Christian Bale Trivia

  • Christian Bale
    • Famous as : Actor
    • Birth Name : Christian Charles Philip Bale
    • Birth Date : January 30, 1974
    • Birth Place : Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
    • Spouse : Sibi Blazic (former model and makeup artist, since 29-Jan-00)
    • Claim to Fame : As Jim Graham in "Empire of the Sun" (1987)


  • Was chosen as the Best Villain for the highly anticipated "Batman Begins" (2005) at the 2006 MTV Movie Awards show held on June 3rd.
  • Is a keen environmental and social worker in various organizations, such as Greenpeace, WWF, Ark Trust, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, Redwings Sanctuary and Happy Child Mission.
  • Is an outstanding horseman and keen reader.
  • Backed out from formal acting lesson at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) when he was twenty and chose to focus on working only to regret it later.
  • Decided not to perform his promotional interviews for the movie "Batman Begins" (2005) in his native mixed Welsh-British accent because Batman was such an 'American icon'.
  • His two big roles, Bateman in "American Psycho" (2000) and Batman in "Batman Begins" (2005) differ in a single letter.
  • Was a runner for the role of Dick Grayson aka Robin in "Batman Forever" (1995) but Chris O'Donnell eventually got it.
  • Only consumed a single vitamin from a nutritionist, ate salads and apples, chewed gum, smoked cigarettes, and drank nonfat lattes for his role in "The Machinist" (2004).
  • Was the seventh actor to play Bruce Wayne aka Batman, the youngest and the first non-American to portray the character.
  • Was introduced to his wife, Sibi Blazic by Winona Ryder. Blazic was Ryder's personal assistant.
  • Had a 10 weeks course of dancing for his act in "Newsies" (1992) and martial arts for his role in "Swing Kids" (1993).
  • Used to have a house in Manhattan Beach, which he shared with his sister, Louise Bale.
  • Loves animals and picks two stray dogs and three stray cats that become his pets.
  • Has an ear for accents and had changed his accents throughout his different movies.
  • His father suffered from brain lymphoma and died at the age of 62.
  • His stepmother, Gloria Steinem is a feminist author.
  • His sister, Louise Bale is an award-winning theatre director and actor and also appeared in "Newsies" (1992).
  • His grandfather was a stand-up comic and children's entertainer while his great-uncle, Rex Bale, was an actor.
  • Was raised in England, Portugal and California.