Christian Slater Biography (1969-)

Original name, Christian Michael Leonard Hawkins; born August 18, 1969, in New York, NY; son of Mary Jo Slater (a casting executive) and Michael Hawkins (an actor; also known as Michael Gainsborough); married Ryan Haddon, February12, 2000; children: Jaden, Eliana. Addresses: Agent: Susan Culley andAssociates, 132A S. Lasky Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-1704; International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Manager: Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Publicist: Ina Treciokas, I/D PR, 3859 Cardiff Ave., 2nd Floor, Culver City, CA 90232.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, producer
Birth Details
August 18, 1969
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Binx Davy, The Legend of Billy Jean, TriStar, 1985
  • Adson von Melk, The Name of the Rose (also known as Der Name der Rose), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Mark Collins, Twisted, 1986
  • Bobby, Secrets, 1986
  • Preston Tucker, Jr., Tucker: The Man and His Dream, Paramount, 1988
  • Brian Kelly, Gleaming the Cube (also known as A Brother's Justice and Skate or Die), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • Jason "J. D." Dean, Heathers (also known as Fatal Game, Lethal Attraction, and Westerberg High), New World, 1989
  • Nick, The Wizard, Universal, 1989
  • Andy, "Lot 249," Tales from the Darkside: The Movie, Paramount, 1990
  • Arkansas Dave Rudabaugh, Young Guns II (also known as Young Guns II: Blaze of Glory), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990
  • Mark Hunter, Pump Up the Volume, SCE Entertainment Corp., 1990
  • Will Scarlett, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Warner Bros., 1991
  • Charlie "Lucky" Luciano, Mobsters (also known as The Evil Empire), Universal, 1991
  • Eric Michaels, Beyond the Stars (also known as Personal Choice), 1991
  • Excelsior communications officer, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Paramount, 1991
  • Voice of Pips, Ferngully: The Last Rainforest, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • George Kuffs, Kuffs, Universal, 1992
  • Rocky, Where the Day Takes You, New Line Cinema, 1992
  • Himself, The Last Party, Triton Pictures, 1993
  • Clarence Worley, True Romance, 1993
  • Adam, Untamed Heart, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1993
  • Daniel Malloy, the interviewer, Interview with the Vampire (also known as Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles), Warner Bros., 1994
  • William, Jimmy Hollywood, Paramount, 1994
  • Himself, Catwalk, Arrow Releasing, 1995
  • James Stamphill, Murder in the First, Warner Bros., 1995
  • Lewis Farrell, Bed of Roses, New Line Cinema, 1996
  • Captain Riley Hale, Broken Arrow, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Title role, The Tears of Julian Po, Fine Line, 1997
  • Easily fooled security guard (uncredited), Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, New Line, 1997
  • Tom, Hard Rain (also known as Flood), Paramount, 1998
  • John Mannion, Basil, Kushner-Locke, 1998
  • Robert Boyd, Very Bad Things, PolyGram, 1998
  • Eddie (uncredited), Love Stinks, Independent Artists, 1999
  • Senator Reginald Webster, The Contender (also known as Manipulations), DreamWorks, 2000
  • Joseph Hanson, 3000 Miles to Graceland, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Trevor Finch/Cletis Tout, Who Is Cletis Tout?, Paramount Classics,2001
  • Himself, Zoolander, Paramount, 2001
  • Thomas Taylor, Run for the Money, Millenium, 2002
  • Ryan "Ox" Anderson, Windtalkers, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2002
  • Naked Movie, Seven Arts, 2002
  • J. D. Reston, Mindhunters, Dimension, 2003
  • Film Work
  • Director, Museum of Love, Showtime, 1996
  • Co-producer, Hard Rain (also known as Flood), Paramount, 1998
  • Co-producer, Basil, Kushner-Locke, 1998
  • Executive producer, Very Bad Things, 1998
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Billy, Sherlock Holmes, 1981
  • Billy Beak, The Haunted Mansion Mystery, 1983
  • The kid, The Edge, HBO, 1989
  • Rock the Vote, Fox, 1992
  • Host, Smart Sex, MTV, 1994
  • Harry Bailey, Merry Christmas, George Bailey, PBS, 1997
  • Interviewee, Christian Slater: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary), E! Entertainment, 1998
  • Halloween prankster, Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley, NBC, 1998
  • Radio City Music Hall's Grand Re-opening Gala, NBC, 1999
  • Interviewee, Holidays with the Stars (documentary), E! Entertainment, 2000
  • Narrator, The Inferno (documentary), The Learning Channel, 2002
  • Presenter, Hollywood Salutes Nicolas Cage: An American Cinematheque Tribute, TNT, 2002
  • Also appeared in Pardon Me for Living and Cry Wolf.
  • Movies
  • Walt Willy, Living Proof: The Hank Williams, Jr., Story, NBC, 1983
  • Cliff Petrie, Desperate for Love (also known as Dying for Love), CBS, 1989
  • Sutcliffe, Star Trek: The Next Generation--All Good Things... (also known as All Good Things...), 1994
  • Series
  • Charlie, Robbers, Rooftops and Witches, 1982
  • D. J. LaSalle, Ryan's Hope, 1985
  • Also appeared in One Life to Live and All My Children.
  • Episodic
  • Jody Toliver, "A Case of the Stubborns," Tales from the Darkside,1984
  • Michael Winslow, "Joyride," The Equalizer, 1986
  • "Old Friends, Dead Ends," Crime Story, 1986
  • Andy Prescott, "Fetus Completus," L.A. Law, 1988
  • Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1991
  • Narrator, "There's an Alligator under My Bed," Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories, Showtime, 1992
  • Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1993
  • Die Harald Schmidt Show, 1996
  • Dinner for Five, 2001
  • The Andy Dick Show, 2001
  • Also appeared as a guest on Late Show with David Letterman, TheTonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The View.
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 61st Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1989
  • Presenter, The 63rd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1991
  • Presenter, The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards, TBS, 1991
  • Presenter, 1991 MTV Video Music Awards, MTV and syndicated, 1991
  • The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1991
  • Presenter, MTV Movie Awards, MTV and syndicated, 1993
  • Presenter, 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards, TBS, 1993
  • Host, 1993 MTV Video Music Awards, MTV and syndicated, 1993
  • Presenter, 51st Annual Golden Globe Awards, TBS, 1994
  • Presenter, The 53rd Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1999
  • VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, VH1, 2000
  • The 7th Annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2001
  • My VH1 Music Awards, VH1, 2001
  • Stage Appearances
  • Winthrop Paroo, The Music Man, City Center, New York City, 1980
  • Jimmy, Between Daylight and Boonville, Wonderhorse Theatre, 1980
  • Billy Mowcher, Copperfield, ANTA Theatre, New York City, 1981
  • MacDuff's son, Macbeth, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1982
  • Young Merlin and Arthur, Merlin, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New YorkCity, 1983
  • Bert, Landscape of the Body, Walter McGinn/John Cazale Theatre, Second Stage, New York City, 1984
  • Steve Tierney, Dry Land, New Arts Theatre Company, Judith AndersonTheatre, New York City, 1986
  • Clifford (narrator), Side Man, Broadway production, 1998
  • Also appeared in The Christmas Carol and Somewhere's Better.
  • Stage Work
  • Director
  • The Laughter Epidemic, Los Angeles, 1992

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Harper's Bazaar, January, 1994, pp. 82-84
    • People Weekly, September 27, 1993, pp. 58-66
    • Premiere, April 1, 1994, pp. 94-99
    • US, May 1, 1989

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