Unusual Ways Actors Get Into Their Characters

#9 Val Kilmer

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For his role in ‘The Doors’ Val Kilmer lived as Jim Morrison for almost a year. He wore Morrison’s old clothes, frequently visited his old LA hangouts, and learned the lyrics to every song Morrison ever wrote. The time and dedication surely paid off when some members of ‘The Doors’ stated that the voice of Kilmer was so convincing that it wasn’t easy to distinguish from Morrison’s.