- Gave birth to a 7lb 10oz baby girl, Hannah Nika, on August 28, 1995.
- Attended and graduated from the famous New York High School of Performing Arts.
- Performed some of her own stunts in Supergirl (1984).
- Enjoys singing and playing the piano
- Attended the premiere of Supergirl (1984) with Superman (1978) star Christopher Reeve. Reeve was originally ordered for a cameo in the film, playing cousin to Slater as Superman but bowed out later.
- Co-founded the New York based Theater group, The Naked Angels with Gina Gershon.
- To add to her pianist accomplishments, she is also a classically trained singer. She released her first album, titled "One of these Days", in 2003.
- Measurements: 32A-21 1/2-34 (filming Supergirl (1984)), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
- Was the first girl of all to audition for Supergirl (1984). The producers thought she was the strongest of all the actresses auditioning, and after months of callbacks and screen tests, she was cast.
- Her real hair color is Brown. After dying it once for Supergirl (1984), she kept it blonde for her future roles until she became a spokeswoman for Preferance by L'oreal. She can be seen with her natural hair in her first feature, _Amy and the Angel (1982) (TV)_ .
- Actor Barry Friedman was one of her acting coaches at the New York High School for Performing Arts.
- Gained over twenty pounds for the role in Supergirl (1984).
- Spoke to Christopher Reeve about portraying a superhero. They spent all day on the streets of New York with Reeve giving advice on being a Super heroine.
- Wrote a musical called "Ugly Duckling." Though a take on the original story, it is written for adults and centers around human characters, and she is trying to get it published.
- Was a member of the Actor's Movement Studio
- Best friend is Helen Hunt.
- Released 2nd albumn titled "Crossword". Another self-penned collection of music recorded live in a studio. This time, music is more jazz inspired, rather than folk like her debut. Slater had written songs for her "Crossword" album before her first album was released. After recording "Crossword", Slater was prepared to compose another collection for album #3 [January 2005]
- Ranked # 70 on VH1's "!00 Greatest Teen Stars".
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