Which Roles Did Christian Bale Turn Down?

From American Psycho to Batman Begins to Vice, Christian Bale is a bonafide A-list star. But he missed out on plenty of huge roles along the way. So what were they?

Who else nearly landed Christian?

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Is the first non-American actor to portray Batman/Bruce Wayne.


Quotes

[on his transformation into Patrick Bateman for American Psycho (2000)] The character is so vain and obsessed with his looks. While the psychology of the character was something that I could perform, you can't fake the physicality. Being English, I ...


Trademark

Often gains or loses weight for particular roles such as gaining muscle for the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in The Dark Knight Trilogy (Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012)), losing weight for The Machinist (...


Star Sign

Aquarius

Personal Details

Born

Christian Charles Philip Bale

Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK


Height:

6' (1.83 m)

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