Entertainment

Val Kilmer after tracheotomy: ‘I feel a lot better than I sound’

41Views

"It's just like any other language or dialect," he said during an interview Monday on "Good Morning America." "You have to figure out a way to communicate that's no different than any other acting challenge but it's just a very unique set of circumstances."The venerable actor underwent a tracheotomy which has completely altered his voice and can sometimes make communicating difficult.But Kilmer's not letting it stop him."I'm doing great, I feel a lot better than I sound," he said during the interview.Kilmer not only has a role in the recently delayed "Top Gun" sequel, but he also has another forthcoming film. "Paydirt" finds Kilmer co-starring with his 28-year-old daughter, Mercedes, who plays his daughter in the movie.She told "GMA" her role "was so trippy and perfect.""I'm so proud to have been in this film and to have worked on this film like not just because my dad is my actual dad, but because I know you don't really lead with this but you do have now a disability with your voice, and it really meant a lot to me to be able to be involved in this film that centers a disabled actor, or an actor with a disability," she said.Val Kilmer weRead More – Source

[contf]
[contfnew]

cnn

[contfnewc]
[contfnewc]