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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 63 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016/II Weightless (completed)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
 2004 Howl's Moving Castle
Howl (English version, voice)
 1997 Metroland
Chris
 1995 Pocahontas
Thomas (voice)
 1994 Royal Deceit
Amled
 1991 A Murder of Quality (TV Movie)
Tim Perkins
 1990 Treasure Island (TV Movie)
Jim Hawkins
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Other Works:

Played "Thor" in Larry Shue's "The Nerd", Aldwych Theatre, London (1984-5). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the sudden fame that resulted after Empire of the Sun (1987)] I enjoyed making the film, but I was shocked when I received all the attention when I got home to Bournemouth. Girls were all over me, boys wanted to fight me, and I was being asked to open local fêtes when all I wanted to do was ride my BMX bike in the woods. I told my parents I wasn't interested in doing anything again because ... See more »

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His great-uncle, Rex Bale, was an actor. See more »

Trademark:

Fluent American accent See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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