Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy cast

by Absolem | created - 22 Jun 2012 | updated - 20 Sep 2012 | Public

1. Christian Bale

Actor | The Dark Knight

Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Charles Howard Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different ...

Bruce Wayne/Batman

2. Michael Caine

Actor | The Dark Knight

Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in London, to Ellen Frances Marie (Burchell), a charlady, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, a fish-market porter. He left school at age 15 and took a series of working-class jobs before joining the British army and serving in Korea during the Korean ...

Alfred Pennyworth

3. Gary Oldman

Actor | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Gary Oldman is a talented English movie star and character actor, renowned for his "big" acting style. One of the most celebrated thespians of his generation, with a diverse career encompassing theatre, film and television, he is known for his roles as Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy (1986), Drexl in ...

Jim Gordon

4. Morgan Freeman

Actor | Se7en

With an authoritative voice and calm demeanor, this ever popular American actor has grown into one of the most respected figures in modern US cinema. Morgan was born on June 1, 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee, to Mayme Edna (Revere), a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber. The young Freeman...

Lucius Fox

5. Cillian Murphy

Actor | 28 Days Later...

Striking Irish actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, the oldest child of Brendan Murphy, who works for the Irish Department of Education, and a mother who is a teacher of French. He has three younger siblings. Murphy was educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He went on to study law ...

Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow

6. Heath Ledger

Actor | Brokeback Mountain

When hunky, twenty-year-old heart-throb Heath Ledger first came to the attention of the public in 1999, it was all too easy to tag him as a "pretty boy" and an actor of little depth. He spent several years trying desperately to sway this image, but this was a double-edged sword. His work comprised ...

The Joker

7. Anne Hathaway

Actress | Les Misérables

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Kate McCauley Hathaway, an actress, and Gerald T. Hathaway, a lawyer, both originally from Philadelphia. She is of mostly Irish descent, along with English, German, and French. Her first major role came in the short-lived television series ...

Selina Kyle/Catwoman

8. Tom Hardy

Actor | Inception

With his breakthrough performance as Eames in Christopher Nolan's science fiction thriller Inception (2010), English actor Tom Hardy has been brought to the attention of mainstream audiences worldwide. However, the versatile actor has been steadily working on both stage and screen since his ...

Bane

9. Liam Neeson

Actor | Schindler's List

Liam Neeson was born on June 7, 1952 in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, UK, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, truck driver, assistant architect and an amateur boxer. He had originally sought a career as a teacher by ...

Ra's Al Ghul

10. Aaron Eckhart

Actor | The Dark Knight

Aaron Eckhart was born on March 12, 1968 in Cupertino, California, USA as Aaron Edward Eckhart. He is an actor and producer, known for The Dark Knight (2008), Thank You for Smoking (2005) and In the Company of Men (1997).

Harvey Dent/Two Face

11. Katie Holmes

Actress | Batman Begins

Born two months premature at four pounds, Kate Noelle Holmes made her first appearance on December 18, 1978, in Toledo, Ohio. She is the daughter of Kathleen Ann (Craft), a philanthropist, and Martin Joseph Holmes, Sr., a lawyer. She is of German, Irish, and English ancestry. Her parents have said ...

Rachel Dawes (Batman Begins)

12. Maggie Gyllenhaal

Actress | Secretary

Academy Award-nominated actress Maggie Gyllenhaal was born on November 16, 1977, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City. Her parents, Naomi Foner (née Achs) and Stephen Gyllenhaal, are both filmmakers, and her brother is actor Jake Gyllenhaal. Her mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish ...

Rachel Dawes (The Dark Knight)

13. Marion Cotillard

Actress | La môme

Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard was born on September 30, 1975 in Paris. Cotillard is the daughter of Jean-Claude Cotillard, an actor, playwright and director, and Niseema Theillaud, an actress and drama teacher. Her father's family is Breton.

Raised in Orléans, France, she made her ...

Miranda Tate/Talia Al Ghul

14. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Actor | Inception

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, to Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. His parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and ...

Robin John Blake

15. Nestor Carbonell

Actor | The Dark Knight

He is most often recognized for his integral role in the series "Lost" as Richard Alpert, as well as his turn as Mayor Anthony Garcia opposite Gary Oldman in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight". He reprised his role as the Mayor in the box-office hit "The Dark Knight Rises".

Nestor can be seen ...

Mayor Anthony Garcia

16. Tom Wilkinson

Actor | Michael Clayton

Popular British character actor Tom Wilkinson was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, and comes from a long line of urban farmers. He is the son of Marjorie (Percival) and Thomas Wilkinson. Economic hardships forced his family to move to Canada for a few years when Wilkinson was a child; after ...

