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Christian Bale

Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Charles Howard Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different countries throughout Bale's childhood, including ... See full bio »

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Бэтмен: Начало Bruce Wayne / Batman
Боец Dicky Eklund


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 2019 Ford v. Ferrari (post-production)
Ken Miles
 2018/I Власть
Dick Cheney
 2017 Недруги
Capt. Joseph J. Blocker
 2016/II Обещание
Chris Myers
 2015 Игра на понижение
Michael Burry
 2013 Афера по-американски
Irving Rosenfeld
 2013 Из пекла
Russell Baze
 2011 Цветы войны
John Miller
 2010/I Боец
Dicky Eklund
 2009 Джонни Д.
Melvin Purvis
 2008 Тёмный рыцарь
Bruce Wayne
 2007 Меня там нет
Jack / Pastor John
 2007 Поезд на Юму
Dan Evans
 2006 Престиж
Alfred Borden
 2005 Новый Свет
John Rolfe
 2005 Крутые времена
Jim Luther Davis
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
 2005 Бэтмен: Начало
Bruce Wayne / Batman
 2004 Ходячий замок
Howl (English version, voice)
 2004 Машинист
Trevor Reznik
 2002 Эквилибриум
John Preston
 2002 Власть огня
Quinn Abercromby
 2000 Детектив Шафт
Walter Wade, Jr.
 1999 Иисус (TV Movie)
Jesus of Nazareth
 1997 Метролэнд
 1996 Портрет леди
Edward Rosier
 1995/I Покахонтас
Thomas (voice)
 1993 Дети свинга
Thomas Berger
 1991 A Murder of Quality (TV Movie)
Tim Perkins
 1990 The Dreamstone (TV Series)
- The Dreamstone (1990) ... Wildit (voice)
 1990 Treasure Island (TV Movie)
Jim Hawkins
 1989 Henry V
Robin the Luggage-Boy
 1987 Empire of the Sun
 1987 Mio min Mio
Jum-Jum / Benke
 1987 Heart of the Country (TV Mini-Series)
Ben Harris
- 'Till I'm on My Feet (1987) ... Ben Harris
- You Have to Have Someone (1987) ... Ben Harris
- What You Need Is a Helping Hand (1987) ... Ben Harris
- Why Wasn't I Told? (1987) ... Ben Harris
 1986 Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (TV Movie)
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Made his professional debut in a Pac Man cereal TV advert (1983). See more »

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[on being asked if he knew how big a flop Продавцы новостей (1992) was] You say something bad about Newsies and you have an awful lot of people to answer to. See more »


Dropped an amazing 63 pounds for his role as the emaciated insomniac Trevor Reznik in the film Машинист (2004) with only a single vitamin consultation with a nutritionist to guide him. For the most part, he only ate salads and apples, chewed gum, smoked cigarettes, and drank nonfat lattes. See more »


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