Christian Slater Bio | Wiki
Christian Slater is an American actor and producer. He made his film debut with a leading role in The Legend of Billie Jean (1985). Christian gained wider recognition for his breakthrough role as Jason “J.D.” Dean, a sociopathic high school student, in the satire Heathers (1988).
He has received critical acclaim for his title role in the USA Network television series Mr. Robot (2015–2019), for which he earned the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film in 2016, with additional nominations in 2017 and 2018.
Christian Slater Age
Christian was born on August 18, 1969, in New York, New York, United States. He is 53 years old.
Christian Slater Height
He is a man of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (Approx. 1.74 m).
Christian Slater Family
He was born in New York City, to his parents Michael Hawkins and Mary Jo Slater. Christian’s father was an actor also known as Michael Gainsborough and his mother was 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 a radio personality, Bill Slater.
Christian Slater Wife
In 2000, Christian married Ryan Haddon, the daughter of model Dayle Haddon. They have two children, Jaden Christopher and Eliana Sophia. In 2003, Haddon was arrested for assaulting Christian during an argument at a Hard Rock Cafe while on vacation in Las Vegas. Haddon allegedly threw a glass and cut Christian’s neck, which required 20 stitches.
They announced their separation over Christmas in 2004. The couple officially separated in 2005 and divorced in 2007. On December 2, 2013, Christian married his girlfriend Brittany Lopez in Florida after three years of dating. On August 16, 2019, their daughter Lena was born. He divides his time between Coconut Grove in Miami, Florida, and Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan.
Christian Slater Education
He attended the Dalton School, the Professional Children’s School, and the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.
Christian Slater Movies
Ask Me Anything
Way of the Wicked
Hot Tub Time Machine 2
The Adderall Diaries
Mune: Guardian of the Moon
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay We Can Be Heroes
The Lion Guard
Milo Murphy’s Law
Dawn of the Croods
Live with Kelly H
Jeff & Some Aliens Various voices
Justice League Action
Christian Slater The Heathers
At the age of 18, Christian played the dark character J.D. in the 1988 film Heathers alongside Winona Ryder. Heathers was billed as the teen film of 1989. Christian beat out many other actors such as Brad Pitt for the part, and his performance drew a comparison with a young Jack Nicholson. He also starred in Gleaming the Cube and appeared in Beyond the Stars (both in 1989).
Christian Slater Mr Robot
In October 2014, Christian signed on for his title role in the television series on USA Network Mr. Robot. He plays a computer hacker, “Mr. Robot,” who recruits Rami Malek’s character, Elliot, into his band of hackers called fsociety.
The series premiered on June 24, 2015, and concluded in 2019 with its fourth season. For his performance, he earned the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film in 2016, with additional nominations in 2017 and 2018.
Christian Slater Interview With A Vampire
He gained the role of the interviewer, Daniel Molloy, in Interview with the Vampire (1994) after the death of his friend River Phoenix, who was originally cast. Christian subsequently donated his earnings from the film to Phoenix’s favorite charities.
Christian Slater True Romance
In 1993, Christian again stretched his acting skills, playing opposite Marisa Tomei in Untamed Heart and playing Clarence Worley in True Romance, written by Quentin Tarantino, which received many rave reviews. In his review of True Romance, Roger Ebert awarded the movie 3 stars out of 4 and said, “the energy and style of the movie are exhilarating. Christian Slater has the kind of cocky recklessness the movie needs.”
Christian Slater Robin Hood
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.
Christian Slater Net Worth
He earns his wealth from his career, therefore, he has amassed a fortune over the years. Christian’s estimated net worth is $25 million.
How Old Was Christian Slater In Heathers
He is 53 years old. Christian was born on August 18, 1969, in New York, New York, United States.