25 Things You Don't Know About Me: Christian Slater

Entertainment Apr. 27, 2011 AT 2:37PM
25 Things You Don't Know About Me: Christian Slater Credit: Araya Diaz/WireImage

Christian Slater, 41, (Breaking In airs on Fox Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m.) shares the 25 things you don't know about him with Us Weekly.

1. I like to read Nancy Drew to my kids [Jaden, 12, and Eliana, 9].

2. I built two schools in Africa.

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3. I came in last in the celebrity Toyota Grand Prix!

4. I'm a huge Sinatra fan and got to sing "My Way" for Bill Clinton at a fundraiser.

5. I went diving with sharks in Fiji.

6. I jumped out of a plane in Key West and almost floated into Cuban airspace.

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7. I chew Nicorette gum even though I stopped smoking six years ago.

8. I have one tattoo of a double-headed lion with a cross.

9. I prefer boxers to briefs.

10. I'm involved with the Get Schooled foundation, which encourages kids to finish high school.

11. I studied kempo karate. I'm a green belt with a brown stripe.

12. I went on a USO tour to Bahrain and Djibouti.

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13. I caught a 150-pound striped marlin in Mexico.

14. My dream car is a '68 Shelby Mustang.

15. The biggest heroes in my life are my kids.

16. I ran the L.A. marathon in 2002.

17. I petted a cheetah at a reserve.

18. My first acting gig was The Music Man with Dick Van Dyke. I was 9.

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19. I hopped a train with Rob Lowe years ago. We pretended to be hobos.

20. Not only was I in Star Trek VI, I love the memorabilia.

21. I play Assassin's Creed on Xbox.

22. I wear a ring that says This Too Shall Pass.

23. I got my GED when I was 30, after I had my son.

24. My favorite board game is backgammon.

25. I'm not a bad poker player, but I could be bluffing.

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