Ben Kingsley

British actor

Sir Ben Kingsley CBE (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji; 31 December 1943) is a British actor.[1] He was born in Snainton, 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
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Kingsley at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con
Born
Krishna Pandit Bhanji

(1943-12-31) 31 December 1943 (age 77)
OccupationActor
Years active1966–present
Spouse(s)
Children4, including Ferdinand Kingsley

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Ben Kingsley Biography". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Archived from the original on 6 April 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. "Ben Kingsley Biography". Bio/A&E Television Networks, LLC. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2016.

Other websitesEdit

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