Ben Kingsley, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Ben Kingsley

British actor

Date of Birth: 31-Dec-1943

Place of Birth: Snainton, England, United Kingdom

Profession: actor, character actor, stage actor, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Ben Kingsley

  • Sir Ben Kingsley (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji; 31 December 1943) is an English actor of Indian origin with a career spanning over 50 years.
  • He has won an Oscar, a Grammy, a BAFTA, two Golden Globes, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Kingsley is best known for his starring role as Mohandas Gandhi in the 1982 film Gandhi, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor.
  • He also appeared in Schindler's List (1993), Twelfth Night (1996), Sexy Beast (2000), House of Sand and Fog (2003), Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Shutter Island (2010), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), Hugo (2011), The Dictator (2012) and Iron Man 3 (2013).
  • He has contributed his voice to The Boxtrolls (2014), and The Jungle Book (2016). Kingsley was appointed Knight Bachelor in 2002 for services to the British film industry.
  • In 2010, he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • In 2013, he received the Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment.

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