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CHRISTIAN SLATER BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Christian Slater was born on August 18th, 1969 in New York City, New York with the birth name Christian Michael Leonard Slater.  Both his parents were already involved in the entertainment industry.  His father, Michael Hawkins was an actor on a soap opera and his mother, Mary Jo Slater worked as a casting agent.  It was no wonder with this type of family influence, that Slater too would pursue a career in the industry.
 
He began his career at the age of seven appearing on the soap opera, "The Edge of Night" in 1976.  Slater then began to gain some experience as a stage actor in the mid 1980's and even went on appear in a number of Broadway productions.  He studied at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. 
 
Still living in New York, Slater auditioned for the role of Binx Davey for the film, "The Legend of Billie Jean" (1985).  He was cast in the part and this helped boost his career that in 1987 he chose to leave high school early and he relocated to Los Angeles, California in pursuit of a career as a film actor.
 
It did not take long to get cast in the film, "The Name of the Rose" (1986) which opened the door for him for his first starring film role, "Heathers" (1988).  As his career progressed, Slater was seen on the big screen in such films as, "Robin Hood Prince of Thieves", (1991), "Interview with the Vampire": The Vampire Chronicles"(1994), "Pump up the Volume" (1990), "Broken Arrow" (1996), "True Romance"(1993) and "Hard Rain" (1998).
 
Along with film roles he also made a number of television appearances throughout his career in such series a, "West Wing", "Alias", "The Forgotten" and "Robot Chicken".  Not only has Slater built up a decent resume as a stage, television and film actor, he has also added a number of voice over projects to his resume such as in, "FernGully: The Last Rainforest", "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" and "Dinosaur Planet".    

Soon to release in 2012 are a number of films such as, "El Gringo" (2012), "Freaky Deaky" (2012), "Bullet to the Head" (2012), "Dawn Rider" (2012) and "Wake" (2012).
 
Although hr has always had the bad boy image in Hollywood and has a number of arrests on his records,  Slaterhe did finally settle down and marry Ryan Haddon in 2000 and they had two children together, Jaden and Eliana before the marriage ended in divorce in 2006.  He remains a very good father and very involved in his children's lives and has managed to stay out of trouble with the law since 2005. 
 
Christian Slater is a big supporter of quite a few different charities such as Global Green and Whatever it Takes.  He is also very involved in AIDS awareness and works to promote humanitarian work

 
Filmography

2012 Wake
2012 Dawn Rider
2012 Bullet to the Head 
2012 Freaky Deaky 
2012 El Gringo 
2011 The Power of Few 
2011 Sofia 
2011 Playback 
2011 Guns, Girls and Gambling 
2011 The River Murders 
2011 Without Men 
2011 Breaking In
2011 Sacrifice 
2005-2011 Robot Chicken
2011 Rites of Passage
2011 Soldiers of Fortune 
2009-2010 The Forgotten 
2010 The Office 
2010 Shadows of the White Nights 
2009 Curb Your Enthusiasm 
2009 Lies & Illusions
2009 Dolan's Cadillac 
2008 My Own Worst Enemy
2008 Igor
2008 Love Lies Bleeding
2007 The Ten Commandments
2007 He Was a Quiet Man 
2007 Slipstream
2006 My Name Is Earl
2006 Bobby
2006 Hollow Man II
2005 Odd Job Jack
2003-2005 The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius 
2005 The Deal
2005 Alone in the Dark 
2004 Churchill: The Hollywood Years 
2004 Pursued 
2004 The Good Shepherd
2004 Mindhunters
2003 Alias
2003 Masked and Anonymous
2002 The West Wing
2002 Windtalkers
2002 Run for the Money
2002 Naked Movie
2001 Who Is Cletis Tout? 
2001 3000 Miles to Graceland 
2001 The Road to Graceland
2000 The Contender 
1999 Love Stinks 
1998 Very Bad Things 
1998 Basil 
1998 Hard Rain
1997 Merry Christmas, George Bailey
1997 Julian Po
1997 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
1996 Broken Arrow
1996 Bed of Roses
1995 Murder in the First 
1991-1994 Saturday Night Live
1994 Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles 
1994 Jimmy Hollywood 
1993 True Romance
1993 Untamed Heart 
1992 Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories
1992 FernGully: The Last Rainforest 
1992 Kuffs 
1992 Where the Day Takes You 
1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
1991 Mobsters
1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
1990 Pump Up the Volume
1990 Young Guns II
1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
1989 The Wizard 
1989 The Edge
1989 Beyond the Stars 
1989 Desperate for Love
1989 Gleaming the Cube
1988 Heathers
1988 Tucker: The Man and His Dream 
1988 L.A. Law
1986 All My Children 
1986 Crime Story 
1986 The Equalizer
1986 The Name of the Rose 
1986 Secrets 
1986 Twisted 
1985 Ryan's Hope 
1985 The Legend of Billie Jean 
1984 Tales from the Darkside 
1983 Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr. Story 
1983 ABC Weekend Specials 
1982 CBS Library 
1981 Sherlock Holmes





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