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Christian Bale

Born in Wales, Bale grew up in England and the USA. He made his film debut in Steven Spielberg's World War II epic EMPIRE OF THE SUN. Bale's work to date includes HENRY V, THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY, THE SECRET AGENT, METROLAND, VELVET GOLDMINE, ALL THE LITTLE ANIMALS, AMERICAN PSYCHO, SHAFT, CAPTAIN CORELLI"S MANDOLIN, REIGN OF FIRE, LAUREL CANYON, THE MACHINIST, BATMAN BEGINS, THE NEW WORLD, HARSH TIMES, RESCUE DAWN & is currently working on THE PRESTIGE with Christopher Nolan.

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Christian Bale Facts

Birth NameChristian Morgan Bale
OccupationActor
BirthdayJanuary 30, 1974 (43)
SignAquarius
BirthplacePembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Christian Bale compared to you?
Awards2011 Academy Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role (for The Fighter)
2011 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor In A Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (for The Fighter)
2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role (for The Fighter)

Selected Filmography

Out of the Furnace
The Dark Knight
Reign Of Fire
American Psycho
The Dark Knight Rises
American Hustle
Howl's Moving Castle
The Big Short
3:10 To Yuma
The Prestige
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