Christian Slater

Christian Slater

Movie Actor

Christian Michael Leonard Slater is an American actor and producer. He made his film debut with a leading role in The Legend of Billie Jean and gained wider recognition for his breakthrough role as Jason "J.D." Dean, a sociopathic high school student, in the satire Heathers.

Full Name
Aug 18, 1969
5′ 9″
Net Worth


Christian Michael Leonard Slater was born on August 18, 1969 in New York City. He is an American actor, voice actor, and producer. He began his career with a leading role in the 1985 feature film The Legend of Billie Jean. He also gained recognition for his roles in such films as Heathers (1988), True Romance (1993), Broken Arrow (1996), Interview with the Vampire (1994), and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). In addition, he has appeared in numerous television roles, including playing a computer hacker in the second season of Mr. Robot.

Slater is also known for voicing characters in animated projects such as Megamind (2010) and Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016). His other notable works include establishing himself as one of the most prolific producers of low-budget independent films since 2000. He has been nominated for several awards throughout his career, including two Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his performance in The Forgotten.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1969</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Christian Slater is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 18, 1969, Christian Michael Leonard Slater was born in New York City.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1984</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Acting Role</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">His first acting role was in the television series "The Edge of Night".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1986</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Breakout Role in The Legend of Billie Jean</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Slater's breakout role was as the lead character in the film "The Legend of Billie Jean".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1989</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears in He Said, She Said</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Slater appeared in the romantic comedy "He Said, She Said".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Gains Popularity with Pump Up the Volume</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Slater gained popularity with his role in the cult classic "Pump Up the Volume".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Nomination for Golden Globe</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Slater was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama for his role in the show "My Own Worst Enemy".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in Mr. Robot</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Slater stars as the main antagonist in the award winning series "Mr. Robot".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Awesome Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Christian Slater is an awesome actor. He has starred in some of the best movies of all time, such as Heathers and True Romance. His performances are always memorable and he has a great range, which makes him a pleasure to watch on screen.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Humble</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Christian Slater is a very humble person. Despite his success and fame, he still remains humble and down to earth. He often goes out of his way to help others and is an inspiration to many people with his positive attitude and outlook on life.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Funny</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Christian Slater is also known for being quite funny. From his roles in movies like The Name of the Rose and Gleaming the Cube, he has proven that he can be hilarious when given the right material to work with. His sense of humor often helps lighten the mood during tough scenes.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Name Change</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Christian Slater's birth name is not actually Christian Slater, it is Michael Hawkins. He changed his name when he was 17 in order to use his mother's maiden name as his stage name.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Hollywood Royalty</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Christian Slater is a descendant of the famous actor Richard Dix, who was a star in the silent movie era.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Early Start</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Christian Slater started acting at the age of 5 and made his film debut at 7 in 1985's The Legend of Billie Jean.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Multiple Award Nominations</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Christian Slater has been nominated for numerous awards throughout his career, including Golden Globe and Academy Awards for his work in films such as Pump Up The Volume (1990), Untamed Heart (1992) andTrue Romance (1993).</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Music Career</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Christian Slater has released two albums - The Church of Rock and Roll (2001) and Greetings From The Gutter (2002) – under his own record label, 8Ball Records.</p></div>


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