ACTOR

Val Kilmer

1959 - Today

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Val Edward Kilmer (born December 31, 1959) is an American actor. Originally a stage actor, Kilmer found fame after appearances in comedy films, starting with Top Secret! (1984) and Real Genius (1985), as well as the military action film Top Gun (1986) and the fantasy film Willow (1988). Kilmer is perhaps best-known for playing real-life figures in movies, including Jim Morrison in The Doors (1991), an apparition of Elvis Presley in True Romance (1993), Doc Holliday in Tombstone (1993), John H. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Val Kilmer has received more than 16,467,215 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Val Kilmer is the 760th most popular actor (down from 706th in 2019), the 1,422nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,405th in 2019) and the 379th most popular American Actor.

Val Kilmer is most famous for his role as Batman in the 1989 film Batman.

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  • 16M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.88

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 50

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Val Kilmer ranks 760 out of 10,030Before him are Ben Gazzara, Robert Patrick, Carlos Valdes, Adolfo Celi, Mark Ruffalo, and Dirk Benedict. After him are Katharine Ross, David Prowse, Linda Cristal, Kim Cattrall, Jane Wyman, and Nǃxau ǂToma.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1959, Val Kilmer ranks 24Before him are Simon Cowell, Mike Pence, Sarah, Duchess of York, Bernd Schuster, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, and Gerhard Berger. After him are Kyle MacLachlan, Mauricio Macri, Ahmet Davutoğlu, Frank Darabont, Boris Nemtsov, and Michel Preud'homme.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Val Kilmer ranks 1,422 out of 15,968Before him are Rollo May (1909), Barry Levinson (1942), Robert Bloch (1917), Sidney Bechet (1897), Dirk Benedict (1945), and Lawrence Klein (1920). After him are Chris Cornell (1964), Bessie Smith (1894), Fred Phelps (1929), Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (1934), Bob Ross (1942), and Elisha Gray (1835).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Val Kilmer ranks 379Before him are Bubba Smith (1945), Mildred Harris (1901), Ben Gazzara (1930), Robert Patrick (1958), Mark Ruffalo (1967), and Dirk Benedict (1945). After him are Katharine Ross (1940), Jane Wyman (1917), John Gavin (1931), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), Gary Busey (1944), and Holland Taylor (1943).

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