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Christian Bale


Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to a English parents Jennifer James and David Bale. Christian's father was a commercial pilot, and the family lived in different countries throughout Bale's childhood, including England, Portugal, and the United States. Bale acknowledges the constant change was... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 44 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
 2004 Howl's Moving Castle
Howl (English version, voice)
 1998 All the Little Animals
Bobby Platt
 1997 Metroland
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 1995 Pocahontas
Thomas (voice)
 1991 A Murder of Quality (TV Movie)
Tim Perkins
 1990 Treasure Island (TV Movie)
Jim Hawkins
 1989 Henry V
Robin the Luggage-Boy
 1987 Heart of the Country (TV Mini-Series)
Ben Harris
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Played "Thor" in Larry Shue's "The Nerd", Aldwych Theatre, London (1984-5). See more »

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1 Print Biography | 20 Interviews | 29 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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You can't help but find that violence is endlessly fascinating--and I mean true violence, not action-movie violence, just because it is used as the answer to so many problems. We're all taught as kids not to be violent, but you can't help but also see that violence is what works very often. Bullies thrive. See more »

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Beat out nearly 4,000 other auditions for the role of Jim Graham in Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun (1987). See more »

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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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