CHRISTIAN SLATER has had an impressive career that spans the worlds of film,
television and stage.
Slater received Golden Globe and Critics Choice Awards for his role in USA
drama, Mr. Robot, in which he stars opposite Rami Malek. The show follows an
underground hacking organization that intends to bring down Corporate America.
Sam Esmail, Mr. Robot ran from 2015 and begins Season 4 in 2018. Slater is also
a producer on
the show, which has received Golden Globe, Critics Choice, and AFI Awards.
In addition to his starring role with Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce in The
Wife, directed by
Bjorn Runge, Christian most recently worked on Emilio Estevez's film The Public.
includes Taylor Schilling, Jeffrey Wright, Alec Baldwin and Michael Kenneth
In 2016, Slater starred in King Cobra opposite James Franco. The film, written
and directed by
Justin Kelly, depicts the events surrounding a murder that shocked the adult
industry in the mid 2000's. Slater portrays an adult entertainment producer who
hot new star and finds himself the target of a rival producer, portrayed by
Franco. The film
premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival to rave reviews. In another
Franco, Slater appeared in The Adderall Diaries, which premiered at the 2015
Festival. Directed by Pamela Romanowsky, this thriller is an adaptation of
memoir. The cast includes Franco, Amber Heard and Ed Harris.
On television, Slater makes regular appearances on FX's animated series
Archer as 'Slater' and Disney's The Lion Guard as 'Ushari' and Milo Murphy's Law as
In 2015, Slater received critical praise for his starring role as Sir Galahad in
adaptation of the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The performance at The
Bowl was directed by BT McNicholl and conducted by Todd Ellison. The cast also
Tyler Ferguson, Eric Idle, Craig Robinson and Merle Dandrige.
In 2014, Slater starred in Lars von Trier's drama Nymphomaniac opposite Shia
LaBeouf and Uma
Thurman. The film follows the story of a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounting
experiences to the man who saved her life.
In 2006, Slater starred in Emilio Estevez's acclaimed drama Bobby, which focuses
on the 22
people at Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel on the day Senator Robert F. Kennedy was
assassinated. As a member of the all-star ensemble cast, including Anthony
Moore, Sharon Stone and William H. Macy, Slater earned Screen Actors Guild Award
Choice Award nominations.
Slater returned to theater in London in 2006 and 2007. In 2007, he starred in
the sold-out run
of Swimming With Sharks directed by Wilson Milan. Slater portrayed Buddy
mastermind of a top studio's high-grossing, ultra-violent horror slate, and one
most powerful men. In Spring 2006, he reprised his critically acclaimed role as
McMurphy in the Really Useful Group's production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's
play, which previewed at the Edinburgh Festival, originally opened in London's
West End on
September 6, 2004 to rave reviews. The huge success of the play led to two
closing on January 22, 2005 after over 150 sold-out shows. Slater won a
Actor Award for his performance. He also won the Favorite Actor award two years
in a row at
the Big Star Awards.
In 2005, Slater starred on Broadway in Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie,
role of Tom opposite Jessica Lange. He received an award for Favorite Featured
Actor in a
Broadway Play at the Broadway.com Audience Awards. The play ran from March 22 to
Following his film debut in 1985 in The Legend of Billie Jean, Slater's
extensive film credits prove
his versatility in various genres. As an action hero, Slater was seen in John
opposite Nicolas Cage, and Broken Arrow, with John Travolta. Slater has also
proven his ability
to portray characters whose roles create a cult following, such as his
performances as Clarence Worley in True Romance as Robert Boyd in Very Bad
Things and as
Jason Dean in Michael Lehmann's cult classic Heathers. Other film credits
include He Was a
Quiet Man, The Contender, Bed of Roses, Murder in the First, Interview with a
Untamed Heart, Pump Up the Volume, Jean-Jacques Annaud's The Name of the Rose,
Ford Coppola's Tucker: The Man and His Dream, and Gleaming the Cube.
Slater's producing credits include Basil and Hard Rain, both of which he also
starred in. He also
served as an executive producer on Peter Berg's Very Bad Things. In 1996, Slater
directorial debut with Museum of Love, a short film for Showtime.
As an alum of the prestigious Dalton School and the Professional Children's
School in New York
City, Slater debuted on Broadway at the age of nine on The Music Man, alongside
Dyke, and went on to play the title lead in Oliver. Slater garnered critical
acclaim in 1998 for his
starring role in the Broadway production of Side Man. Macbeth, David Copperfield
also number among his Broadway credits. Off-Broadway, Slater has been seen in
productions as Landscape of The Body, Between Daylight, Boonville, Dry Land and
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