Christian Michael Leonard Slater is a famous American actor known for his roles in famous Hollywood movies like “The Postman Always Runs Twice”, “The Legend of Billie Jean” and “The Name of the Rose”. He was born on 18th August, 1969 in New York, United States of America and started his career in 1981.

Early Career

Christian Slater started his career in 1981, appearing in “The Postman Always Runs Twice” followed by the role of “Binx” in the “Legend of Billie Jean”. In 1980s, he appeared in several leading roles in movies including “Twisted”, “The Name of the Rose” co-starring Sean Connery, “Beyond the Stars”, “Heathers” and “The Wizard”. In 1990, Christian Slater landed a role in “Tales from the Darkside; The Movie” before appearing in the commercially successful film “Robin Hood – Prince of Thieves” co-starring Alan Rickman, Kevin Costner and Morgan Freeman. In 1993, he appeared along with Marisa Tomei in “Untamed Heart” and won critical acclaim for his role. In 1996, he appeared in another successful movie titled “Broken Arrow” co-starring John Travolta followed by another movie titled “Hard Rain” with Morgan Freeman, which helped him establish his name as a versatile actor, capable to perform various roles.

Career Highlights

Christian Slater had a major breakthrough early on in his career when he appeared in a famous Hollywood movie “The Name of the Rose” with Sean Connery. He appeared in several commercially hit Hollywood movies like “Robin Hood – Prince of Thieves”, “Hard Rain”, “Broken Arrow”, “Untamed Heart” and “Alone in the Dark”, to name a few.

10 Best Films of Christian Slater

  • The Name of the Rose
  • Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
  • Untamed Heart
  • Broken Arrow
  • Hard Rain
  • 3000 Miles to Graceland
  • Alone in the Dark
  • The Deal
  • Bobby
  • Soldiers of Fortune

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