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Christian Bale
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Bale at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival
Born
Christian Charles Philip Bale

30 January 1974 (1974-01-30) (age 45)
Residence Santa Monica, California
Nationality British
Occupation Actor
Years active 1982–present
Spouse(s)
Sandra Blažić (m. 2000)
Children 2
Parent(s) David Bale
Jenny James
Awards Full list

Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is an English actor. He has starred both in blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses.

His first acting role was a commercial for the fabric softener Lenor in 1982.

Bale first caught the public eye at the age of 13, when he was cast in the starring role of Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun (1987).

Bale went on to receive greater commercial recognition for his starring role as Batman in Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012).

Filmography

  • Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
  • Empire of the Sun (1987)
  • Treasure Island (1990)
  • Newsies (1992)
  • Swing Kids (1993)
  • Little Women (1994)
  • Pocahontas (1995)
  • Metroland (1997)
  • All the Little Animals (1998)
  • Velvet Goldmine (1998)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
  • American Psycho (2000)
  • Shaft (2000)
  • Laurel Canyon (2002)
  • Reign of Fire (2002)
  • Equilibrium (2002)
  • The Machinist (2004)
  • Batman Begins (2005)
  • Harsh Times (2005)
  • The New World (2005)
  • The Prestige (2006)
  • Rescue Dawn (2006)
  • 3:10 to Yuma (2007)
  • The Dark Knight (2008)
  • Terminator Salvation (2009)
  • Public Enemies (2009)
  • The Fighter (2010)
  • The Flowers of War (2011)
  • The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
  • Out of the Furnace (2013)
  • American Hustle (2013)
  • Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
  • Knight of Cups (2015)
  • The Big Short (2015)
  • The Promise (2016)
  • Hostiles (2017)

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