Christian Slater

Christian Slater
Christian Slater
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The Star Biography

Profile of Christian Slater

Christian Michael Leonard Slater, also known as Christian Slater is a familiar name of American Film Industry. He is quite famous as an actor as well as a producer too. A lot of hit movies of him have reached him at the open door of success. The 47 years old American actor has left a great effect through his talent.

Knowing about his early life

Christian Slater was born on 18th August 1969 in New York. His parents Michael Gainsborough and Mary Jo Slater were famous actors of America. They were equally famous for their acting skills. Their parents turned into the producer from actors. Christian also got the talent from his parents. He also wanted to be a good actor from childhood and started acting from his school days. His brother Ryan Slater is also famous for his acting skills.

Christian Slater and his films

Slater made his first television with ABC soap opera. He made his debut with One Life to live at the age of 8. Following a track on Ryan’s Hope, he prepared his Broadway first appearance as the lisping Winthrop Paroo opposed Dick Van Dyke in the year 1980 revival of The Music Man.

Additional Broadway credits include Copperfield, Merlin, Macbeth, sideman, and the glass menagerie. In addition he has accomplished in London’s west end in swimming with sharks & one flew over the cuckoo’s nest.

Success of Christian Slater

Slater appeared his big screen debut in the year 1985. He has portrayed the character of Binx in the movie The Legend of Billie Jean. However, Slater did a great acting in this film but it was unable to earn a huge amount of money. His career enhanced with the role in The Name of the Rose in the year 1986 along with Sean Connery.

Slater played Connery’s beginner monk while they explored a run of murders at a Benedictine abbey. Slater’s remarkable performances were The Man and His Dream, Beyond the Stars and Gleaming the Cube. He has got Chicago Film Critics Association Award for the most promising actor.