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Christian Bale

Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) 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. Ballard, Bale played an English boy who is separated from his parents and subsequently finds himself lost in a Japanese internment camp during World War II. In 2000, he garnered acclaim for his portrayal of serial killer Patrick Bateman in American Psycho. Bale went on to receive greater commercial recognition for his role as Bruce Wayne / Batman in Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Dark Knight Rises (2012). He also portrayed Dicky Eklund in the biopic The Fighter (2010), for which he received critical acclaim and won several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role. Bale was born in Wales

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Christian Bale -- Visiting 'Dark Knight Rises' Shooting Victims in Colorado

Christian Bale
Visiting 'Batman' Shooting Victims in Colorado

2:30 PM PT -- One of the shooting victims, Carey Rottman, was so excited to meet Bale ... he posted a photo of the hospital visit to his Facebook page moments ago (above). Rottman is recovering… READ MORE >

Christian Bale -- 'Words Cannot Express the Horror I Feel'

Christian Bale
'Words Cannot Express the Horror I Feel'

Christian Bale, star of "Dark Knight Rises," just released a statement regarding the massacre in Colorado. Bale says, "Words cannot express the horror that I feel. I cannot begin to truly… READ MORE >

- 741 days ago
'Dark Knight Rises' -- Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway Leave Paris

'Dark Knight Rises'
Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway Leave Paris

Following the decision to cancel the Paris premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises," the movie's stars, Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway, hopped aboard a private jet yesterday at a private… READ MORE >

- 742 days ago
Joseph Gordon Levitt vs. Christian Bale -- Who'd You Rather?

Levitt vs. Bale
Who'd You Rather?

"The Dark Night Rises" stars Joseph Gordon Levitt, 30, and Christian Bale, 37, were on the film's NYC set on Friday.Question is ... More Who'd You Rather? Susan Sarandon vs. Sinead… READ MORE >

- 1007 days ago
Celebrity Scruff vs. Smooth -- Vote!

Celebrity Scruff vs. Smooth
Vote!

Some of Hollywood's smoothest actors have had to sport beards from time to time. Check out these leading men and tell us if you prefer them with or without face scruff.Hair today, gone tomorrow. READ MORE >

- 1120 days ago
Dicky Eklund -- Christian Bale Crashed My Website!

Dicky Eklund
Christian Bale Crashed My Website!

Christian Bale single-handedly crashed Dicky Eklund's website Sunday night during the Oscars -- after the "Fighter" star gave the famous boxing trainer a shoutout during the awards… READ MORE >

- 1249 days ago
Oscar the Grouch TRASHES Hollywood

Oscar the Grouch
TRASHES Hollywood

Oscar the Grouch was "horrified" to find out they named the Academy Award after him -- especially after seeing how "disgustingly shiny" it is ... but OG agreed to make some Oscar picks anyway!… READ MORE >

- 1255 days ago
Bearded Ben vs. Bearded Bale: Who'd You Rather?

Bearded Ben vs. Bearded Bale
Who'd You Rather?

Hollywood hunks Ben Affleck, 38, and Christian Bale, 36, showed off their burlier sides at the same event in NY on Tuesday.Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1297 days ago
Christian Bale vs. Mark Wahlberg: Who'd You Rather?

Christian Bale vs. Mark Wahlberg
Who'd You Rather?

"The Fighter" stars Christian Bale, 36, and Mark Wahlberg, 39, got chummy at the film's premiere in L.A. on Monday.Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1332 days ago
Body Found Where Christian Bale Lived

Body Found Where Christian Bale Lived

Christian Bale lived in a home where a human body was buried ... and he had no idea, cops tell TMZ.We've learned in 2008 while Bale was filming "Terminator: Salvation" in Albuquerque, New Mexico,… READ MORE >

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