Welsh actor Christian Bale is known as much for his amazing acting ability as he is for the lengths he'll go to for a part. He famously lost more than 60 pounds for his role in The Machinist
, and convincingly played a serial killer in American Psycho
To play Batman
, Bale bulked up from 130 to 230, putting on a ton of muscle to play the Caped Crusader before turning to the jungles of Vietnam to play Dieter Dengler in Rescue Dawn
. Wherever his work finds him, Bale's Aquarian mental preparation helps him get deep inside his character's skin.
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