Ten fun facts about Christian Slater


Fact 1
Slater’s theatre debut was at the age of 9 in a play called “The Music Man”.

Fact 2
He is notorious for his scrapes with the law. In 1997 he was arrested on charges of assault and was sentenced to three months in prison. However, he was released within 59 days on the grounds of good behavior.

Fact 3
In his 1991 movie “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” (1991) he wore the very same trousers that William Shatner had worn in the 1982-made, “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan”. He noticed Shatner’s name label sewn inside them.


Fact 4
In 1994 he donated his “Interview with the Vampire-The Vampire Chronicles” paycheck to one of River Phoenix’s favorite charity. River had met an untimely death at the age of 23.

Fact 5
In 1995, Christian Slater was voted as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history by Empire Magazine.

Fact 6
Slater practices martial arts and earned a Kempo Karate Green Belt in 2003.

Fact 7
Mary Jo Slater, his mother, was his casting director in the 1991-made“Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country”; Murder in the First (1995); the 2000-made”The Contender” as well as “Who Is Cletis Tout?” which was made in 2001.

Fact 8
As a teenager he had acted in one of Broadway’s biggest flop musicals “Merlin”. He played the role of the young Merlin and Arthur.

Fact 9
It was widely-rumored that Slater’s eyebrows never grew back after he shaved them off for his role as Spock. He had said this in a jocular manner to a reporter and it got printed as a fact. Two decades later, people still jest about it.

Fact 10
In 2006, he was a potential nominee for the Razzie Award. He name was suggested for the “Worst Actor” category for his role in the 2005 movie “Alone in the Dark” and Mindhunters (2004). He did not get nominated for either.


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Is an American actor, was born on 18 August 1969 in New York City.

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