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In the film, Bale played a murderous Wall Street executive obsessed with his own physicality - a trait for which Bale would become a specialist.
Subsequently, the 10th Anniversary issue for "Entertainment Weekly" crowned Bale one of the "Top 8 Most Powerful Cult Figures" of the past decade, citing his cult status on the Internet.
Bale earned the Best Supporting Actor award for his portrayal of Dicky Eklund, brother to and trainer of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward, played by Mark Wahlberg.
Bale again showed his ability to reshape his body with another gaunt, skeletal transformation.
Bale acknowledges the constant change was one of the influences on his career choice.
Leading up to the second Batman film, Bale starred in Lõppvaatus (2006), the remake of Yumasse (2007), and a reunion with director Todd Haynes in the experimental Bob Dylan biography, Kus on Bob Dylan? Anticipation for Pimeduse rüütel (2008) was spun into unexpected heights with the tragic passing of Heath Ledger, whose performance as The Joker became the highlight of the sequel.
Bale then turned to another auteur, Yimou Zhang, for the epic Sõja õied (2011), in which Bale portrayed a priest trapped in the midst of the Rape of Nanking.
Bale earned headlines for his attempt to visit with Chinese civil-rights activist Chen Guangcheng, which was blocked by the Chinese government.
A role in the 1986 NBC mini-series Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986) caught Steven Spielberg's eye, leading to Bale's well-documented role in Empire of the Sun (1987).
For the range of emotions he displayed as the star of the war epic, he earned a special award by the National Board of Review for Best Performance by a Juvenile Actor.