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Ben Kingsley

Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, was a Kenyan-born medical doctor, of Gujarati Indian descent, and his mother, Anna Lyna Mary (Goodman), was an English actress. Ben began to act in stage plays during the 1960s. He soon became a successful stage actor, and also began to ...

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Dec 31, 1943 In Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Nomis
Latest Project:
Movie Backstabbing for Beginners 2018-01-18

Won 1 Oscar. Another 44 wins & 65 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Hugo
Poster of Shutter Island
Poster of Schindler's List
Poster of Gandhi
Movie Nomis Cooper 2018
Series This Week Unknown 2018
Series Religions of the World Unknown 2018
Movie Backstabbing for Beginners Pasha 2018-01-18
Movie The King and I: Recording a Hollywood Dream Himself 2018
Movie Wake None 2018
Series Watership Down General Woundwort 2018
Movie My Karma Unknown 2018
Movie Animating 'A.I.' None 2018
Movie Lenin: The Train Unknown 2018
Movie The Sound of 'A.I.' Himself 2018
Movie Intrigo: Death of an Author Henderson 2018
Movie Islam: Empire of Faith Narrator 2017
Movie Ich bin dann mal Charlie Unknown 2017
Movie Collide Geran 2017-02-24
Movie The Ottoman Lieutenant Woodruff 2017-03-10
Movie Noah Narrator 2017-10-05
Movie The British Film Industry: Elitist, Deluded or Dormant? Unknown 2017-10-05
Movie The Red Sea Diving Resort Ethan Levin 2017-10-08
Movie Pride of Britain Awards 2010 Unknown 2017-10-12
Series The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2017-10-23
Movie Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché Himself 2017-10-18
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2017-10-05
Series From Hollywood to Borehamwood Unknown 2017-10-01
Movie Security Charlie 2017-09-09
Movie War Machine President Karzai 2017-05-26
Series In Conversation Unknown 2017-09-26
Movie Of Dogs and Men The Caller 2017-09-29
Movie Iron Man 3: Sky Movies Special Himself 2017-09-30
Movie An Ordinary Man The General 2017-03-09
Movie The Jungle Book Bagheera 2016-04-15
Movie Knight of Cups Unknown 2016-03-04
Movie A Doll's House Dr. Rank 2016-11-16
Movie 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2016-01-30
Movie How Shakespeare Changed My Life Himself 2016-01-03
Movie Mary Unknown 2016
Series Días de cine Unknown 2016
Movie Learning to Drive Darwan 2015-08-21
Movie Unity Narrator 2015-08-12
Series Tut Ay 2015-07-19
Series Let's Go, DFW! Unknown 2015-08-22
Movie The Walk Unknown 2015-10-09
Movie Life Unknown 2015-12-04
Series Knights of Classic Drama at the BBC Unknown 2015-11-01
Series Celebrity Conversations Unknown 2015-07-13
Movie Self/less Damian 2015-07-10
Movie Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse Drago 2015-02-10
Series Celebrity P.O.V. Unknown 2015-02-01
Movie The Third Annual 'On Cinema' Oscar Special Unknown 2015-02-22
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
Movie Robot Overlords Robin Smythe 2015-07-03
Movie Guys Choice Awards 2015 Unknown 2015-06-18
Movie 20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2015-01-15
Movie Jaguar: Rendezvous None 2014-02-02
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
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 Trevor Slattery 2014-02-04
Movie The Physician Ibn Sina 2014-12-05
Movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Merenkahre 2014-12-19
Movie Exodus: Gods and Kings Nun 2014-12-12
Movie 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2014-01-16
Series Garfunkel and Oates Unknown 2014-08-07
Movie Walking with the Enemy Regent Horthy 2014-04-25
Movie War Story Albert 2014-07-30
Movie Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film Himself 2014-08-25
Movie Richard Attenborough: A Life Unknown 2014-08-26
Movie The Boxtrolls Archibald Snatcher 2014-09-26
Movie Iron Man 3 Trevor Slattery 2013-05-03
Series Hollywood Health Report Unknown 2013-05-14
Movie Death Watch The Man 2013-11-07
Movie Ender's Game Mazer Rackham 2013-11-01
Series Inside Edition Unknown 2013
Series Movie Guide Unknown 2013-04-11
Movie A Birder's Guide to Everything Lawrence Konrad 2013-04-21
