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Christian Bale

Actor
Male
Born Jan 30, 1974
Age 42
Hometown Haverfordwest
Nationality British
Other Names Bale, Christian C...

Christian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. Best known for his roles in American films, Bale has starred in blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses. 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). Based on the original story by J. G.… Read More

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    Louise Bale
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    Sharon Bale
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CHILDHOOD

1974 Birth Born on January 30, 1974.
1982 8 Years Old His first acting role was a commercial for the fabric softener Lenor in 1982. … Read More
1984 10 Years Old In 1984, he made his stage debut in The Nerd on London's West End with Rowan Atkinson.

TEENAGE

1986 12 Years Old Bale made his film debut as Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich of Russia in the made for television film Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna in 1986, which was followed by leading roles in the miniseries Heart of the Country and the fantasy adventure Mio in the Land of Faraway, in which he appeared with Christopher Lee and Nick Pickard. … Read More
1989 15 Years Old The attention the press and his schoolmates lavished upon him after this took a toll on Bale, and he contemplated giving up acting until Kenneth Branagh approached him and persuaded him to appear in Henry V in 1989.
1990 16 Years Old In 1990, he played the role of Jim Hawkins opposite Charlton Heston (as Long John Silver) in Treasure Island, an adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic book.
1991 17 Years Old His parents divorced in 1991, and while his mother and sister Sharon stayed in Bournemouth, he moved with his father to Los Angeles, California at age seventeen.

TWENTIES

1994 - 1997 2 More Events
1999 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999, Bale contributed to an all-star cast, including Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stanley Tucci, and Rupert Everett, portraying Demetrius in an updated version of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
…  In 2000, he garnered critical acclaim for his portrayal of serial killer Patrick Bateman in American Psycho. … Read More
2002 28 Years Old 1 More Event
From 2002 to 2003, Bale starred in three feature films, such as Laurel Canyon (2002), which was generally well received by critics. … Read More

THIRTIES

2004 30 Years Old 1 More Event
After a year's hiatus, Bale returned in 2004 to play Trevor Reznik, the title character in the psychological thriller The Machinist. … Read More
2006 32 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Bale's performance was well received by critics and fans alike, earning him the Saturn Award for Best Actor and the Best Hero award at the 2006 MTV Movie Awards. Bale reprised the role of Batman in the sequel The Dark Knight. He trained in the Keysi Fighting Method, and performed many of his own stunts. The Dark Knight was released in the U.S. on 18 July 2008 and stormed through the box office, with a record-breaking $158.4 million in the U.S. in its first weekend. … Read More
2007 33 Years Old Writer and director Joe Carnahan confirmed in November 2007 that Bale is also involved in the upcoming movie Killing Pablo in which he is to play Major Steve Jacoby. … Read More
2008 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Bale has not spoken to Sharon since he was arrested without charge after allegedly ranting at her at The Dorchester hotel in 2008.
2009 35 Years Old After remaining silent for most of the week, Bale made a public apology on 6 February 2009, to a Los Angeles radio station, KROQ, stating that the outburst was "inexcusable" and was motivated by the intensity of that day's shooting. … Read More
2010 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Bale starred alongside Mark Wahlberg in David O. Russell's 2010 drama film The Fighter. … Read More
2011 37 Years Old While filming The Flowers of War in January 2011, Bale and a CNN crew attempted to visit Chen Guangcheng, a blind "barefoot lawyer" under unofficial house arrest for his activism against China's One Child Policy. … Read More
2013 39 Years Old In 2013, Bale portrayed Russell Baze in Scott Cooper's thriller Out of the Furnace, and starred in American Hustle, which reunited him with director David O. Russell, after their work on The Fighter. … Read More

FORTIES

2014 40 Years Old Bale starred as Moses in Ridley Scott's Biblical epic, Exodus, which was released on 12 December 2014. … Read More
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