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Ben Kingsley

Ben Kingsley was born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, is of Gujarati Indian descent, and his mother Anna Lyna Mary, was English. Ben began to act in stage plays during the 1960s. He soon became a successful stage actor, and also began to have roles in films and TV. His birth name was Krishna Bhanji, but he ...

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Dec 31, 1943 In Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Making 'Cleaver'
Latest Project:
Movie Pride of Britain Awards 2010 2016-03-07

Won 1 Oscar. Another 44 wins & 60 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Hugo
Poster of Shutter Island
Poster of Schindler's List
Poster of Gandhi
Movie An Ordinary Man Unknown 2017
Movie Ich bin dann mal Charlie Unknown 2017
Movie My Karma Unknown 2017
Movie Mary King Herod 2017
Movie Backstabbing for Beginners None 2017
Movie Wake Unknown 2017
Movie Security Unknown 2017
Movie A Doll's House Unknown 2017
Movie Islam: Empire of Faith Narrator 2017
Movie The Sound of 'A.I.' Himself 2017
Movie Knight of Cups Unknown 2016-03-04
Movie Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché Himself 2016-02-10
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2016-03-06
Movie Helena: First Pilgrim to the Holy Land Narrator 2016-03-07
Movie The Jungle Book Unknown 2016
Movie Of Dogs and Men The Caller 2016-03-07
Movie How Shakespeare Changed My Life Himself 2016-01-03
Movie Collide Unknown 2016
Movie Pride of Britain Awards 2010 Unknown 2016-03-07
Movie Guys Choice Awards 2015 Unknown 2015
Movie The Walk Unknown 2015-10-09
Series Celebrity Conversations Unknown 2015
Series Let's Go, DFW! Unknown 2015-08-22
Series Inside Edition Unknown 2015
Movie Self/less Unknown 2015
Series Celebrity P.O.V. Unknown 2015
Series Tut Unknown 2015
Movie 20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2015-01-15
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
Series Knights of Classic Drama at the BBC Unknown 2015
Movie Life Unknown 2015
Movie Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse Unknown 2015
Movie Unity Unknown 2015
Movie Richard Attenborough: A Life Unknown 2014
Movie War Story Albert 2014-07-30
Series Garfunkel and Oates Unknown 2014-08-07
Movie Stonehearst Asylum Silas Lamb 2014-10-24
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Unknown 2014-03-01
Movie Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King Unknown 2014
Movie Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film Unknown 2014
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014
Movie 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2014-01-16
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie The Boxtrolls Unknown 2014
Movie Jaguar: Rendezvous Unknown 2014
Movie The Physician Unknown 2014-12-05
Movie Exodus: Gods and Kings Nun 2014-12-12
Series Días de cine Unknown 2014
Movie The British Film Industry: Elitist, Deluded or Dormant? Unknown 2014
Movie Learning to Drive Unknown 2014
Movie Robot Overlords Unknown 2014
Movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Merenkahre 2014-12-19
Movie Iron Man 3 Trevor Slattery 2013-05-03
Series Live with Kelly and Michael Unknown 2013
Movie The American Cinematheque Tribute to Jerry Bruckheimer Himself 2013-12-12
Movie Ender's Game Unknown 2013
Movie Walking with the Enemy Unknown 2013
Movie Iron Man 3: Sky Movies Special Unknown 2013
Series Movie Guide Unknown 2013
Movie A Birder's Guide to Everything Lawrence Konrad 2013-04-21
Series The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2013-09-16
Movie A Common Man The Man 2013-11-07
Movie Noah Unknown 2012
Movie 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2012-01-12
Movie Falls the Shadow: The Life and Times of Athol Fugard Unknown 2012
Movie It Is No Dream Unknown 2012
Series Vivir de cine Unknown 2012
Series Too Young to Die Unknown 2012
Movie Critics' Choice Movie Awards Red Carpet Unknown 2012
Series The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2012
Movie Shoot the Moon: The Making of 'Hugo' Himself / Georges Méliès 2012-02-28
Movie The 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2012-02-25
Movie Sacha Baron Cohen: Role of a Lifetime Himself 2012-02-28
Movie A Therapy Psychiatrist 2012-05-01
Movie The Mechanical Man at the Heart of 'Hugo' Unknown 2012
Movie The Dictator Unknown 2012-05-16
Movie Room 237 Unknown 2012-10-26
Series Movie Talk with Peter Bart Unknown 2012
Movie The Cinemagician, Georges Méliès Unknown 2012
Movie The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2012-01-15
Movie 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2012-01-29
Movie Hugo Unknown 2011-11-23
Movie Margin Call Unknown 2011-09-29
Series Janela Indiscreta Unknown 2011
Series El hormiguero Unknown 2011
Series Good Day L.A. Unknown 2011
Movie Teen Patti Perci Trachtenberg 2010-02-26
Movie Shutter Island Unknown 2010-02-19
Movie Shutter Island: Into the Lighthouse Unknown 2010
Movie Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Nizam 2010-05-28
