In 1982, Helen Slater made her acting debut in the ABC Afterschool Special AMY AND THE ANGEL alongside James Earl Jones, Meg Ryan, and Matthew Modine. Two years later, Slater was cast as the title character in SUPERGIRL, a cinematic spinoff of the popular Christopher Reeve SUPERMAN film series. |
Slaterís star continued to rise in her next films, including RUTHLESS PEOPLE. THE LEGEND OF BILLIE JEAN, STICKY FINGERS, HAPPY TOGETHER and THE SECRET OF MY SUCCE$S, in which she co-starred with Michael J. Fox.
Slater has also appeared in numerous television series, including SEINFELD, GREYíS ANATOMY, BOSTON PUBLIC, LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT, CROSSING JORDAN, THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE and DREAM ON.
In addition to her earlier role as Supergirl, Slater is also known to comic fans for her vocal turn in BATMAN THE ANIMATED SERIES as Talia, one of Batmanís most popular femme fatales and for her role as Lara, Supermanís mother on SMALLVILLE.
More recently, Slater has appeared in GREEK, SUPERNATURAL and ELEVENTH HOUR. Some of her upcoming films include BEAUTIFUL WAVE and POWER & PRIDE. Additionally, Slater has also recorded two music albums which were released in 2003 and 2005.
Slater is making a rare convention appearance at the Big Apple Comic-Con October 16-18 to sign autographs and greet fans. Donít miss your chance to meet this beautiful actress!
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