Val Kilmer Trivia: Facts About the Blond Batman Val Kilmer
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Val Kilmer Trivia: Facts About the Blond Batman Val Kilmer

Trivia for the talented actor Val Kilmer.

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1. Val Kilmer was born in 1959, in Los Angeles, California.

2. He stands at 6' (1.83 m).

3. His full name is Val Edward Kilmer.

4. He went to Julliard.

5. He went to Hollywood’s Professional’s School.

6. He has been appearing on the screen since 1984. Interestingly enough, his first role is the leading role in the successful comedy Top Secret, co-written/co-directed by Jim Abrahams.

7. He was originally offered a role that later went to Keanu Reeves (Johnny Mmenonic),and Keanu was offered a role that later went to Kilmer (Heat).

8. He was married to British actress Joanna Whalley for 8 years and they have two children together.

9. He dated the famous 90s top model Cindy Crawford.

10. Val Kilmer played Batman in 1995.His love interest was Nicole Kidman, and Robin was played by Chris O’Donnell. The villains were played by Jim Carrey (Riddler) and Tommy Lee Jones (Two Face). The Batman before Kilmer was Michael Keaton, and the Batman after Kilmer was George Clooney.

11. In 1991, he played Jim Morrison in The Doors. He sang his own vocals, and he was so successful that even The Doors members couldn’t tell the difference.

12. He worked with directors Jim Abrahams (Top Secret), Tony Scott (Top Gun, True Romance, Deja Vu), Oliver Stone (Alexander, The Doors), Joel Schumacher (Batman Forever), Ron Howard (The Missing, Willow), David Mamet (Spartan), Michael Mann (Heat) and more.

13. He worked with his ex-wife Joanne Whalley on the action/adventure Willow and action film Kill Me Again.

14. He was originally offered Marlon Brando’s role in the film The Island of Dr. Moreau

15. He co-starred with Christian Slater in the movies True Romance and Mindhunters.

16. His co-stars include Tommy Lee Jones, Cate Blanchett, Evan Rachel Wood (The Missing), Kim Basinger (The Real McCoy), Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Gary Oldman, Brad Pitt, Christopher Walken, Samuel L. Jackson (True Romance), Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan (The Doors), Denzel Washington, James Caviezel (Déjà Vu), Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis (Top Gun), Kurt Russell, Bill Paxton, Sam Elliot (Tombstone), Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Jon Voight, Tom Sizemore, Amy Brenneman, Ashley Judd (Heat), Elizabeth Shue (The Saint), Michael Douglas (The Ghost and the Darkness), Marlon Brando, David Thewlis (The Island of Dr. Moreau), Kyra Sedgwick, Sonia Braga (The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains), Will Forte, Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Ryan Phillippe (MacGruber), Kris Kristofferson, Hilarie Burton (Provinces of Night),Cuba Gooding Jr. (Hardwired), Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Shawn Hatosy (The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans, Stephen Dorff (Felon), James Marsden, Giovanni Ribisi Brad Renfro (10th & Wolf).

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Comments (5)

Very interesting trivia. I think the character that I remember him best for is "Iceman: in Top Gun.

Excellent presentation.thanks for sharing

fun facts, thanks

Val Kilmer is my all time favorite actor. His ability to take on roles like in Tombstone and The Saint is sensational. I also did not realize he was that much older than me. Hopefully he will keep taking on roles like Clint Eastwood has done :) Thx!

Thanks for the interesting information. I like Val Kilmer, and, apparently, he is incredibly versatile and talented.

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