Jim Morrison Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

27th May 2016

Fact: The last Los Angeles home of The Doors frontman Jim Morrison has gone on the market. He lived on the top floor of an apartment building in West Hollywood with girlfriend Pam Courson between 1970 and 1971, and now the whole building is being listed for sale this month (May16) for $3.5 million (£2.4 million). Morrison reportedly gave his last ever interview there in 1971, the year he died, aged 27.

9th April 2010

Quote: "The footage looks like it was shot yesterday. We put a disclaimer on the film for the Berlin Film Festival to let audiences know that there are no actors or re-creations. People still couldn’t believe it." Producer PETER JANKOWSKI admits the quality of outtakes from Jim Morrison's 1970 movie HWY: An American Pastoral caused problems for the director of new The Doors documentary When You're Strange.

2nd July 2009

Quote: "Man, Val Kilmer is so fake stoned in The Doors. Like a dude who's never ever been stoned before. Definitely lame." Pete Wentz isn't impressed with VAL KILMER's portrayal of marijuana-smoking late rocker Jim Morrison in 1991 movie THE DOORS.

28th May 2008

Fact: Actor James Gandolfini's SOPRANOS' wardrobe will be auctioned alongside Janis Joplin's mugshot, poems handwritten by late rocker Jim Morrison, and a cane owned by Elvis Presley with a brass eagle top that can be removed to reveal a hidden dagger. The New York auction - set for 25 June (08) - will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, which offers help and assistance to U.S. soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.

12th January 2008

Quote: "I'm anticipating it... 27 was when Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain and Jim Morrison all died." Jessica Alba fears her next birthday in April (08) will be her last.

23rd August 2007

Quote: "We're the f**king JIM MORRISONs, we're the f**king KURT COBAINs of this." Rapper Kanye West claims he and 50 Cent are already as legendary as the late The Doors and Nirvana frontmen.

13th July 2007

Quote: "I regret acting like an idiot with the drug abuse and the alcoholism. I was a f**king f**k-up, living out my Jim Morrison fantasy of what I thought a rock star should be." Korn star Jonathan Davis on his hedonistic past.

20th December 2006

Fact: Movie star Val Kilmer is adding to his resume of real-life film characters after signing on to play beloved US writer MARK TWAIN in a new movie. Kilmer has portrayed Jim Morrison, porn star JOHN HOLMES and DOC HOLLIDAY on the big screen and he's also reported to be playing rocker David Lee Roth in upcoming Motley Crue biopic THE DIRT.

6th March 2006

Quote: "He was one hairy b**tard when it came to the beard. The guy could grow a full size Russian beard in two days!" Bodyguard TONY FUNCHES has fond, hirsute memories of former client Jim Morrison.

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