|Birthdate:||August 18, 1969|
|Birthplace:||New York City, New York, United States|
Christian Michael Leonard Slater (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor and producer. He made his film debut with a leading role in the 1985 film The Legend of Billie Jean. He played a monk's apprentice alongside Sean Connery in The Name of the Rose (1986) and gained wider recognition for his breakthrough role in the 1988 cult film Heathers. He currently has a leading role in the USA Network TV series, Mr. Robot, for which he won his first Golden Globe at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film. In the 1990s, Slater starred in many big budget films, including Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, FernGully: The Last Rainforest, Broken Arrow, and Hard Rain. He was also featured in the cult film True Romance. Since 2000, Slater has combined work in the film business with television, including appearances in The West Wing and Alias and starring in Breaking In and Mind Games. Slater was married to Ryan Haddon between 2000 and 2007, and they have two children together. Slater has had widely publicized brushes with the law, including being sentenced to three months in jail for assault in 1997.