FULL NAME: Krishna Pandit Bhanji
BIRTHDAY: 31 December 1943
BIRTHPLACE: Snainton, United Kingdom
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
FIRST MOVIE: Fear Is the Key (1973)
BEST MOVIE: Gandhi (1982)
Sir Ben Kingsley is a British actor. During his career that spans over thirty years, he has won numerous awards, including an Oscar Award, two Academy Awards, two Golden Globes, three BAFTAs, and a British Independent Film Award. He is one of the most sought after actors in Hollywood and has been for many years.
Ben Kingsley was born in 1947 in Surrey. He had a rough childhood because of his parents’ divorce and his father’s death. After his mother left him, Kingsley joined the army and became a soldier. It was a big move, and he had to adjust to military life. During this time, he was involved in the Munich Olympics scandal as well as the Falklands War.
Ben Kingsley began his acting career when he was only twenty. He first appeared in films such as The Night Manager and Moonraker. However, it was on television that he became famous. He has had several memorable roles, including Bond in the James Bond franchise, Superman in the Superman series, and The Fall.
Ben Kingsley has also been a writer as well. He has written several short stories, such as the award-winning Shortbus. He has also written several screenplays for books.
Ben Kingsley was also a singer. He sang in many musicals such as The Wedding Singer and The Time and the Place. He also did some voice-over work, such as voicing Batman in Batman Returns. In addition to all these roles, Kingsley also did stage work, singing in movies such as The Man Who Played with His Hands and Some Mothers Do It Cruel.
It seems that if there are people who can make us all look good, Ben Kingsley could do it. He has managed to create the perfect character image as an actor.
Ben Kingsley has been married to Anne Hathaway since 1985. He has two children from this marriage. He has two step-children from his marriage to Robin Wright. He is very much a family man and cares deeply about them. He is a very loving husband to his wife.
Ben Kingsley does not smoke tobacco anymore. However, he has been known to enjoy cigars now and then. He does drink alcohol occasionally. And he does not do drugs.
Kingsley lives in New York City with his wife. They have a large home and two dogs. He has a daughter named Willow, who is twenty-three years old, and a son named Billy, who is nineteen.
Best Movies of Ben Kingsley:
- Gandhi (1982)
- Sexy Beast (2000)
- Schindler’s List (1993)
- House of Sand and Fog (2005)
- Betrayal (1983)
- Joseph (1995)
- Turtle Diary (1985)
- Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
- Hugo (2011)
- Bugsy (1991)