David Howard Bale
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Husband of Gloria Steinem
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About David Howard Bale
South African-born entrepreneur and an environmentalist animal rights activist David Bale is perhaps best known as the husband of journalist, political and social activist, and Women's Movement leader Gloria Steinem and the father of actor Christian Bale.
Bale grew up in England, Egypt and the Channel Islands. He worked as a commercial pilot and later ran a commuter airline in England. His business activities included marketing imported jeans and skateboards.
He was an activist for environmental and animal rights causes and served as a board member of The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and the Ark Trust, which in 2002 became the Hollywood branch of the Humane Society of the United States. Bale also served as a board member for World Education, Inc., an international non-profit organization known for its work in educational development, located in Boston, Massachusetts.