Christian Bale

Christian Bale

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 30-01-1974
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK
  • Also Known As:

    Кристиан Бейл

  • Popularity: 29.65
  • Homepage: N/A

Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is an English actor. Known for his versatility and recurring physical transformations to play his roles, he has been a leading man in films of several genres. Bale is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards. Time magazine included him on its list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2011. Born in Wales to English parents, Bale had his breakthrough role at age 13 in Steven Spielberg's 1987 war film Empire of the Sun. After more than a decade of performing in leading and supporting roles in films, he gained wider recognition for his portrayals of serial killer Patrick Bateman in the black comedy American Psycho (2000) and the titular role in the psychological thriller The Machinist (2004). In 2005, Bale played superhero Batman in Batman Begins and reprised the role in the sequels The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012), garnering acclaim for his performance in the trilogy, which is one of the highest-grossing film franchises. Bale continued in starring roles in a range of films outside his work as Batman, including the period drama The Prestige (2006), the action film Terminator Salvation (2009), the crime drama Public Enemies (2009), the epic film Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014) and the historical drama The Promise (2016). For his portrayal of boxer Dicky Eklund in the 2010 biographical film The Fighter, Bale won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. Further Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations came in subsequent years for his work in the black comedy American Hustle (2013) and the biographical dramedies The Big Short (2015) and Vice (2018). Bale's roles as politician Dick Cheney in Vice and race car driver Ken Miles in the sports drama Ford v Ferrari (2019) respectively earned him a second win and a fifth nomination at the Golden Globe Awards.

Year Movie Character
2005 Batman Begins as Bruce Wayne / Batman
2009 Terminator Salvation as John Connor
2000 American Psycho as Patrick Bateman
1987 Empire of the Sun as Jim
2007 I'm Not There as Jack/Pastor John
2004 The Machinist as Trevor Reznik
2002 Reign of Fire as Quinn Abercromby
1997 Metroland as Chris
2002 Equilibrium as John Preston
2005 Harsh Times as Jim Luther Davis
2006 Rescue Dawn as Dieter Dengler
1992 Newsies as Jack 'Cowboy' Kelly
2012 The Dark Knight Rises as Bruce Wayne / Batman
2011 The Flowers of War as John Miller
2012 The Batmobile as Self
1999 Mary, Mother of Jesus as Jesus of Nazareth
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings as Moses
2013 Out of the Furnace as Russell Baze
2013 American Hustle as Irving Rosenfeld
2015 Knight of Cups as Rick
2015 The Big Short as Michael Burry
2017 Hostiles as Captain Joseph J. Blocker
2008 The Dark Knight as Bruce Wayne / Batman
2018 Vice as Dick Cheney
2019 Ford v Ferrari as Ken Miles
2022 Amsterdam as Burt Berendsen
2009 Michael Mann: Making 'Public Enemies' as Self
2012 Ending the Knight as Self
2022 The Pale Blue Eye as Augustus Landor
1970 The Church of Living Dangerously
2006 The Prestige as Alfred Borden
1993 Swing Kids as Thomas Berger
2007 3:10 to Yuma as Dan Evans
2009 Public Enemies as Melvin Purvis
1990 Treasure Island as Jim Hawkins
2003 Laurel Canyon as Sam
1987 Mio in the Land of Faraway as Jum-Jum / Benke
2010 The Fighter as Dicky Eklund
1999 All the Little Animals as Bobby Platt
2008 Gotham Uncovered: Creation of a Scene as Self
2018 Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle as Bagheera
2015 Keepers of the Covenant: Making 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' as Self
1987 The China Odyssey: Empire of the Sun as Himself
1970 Going Electric as Pete Seeger
1994 Royal Deceit as Amled
2016 The Promise as Chris Myers
2022 Thor: Love and Thunder as Gorr
2000 Shaft as Walter Wade, Jr.
2001 Captain Corelli's Mandolin as Mandras
1998 Velvet Goldmine as Arthur Stuart
2005 The New World as John Rolfe
1996 The Secret Agent as Stevie
2005 Tankman Begins as Batman (archive footage)
2022 Spaces as Batman
2000 Shaft: Still the Man as Self
1995 Pocahontas as Thomas (voice)
2008 Batman Unmasked: The Psychology of the Dark Knight as Self
1996 The Portrait of a Lady as Edward Rosier
2020 Joker: Put on a Happy Face as Self
2022 Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Thor: Love and Thunder as Self
1999 A Midsummer Night's Dream as Demetrius
2009 Heath Ledger: A Tribute as Self
1994 Little Women as Theodore "Laurie" Laurence
1991 Blood Drips Heavily on Newsie Square as Himself
1991 A Murder of Quality as Tim Perkins
1986 Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna as Alexei
2022 Werner Herzog: Radical Dreamer as Self
1989 Henry V as Robin the Luggage-Boy
2013 The Fire Rises: The Creation and Impact of The Dark Knight Trilogy as Self (archive footage)
2021 Catwoman: The Feline Femme Fatale as Self
2017 Spielberg as Self
1999 The Alien Legacy
2005 Harsh Times
2022 The Pale Blue Eye
1970 The Church of Living Dangerously
2022 Amsterdam

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