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Val Kilmer

Val Edward Kilmer (born December 31, 1959) is an American actor. Originally a stage actor, Kilmer is best known for his roles as Jim Morrison in Oliver Stone's The Doors, Doc Holliday in Tombstone and Bruce Wayne/Batman in Joel Schumacher's Batman Forever. He became popular in the mid-1980s after a string of appearances in comedy films, starting with Top Secret! (1984), then the cult classic Real Genius (1985), as well as the blockbuster action films Top Gun and Willow. Kilmer was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Gladys (née Ekstadt) and Eugene Kilmer, an aerospace equipment distributor and real estate developer. He grew up in the San Fernando Valley with his two siblings, older brother Mark and younger brother Wesley (who died at 15 due to an epileptic seizure in a swimming pool). His parents divorced when he was nine years old. His father passed away while Val was filming Tombstone. Kilmer's grandfather was a gold miner in New Mexico, near the border with Arizona; the poet Joyce Kilmer is a distant cousin of Kilmer's. His mother was of Swedish descent, and his father's ancestry reportedly included German, Irish, and Cherokee Native American. Kilmer attended Berkeley

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Val Kilmer -- Misguided Actor Sues Landlord in Small Claims Court

Val Kilmer
Misguided Actor Sues Landlord In Small Claims Court

Val Kilmer clearly doesn't watch "The People's Court" or "Judge Judy" ... because he's about to learn a hard lesson about tenants doing home improvements.Val was in Van Nuys small claims… READ MORE >

Val Kilmer Weight Loss Secret ... Walk It Off!

Val Kilmer
Weight Loss Secret ... Walk It Off!

Val Kilmer is half the man he used to be ... and we're told he shed the pounds the old fashioned way with determination ... and walking his ass off.We're told 'Iceman' looked in the mirror and… READ MORE >

- 28 days ago
LAWSUIT OF IRONY -- Val Kilmer Sued for $128,000 ... Over Money Problems

LAWSUIT OF IRONY
Val Kilmer Sued for $128K ... Over Money Problems

Suing a guy with highly-publicized money problems, after he hired you to FIX said money problems ... is kind of hilarious -- and expecting to get $128,000 out of him is even funnier, but that's… READ MORE >

- 602 days ago
Val Kilmer Accused of Being a Deadbeat Dad

Val Kilmer's Ex-Wife:
HE'S A DEADBEAT DAD

Val Kilmer's ex-wife claims the actor has stiffed her on child support payments  ... according to documents obtained by TMZ ... and now she's going after his property in order to get what she… READ MORE >

- 1179 days ago
Val Kilmer -- Another $500,000 in Tax Problems

Val Kilmer
Another $500,000 in Tax Problems

Val Kilmer is back on Uncle Sam's bad side -- the "Iceman" reportedly left the IRS in the cold ... to the tune of $500,000 in unpaid federal taxes -- and now it is out to collect.According to… READ MORE >

- 1397 days ago
Val Kilmer -- Hasidic Jew?

Val Kilmer
Hasidic Jew?

Here's "Batman Forever" star Val Kilmer, 49, in NYC on Sunday (left) -- and Hasidic Jewish actor Abe Karpen (right).One of them played Moses in the stage musical "The Ten Commandments" and the… READ MORE >

- 1783 days ago
Tax Man vs Batman -- Val Accused of $500k Debt

Tax Man vs Batman
Val Accused of $500k Debt

Something reeks in the state of New Jersey -- and if the IRS is correct, it's Val Kilmer's tax records. Kilmer is on the hook for $538,858 in unpaid federal taxes, this according to a lien filed… READ MORE >

- 1914 days ago
Val Kilmer -- Let's Get This Potty Started

Val Kilmer
Let's Get This Potty Started

Usually Val Kilmer sticks to dropping bombs at the box office.... READ MORE >

- 2009 days ago
Val Kilmer Ushers in Fat Tuesday

Val Kilmer
Ushers in Fat Tuesday

Looking like the bastard love child of Liberace and Louie Anderson, former star Val Kilmer enjoyed being on top again ... at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.Show us your moobs!!  READ MORE >

- 2070 days ago
Mr. Chow Serves Up Won Ton of Stars!

Mr. Chow
Serves Up Won Ton of Stars!

Mr. Chow gave us a heaping helping of big name celebs last night! Bring it! // Aussie hothead Russel Crowe, hockey fanatic Tim Robbins, and "Speed" demon Dennis Hopper were mobbed for autographs.… READ MORE >

- 2479 days ago

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