Ben Kingsley

British actor

Sir Ben Kingsley CBE (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji, 31 December 1943) is a British actor.[1] He was born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England.[2] His father was an Indian who was born in Kenya. He is best known for his role as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in Gandhi, for which he won an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award. The first movie he acted in was Fear Is the Key in 1972.

Ben Kingsley

Kingsley at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con
Krishna Pandit Bhanji

(1943-12-31) 31 December 1943 (age 76)
Years active1966–present
Children4, including Ferdinand


  1. "Ben Kingsley Biography". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. "Ben Kingsley Biography". Bio/A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved 20 February 2016.

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