12 Interesting Val Kilmer Facts, You Should Never Miss.

1. Val Edward Kilmer was born on December 31, 1959, in Los Angeles, California.

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2. His mother, Gladys Swanette (Ekstadt) Kilmer, was a real estate broker, and his father, Eugene Dorris Kilmer, was a aerospace equipment distributor and real estate developer.

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3. Kilmer has a brother, Wesley, and two sisters, Joanne and Leah.

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4. His mother was of Swedish descent and his father’s ancestry included English, German, and Scottish.

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5. Kilmer was raised as a Christian Scientist.

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6. He attended Chatsworth High School, where he was classmates with Kevin Spacey and Mare Winningham.

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7. Kilmer’s first role was in the film, Comanche Station (1960), in which he played the young Marlon Brando.

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8. He appeared in the made-for-television movie The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971) as the young Edgar Allan Poe.

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9. Kilmer had a starring role in the cult classic film, Top Secret! (1984), which also featured Kim Cattrall and Omar Sharif.

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10. He played the title role in the biographical film, The Doors (1991), which was directed by Oliver Stone.

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11. Kilmer portrayed Batman/Bruce Wayne in the film, Batman Forever (1995), which also starred Tommy Lee Jones and Jim Carrey.

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12. He has appeared in over 70 films and television shows.

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