christian bale turned 48

At the age of 13, Bale made his big-screen debut in Empire of the Sun despite having little formal acting training (1987).

After receiving excessive media attention for his performance

 he developed a deep sense of privacy and worked hard to avoid having his private affairs exposed.

Bale acted in well-liked movies for young people like Newsies (1992), Swing Kids (1993), and Little Women (1994), where Winona Ryder personally chose him to play Laurie.

 Additionally, Bale portrayed Jesus of Nazareth in the made-for-television film Mary

Bale gained more notoriety for his portrayal of the serial killer Patrick Bateman in American Psycho (2000).

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