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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 »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 62 wins & 59 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Big Short (filming)
Michael Burry
 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)
 1989 Henry V
Robin the Luggage-Boy
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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 | 21 Interviews | 29 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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I don't think I was particularly in need of superheroes. I never had any fascination with Superman or Spider-Man or a Batman kind of character. If it happened at all, it was imagined characters that I had invented. My dad was a role model for me. He was a fascinating man. There was intrigue and entertainment growing up with him. He gave me an edict that I still pursue: "Life should never be ... See more »

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Has appeared twice on the cover of GQ magazine: March 2007 and June 2009. See more »

Trademark:

Often gains or loses weight for particular roles such as gaining muscle for the role of Batman in The Dark Knight Trilogy, losing weight for 'The Machinist' (2004) and 'The Fighter (2010), and gaining fat for 'American Hustle' (2013) See more »

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