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Good judgement comes from experience. Sometimes, experience comes from bad judgement.

Good judgement comes from experience. Sometimes, experience comes from bad judgement.

As you get older you learn some balance and mediation in your life - that's where I am right now. I feel pretty comfortable about things. ---->>>

Jail was a result of me not taking time for myself. So I was forced to take some time for myself. ---->>>

If I make a move, like raise my eyebrows, some critic says I'm doing Nicholson. What am I supposed to do, cut off my eyebrows? ---->>>

If you can help guide somebody through a challenging moment because you've been there, that ends up becoming a great gift. ---->>>

How do I feel about being a star now? Well I still try to live life and enjoy what I am doing. ---->>>

I can promote until I am blue in the face, but ultimately nobody knows what makes a hit. ---->>>

I was a shy, quiet kid. I was happiest playing by myself with my toys, rather than hanging around people. ---->>>

I thought I'd get over being insecure if I became famous, but it hasn't happened. It just gets worse, really. You get more and more on edge, more nervous. These are all the things I'm dealing with. You think if you get famous, fear will go away and problems will go away. But they don't. ---->>>

I'm not a religious person by any means. But I certainly believe in some kind of a higher power and something looking out for me. I've definitely had angels that have either guided me or helped me through moments in my life, without a doubt. ---->>>

Tony Scott was one of the best directors I've ever worked with, and I was devastated when I heard about his death. He was a great guy with great energy. But this is a difficult business, and people's lives are sometimes difficult. ---->>>

Art does imitate life, it has to come from somewhere. To put boundaries and limitations on it doesn't make a lot of sense to me. ---->>>

I don't think of myself as offbeat and weird. As a kid, I saw myself as the type of guy who would run into a burning building to save the baby. ---->>>

I've calmed down, certainly, from the days of being 18, but I'm still having a good time. ---->>>

Hopefully, that people could see a progression in my performances because that's how it's always felt to me. ---->>>

In truth, making films doesn't feel like hard work because I always have such a good time doing it. ---->>>

My mom put me in a Pampers commercial on TV. ---->>>

This is what Hollywood tends to do. It tends to disregard tradition, history and anything factual, twisting it and turning it and making it all okay regardless of what the English may think of it. ---->>>

The movies I've made at a certain time of my life were exactly right for the stage of my life, the frame of mind I was in at the time. Each character I've had to play has been me in that time in my life. ---->>>

Well, obviously, as soon as I'd finished the script I read a lot of books on Winston Churchill, and started to gain weight and really prepare emotionally, mentally and physically for the role. ---->>>

I did regret not graduating high school, but I made a point of going back and getting my GED later. It was important for my kids. ---->>>

There was a time when I felt I should do everything that was offered to me, you know, ride the wave. ---->>>

Eighty-five per cent of the time, people want to talk about 'True Romance.' That's the film I've made that really seems to have stuck with people. ---->>>

I enjoy the process of TV; I like the pace of it; I like the continual work. ---->>>

I had such a good time working with John Woo and John Travolta, and it was so professional. I want to work with people who are real professionals. ---->>>

I want to do films I can relate to emotionally. ---->>>

I was always such an incredible fan of John Woo, I just wanted to do this film with him. ---->>>

I'm trying not to put myself into anything I'm not 100 percent confident about. ---->>>

I've always been fond of Winona Ryder. ---->>>

The '80s was a wild decade, and I had some fantastic times. And I did some really fun work. ---->>>

The way I see it, if you're going to make an action movie, you've got to make one with John Woo. ---->>>

After I did Untamed Heart I wanted to do a film that was outrageous. I really wanted to do, you know, a performance. I don't want to allow my image to rule the choices that I make. ---->>>

The guys from Atari that are making the next Alone in the Dark game came and we had a great meeting. I'd love to do that. I'm a fan of videogames. I like them. And to get to be part of one of them would be a fun and exciting thing. ---->>>

As I've gotten to know myself over the years, I realised I'm kind of a sweet, sensitive guy, a shy guy, and communication is not something I'm so good at. ---->>>

I have brought a PS2 on set with me before. But games can be really addicting, and that's dangerous. So I tend to keep it fairly limited on a certain level. ---->>>

I think games are starting to branch out. It's not just guys sitting at their computer stations. Games are so fun, that everybody gets into them a little bit. ---->>>

I took a lot of time off after Mobsters and although I did something I had never done before, which was to direct a play, The Laughter Epidemic, it felt like a vacation. ---->>>

I'm blown away by the graphical detail of today's games. I can't imagine that it's going to get any better, but it's just going to continually progress and soon we'll be living in that world. ---->>>

I've been taking my time now between projects looking for stuff that has a little bit more substance, that isn't surface. Some of the films that I've done in the past really were surface. ---->>>

It still amazes me when I look at some of the films I've been a part of, and some of the people I've gotten to meet and work with. I also look back sometimes and realize that I was lucky to have lived through them and even to have survived them, at times. ---->>>

It's almost like these games are the modern day comic books, especially when you play Alone in the Dark. There's a real story that goes along with it and a movie seemed like the right kind of transition to make. ---->>>

My dad was a theater actor, so I would follow him backstage. And my mom was a casting director. The moment I heard the applause and realized it would get me out of school, I was hooked. ---->>>

My family was amazing; they exposed me to the world of show business, and, boy, it was the '70s and I got to spend a lot of time backstage at theaters and see the inner workings of how this entertainment industry is really put together. ---->>>

There's something about doing theatre in London - it sinks a little bit deeper into your soul as an actor. It's something about the tradition of theatre, about performing on the West End stage. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 04-18, 1968
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
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Occupation: Actor
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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 (wikipedia)