Movie Shutter Island: Behind the Shutters Himself 2010-06-08
Movie Aral. El mar perdido Unknown 2010
Series In Conversation Unknown 2010
Series Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Movie The Scientist Unknown 2010
Movie Guys Choice Unknown 2010
Movie Fable III Unknown 2010
Movie The People Speak UK Unknown 2010
Movie The Stars of the Street: 50 Years, 50 Classic Characters Unknown 2010
Series The One Show Unknown 2010
Movie The Desert of Forbidden Art Unknown 2010
Movie Winston Churchill: Walking with Destiny Unknown 2010
Movie The Sands of Time: The Making of 'Prince of Persia' Unknown 2010
Movie Election 2010 Unknown 2010
Movie 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets Unknown 2010
Movie Journey to Mecca Unknown 2009
Movie Stars on the Street Unknown 2009
Movie The 2009 Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2009
Series The 7PM Project Unknown 2009-07-20
Movie Liberation Narrator 2009-04-22
Series Skavlan Unknown 2009-01-17
Movie The 81st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2009
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie Fifty Dead Men Walking Fergus 2009-08-21
Movie The Variety Club Showbiz Awards 2009 Himself - Award Presenter 2009-11-22
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Transsiberian Grinko 2008-09-05
Movie The Wackness Unknown 2008-08-01
Movie Elegy Unknown 2008
Movie War, Inc. Walken / The Viceroy 2008-06-13
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 2008
Movie The Second Abu Dhabi Film Festival Awards Himself 2008-10-24
Movie The Love Guru Unknown 2008
Movie Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Unknown 2007-12-25
Movie Happy Birthday BAFTA Unknown 2007-11-07
Movie The Last Legion Unknown 2007
Movie You Kill Me Unknown 2007
Series British Film Forever Unknown 2007-07-28
Movie The New 7 Wonders of the World Himself - Host 2007-07-07
Movie China's Stolen Children Unknown 2007
Movie Making 'Cleaver' Unknown 2007
Movie I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal Unknown 2007
Series GMTV Unknown 2007
Movie The Ten Commandments Unknown 2007
Series Xposé Unknown 2007-04-16
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2007-02-21
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition Unknown 2007-06-20
Movie Twist by Polanski Unknown 2006
Movie Mrs. Harris Herman Tarnower 2006-02-25
Movie Making 'Lucky Number Slevin' Himself 2006-09-12
Series The Fabulous Picture Show Unknown 2006-11-01
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies Unknown 2006
Movie 50 Films to See Before You Die Unknown 2006-07-22
Movie Lucky Number Slevin The Rabbi 2006-04-07
Movie The Road to Damascus: The Reinvention of Bugsy Siegel Unknown 2006
Series Caiga quien caiga Unknown 2005
Movie Los Angeles Unknown 2005
Movie What We See When We Close Our Eyes Unknown 2005
Movie 77th Annual Academy Awards - UK Unknown 2005
Series Martha Unknown 2005-09-01
Movie The 100 Greatest War Films Unknown 2005-05-14
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Movie Oliver Twist Unknown 2005
Movie A Sound of Thunder Unknown 2005
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2005
Movie BloodRayne Unknown 2005
Movie The Work of Director Jonathan Glazer Unknown 2005-09-13
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2004-02-28
Series 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2004-02-22
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie Behind the Scenes of 'House of Sand and Fog' Unknown 2004
Movie Suspect Zero Unknown 2004
Movie House of Sand and Fog Behrani 2004-01-09
Movie Thunderbirds Unknown 2004-07-30
Movie The 76th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2004-02-29
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Series From Hollywood to Borehamwood Unknown 2003
Movie Unlikely Heroes Unknown 2003
Movie 75 Years of the Academy Awards: An Unofficial History Unknown 2003
Series Shootout Unknown 2003-10-12
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie The 75th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2003-03-23
Series Tinseltown TV Unknown 2003-08-02
Movie The Making of 'Sneakers' Himself 2003-06-03
Movie Spooky House Unknown 2002
Movie Tuck Everlasting Unknown 2002
Movie Animating 'A.I.' Unknown 2002
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2002
Series Autograph Unknown 2002
Movie The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2002
Movie 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2002-03-10
Movie The 74th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2002-03-24
Movie The Triumph of Love Hermocrates 2002-05-10
Movie The 100 Greatest Films Unknown 2001
Movie Ben Kingsley Talks About 'Gandhi' Unknown 2001
Movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence Unknown 2001-06-29
Series Anne Frank: The Whole Story Unknown 2001
Movie The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2001
Movie Behind the Rules of Engagement Himself 2000-10-10
Series Breakfast Unknown 2000-10-02
Movie Rules of Engagement Unknown 2000
Series Rove Live Unknown 2000-10-09
