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Slater, Helen 1963–

SLATER, Helen 1963


PERSONAL


Full name, Helen Rachel Slater; born December 15, 1963, in New York (some sources say Massapequa), NY; daughter of Gerald (a television executive) and Alice Joan (a lawyer; maiden name, Chrin) Slater; married Robert Watzke (a commercial film editor), 1990; children: Hannah Nika. Education: Attended High School for Performing Arts; trained for the stage with Gary Austin, Bill Esper, Sandra Seacat, Merry Conway, and at Shakespeare and Company. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Jewish.


Addresses: Agent Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.


Career: Actress, stunt person, and singer. Naked Angels (theatre company), New York City, cofounder; The Bubalaires (theatre company), Los Angeles, CA, cofounder; Otis Inspired (theatre company), Los Angeles, CA, cofounder; Actor's Movement Studio, member; composer of piano music; appeared in television commercials for L'Oreal hair products, 199596.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Title role/Linda Lee/Kara ZorEl, Supergirl (also known as Supergirl: The Movie ), TriStar, 1984.

Billie Jean Davy, the title role, The Legend of Billie Jean, TriStar, 1985.

Sandy Kessler, Ruthless People, Buena Vista, 1986.

Christy Wills, The Secret of My Succe$s, Universal, 1987.

Hattie, Sticky Fingers, Spectrafilm, 1988.

Alexandra "Alex" Paige, Happy Together, Apollo Pictures, 1990.

Bonnie Rayburn, City Slickers, Columbia, 1991.

Ellie, Betrayal of the Dove, Prism Pictures, 1993.

Alex Weaver, A House in the Hills, LIVE Home Video, 1993.

Laura Turner, Lassie, Paramount, 1994.

Kim, The Steal, 1994.

Mary, No Way Back, 1995.

Heavenzapoppin'!, 1996.

Voice, The Long Way Home, Seventh Art Releasing, 1997.

Lisa Torello, Carlo's Wake, 1999.

Penelope, Seeing Other People, 2004.

Also appeared in In Deep.

Film Work:

(Uncredited) Stunts, Supergirl (also known as Supergirl: The Movie ), TriStar, 1984.

Television Appearances; Series:

Anne McKenna, Capital News (also known as Power-house ), ABC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jacqui Cochrane, The Great Air Race (also known as Half a World Away ), 1990.

Hannah, Chantilly Lace, Showtime, 1993.

Lisa Fredericks, 12:01, Fox, 1993.

Elsa Freedman, Parallel Lives, Showtime, 1994.

Mrs. Lewis, Toothless, ABC, 1997.

Pammy Cahill, Best Friends for Life, CBS, 1998.

Carly Bauers, Nowhere In Sight, 2000.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Amy Watson, "Amy and the Angel," ABC Afterschool Special, ABC, 1982.

Herself/Supergirl, SupergirlThe Making of the Movie (documentary), ABC, 1985.

Nina, Couples, ABC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Anne McKenna, Capital News (also known as Power-house ), ABC, 1990.

Kathy, American Adventure (also known as National Lampoon's American Adventure ), Fox, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Lauren, "Wasting Away," The Hidden Room, Lifetime, 1991.

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1991.

Herself, The Arsenio Hall Show, syndicated, 1991, 1993.

Voice of Talia, "Off Balance," Batman: The Animated Series (also known as The Adventures of Batman and Robin ), Fox, 1992.

(Uncredited) Becky Gelke, "The Good Samaritan," Seinfeld, NBC, 1992.

Sarah, "The Theory of Relativity," Dream On, HBO, 1992.

Voice of Talia, "Demon's Quest: Parts 1 & 2," Batman: The Animated Series (also known as The Adven-tures of Batman and Robin ), Fox, 1993.

Voice of Talia, "Avatar," Batman: The Animated Series (also known as The Adventures of Batman and Robin ), Fox, 1994.

Cassandra Thompson, "Caroline and the Monkeys," Caroline in the City, NBC, 1997.

Julie Siegel, "Retribution," Michael Hayes, CBS, 1997.

Julie Siegel, "Mob Mentality," Michael Hayes, CBS, 1998.

Julie Siegel, "Arise and Fall," Michael Hayes, CBS, 1998.

Peggy Truman, "Moveable Feast," Will & Grace, NBC, 2001.

Stage Appearances:

Tina, Responsible Parties, Vineyard Theatre, New York City, 1985.

Nicole, "Almost Romance," Festival of OneAct Comedies, Manhattan Punch Line Theatre, New York City, 1987.

Also appeared in The Big Day, Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA.

RECORDINGS

Albums:

One of These Days, 2003.

OTHER SOURCES

Electronic:

Helen Slater Official Site, http://www.helenslater.com, October 28, 2003.

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