Movie The American Cinematheque Tribute to Jerry Bruckheimer Himself 2013-12-12
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2012
Movie Sacha Baron Cohen: Role of a Lifetime Unknown 2012
Movie The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2012-01-15
Series Too Young to Die Unknown 2012-07-14
Movie Falls the Shadow: The Life and Times of Athol Fugard Himself 2012-05-28
Movie The Dictator Tamir 2012-05-16
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Movie It Is No Dream Narrator 2012-08-10
Series Vivir de cine Unknown 2012-10-26
Movie Room 237 Unknown 2012-10-26
Movie A Therapy Psychiatrist 2012-05-01
Series Evening Urgant Unknown 2012-04-16
Movie 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2012-01-29
Series Movie Talk with Peter Bart Unknown 2012-01-14
Movie 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2012-01-12
Movie The 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2012-02-25
Movie The Mechanical Man at the Heart of 'Hugo' Himself / Georges Méliès 2012-02-28
Movie Shoot the Moon: The Making of 'Hugo' Himself / Georges Méliès 2012-02-28
Movie The Cinemagician, Georges Méliès Himself / Georges Méliès 2012-02-28
Movie Critics' Choice Movie Awards Red Carpet Himself 2012-01-12
Movie Hugo Georges Méliès 2011-11-23
Series The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2011-09-03
Movie Margin Call Unknown 2011-09-29
Series Seitenblicke Unknown 2011
Movie Aral. El mar perdido Unknown 2010
Movie The Desert of Forbidden Art Unknown 2010
Movie Winston Churchill: Walking with Destiny Unknown 2010
Movie 1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets Unknown 2010
Movie Guys Choice Unknown 2010-04-29
Series The Talk Unknown 2010-10-18
Movie The Sands of Time: The Making of 'Prince of Persia' Himself 2010-09-14
Movie Fable III Sabine 2010-10-26
Movie The People Speak UK Himself 2010-10-31
Movie Shutter Island Dr. Cawley 2010-02-19
Series Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Movie Shutter Island: Behind the Shutters Himself 2010-06-08
Movie The Stars of the Street: 50 Years, 50 Classic Characters Unknown 2010-10-11
Movie The Scientist Unknown 2010-04-16
Movie Teen Patti Perci Trachtenberg 2010-02-26
Movie Election 2010 Unknown 2010-05-06
Series Janela Indiscreta Unknown 2010-03-03
Movie Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Nizam 2010-05-28
Movie Shutter Island: Into the Lighthouse Himself 2010-06-08
Movie The 81st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2009-02-22
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Movie The Variety Club Showbiz Awards 2009 Himself - Award Presenter 2009-11-22
Movie Stars on the Street Unknown 2009-12-19
Movie The 2009 Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2009-06-02
Series Skavlan Unknown 2009-01-17
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Liberation Narrator 2009-04-22
Series The 7PM Project Unknown 2009-07-20
Movie Fifty Dead Men Walking Fergus 2009-08-21
Movie Journey to Mecca Narrator 2009-01-07
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2008
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2008
Series Memories of 1970-1991 Unknown 2008-01-05
Movie War, Inc. Walken / The Viceroy 2008-06-13
Movie The Wackness Dr. Squires 2008-08-01
Movie The Second Abu Dhabi Film Festival Awards Himself 2008-10-24
Movie Transsiberian Grinko 2008-09-05
Movie Elegy David Kepesh 2008-08-29
Movie The Love Guru Guru Tugginmypudha 2008-06-20
Movie Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Unknown 2007-12-25
Movie Happy Birthday BAFTA Unknown 2007-11-07
Series British Film Forever Unknown 2007-07-28
Series Xposé Unknown 2007-04-16
Movie I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal Himself 2007-03-01
Movie Making 'Cleaver' Unknown 2007
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition Unknown 2007-06-20
Movie The New 7 Wonders of the World Himself - Host 2007-07-07
Movie The Last Legion Ambrosinus / Merlin 2007-08-17
Movie You Kill Me Frank Falenczyk 2007-07-13
Movie China's Stolen Children Unknown 2007
Movie The Ten Commandments Narrated by 2007-10-19
Movie Twist by Polanski Himself 2006-01-24
