Christian Bale is Bruce Wayne/Batman in 'Batman Begins'


Birth name Christian Charles Philip Bale

Date of Birth 30 January 1974

Birth Place  Haverford, West Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK  

Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)



Christian Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales,  and grew up in Oxfordshire and Dorset in England, as well as in Portugal, and in California. He has no nickname, preferring to be called simply "Christian." He makes his home wherever he is filming and with family in the US and UK. Over 6 feet tall, Christian has brown hair and hazel eyes. He has a small scar under his right eye which he got from a sports accident in high school.


He started acting in television commercials at the age of 9, most notably for a Pac Man cereal commercial. He then followed his sister Louise into theatre workshops and did The Nerd - a stage comedy opposite Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean).