 The Ghost and the Darkness Col. John Henry Patterson
1996 Dead Girl Dr. Dark
1997 The Saint Simon Templar
1998 The Prince of Egypt Moses/God Voice
1999 At First Sight Virgil "Virg" Adamson
1999 Joe the King Bob Henry
2000 Pollock Willem de Kooning
2000 Red Planet Robby Gallagher
2002 The Salton Sea Danny Parker / Tom Van Allen
2002 Hard Cash FBI Agent Mark C. Cornell Direct-to-video
2003 Wonderland John Holmes
2003 The Missing Lt. Jim Ducharme
2003 Blind Horizon Frank Kavanaugh
2003 Masked and Anonymous Animal Wrangler
2004 Spartan Robert Scott
2004 Stateside Staff Sergeant Skeer
2004 Alexander Philip II of Macedon
2004 George and the Dragon El Cabillo Uncredited
2005 Mindhunters Jake Harris
2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Perry Van Shrike / "Gay Perry" Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Nominated – Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
2006 Summer Love The Wanted Man Direct-to-video
2006 Moscow Zero Andrey Direct-to-video
2006 10th & Wolf Murtha Direct-to-video
2006 Played Dillon Direct-to-video
2006 Déjà Vu Agent Andrew Pryzwarra
2006 The Ten Commandments: The Musical Moses
2007 Have Dreams, Will Travel Henderson
2008 Conspiracy MacPherson Direct-to-video
2008 Felon John Smith Direct-to-video
2008 Delgo Bogardus Voice
2008 2:22 Maz Direct-to-video
2008 Columbus Day John Also producer
2008 The Love Guru Himself Uncredited cameo
2009 The Chaos Experiment James Pettis Direct-to-video
2009 Streets of Blood Detective Andy Devereaux Direct-to-video
2009 American Cowslip Todd Inglebrink
2009 The Thaw Dr. David Kruipen Direct-to-video
2009 Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans Det. Stevie Pruit
2009 Hardwired Virgil Direct-to-video
2009 Double Identity Dr. Nicholas Pinter Direct-to-video
2010 The Traveler The Stranger / Mr. Nobody Direct-to-video
2010 Bloodworth Warren Bloodworth
2010 MacGruber Dieter Von Cunth
2010 Gun Angel Direct-to-video
2011 Kill the Irishman Joe Manditski
2011 Blood Out Arturo Direct-to-video
2011 5 Days of War Dutch journalist
2011 Twixt Hall Baltimore
2012 Seven Below McCormick Direct-to-video
2012 Wyatt Earp's Revenge Wyatt Earp Direct-to-video
2012 The Fourth Dimension Hector
2012 Breathless Dale Direct-to-video
2013 Riddle Sheriff Richards Direct-to-video
2013 Planes Bravo Voice
2013 Standing Up Hofstadder
2013 Palo Alto Stewart
2014 Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
2017 Song to Song Duane
2017 The Snowman Gert Rafto
2017 The Super Walter
2018 1st Born Biden
2019 Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Himself / Reboot Bluntman Cameo
2020 Soldier's Heart CJ Post-production
2020 Top Gun: Maverick Vice Admiral Tom "Iceman" Kazansky Filming

References[change | change source]

  1. "Val Kilmer's family says actor's faith is hampering tumor treatment: report". The New York Daily News.com. Retrieved February 5, 2015.
  2. Abramovitch, Seth (December 20, 2017). "Val Kilmer Opens Up About Battling Cancer and His Kids' Showbiz Ambitions". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 21, 2017.

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