Played the role of Hamlet in the 1988 Colorado Shakespeare Festival production of Hamlet in Boulder.
10 Interviews |
11 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
19 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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There are only three reasons to do a movie: the cast, the director, the role. Like I say, you live in a minute of screen time, but to prepare for the minute takes much more than a day. You'd better be excited about what those moments are, even if they're the hardest moments. Or the smallest.
Told Interview magazine during a 1991 conversation to promote The Doors
(1991) that as a child, his family had employed a veteran of the Vietnam War, ongoing at the time, as a full-time babysitter. When the man found work elsewhere, the Kilmer family lost touch with him. Through Interview magazine they made an appeal for the Vietnam vet to reconnect with them.
Known for his meticulous detail and precision when preparing characters. This is often to the chagrin of the actors and filmmakers he is working with.