That was over 17 years ago in 2004.
Today he is 47, and has starred in 56 movies in total, 28 since The Machinist was released.
In The Machinist, I think Christian Bale looks:
The Machinist scores 7.4 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Christian Bale's first acting role was as 'Alexei' in Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna, released in 1986 when he was 12.