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Rep: Val Kilmer undergoing tests for a tumor

January 31, 2015 GMT
In this Jan. 9, 2014 photo, Val Kilmer poses for a portrait in Nashville, Tenn.  Kilmer is undergoing tests for a possible tumor, according to his representative.  Liz Rosenberg confirmed Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 that the 55-year-old actor is at a Los Angeles hospital and that doctors are “encouraged by his progress” and hopeful he will make a full recovery.  (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
In this Jan. 9, 2014 photo, Val Kilmer poses for a portrait in Nashville, Tenn. Kilmer is undergoing tests for a possible tumor, according to his representative. Liz Rosenberg confirmed Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 that the 55-year-old actor is at a Los Angeles hospital and that doctors are “encouraged by his progress” and hopeful he will make a full recovery. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
In this Jan. 9, 2014 photo, Val Kilmer poses for a portrait in Nashville, Tenn. Kilmer is undergoing tests for a possible tumor, according to his representative. Liz Rosenberg confirmed Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 that the 55-year-old actor is at a Los Angeles hospital and that doctors are “encouraged by his progress” and hopeful he will make a full recovery. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Val Kilmer is undergoing tests for a possible tumor, according to his representative.

Liz Rosenberg confirmed Saturday that the 55-year-old actor is at a Los Angeles hospital and that doctors are “encouraged by his progress” and hopeful he will make a full recovery.

Rosenberg says the actor’s two children, 23-year-old Mercedes and 19-year-old Jack, are caring for him.

Kilmer is known for roles in movies ranging from “Top Gun” to “Heat” to “Tombstone.”

Kilmer’s condition was first reported by TMZ.com.