|Born:||December 31, 1959|
|Birthplace:||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Alma Mater:||Juilliard School (1981)|
|as Batman in McDonald's TV commercial ads promoting the film Batman Forever (1995)|
Val Edward Kilmer (born December 31, 1959) appeared in multiple commercials for McDonald's playing Batman, in a cross-promotion for the 1995 blockbuster Batman film sequel Batman Forever. Originally a stage actor, Kilmer 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 film Top Gun (1986) and the swords and sorcery fantasy film Willow (1988).
Some of his notable film roles include Jim Morrison in Oliver Stone's The Doors (1991), Doc Holliday in the Western Tombstone (1993), armed robber Chris Shiherilis in Michael Mann's crime saga Heat (1995), Simon Templar in The Saint (1997) and a meth-using informant in the 2002 crime thriller The Salton Sea.
- Val Kilmer at the Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
- Official website of Kilmer's Eddy-Twain movie project
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