Ben Kingsley

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Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley by Gage Skidmore.jpg
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

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.

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  1. "Ben Kingsley Biography". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved 20 February 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Ben Kingsley Biography". Bio/A&E Television Networks, LLC. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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