Helen Slater Biography (1963-)

Full name, Helen Rachel Slater; born December 15, 1963, in New York (some sources say Massapequa), NY; daughter of Gerald (a television executive) and Alice Joan (a lawyer; maiden name, Chrin) Slater; married Robert Watzke (a commercial film editor), 1990; children: Hannah Nika. Addresses: Agent: Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Actress, stunt person, singer
Birth Details
December 15, 1963
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Title role/Linda Lee/Kara Zor-El, Supergirl (also known as Supergirl: The Movie), TriStar, 1984
  • Billie Jean Davy, the title role, The Legend of Billie Jean, TriStar, 1985
  • Sandy Kessler, Ruthless People, Buena Vista, 1986
  • Christy Wills, The Secret of My Succe$s, Universal, 1987
  • Hattie, Sticky Fingers, Spectrafilm, 1988
  • Alexandra "Alex" Paige, Happy Together, Apollo Pictures, 1990
  • Bonnie Rayburn, City Slickers, Columbia, 1991
  • Ellie, Betrayal of the Dove, Prism Pictures, 1993
  • Alex Weaver, A House in the Hills, LIVE Home Video, 1993
  • Laura Turner, Lassie, Paramount, 1994
  • Kim, The Steal, 1994
  • Mary, No Way Back, 1995
  • Heavenzapoppin'!, 1996
  • Voice, The Long Way Home, Seventh Art Releasing, 1997
  • Lisa Torello, Carlo's Wake, 1999
  • Penelope, Seeing Other People, 2004
  • Also appeared in In Deep.
  • Film Work
  • (Uncredited) Stunts, Supergirl (also known as Supergirl: The Movie), TriStar, 1984
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Anne McKenna, Capital News (also known as Powerhouse), ABC,1990
  • Movies
  • Jacqui Cochrane, The Great Air Race (also known as Half a WorldAway), 1990
  • Hannah, Chantilly Lace, Showtime, 1993
  • Lisa Fredericks, 12:01, Fox, 1993
  • Elsa Freedman, Parallel Lives, Showtime, 1994
  • Mrs. Lewis, Toothless, ABC, 1997
  • Pammy Cahill, Best Friends for Life, CBS, 1998
  • Carly Bauers, Nowhere In Sight, 2000
  • Specials
  • Amy Watson, "Amy and the Angel," ABC Afterschool Special, ABC, 1982
  • Herself/Supergirl, Supergirl--The Making of the Movie (documentary), ABC, 1985
  • Nina, Couples, ABC, 1994
  • Pilots
  • Anne McKenna, Capital News (also known as Powerhouse), ABC,1990
  • Kathy, American Adventure (also known as National Lampoon's American Adventure), Fox, 2000
  • Episodic
  • Lauren, "Wasting Away," The Hidden Room, Lifetime, 1991
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1991
  • Herself, The Arsenio Hall Show, syndicated, 1991, 1993
  • Voice of Talia, "Off Balance," Batman: The Animated Series (also known as The Adventures of Batman and Robin), Fox, 1992
  • (Uncredited) Becky Gelke, "The Good Samaritan," Seinfeld, NBC, 1992
  • Sarah, "The Theory of Relativity," Dream On, HBO, 1992
  • Voice of Talia, "Demon's Quest: Parts 1 & 2," Batman: The AnimatedSeries (also known as The Adventures of Batman and Robin), Fox, 1993
  • Voice of Talia, "Avatar," Batman: The Animated Series (also knownas The Adventures of Batman and Robin), Fox, 1994
  • Cassandra Thompson, "Caroline and the Monkeys," Caroline in the City, NBC, 1997
  • Julie Siegel, "Retribution," Michael Hayes, CBS, 1997
  • Julie Siegel, "Mob Mentality," Michael Hayes, CBS, 1998
  • Julie Siegel, "Arise and Fall," Michael Hayes, CBS, 1998
  • Peggy Truman, "Moveable Feast," Will & Grace, NBC, 2001
  • Stage Appearances
  • Tina, Responsible Parties, Vineyard Theatre, New York City, 1985
  • Nicole, "Almost Romance," Festival of One-Act Comedies, ManhattanPunch Line Theatre, New York City, 1987
  • Also appeared in The Big Day, Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA.
  • Albums
  • One of These Days, 2003

Further Reference


    • Helen Slater Official Site, http://www.helenslater.com, October 28, 2003

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