Carmine Falcone

17. Eric Roberts

Actor | Runaway Train

One of Hollywood's edgier, more intriguing characters running around and about for decades, Eric Anthony Roberts started life in Biloxi, Mississippi. He is the son of Betty Lou (Bredemus) and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights. His siblings are actors Lisa Roberts Gillan and ...

Sal Maroni

18. Ben Mendelsohn

Actor | Rogue One

Despite his prominence in Hollywood as a character actor known for playing villains and criminals, Ben Mendelsohn has been a leading man in Australia since starting acting as a teenager.

Paul Benjamin Mendelsohn was born in Melbourne, Australia, to Carole Ann (Ferguson), a nurse, and Frederick ...

John Daggett

19. Rutger Hauer

Actor | Blade Runner

Blonde, blue-eyed, tall and handsome Dutch actor Rutger Hauer has an international reputation for playing everything from romantic leads to action heroes to sinister villains. Hauer was born in Breukelen, a town in the province of Utrecht, the Netherlands. He is the son of Teunke (Mellema) and ...

William Earle

20. Monique Gabriela Curnen

Actress | The Dark Knight

Monique Gabriela Curnen is an American actress who has worked in theater, film and television. She grew up in Massachusets. Both parents were educators and encouraged creativity in the home. Monique took an interest in acting after watching her older brother perform in a school orchestra, and soon ...

Anna Ramirez

21. Ron Dean

Actor | The Breakfast Club

Ron Dean is a character actor with over thirty years of film and television roles to his credit. This multi-talented actor, with a "tough guy" demeanor, has masterfully played nasty villains to hard, authoritative individuals (often as cops and military officials). Ron Dean has played in several ...

Michael Wuertz

22. Matthew Modine

Actor | Full Metal Jacket

The youngest of seven, Matthew was born in Loma Linda, Ca, to Dolores (Warner), a bookkeeper, and Mark Alexander Modine, a drive-in theater manager. After graduating high school in Imperial Beach, Ca. Modine moved to NYC (1979). Matthew studied with Stella Adler at her Conservatory of Acting. While...

Peter Foley

23. Ken Watanabe

Actor | The Last Samurai

Ken Watanabe was born on October 21, 1959 in Uonuma, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Both of his parents were teachers: his mother taught general education and his dad taught calligraphy. He became interested in acting at the age of 24, when a director of England's National Theatre Company, where he was...

Ra's Al Ghul (decoy)

24. Juno Temple

Actress | Atonement

Juno Violet Temple was born in London, England, into a showbiz family, the daughter of producer Amanda Temple and film director Julien Temple. She was named 'Juno' after her parents took a visit to the Grand Canyon during pregnancy, and found they were standing on a butte of Cape Final known as ...

Jen

25. Linus Roache

Actor | Batman Begins

Linus Roache began his acting career with a two-week appearance as a young Barlow on Coronation Street (1960) at the age of 11. He also played a boy with the bubonic plague in The Onedin Line (1971). He spent much of the next two decades on stage. In 1986 he had brief appearances in a few films, ...

Thomas Wayne

26. Sara Stewart

Actress | Batman Begins

Sara was born and raised in Edinburgh Scotland. After spending some time in England, she trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama in London, and made London her home. Her work has been diverse, ranging from classical tragic heroines like "Natalya Petrovna" in Turgenyev's "Month in the ...

Martha Wayne

27. Richard Brake

Actor | 31

Richard Brake was born on November 30, 1964 in Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Wales as Richard Colin Brake. He is an actor, known for 31 (2016), Doom (2005) and Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014).

Joe Chill

28. Melinda McGraw

Actress | Mad Men

Melinda McGraw is a classically trained actress known for her range, playing a wide variety of roles in comedy and drama alike. Ms. McGraw grew up in the Boston area and was a member of the Boston Children's Theater. She attended Bennington College briefly until she was accepted at the Royal ...

Barbara Gordon

29. Nathan Gamble

Actor | The Mist

Nathan Gamble was born on January 12, 1998 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. He is an actor, known for The Mist (2007), The Dark Knight (2008) and Babel (2006).

James Gordon

30. Hannah Gunn

Actress | The Dark Knight

Hannah Gunn was born on January 26, 2001 in England. She is known for her work on The Dark Knight (2008) and Made in Wales (2009).

Gordon's daughter

31. Colin McFarlane

Actor | Batman Begins

Colin McFarlane was born on September 15, 1961 in Clapton, London, England. He is an actor, known for Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and Torchwood (2006). He has been married to Kate McFarlane since July 12, 1993. They have one child.

