Christian Slater Bio: “Good judgement comes from experience. Sometimes, experience comes from bad judgement,” shares Slater. Slater began his career at the age of 7 on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. He made his Broadway debut as Winthrop in the 1980 revival of The Music Man. Additional Broadway credits include Copperfield, Merlin, Macbeth, Side Man, and The Glass Menagerie. His big screen debut in 1985 in the film The Legend of Billie Jean. He had significant roles in the The Name of the Rose (1986), Heathers (1989), and Pump Up the Volume (1990). His most notable roles from the ’90s include the role of outlaws “Arkansas” Dave Rudabaugh in Young Guns II in 1990 and “Clarence Worley” in True Romance in 1993. Slater has spent most of his career on the stage.