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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 countries throughout Bale's childhood, including ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 63 wins & 79 nominations. See more awards »

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The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Bruce Wayne
The Prestige
The Prestige Alfred Borden
American Psycho
American Psycho Patrick Bateman
The Dark Knight Rises
The Dark Knight Rises Bruce Wayne


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 2017 Hostiles (post-production)
Captain Joseph J. Blocker
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
 2004 Howl's Moving Castle
Howl (English version, voice)
 1997 Metroland
 1995 Pocahontas
Thomas (voice)
 1994 Royal Deceit
 1991 A Murder of Quality (TV Movie)
Tim Perkins
 1990 Treasure Island (TV Movie)
Jim Hawkins
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Made his professional debut in a Pac Man cereal TV advert (1983). See more »

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1 Print Biography | 21 Interviews | 30 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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[on Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)] I really liked the second one. It had as much to do with the electric atmosphere in the theater when I saw it at 17, when I was first getting out to the States, and I'd never been in a movie theater that had that much noise and excitement throughout the entire movie. See more »


As of 2016, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: The Fighter (2010), American Hustle (2013) and The Big Short (2015). These films also earned him Academy Award nominations, winning for The Fighter. See more »


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