Christian Bale

Biography

Christian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. In addition to starring roles in big budget Hollywood films, he has long been heavily involved in films produced by independent producers and art houses. Bale first caught the public eye when he was cast in the starring role of Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun at the age of 13, playing an English boy who is separated from his parents and subsequently finds himself lost in a Japanese internment camp during World War II. Since then, he has portrayed a wide range of characters. Bale is especially noted for his cult following: the tenth anniversary issue of Entertainment Weekly hailed him as one of the "Top 8 Most Powerful Cult Figures of the Past Decade", citing his cult status on the Internet. EW called Bale one of the "Most Creative People in Entertainment" in anticipation of the release American Psycho (2000). The Guardian named Bale as one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination.

Bale was born in Wales to parents of English descent. His father, David Bale, was an entrepreneur, commercial pilot, and talent manager and his mother, Jenny James, was a circus clown and performer. He is the youngest of four children. After leaving Wales in 1976, Bale spent his childhood in several countries, including England, Portugal and the United States. Settling for four years in Bournemouth and Henley-on-Thames, Bale was educated at Shiplake C of E Primary School, the independent Dolphin School in Berkshire, and at Bournemouth School. He participated actively in rugby union. Bale has described his childhood, with respect to his mother being in the circus, as "interesting". He recalled his first kiss was with an acrobat named Barta. As a child, he trained in ballet and guitar. His sister Louise's work in theatre also influenced his decision to become an actor. Bale's father was very supportive of his son's acting, resigning from his job as a commercial pilot to travel and manage Bale's burgeoning career. Bale's first foray into acting was a commercial for the fabric softener Lenor in 1982, when he was eight years old. He appeared in a Pac-Man cereal commercial playing a child rock star a year later] and in 1984 made his stage debut in The Nerd, opposite Rowan Atkinson.

On 29 January, 2000, Bale married Sandra "Sibi" Blažić (born 1970), a one-time model, make-up artist and personal assistant to Winona Ryder; the couple have a daughter, Emmeline, who was born on 27 March 2005, in Santa Monica, California. Since 1992, Bale has resided in Los Angeles.

Christian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. In addition to starring roles in big budget Hollywood films, he has long been heavily involved in films produced by independent producers and art houses. Bale first caught the public eye when he was cast in the starring role of Steven Spielberg's Empire of the Sun at the age of 13, playing an English boy who is separated from his parents and subsequently finds himself lost in a Japanese internment camp during World War II. Since then, he has portrayed a wide range of characters. Bale is especially noted for his cult following: the tenth anniversary issue of Entertainment Weekly hailed him as one of the "Top 8 Most Powerful Cult Figures of the Past Decade", citing his cult status on the Internet. EW called Bale one of the "Most Creative People in Entertainment" in anticipation of the release American Psycho (2000). The Guardian named Bale as one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination.

Bale was born in Wales to parents of English descent. His father, David Bale, was an entrepreneur, commercial pilot, and talent manager and his mother, Jenny James, was a circus clown and performer. He is the youngest of four children. After leaving Wales in 1976, Bale spent his childhood in several countries, including England, Portugal and the United States. Settling for four years in Bournemouth and Henley-on-Thames, Bale was educated at Shiplake C of E Primary School, the independent Dolphin School in Berkshire, and at Bournemouth School. He participated actively in rugby union. Bale has described his childhood, with respect to his mother being in the circus, as "interesting". He recalled his first kiss was with an acrobat named Barta. As a child, he trained in ballet and guitar. His sister Louise's work in theatre also influenced his decision to become an actor. Bale's father was very supportive of his son's acting, resigning from his job as a commercial pilot to travel and manage Bale's burgeoning career. Bale's first foray into acting was a commercial for the fabric softener Lenor in 1982, when he was eight years old. He appeared in a Pac-Man cereal commercial playing a child rock star a year later] and in 1984 made his stage debut in The Nerd, opposite Rowan Atkinson.

On 29 January, 2000, Bale married Sandra "Sibi" Blažić (born 1970), a one-time model, make-up artist and personal assistant to Winona Ryder; the couple have a daughter, Emmeline, who was born on 27 March 2005, in Santa Monica, California. Since 1992, Bale has resided in Los Angeles.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 62

Birthday 1974-01-30

Place of Birth Haverfordwest, Wales, UK

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • کریستین بیل

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Jungle Book as Bagheera
2017 Hostiles as Captain Joseph J. Blocker
2017 Weightless
2016 The Deep Blue Good-By
2016 The Promise as Chris
2015 The Big Short as Michael Burry
2015 Knight of Cups as Rick
2015 Keepers of the Covenant: Making Exodus: Gods and Kings
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings as Moses
2013 American Hustle as Irving Rosenfeld
2013 Out of the Furnace as Russell Baze
2012 The Dark Knight Rises as Bruce Wayne / Batman
2012 The Batmobile as Himself
2011 The Flowers of War as John Miller
2010 The Fighter as Dick "Dicky" Eklund
2009 Public Enemies as Melvin Purvis
2009 Terminator Salvation as John Connor
2008 The Dark Knight as Bruce Wayne / Batman
2008 Batman Unmasked: The Psychology of the Dark Knight as himself
2008 Gotham Uncovered: Creation of a Scene as Himself
2007 I'm Not There. as Jack/Pastor John
2007 3:10 to Yuma as Dan Evans
2006 The Prestige as Alfred Borden
2006 Rescue Dawn as Dieter Dengler
2005 The New World as John Rolfe
2005 Harsh Times as Jim Luther Davis
2005 Batman Begins as Bruce Wayne / Batman
2005 Tankman Begins
2004 The Machinist as Trevor Reznik
2002 Equilibrium as John Preston
2002 Reign of Fire as Quinn Abercromby
2002 Laurel Canyon as Sam
2001 Captain Corelli's Mandolin as Mandras
2000 Shaft as Walter Wade, Jr.
2000 American Psycho as Patrick Bateman
1999 The Early Show(2 episodes)
1999 Blood Drips Heavily on Newsies Square as Himself
1999 Mary, Mother of Jesus as Jesus of Nazareth
1999 All the Little Animals as Bobby Platt
1999 A Midsummer Night's Dream as Demetrius
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(1 episode)
1999 Family Guy(1 episode)
1998 Velvet Goldmine as Arthur Stuart
1997 Metroland
1996 The Secret Agent as Stevie
1996 The Portrait of a Lady as Edward Rosier
1996 Critics' Choice Movie Awards(1 episode) as Himself - Nominee (credit only)
1995 Pocahontas as Thomas (voice)
1994 Little Women as Laurie
1994 Royal Deceit as Amled
1993 Swing Kids as Thomas Berger
1993 GMTV(1 episode)
1992 Newsies as Jack 'Cowboy' Kelly
1991 A Murder of Quality as Tim Perkins
1990 Treasure Island as Jim Hawkins
1989 Henry V as Boy
1987 Empire of the Sun as Jim 'Jamie' Graham
1987 Mio in the Land of Faraway as Jum-Jum / Benke
1986 Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna as Alexei
1982 Wogan(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode) as Christian Bale
1900 Concrete Island

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