Movie Making 'Lucky Number Slevin' Himself 2006-09-12
Series El hormiguero Unknown 2006-09-24
Series The Fabulous Picture Show Unknown 2006-11-01
Movie The Road to Damascus: The Reinvention of Bugsy Siegel Himself 2006-12-12
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie 50 Films to See Before You Die Unknown 2006-07-22
Movie Mrs. Harris Herman Tarnower 2006-02-25
Movie Lucky Number Slevin The Rabbi 2006-04-07
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies Unknown 2006-06-14
Movie BloodRayne Kagan 2006-01-06
Movie Los Angeles Himself 2005-01-31
Movie The 100 Greatest War Films Unknown 2005-05-14
Movie What We See When We Close Our Eyes Himself 2005-04-12
Movie 77th Annual Academy Awards - UK Himself 2005-02-27
Series Martha Unknown 2005-09-01
Movie A Sound of Thunder Charles Hatton 2005-09-02
Movie Oliver Twist Unknown 2005-09-30
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie The Work of Director Jonathan Glazer Himself 2005-09-13
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Movie The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2004-02-28
Movie 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2004-02-22
Movie House of Sand and Fog Behrani 2004-01-09
Movie The 76th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2004-02-29
Movie Behind the Scenes of 'House of Sand and Fog' Himself 2004-03-30
Movie Suspect Zero Benjamin O'Ryan 2004-08-27
Movie Thunderbirds Unknown 2004-07-30
Movie Spooky House The Great Zamboni 2004-04-24
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie Helena: First Pilgrim to the Holy Land Unknown 2003
Series Tinseltown TV Unknown 2003
Movie 75 Years of the Academy Awards: An Unofficial History Himself - Interviewee 2003-03-18
Series Shootout Unknown 2003-10-12
Movie The 75th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2003-03-23
Movie The Making of 'Sneakers' Himself 2003-06-03
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Unlikely Heroes Narrator 2003-09-03
Movie The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2002-01-20
Movie The 74th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2002-03-24
Series Autograph Unknown 2002-05-01
Movie The Triumph of Love Hermocrates 2002-05-10
Movie Tuck Everlasting Man in the Yellow Suit 2002-10-11
Movie 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2002-03-10
Series Last Call with Carson Daly Unknown 2002-01-08
Series Anne Frank Otto Frank 2001-05-20
Movie The 100 Greatest Films Unknown 2001-11-24
Movie The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2001-11-04
Movie A.I. Artificial Intelligence Unknown 2001-06-29
Movie Sexy Beast Don Logan 2001-07-13
Movie Ben Kingsley Talks About 'Gandhi' Unknown 2001
Series Breakfast Unknown 2000-10-02
Series Rove Live Unknown 2000-10-09
Movie Behind the Rules of Engagement Himself 2000-10-10
Movie Rules of Engagement Ambassador Mourain 2000-04-07
Movie The BBC and the BAFTA Tribute to Michael Caine Himself 2000-12-18
Movie What Planet Are You From? Graydon 2000-03-03
Series The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Series The Witness Unknown 1999
Series The Directors Himself 1999-10-23
Movie The Confession Harry Fertig 1999-01-22
Movie The Making of 'Spooky House' Unknown 1999
Movie Alice in Wonderland Major Caterpillar 1999-02-28
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1999
Movie A Force More Powerful Narrator 1999-12-01
Movie Parting Shots Renzo Locatelli 1999-05-14
Series Independent Lens Unknown 1999-08-09
Movie Religions of the World: Orthodox and Roman Catholic Christianity Unknown 1998
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
Movie The Tale of Sweeney Todd Sweeney Todd 1998-04-19
Movie Religions of the World: Judaism Unknown 1998
Movie Weapons of Mass Distraction Julian Messenger 1997-05-17
Movie The Assignment Amos 1997-09-26
Series HARDtalk Unknown 1997-12-23
Movie Photographing Fairies Reverend Templeton 1997-09-19
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steven Spielberg Unknown 1996-04-04
Movie Joy to the World Himself 1996-12-24
Movie The British Academy Craft Awards Himself 1996-04-15
Series Caiga quien caiga Unknown 1996-05-10
Movie Twelfth Night or What You Will Feste 1996-10-25
