Christian (Charles Philip) Bale is an English actor who, In addition to starring
in big budget Hollywood films, has played in films produced by 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 1987 film Empire
of the Sun. He has recently received critical acclaim for his performance in
The Fighter (2010),earning him several awards including the Golden Globe
for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture and a nomination for the
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.