Christian Bale is a British actor known for his work in film. He was born on January 30, 1974, in Haverfordwest, Wales, but grew up in England and later moved to the United States.
Bale began his acting career as a child actor in television commercials, and later appeared in stage productions and television shows. He gained wider recognition for his role in Steven Spielberg's 1987 war drama "Empire of the Sun," in which he played a young British boy imprisoned in a Japanese internment camp during World War II.
Bale has since appeared in a wide range of films, including "American Psycho," "The Dark Knight" trilogy, "The Fighter," "American Hustle," and "Vice." He is known for his transformative performances and his ability to embody a wide range of characters.
Bale has been nominated for numerous awards throughout his career, including Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. He has won several awards for his performances, including an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "The Fighter."