Christian was born on August 18, 1969 in New York City to actor Michael Hawkins and casting director, Mary Jo Slater. Christian has a half brother, actor Ryan Slater.
His first stage appearance was in The Music Man and as a teenager he appeared in the musical Merlin.
Christian has a son (Jaden, b. 1999) and a daughter (Eliana Sophia, b. 2001) with ex-wife Ryan Haddon (Married between 2000 and 2006).
Christian has has been linked to Winona Ryder, Christina Applegate, Patricia Arquette, Nina Huang and Lindsay Lohan. As of 2008, he is dating Tamara Mellon.
|Pump Up the Volume||Aug 22, 1990||Mark Hunter (Hard Harry)||8.5|
|Tucker: The Man and His Dream||Aug 12, 1988||Junior||7.6|
|Heathers||Mar 31, 1989||J.D.||7.1|
|Crossing the Line||Aug 10, 2007||Narrator||8.5|
|Nymphomaniac: Volume I||Mar 21, 2014||Joe's Father / Joe's Father||7.1|
|Broken Arrow||Feb 9, 1996||Capt. Riley Hale||4.8|
|Zoolander||Sep 28, 2001||Himself||6.6|
|Nymphomaniac: Volume II||Apr 4, 2014||Joe's Father||6.6|
|The Contender||Oct 13, 2000||Reginald Webster||7.1|
|Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles||Nov 11, 1994||Daniel Malloy||8.2|
|True Romance||Sep 10, 1993||Clarence Worley||8.3|
|He Was a Quiet Man||Nov 30, 2007||Bob Maconel||7.8|
|Windtalkers||Jun 14, 2002||Sgt. Pete 'Ox' Anderson||5.4|
|Bullet to the Head||Feb 1, 2013||Slade / Marcus Baptiste||5.7|
|The Deal||Jun 17, 2005||Executive Producer / Tom Hanson||8.1|
|Hard Rain||Jan 16, 1998||Co-Producer / Tom||6.2|
|Who Is Cletis Tout?||Jul 26, 2002||Trevor Allen Finch||7.7|
|Mindhunters||May 13, 2005||J.D. Reston||7.8|
|Very Bad Things||Nov 25, 1998||Executive Producer / Robert Boyd||4.3|
|Stranded||Jul 26, 2013||Col. Gerard Brauchman||1.8|
|The Ten Commandments||Oct 19, 2007||Moses||6.2|
|3000 Miles to Graceland||Feb 23, 2001||Hanson||4.9|
|Assassin's Bullet||Aug 3, 2012||Robert||5.0|
|Soldiers of Fortune||Aug 3, 2012||Craig Mackenzie / Craig McCenzie||4.1|
|Alone in the Dark||Jan 28, 2005||Edward Carnby||1.8|
|Playback||Mar 9, 2012||Frank Lyons||3.3|
|The Power of Few||Feb 15, 2013||Clyde||7.7|
|Ask Me Anything||Dec 19, 2014||Paul Spooner||8.0|