Val Edward Kilmer is a well-known American actor. Kilmer rose to prominence after appearing in comedies such as
Top Secret! and Real Genius, as well as the military action film Top Gun and the fantasy film Willow.
Kilmer was born in Los Angeles, California, to Gladys Swanette and Eugene Dorris Kilmer, an aerospace equipment distributor and real estate developer.
His mother was Swedish-born. His father’s ancestors came from England, Scotland, Ireland, France, and Germany.
Val Kilmer Throat Cancer
In his new Amazon documentary, “Val,” the “Alexander” actor opened up about his health struggles.
After being diagnosed with cancer six years ago, the actor is now cancer-free. After enduring painful chemotherapy treatments, radiation, and a tracheotomy that permanently damaged his voice, he is now recovering.