Christian Bale in Newsies (1992). Walt Disney Studios Home EntertainmentBorn in Pembrokeshire, Wales on January 30, 1974 to David and Jenny Bale, Christian Bale followed his older sister Louise into performing, appearing in commercials for fabric softener. Christian Bale didn’t know Newsies would be a musical. Christian Bale was an early object of affection for the internet. Christian Bale kept preparing for American Psycho even after he was told he would not be making American Psycho.