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Helen Slater

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Helen Slater's career has encompassed motion pictures, television, music, and stage. Upon graduating from the famed High School of Performing Arts, her debut film performance inSupergirl, opposite Faye Dunaway and Peter O'Toole, won praise from the most cynical of critics and launched her performing career.  She went on to star in such films as The Legend of Billie Jean, Ruthless People, The Secret of My Success, City Slickers, Sticky Fingers, Lassie, No Way Back, The Steal, and Seeing Other People, among others.

A singer and songwriter since her days at the High School of Performing Arts, Helen has performed at clubs and benefits in the Los Angeles area. She has also written music and lyrics for an urban opera, The Ugly Duckling, which has been presented in workshop form, as well as writing the music and lyrics to the musical for John Meek’s The Emperor’s Nightingale. As an artist, Helen has also released four CDs of her own original music, including a unique children’s album about Greek mythology entitled, Myths of Ancient Greece. Keep up with Helen by visiting www.HelenSlater.com.