Movie The BBC and the BAFTA Tribute to Michael Caine Unknown 2000
Movie What Planet Are You From? Unknown 2000
Movie Sexy Beast Unknown 2000
Series HARDtalk Unknown 1999
Movie Alice in Wonderland Major Caterpillar 1999-02-28
Series The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Movie The Confession Unknown 1999-01-22
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-03-02
Movie Parting Shots Renzo Locatelli 1999-05-14
Series Independent Lens Unknown 1999-08-09
Movie The Making of 'Spooky House' Unknown 1999
Series The Witness Unknown 1999
Movie A Force More Powerful Unknown 1999
Movie Crime and Punishment Porfiry 1998-10-11
Movie The 70th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1998-03-23
Movie Peace Is Every Step: Meditation in Action: The Life and Work of Thich Nhat Hanh Narrator 1998-02-01
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1998
Movie Religions of the World: Judaism Narrator 1998-03-07
Series Religions of the World Unknown 1998
Movie Religions of the World: Orthodox and Roman Catholic Christianity Unknown 1998
Movie Photographing Fairies Reverend Templeton 1997-09-19
Movie The Assignment Unknown 1997-09-26
Movie The Tale of Sweeney Todd Unknown 1997
Movie Weapons of Mass Distraction Unknown 1997
Movie Twelfth Night or What You Will Unknown 1996
Movie The British Academy Craft Awards Himself 1996-04-15
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steven Spielberg Unknown 1996
Movie Joy to the World Unknown 1996
Movie The Lost Portrait Unknown 1995
Movie The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1995-09-10
Movie Species Xavier Fitch 1995-07-07
Movie Moses Unknown 1995
Movie Joseph in Egypt Unknown 1995
Movie Michael Caine: Breaking the Mold Himself 1994-02-01
Movie Death and the Maiden Unknown 1994
Movie Schindler's List Unknown 1994-02-04
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Movie Dave Vice-President Nance 1993-05-07
Movie The King and I: Recording a Hollywood Dream Unknown 1993
Movie Searching for Bobby Fischer Bruce Pandolfini 1993-08-11
Series This Week Unknown 1992
Movie Freddie as F.R.O.7. Unknown 1992
Series Entertainment UK Unknown 1992
Series The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1992
Series Gomorron Unknown 1992-09-15
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie The 64th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1992-03-30
Movie Sneakers Unknown 1992-09-11
Movie Romeo.Juliet Father Capulet 1992-06-20
Movie Bugsy Meyer Lansky 1991-12-20
Movie L'amore necessario Unknown 1991
Movie The War That Never Ends Unknown 1991
Movie The 8th Annual American Cinema Awards Unknown 1991
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie The Children Unknown 1990
Movie Una vita scellerata Unknown 1990
Movie O Quinto Macaco Unknown 1990
Movie Slipstream Unknown 1989
Movie Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story Unknown 1989
Movie Pascali's Island Unknown 1988
Series Secret of the Sahara Sholomon 1988-01-03
Movie Without a Clue Unknown 1988
Movie Testimony Unknown 1988
Series Lunettes noires pour nuits blanches Unknown 1988
Movie Lenin: The Train Unknown 1988
Series Seitenblicke Unknown 1987-09-28
Movie Maurice Unknown 1987
Series Étoiles et toiles Unknown 1986
Movie Stanley's Vision Unknown 1986
Series The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986-09-08
Movie Harem Selim 1985-11-20
Movie Silas Marner Unknown 1985
Movie Turtle Diary Unknown 1985
Movie Bob Hope's Happy Birthday Homecoming (London Royal Gala) Unknown 1985
Series Oxbridge Blues Unknown 1984
Movie Camille Unknown 1984
Movie The 55th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1983-04-11
Series The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1983
Series The Great Hamlets Unknown 1983
Movie Kean Edmund Kean 1983-12-05
Movie The Making of Gandhi: Mr. Attenborough and Mr. Gandhi Unknown 1983
Movie Betrayal Robert 1983-02-19
Movie The Merry Wives of Windsor Unknown 1982
Movie Gandhi Unknown 1982
Series Playing Shakespeare Unknown 1982
Series Timewatch Unknown 1982-09-29
Series Play for Today Unknown 1982
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Vikings! Unknown 1980
Series Crown Court Unknown 1978
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Movie Thank You, Comrades Unknown 1978
Series The Velvet Glove Unknown 1977
Series Dickens of London Unknown 1976
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series 2nd House Unknown 1975
Series Arena Unknown 1975-10-01
Series The Love School Unknown 1975
Series BBC2 Playhouse Unknown 1974-03-13
Movie Antony and Cleopatra Unknown 1974
Movie A Misfortune Unknown 1973
Series Wessex Tales Unknown 1973
Series Full House Unknown 1973
Series Fantástico Unknown 1973-08-05
Movie Fear Is the Key Unknown 1972
Series The Adventurer Unknown 1972
Series Film 2016 Unknown 1971-11-16
Series Orlando Unknown 1966
Movie The Staffordshire Rebels Himself 1966-01-08
Series Pardon the Expression Unknown 1966
Series Jackanory Unknown 1965-12-13
Series Coronation Street Unknown 1960-12-09
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14