Ben Kingsley

British actor
Kingsley in January 2012

Sir Ben Kingsley (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.


  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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