An American actress Helen Slater is also a singer as well as a song writer. She has made her appearance as the Kryptonian superheroine in 1984 film of TriStar known as Supergirl. After that, she had also starred in several of other successful comedy drama movies such as The Secret of My Success in 1987, Ruthless People in 1986 and City Slickers in 1991. In addition to that, she has also been found working as an actress in TV and in stage projects including the three guest appearances on series Smallville from 2007 till 2010. She was also a series regular for two season run on ABC Family series known as The Lying Game.
Helen is the native of Bethpage New York, United States of America. She was born on 15th December of the year 1963 which has now made her 52 years old. Although she is known by the name Helen Slater, as a child, she was named as Helen Rachel Slater. She has been active in the acting field since 1982 and from that time, she has been very much successful and she has also gained a huge number of fans following. She is the daughter of Gerald Slater and wife Alice Joan. Her father is a TV executive whereas her mother is a lawyer and a nuclear disarmament peace activist who is based in New York City.
Her family members also include her brother named David who is a lawyer. Her parents got divorced in 1974. She belongs to a Jewish family and is of American nationality. She went to get her education from the Great Neck South High School and later, she was transferred to High School of Performing Arts and from there, she got graduated in 1982. Despite the common misconception, Helen is not related to an actor Christian Slater who portrayed her brother in The Legend of Billie Jean. She stands at height of 5 feet and 8 inches that is 1.73 m.
Despite Helen has already reached at her early fifties, she has still managed herself to look beautiful and charming. She is a married woman. She is married to her husband named Robert Watzke. The pair exchanged their vows with each other in September 1989 and since then, they are together and living their blissful and happy married life. She also has one child, a daughter together with her husband. She gave birth to their daughter named Hannah Nika on 28th August of 1995. The pair may be planning to have more children in their future.
It was in 1982 when she made her acting debut in ABC Afterschool Special Amy & The Angel along with James Earl Jones, Matthew Modine and Meg Ryan. She has also co-founded a New York Theater group called The Naked Angels along with Gina Gershon. Her other TV credits and movies include Supergirl, Happy Together, Sticky Fingers, Ruthless People, Carlo’s Wake, Lassie, No Way Back, The Long Way Home, Echo Park, Dream On, Capital News, The Hidden Room, Mad Men, Greek, Eleventh Hour and many more. Besides that, for more info regarding her bio, she can be connected via her Instagram and Twitter account.