STARmeter
Top 500
Down 36 this week

Christian Bale


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 »

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 people
created 10 Jun 2011
 
a list of 48 people
created 05 Aug 2011
 
a list of 30 people
created 22 May 2012
 
a list of 26 people
created 23 Jan 2013
 
a list of 26 people
created 10 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Christian Bale's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 62 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (49 credits)
 2016 The Deep Blue Good-By (pre-production)
Travis McGee
  The Big Short (filming)
Michael Burry
 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
Chris
 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
- 'Till I'm on My Feet (1987) ... Ben Harris
- You Have to Have Someone (1987) ... Ben Harris
- What You Need Is a Helping Hand (1987) ... Ben Harris
- Why Wasn't I Told? (1987) ... Ben Harris
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (82 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (21 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Presented the Discover Magazine Award for the Environment on May 31, 1997 at Epcot Center in Florida. Bale was chosen because of his environmental concerns and because he widely considered to be the "biggest star on the Internet" (EW, USA Today) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 21 Interviews | 29 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I wouldn't want someone making a film of my life. I'd be on set every day saying they're telling it wrong. See more »

Trivia:

Owned a home he shared with his sister, Louise Bale, in Manhattan Beach. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with directors Terrence Malick and Christopher Nolan See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Big Short swamsaro-1
Just saw Exodus and...oh, boy! swamsaro-1
Exodus: Gods and Kings (Release Date: 12/12/14) Part 4 thorn_in_my_tongue
Exodus: Gods and Kings (Release Date: 12/12/14) Part 3 koushik-ctg2012
Love Bale, love his interviews but prefer him when he stays mysterious swamsaro-1
Project V (Terrence Malick) RosebudOnASled
Discuss Christian Bale on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page