NATALIE PORTMAN

NATALIE PORTMAN

Black Swan this is not! Natalie hits the Malibu, Calif., sand in a summery dress topped with a sweater and beachy waves alongside her Knight of Cups costar Christian Bale.

From: Lights! Camera! Fashion!

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ON THE RISE

ON THE RISE

Director Christopher Nolan (center) has the support of his Dark Knight Rises cast – from left: Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman, Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine and Joseph Gordon-Levitt – during his hand and footprint ceremony Saturday at Grauman's Chinese Theatre. The movie hits theaters July 20.

From: Star Tracks: Monday, July 9, 2012

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'FLOWERS' CHILD

'FLOWERS' CHILD

Christian Bale keeps wife Sibi by his side while working the red carpet at the Berlin International Film Festival premiere of his new film, The Flowers of War, Monday night.

From: Star Tracks: Tuesday, February 14, 2012

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"I'm not gonna drop the F-bomb like she did. I've done that plenty before."
The Fighter's Christian Bale, referencing foul-mouthed costar Melissa Leo's Oscar acceptance speech along with his own infamous rant, while accepting the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

From: 21 Best Celeb Quotes of 2011

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SIBI BLAZIC

SIBI BLAZIC

The notoriously private Christian Bale took a moment during his Best Supporting Actor acceptance speech at this year's Oscars to pay tribute to his wife of 11 years, whom he met on the set of 1994's Little Women, when she served as a personal assistant to costar Winona Ryder. "My wonderful wife who is my mast through the storms of life, I hope I'm likewise to you, darling," the emotional Bale said from the podium.

From: The Women Behind Hollywood's Sexy Men

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ON THE BEAT

ON THE BEAT

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Christian Bale answer the call of duty Friday, patrolling the fictional streets of Gotham City while on the N.Y.C. set of their upcoming action flick, The Dark Knight Rises.

From: Star Tracks: Monday, October 31, 2011

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GETTING PUNCHY

GETTING PUNCHY

The Fighter stars Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale get their punches in at the Jan. 11 National Board of Review bash, teaming up with director David O. Russell. Their drama was named one of the year's top ten films, with Bale earning accolades for his supporting role in the film.

From: Stars Toast Hollywood from Coast to Coast

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"Shut the f– up, Bruce!"
Christian Bale, delivering one of 36 F-bombs to the crew member who walked in on his shot during the filming of Terminator Salvation

From: Say What? 25 Best Celeb Quotes This Year

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BATMAN GOES BAT-#!&*

BATMAN GOES BAT-#!&*

In a nearly 4-minute rant recorded on the set of his movie, Terminator Salvation, Christian Bale drops the F-bomb a reported 36 times. The actor, who verbally attacked the film's director of photography for entering his sight lines, later calls his behavior "inexcusable" and "deeply embarrassing."

From: Celeb Oops! What Were They Thinking?

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SIGNING ON

SIGNING ON

Long recovered from his infamous on-set freakout, Christian Bale is up with people as he greets fans Thursday at the Los Angeles premiere of Terminator: Salvation, which hits theaters May 21.

From: Star Tracks: Friday, May 15, 2009

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AT ARM'S LENGTH

AT ARM'S LENGTH

A casually dressed Christian Bale stays connected with wife Sibi after lunching Tuesday at Italian eatery Sor Tino in Brentwood, Calif. Michael Caine, the actor's Dark Knight costar, recently commented on Bale's profanity-laced tirade on the Terminator: Salvation set, saying it was "completely out of character" for the star.

From: Star Tracks: Thursday, April 2, 2009

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ON THE GO

ON THE GO

Christian Bale, who has denied allegations of assault, keeps up his busy schedule promoting The Dark Knight. The star, spotted flying out of London's Heathrow airport, is expected at the film's Tokyo premiere Monday.

From: Star Tracks - Monday, July 28, 2008

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HOLY GLAMOUR, BATMAN!

HOLY GLAMOUR, BATMAN!

Christian Bale trades his bat suit for a more conventional (and chic) one for the world premiere of The Dark Knight Monday at New York's AMC Loews Lincoln Square, where he posed with costars Gary Oldman and Maggie Gyllenhaal.

From: Star Track - Tuesday, July 15, 2008

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ADMIRATION SOCIETY

ADMIRATION SOCIETY

Christian Bale and Russell Crowe size each other up at the Los Angeles premiere of their film, 3:10 to Yuma, on Tuesday. Of working on the western with his Welsh-born costar, Crowe said, "it was just fun man, all the way through."

From: Star Tracks - Wednesday, August 22, 2007

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CHRISTIAN BALE<br   />

CHRISTIAN BALE

The Caped Crusader always wears his trademark breastplate, utility belt and mask (complete with ears!) to save the residents of Gotham from evildoers. But for the premiere of Batman Begins, Bale sported chin scruff you'd never see on Bruce Wayne.

From: Stars vs. Superheroes: Who's Sexier?

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UP TO BAT

Taking a break from Cruise's embrace, Holmes joins castmates (from left) Gary Oldman, Michael Caine, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman and Liam Neeson on the red carpet. Batman Begins opens June 15.

From: Star Tracks - Wednesday, June 8, 2005

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