Fast Facts

  • At age 9, was cast in a Broadway revival of The Music Man, starring Dick Van Dyke.
  • In 1993, won the Most Desirable Male honor at the MTV Movie Awards for portraying a romantic lead opposite Marisa Tomei in the tearjerker Untamed Heart.
  • Slater, who replaced River Phoenix in the role of journalist Malloy in Interview With the Vampire (1994), donated his salary to charity in the late Phoenix's memory.
  • In January 1994, became Harper's Bazaar's first cover guy since Steve McQueen in 1968 when he and supermodel Christy Turlington posed together.
  • Made his London stage debut as Randle Patrick McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
  • Works with the Get Schooled Foundation to encourage graduation; Slater, once a high-school dropout, received his GED after finding success as an actor and becoming a parent.


  • 2007, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
  • 1991, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Male Lead: Nominee
  • 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2001, Critics' Choice Awards — Alan J. Pakula Award: Winner


  • Tamara Mellon — Ex-significant Other
  • Eliana Sophia Haddon-Slater — Daughter
  • Nina Huang — Ex-fiancée
  • Samantha Mathis — Ex-significant Other
  • Michael Hawkins — Father
  • Winona Ryder — Ex-significant Other
  • Brittany Lopez — Wife
  • Christy Turlington — Ex-significant Other
  • Jaden Christopher Haddon-Slater — Son
  • Mary Jo Slater — Mother
  • Ryan Haddon — Ex-wife
  • Christina Applegate — Ex-significant Other
  • Ryan Slater — Half Brother

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  • Birth Name: Christian Michael Leonard Hawkins
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Birthday: August 18, 1969, Leo
  • Profession: Actor, Producer
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