Christian Slater

Born Aug 18, 1969

Christian Michael Leonard Slater is an American actor. He made his film debut with a small role in The Postman Always Rings Twice before playing a leading role in the 1985 film The Legend of Billie Jean. He then played a monk's apprentice alongside Sean Connery in The Name of the Rose before gaining wider recognition for his breakthrough role in the cult film Heathers.… Read More

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1969 Birth Born on August 18, 1969.
1980 10 Years Old Following a run on Ryan's Hope, he made his Broadway debut as the lisping Winthrop Paroo opposite Dick Van Dyke in the 1980 revival of The Music Man. … Read More


1985 15 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He made his film debut with a leading role in the 1985 film The Legend of Billie Jean. … Read More
1989 19 Years Old Slater's career rose to new heights when he played the dark character J.D. in the 1989 film Heathers alongside Winona Ryder. … Read More


1991 21 Years Old 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. … Read More
1993 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1993, Slater tried to expand his film genre, playing opposite Marisa Tomei in Untamed Heart and playing Clarence Worley in the Quentin Tarantino-penned cult classic True Romance, which received many rave reviews. … Read More
1996 26 Years Old Slater also played the character of Lewis in the romance film Bed of Roses in 1996 along with Mary Stuart Masterson.
1997 27 Years Old In 1997, Slater was convicted of assaulting his then-girlfriend, Michelle Jonas, and a police officer while under the influence of drugs and alcohol. … Read More
1998 28 Years Old Slater played Riley Hale in the big budget John Woo film Broken Arrow (1996), which also starred John Travolta, before appearing in 1998 in Hard Rain alongside Morgan Freeman. … Read More


2000 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Slater was married to Ryan Haddon between 2000 and 2007, and they have two children together. … Read More
2003 33 Years Old In 2003, Haddon was arrested for assaulting Slater at a Hard Rock Cafe while on a trip to Las Vegas. … Read More
2004 34 Years Old They announced a separation over Christmas 2004 while Slater was performing in a stage version of the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest in London's West End. They officially separated in 2005 and divorced in 2007. … Read More
2005 35 Years Old On May 24, 2005, Slater was arrested in Manhattan, New York, after he allegedly sexually harassed a woman on the street.
2009 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In early May 2009, Slater visited wounded and recovering soldiers of Walter Reed Army Medical Center for the USO.


2011 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011 he co-starred in the action film The River Murders, with Ray Liotta and Ving Rhames.
2013 43 Years Old On December 2, 2013, Slater married 26-year-old Brittany Lopez, whom he had dated for three years. … Read More
2014 44 Years Old He co-starred in the 2014 television series, Mind Games, which was cancelled after only five episodes were aired, and was part of the ensemble in Lars von Trier's controversial Nymphomaniac. … Read More
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