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Ben Kingsley

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Kingsley at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con
Born
Krishna Pandit Bhanji

31 December 1943 (1943-12-31) (age 76)
Snainton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1966–present
Spouse(s)
  • Angela Morant
    (m. 1966; div. 1976)
  • Alison Sutcliffe
    (m. 1978; div. 1992)
  • Alexandra Christmann
    (m. 2003; div. 2005)
  • Daniela Lavender (m. 2007)
Children 4, including Ferdinand

Sir Ben Kingsley CBE (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji, 31 December 1943) is a British actor. He was born in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England. 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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