Christian Michael Leonard Slater (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor and producer. He made his film debut with a leading role in The Legend of Billie Jean (1985) and gained wider recognition for his breakthrough role as Jason "J.D." Dean, a sociopathic high school student, in the satire Heathers (1989).
Christian Slater (born August 18 1969) is an American movie actor. He has acted in many movies, which include Broken Arrow , Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles and Heathers . Contents
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Slater was born in New York City in 1969, the son of Michael Hawkins (born Thomas Knight Slater), an actor also known as Michael Gainsborough, and Mary Jo Slater (née Lawton), an acting agent turned casting executive and producer. He has a maternal half-brother, Ryan Slater, who also became an actor. His great-uncle was radio personality Bill Slater. He attended the Dalton School, the Professional Children's School and the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.
1977–1989: Early success
Slater started acting from an early age. His first television role was at the age of eight on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. Following a run on Ryan's Hope, he made his Broadway debut as the lisping Winthrop Paroo opposite Dick Van Dyke in the 1980 revival of The Music Man. Additional Broadway credits include Copperfield, Merlin, Macbeth, Side Man, and The Glass Menagerie. In addition he has performed in London's West End in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Swi...
1990–1999: Box office success
In 1991, Slater was cast as Will Scarlett in the Hollywood big budget production of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves alongside Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman and Alan Rickman. The film was a commercial success, taking US$390 million worldwide, and Slater became one of the major A-list stars of the 1990s. With Slater being a big Star Trek fan, he accepted a cameo role in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, shortly after playing Charlie Luciano in the crime drama Mobst...
2000–present: Television roles, Mr. Robot
Since 2000 Slater has mixed TV work with leading roles in mainly lower budget films, along with supporting roles in a few mainstream productions. He appeared in the successful The West Wing and Alias TV series. He was also part of Hollywood films, including Bobby and 3000 Miles to Graceland. He has also worked as a voice-over artist in productions, including the character of 'Pips' in the successful Australian animated film FernGully: The Last Rainforest, The Ad...
In 2000, Slater married Ryan Haddon, the daughter of 1970s model Dayle Haddon. They have two children, Jaden Christopher (born 1999) and Eliana Sophia Slater (born 2001). In 2003, Haddon was arrested for assaulting Slater during an argument at a Hard Rock Cafe while on vacation in Las Vegas. Haddon allegedly threw a glass and cut Slater's neck, for which he required 20 stitches. Haddon was charged with domestic battery, booked at Las Vegas' Clark County Detention Center, and freed after posting a bond. They announced a separation over Christmas 2004. Slater was living in London at the time, performing in a stage version of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. The couple officially separated in 2005 and divorcedin 2007. On December 2, 2013, Slater married his girlfriend Brittany Lopez in Florida after three years of dating. Slater practices Kempo Karate. Slater divides his time between Coconut Grove in Miami, Florida and Hell's Kitchen,...
Christian Slater, Actor: True Romance. Christian Michael Leonard Slater was born on August 18, 1969 in New York City, to Michael Hawkins, a well-known soap actor, and Mary Jo Slater (née Lawton), a casting agent. Christian started in show business early, appearing on the soap opera The Edge of Night (1956) in 1976 at the age of 7.
Christian Slater (* 18. srpna 1969) je americký herec. Je synem herce Michaela Hawkinse a castingové režisérky Mary Jo Slater. S herectvím začal v televizním seriálu One Life to Live, když mu bylo osm let. Později hrál například ve filmech Jméno růže (1986), Robin Hood: Král zbojníků (1991) a Šest pohřbů a jedna svatba (1998).
Christian Michael Leonard Slater was born on August 18, 1969 in New York City, to Michael Hawkins, a well-known soap actor, and Mary Jo Slater (née Lawton), a casting agent. Christian started in show business early, appearing on the soap opera The Edge of Night (1956) in 1976 at the age of 7. He went on to star in many Broadway shows in the early-1980s.
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Christian Michael Leonard Hawkins, mais conhecido como Christian Slater (Nova York, 18 de agosto de 1969) é um ator estadunidense. Vencedor do Globo de Ouro 2016 de "Melhor Ator Coadjuvante" na série de televisão " Mr. Robot ".
テレビドラマ. 『 MR. ROBOT/ミスター・ロボット 』. テンプレートを表示. クリスチャン・スレーター （ Christian Slater, 本名: Christian Michael Leonard Hawkins, 1969年 8月18日 - ）は アメリカ合衆国 の 俳優 。. ニューヨーク 市出身。.
Oct 23, 2019 · Christian Slater was among a group of young actors who lit up Hollywood in the late 1980s and early '90s. These were brooding, intense, and handsome guys like Johnny Depp and the late River Phoenix.
Slater is an advocate of a sustainable and clean living lifestyle. Slater is also a fundraiser and spokesperson for suicide prevention awareness. He has surfed in celebrity events for Surfers Against Suicide, telling sports website 'Athletes Talk': "I've lost a couple of friends myself to suicide and it's just a horrible thing that can be prevented.