Christian Slater (born August 18, 1969 in New York, New York) first appeared on television at the age of eight when he did the ABC soap opera One Life to Live.
He made his big-screen debut when he played Billy Jean’s brother Binx in The Legend of Billie Jean (1985). From there, he has portrayed a monk’s apprentice alongside Sean Connery in The Name of the Rose (1986), as Jason “J.D.” Dean in the cult film Heathers (1988), as Will Scarlet in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), as Clarence Worley in the cult film True Romance (1993), as Daniel Molloy in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), as Agent Vuckovich in the action film The River Murders (2011), as Craig Mackenzie in Soldiers of Fortune (2012) and as Marcus Baptiste in the action thriller Bullet to the Head (2013).
In television, he has appeared in The West Wing (2002), Alias (2002) and has starred in Breaking In (2011) and Mind Games (2014). Slater has received acclaim for his role in the television series Mr. Robot (2015-present) where he plays a computer hacker who has a band of hackers called fsociety.