Christian Bale is an English actor. He won the role of Batman in Batman Begins over Jake Gyllenhaal, and for his part as Bruce Wayne, gained 100 lbs of muscle (after having lost a great deal of weight for his previous film). His other films include American Psycho, The Machinist, Little Women, The Prestige, Velvet Goldmine, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Portrait of a Lady, 3:10 to Yuma, Public Enemies, American Hustle, The Big Short, Vice, and Ford v Ferrari. He has been nominated for an Academy Award 4 times. He won the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his role in The Fighter.
Heath Ledger was an Australian actor. His films include 10 Things I Hate About You, The Patriot, A Knight's Tale, Monster's Ball, Lords of Dogtown, Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight, Ned Kelly, The Brothers Grimm, Casanova, I'm Not There, and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. Ledger's performance as The Joker earned him a posthumous Academy Award.
Michael Caine is a British actor known for such films as Zulu, Alfie, The Italian Job, Sleuth, The Man Who Would Be King, Educating Rita, Hannah and Her Sisters (for which he won an Academy Award), The Muppet Christmas Carol, The Cider House Rules, Goldmember, The Prestige, Inception, Interstellar, and Children of Men.
Gary Oldman is an English actor. He is best known for Remembrance, Sid and Nancy, Prick Up Your Ears, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, The Firm, State of Grave, Bram Stoker's Dracula, True Romance, The Fifth Element, Air Force One, Harry Potter, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and Darkest Hour. He won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.
Morgan Freeman is a beloved American actor and producer, who has been nominated for Academy Awards four times and won once, for his role in the 2004 film, Million Dollar Baby.
After working in theater for many years, Freeman transitioned into film work, with roles in Driving Miss Daisy, Glory, The Shawshank Redemption, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Se7en, Deep Impact, and Street Smart.
Freeman works extensively and his other films include Bruce Almighty, Christopher Nolan's Dark Night Trilogy, The Bucket List, Invictus, Red, Lucy, and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.
The daughter of filmmakers, Gyllenhaal began working as a film actress when she was a teenager, starring alongside her brother Jake in the cult classic Donnie Darko in 2001. Her breakout role was as a sadomasochistic receptionist in the indie film Secretary, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination. Other films include Sherrybaby, The Dark Knight, Crazy Heart, Frank, Happy Endings, and Stranger than Fiction.
Aaron Eckhart is an American actor. His films include Nurse Betty, Possession, Erin Brockovich, Thank You for Smoking, The Pledge, Rabbit Hole, Olympus Has Fallen, and Sully.
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