Christian Bale

1974 - Today

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Christian Charles Philip Bale (born 30 January 1974) is an English actor. Known for his versatility and intensive method acting, he is the recipient of many awards, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards, and was featured on the Time 100 list of 2011. Born in Haverfordwest, Wales to English parents, Bale had his first starring role at age 13 in Steven Spielberg's war film Empire of the Sun (1987). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian Bale has received more than 20,292,347 page views. His biography is available in 79 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Christian Bale is the 509th most popular actor (down from 435th in 2019), the 677th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 629th in 2019) and the 79th most popular British Actor.

Christian Bale is most famous for his role as Batman in the Dark Knight trilogy.

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  • 20M

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  • 70.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 79

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Christian Bale ranks 509 out of 10,030Before him are Bolo Yeung, Alida Valli, David Hasselhoff, Billy Bob Thornton, Mary Pickford, and Nebahat Çehre. After him are Jean Seberg, Maureen O'Hara, Claudine Auger, Danielle Darrieux, Forest Whitaker, and James Avery.

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Among people born in 1974, Christian Bale ranks 5Before him are Leonardo DiCaprio, Joaquin Phoenix, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, and Penélope Cruz. After him are Alessandro Del Piero, Alyson Hannigan, Amy Adams, Robbie Williams, Chris Kyle, Jenna Jameson, and Alexis Tsipras.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Christian Bale ranks 677 out of 6,924Before him are Sawney Bean (1600), John Balliol (1249), Bruce Chatwin (1940), George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford (1504), Harry Kroto (1939), and Alfred Radcliffe-Brown (1881). After him are Roger Glover (1945), Nigel Farage (1964), Peter Greenaway (1942), Oliver Heaviside (1850), William Hyde Wollaston (1766), and Joan Clarke (1917).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Christian Bale ranks 79Before him are Robert Carlyle (1961), Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765), Jude Law (1972), Gerard Butler (1969), Richard Griffiths (1947), and Bill Nighy (1949). After him are Jessica Tandy (1909), John Rhys-Davies (1944), Naomi Watts (1968), Rex Harrison (1908), Terence Stamp (1938), and Peter Cushing (1913).

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