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Who is Val Kilmer?

by Ratan Srivastava
Val Kilmer

Val Kilmer is indeed an actor from the United States. Kilmer rose to prominence with roles in comedies such as Top Secret! (1984) and Real Genius (1985), as well as military action, flicks such as Top Gun (1986) and the fantasy feature Willow.

Kilmer is best known for portraying real-life characters in films such as Jim Morrison in The Doors (1991), an apparition of Elvis Presley in True Romance (1993), Doc Holliday in Tombstone (1993), John H. Patterson in The Ghost as well as the Darkness (1996), John Holmes in Wonderland (2003), and Philip II of Macedon in Alexander (2004). He also played Bruce Wayne/Batman in Batman Forever (1995), Simon Templar inside The Saint (1997), and Moses in The Prince of Egypt.

He was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his roles as Chris in Heat (1995) and “Gay Perry” in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. Kilmer is indeed the author of I’m Your Huckleberry: A Memoir, which will be released in 2020. Val, a documentary on Kilmer’s life, began released in 2021 and included never-before-seen archive footage and materials shot by Kilmer himself.

Kilmer travelled to New Orleans multiple times to assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Kilmer is indeed a strong supporter of Native American issues as well as environmental conservation. In 2010, he pondered running for Governor of New Mexico but ultimately decided it against.

Kilmer lobbied Congress in May 2013 in support of the Equitable Access to Care and Health Act, or EACH Act (H.R. 1814), a measure that would “offer a new religious exemption as from individual health coverage mandate” under Obamacare.

Kilmer sold his 6,000-acre (2,400-hectare) ranch in New Mexico in 2011, wherein they planned to track, walk, fish, and herd bison. He is indeed a talented musician who, in 2007, recorded a CD as well as donated the revenues to his charitable causes.

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