Movie Moses Moses 1996-04-07
Movie The Lost Portrait None 1995
Movie Death and the Maiden Dr. Roberto Miranda 1995-01-27
Movie Species Xavier Fitch 1995-07-07
Movie Joseph Potiphar 1995-04-16
Movie The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1995-09-10
Movie Moving Image Salutes Steven Spielberg Himself - Speaker 1994-03-05
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
Movie Schindler's List Itzhak Stern 1994-02-04
Movie Michael Caine: Breaking the Mold Himself 1994-02-01
Movie Dave Vice-President Nance 1993-05-07
Series Good Day L.A. Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Searching for Bobby Fischer Bruce Pandolfini 1993-08-11
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Movie Schindler's List Itzhak Stern 1993-11-29
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-10-03
Series Entertainment UK Unknown 1993
Movie The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1992-01-18
Movie Sneakers Unknown 1992-09-11
Series Gomorron Unknown 1992-09-14
Movie Freddie as F.R.O.7. Freddie 1992-08-28
Movie Romeo.Juliet Father Capulet 1992-06-20
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie The 64th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1992-03-30
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie Bugsy Meyer Lansky 1991-12-20
Movie L'amore necessario Ernesto 1991-11-27
Movie The War That Never Ends Pericles 1991-03-28
Movie The 8th Annual American Cinema Awards Unknown 1991-01-12
Movie Una vita scellerata Governor 1990-05-05
Movie O Quinto Macaco Unknown 1990-10-05
Movie The Children Martin Boyne 1990-05-18
Series Lunettes noires pour nuits blanches Unknown 1989
Movie Slipstream Unknown 1989-06-02
Movie Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story Simon Wiesenthal 1989-04-23
Movie Without a Clue Dr. Watson 1988-10-21
Series Secret of the Sahara Sholomon 1988-01-03
Movie Pascali's Island Basil Pascali 1988-08-01
Movie Testimony Dmitri Shostakovich 1988-11-01
Movie Maurice Lasker-Jones 1987-09-18
Movie Turtle Diary William Snow 1986-02-14
Series The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986-09-08
Movie Stanley's Vision Stanley Spencer 1986-10-10
Movie Harem Selim 1985-11-20
Movie Bob Hope's Happy Birthday Homecoming Himself - Performer 1985-05-28
Movie Silas Marner Silas Marner 1985-12-30
Series Étoiles et toiles Unknown 1985
Series Oxbridge Blues Unknown 1984-11-14
Movie Camille Duval 1984-12-11
Movie Kean Edmund Kean 1983-12-05
Movie Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi 1983-02-25
Movie The Making of Gandhi: Mr. Attenborough and Mr. Gandhi Unknown 1983
Movie The 55th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1983-04-11
Movie The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1983-01-29
Movie Betrayal Robert 1983-02-19
Series The Great Hamlets Unknown 1983
Series Playing Shakespeare Himself 1982-07-29
Series Timewatch Unknown 1982-09-29
Movie The Merry Wives of Windsor Unknown 1982-12-27
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Wetten, dass..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series Vikings! Unknown 1980-03-21
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Movie Thank You, Comrades Unknown 1978-12-19
Series Dickens of London Unknown 1977-08-28
Series The Velvet Glove Chakravarti 1977-01-26
Movie Antony and Cleopatra Unknown 1975-01-04
Series The Love School Rossetti 1975-01-22
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Arena Unknown 1975-10-01
Series 2nd House Unknown 1974
Series BBC2 Playhouse Unknown 1974-03-13
Series Fantastic Unknown 1973-08-05
Series Wessex Tales Lord Uplandtowers 1973-11-07
Movie A Misfortune None 1973-01-13
Series The Adventurer Unknown 1972-09-29
Movie Fear Is the Key Royale 1972-12-26
Series Crown Court Unknown 1972-10-11
Series Full House Unknown 1972-10-14
Series Film 2017 Unknown 1971-11-16
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Movie The Staffordshire Rebels Himself 1966-01-08
Series Orlando Unknown 1965-04-13
Series Pardon the Expression Unknown 1965-06-02
Series Jackanory Unknown 1965-12-13
Series Coronation Street Unknown 1960-12-09
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14