Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is an English actor. He is from Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire. Bale is best known for playing the part of Batman in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy. He began in a movie of Steven Spielberg Empire of the Sun at the age of 13. He also played in American Psycho and The Machinist. He is married to Sandra Blažić since 2000 and they have one child together.
In 2010, Bale won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for his role as Dick Eklund in The Fighter. In 2019, he won another Golden Globe Award for his role as Dick Cheney in the biopic drama-comedy Vice.