Gillian Loeb

32. David Dastmalchian

Actor | The Dark Knight

David Dastmalchian is originally from Kansas. He moved to Chicago, IL, to study acting at The Theatre School, DePaul University. After college, David worked as a professional fisherman in Alaska, a circus performer, movie theatre usher and playwright. He is an ensemble member of Shattered Globe ...

Thomas Schiff

33. John Nolan

Actor | Batman Begins

John Nolan was born on May 22, 1938 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Batman Begins (2005), Dunkirk (2017) and Following (1998). He has been married to Kim Hartman since 1975. They have two children.

Douglas Fredericks

34. Tim Booth

Actor | Batman Begins

Tim Booth was born on February 4, 1960 in Leeds, England as Timothy John Booth.

Victor Zsasz

35. Burn Gorman

Actor | Pacific Rim

The youngest of four children, Burn was born in Hollywood but was brought up in London with his parents and sisters. Burn's father is a Professor of Linguistics at UCLA. In 2006 Burn and his wife Sarah, a teacher welcomed their son Max Hugh Gorman. Their daughter, Nell was born on January 25, 2009.

...

Philip Stryver

36. Chin Han

Actor | The Dark Knight

Named one of Asia's 25 greatest actors of all time by CNNGo (a division of CNN) alongside stars like Japan's Toshiro Mifune and India's Amitabh Bachchan and nominated for Variety's Asian Star of the Year Award in 2013, Chin Han's 20 year career has spanned many international theater, television and...

Lau

37. Tom Conti

Actor | Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

Preferring contemporary over classical theatre (with nary a Shakespeare stage credit in sight), one of West End theatre's most enduring and popular faces of the past four decades has been that of Tom Conti. He was born Thomas Antonio Conti on November 22, 1941, in Paisley, Scotland to a pair of ...

Prisoner

38. Ritchie Coster

Actor | The Dark Knight

Ritchie Coster was born on July 1, 1967 in London, England. He is an actor, known for The Dark Knight (2008), Let Me In (2010) and Blackhat (2015).

Chechen

39. Mark Boone Junior

Actor | Memento

Mark Boone Junior was born on March 17, 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Mark Heidrich. He is an actor and producer, known for Memento (2000), Batman Begins (2005) and 30 Days of Night (2007).

Arnold Flass

40. Anthony Michael Hall

Actor | Sixteen Candles

Anthony Michael Hall was born in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. His parents are Mercedes Hall, an actress-blues and jazz singer, and Larry Hall, who owned an auto body shop. His stepfather is a show-business manager. His sister, Mary Christian, is also a performer. He has Irish and Italian ancestry. ...

Mike Vogel

41. Josh Stewart

Actor | Interstellar

Joshua Regnall Stewart was born in Diana, West Virginia, to Margie (Skidmore) and Charles Regnall Stewart, a teacher and Baptist pastor. He studied at the T. Schreiber studios in New York City and was a company member of the 13th Street Repertory Theatre. He continued his work in theater in Los ...

Barsad

42. Joshua Harto

Actor | The Dark Knight

Joshua Harto was born on January 9, 1979 in Huntington, West Virginia, USA as Joshua Denver Harto. He is an actor and writer, known for The Dark Knight (2008), Bridge of Spies (2015) and Iron Man (2008). He has been married to Liz W. Garcia since October 12, 2008.

Coleman Reese

43. Josh Pence

Actor | The Social Network

Josh Pence was born in Santa Monica, California, to real estate agent, Charles, and elementary school teacher, Linda. His father was born in Seattle and his mother was born and raised on a farm in northern Maine. He has one younger brother, Jason. In 2000, Pence graduated from Santa Monica High ...

Young Ra's Al Ghul

44. India Wadsworth

Actress | The Dark Knight Rises

India Wadsworth is an actress, known for The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017) and Shoot on Sight (2007).

Warlord's Daughter

45. Joey King

Actress | Independence Day: Resurgence

Joey King started acting professionally when she was four years old. A national spot for Life Cereal was Joey's first commercial. It has been said that Joey inherited the love of acting from her grandmother, who used to perform in live theater.

She has appeared in several television shows and movies...

Young Talia Al Ghul

46. Gus Lewis

Actor | Batman Begins

Gus Lewis was born on January 19, 1993 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Batman Begins (2005), Asylum (2005) and The End (2012).

Young Bruce Wayne

47. Emma Lockhart

Actress | Batman Begins

Emma Lockhart was born on December 15, 1994. She is an actress, known for Batman Begins (2005), The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007) and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009).

Young Rachel Dawes

48. Patrick Leahy

Actor | The Dark Knight

Born on March 31, 1940, in Montpelier, Vermont, Patrick Leahy was elected to the United States Senate in 1974 and remains the only Democrat elected to this office from Vermont. He is the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and is a senior member of the Agriculture and Appropriations ...

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