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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
 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
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Presented Genesis Award (March 1998) for Ark Trust in Los Angeles. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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 think there's a kind of pretentiousness to the idea that serious work is only found in low-budget independent movies -- I can't stand that snobbery. See more »

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Has said that he considers it an honor to have been called a "mofo" by Samuel L. Jackson in a movie. See more »

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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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Aquarius

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