Christian Slater graduates high school

Christian SlaterNow that his children are seven and nine, Christian Slater, 39, decided it was high time he finished high school. He told Parade magazine: “High school was not something that I remotely took seriously.” As the son of a casting director, he was playing regular roles on television by the age of seven. “And now I’ve got these kids, so it’s like . . . what am I going to do?” Slater admits, “I had to go to a high school classroom with a bunch of kids getting their GED [General Education Development diploma] . . . it ended up that I squeaked by.” His children are with ex-wife Ryan Haddon, whom he divorced in 2006. Slater currently stars in the new NBC-TV series My Own Worst Enemy.

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  1. Shae • October 8, 2008 @ 2:46 PM

    Love him or hate him, In my opinion that was a good example for his children. He’s definitely not the richest movie star out there, but I’m sure he has a few coins. Point being he most likely doesn’t need high school to fall back on , but starting what you finish is an important lesson for us to teach our next in line – especially when it comes to doing your very best in all you set out to do. And on a different and unrelated note:
    Anyone remember the character he played in “Heathers”? It wil keep me up at night if I don’t get the name…..

  2. Nancy • October 8, 2008 @ 3:48 PM

    Jason Dean, I believe it is/was. Although personally, I have never watched that movie…never even heard of it until now….I just Googled it…LOL.

  3. The Cosmos Rocks is coming! • October 9, 2008 @ 9:51 AM

    Good for him.

  4. Shae • October 9, 2008 @ 3:28 PM

    Gotta love Google..ty Nancy . Actually the movie wasn’t that good . It also had Shannon Doherty in it, need I say more?
    A good Christian Slater flick is ” Pump Up the Volume” ,

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