Christian Slater was born August 18, 1969, in New York, New York. He is an actor who is best known for his starring role in the film True Romance. He began his acting career in 1981 with the television movie Sherlock Holmes. Christian has since had roles in television series such as Ryan's Hope, The West Wing, My Own Worst Enemy, and The Forgotten. His notable films include Interview with the Vampire, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and The Name of the Rose. His work has earned him eight award nominations and five awards, including an MTV Movie Award. Christian married Ryan Haddon in2000, and they had two children together before divorcing in 2006.