With an impressive career across film, television and stage, Christian Slater has established himself as one of the most talented and respected actors of his generation. He continues to demonstrate his range by adding the roles of director and producer to his long list of credits.
Slater’s extensive film credits prove his versatility to excel in various genres. As an action hero, Slater was seen in John Woo’s Windtalkers, opposite Nicolas Cage and Broken Arrow with John Travolta. Slater has gained a cult following in his portrayal characters like ‘Clarence Worley’ in True Romance, ‘Robert Boyd’ in Very Bad Things and ‘Jason Dean’ in Heathers. Other film credits include Interview With A Vampire, Untamed Heart, Jean-Jacques Annaud’s The Name Of The Rose and Francis Ford Coppola’s Tucker: The Man And His Dream.
Slater has garnered critical acclaim for other theatre work, most notably his starring role in the Broadway production of Sideman. Off-Broadway, Slater has been seen in such productions as Landscape Of The Body, Dry Land and Somewhere’s Better.
Together with Mary Jo Slater, he recently formed the production company Clean Slate Productions, developing both film and television projects. In 1996, Slater made his directorial debut with Museum Of Love, a short film for Showtime.
Slater can currently be seen performing in the hit West End show, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest. Next year, Slater will be seen in Renny Harlin’s Mindhunters with Val Kilmer and Johnny Lee Miller. Also released next year is the political thriller The Deal with Selma Blair.
|2004 Jury Member|