Let’s take a look at the Best Supporting Actor category. Today we’ll showcase Christian Bale for his role in The Fighter. This acclaimed film tells the true tale of Irish Mickey Ward (Mark Wahlberg), a light welterweight boxer who lives in the shadow of his older brother Dickie Ecklund (Bale). Dickie, at one point in time, knocked down Sugar Ray Leonard. Ward has promise, however, he is being held back by his family, including his older brother Dickie. The story revolves around Ward trying to advance his career with one last shot…make it or break it!
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