Birth Name: Helen Slater
Birth Place: Long Island, New York, USA
On the small screen, Slater made her debut as a suicidal teen in the "ABC Afterschool Special" entitled "Amy and the Angel" (1982). She attempted a regular berth on the short-lived ABC drama "Capital News" (1990), as a novice newspaper reporter. Slater, who was also in the cast of Linda Yellen's improvisational TV-movies "Chantilly Lace" (Showtime, 1993) and "Parallel Lives" (Showtime, 1994), has continued to act onstage.