Sir Ben Kingsley

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Sir Krishna Pandit Kingsley (Bhanji)

Birthplace: Snainton, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji and Anna Lyna Mary Bhanji
Husband of Daniela Lavender
Ex-husband of Private; Alison Sutcliffe and Angela Morant
Father of Ferdinand Kingsley; Private; Private and Private

Occupation: Actor, Voice Actor
Managed by: Karen Joyce Lowe
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About Sir Ben Kingsley

Sir Ben Kingsley (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji; 31 December 1943) is an English actor with a career spanning over 50 years. He has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. He is known for his starring role as Mohandas Gandhi in the 1982 film Gandhi, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. He has 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), Iron Man 3 (2013), The Boxtrolls (2014), and The Jungle Book (2016).

Kingsley was made a Knight Bachelor at Buckingham Palace 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 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment.

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Sir Ben Kingsley's Timeline

December 31, 1943
Snainton, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
February 13, 1988
Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom