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Ben Kingsley (Krishna Bhanji)

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Biography

Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK
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 changed his name to "Ben Kingsley" soon after gaining fame as a stage actor, fearing that a foreign name could hamper his acting career. Read more...

Actor

Character: Archibald Snatcher

The Boxtrolls 2014

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Character: Trevor Slattery

Iron Man 3 2013

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Character: Mazer Rackham

Ender's Game 2013

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Character: Silas Lamb

Eliza Graves 2014

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Character: Geran

Autobahn 2015

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Character: Robin Smythe

Robot Overlords 2014

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Character: Himself - Actor

Richard Attenborough: A Life 2014

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Character: Ibn Sina

The Physician 2013

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Character: Lawrence Konrad

A Birder's Guide to Everything 2013

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Character: Regent Horthy

Walking with the Enemy 2013

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Character: Himself - Award Presenter

The Variety Club Showbiz Awards 2009 2009

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Character: Guru Tugginmypudha

The Love Guru 2008

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Character: David Kepesh

Elegy 2008

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Character: Walken / The Viceroy

War, Inc. 2008

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Character: Ambrosinus / Merlin

The Last Legion 2007

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Character: Charles Hatton

A Sound of Thunder 2005

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Character: Herman Tarnower

Mrs. Harris 2005

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Character: Benjamin O'Ryan

Suspect Zero 2004

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Character: Behrani

House of Sand and Fog 2003

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Character: Man in the Yellow Suit

Tuck Everlasting 2002

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Character: The Great Zamboni

Spooky House 2002

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Character: Himself

Tinseltown TV 2002

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Character: Ambassador Mourain

Rules of Engagement 2000

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Character: Major Caterpillar

Alice in Wonderland 1999

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Character: Harry Fertig

The Confession 1999

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Character: Reverend Templeton

Photographing Fairies 1997

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Character: Julian Messenger

Weapons of Mass Distraction 1997

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Character: Xavier Fitch

Species 1995

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Character: Moses

Moses 1995

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Character: Dr. Roberto Miranda

Death and the Maiden 1994

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Character: Bruce Pandolfini

Searching for Bobby Fischer 1993

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Character: Vice-President Nance

Dave 1993

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1992

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Character: Martin Boyne

The Children 1990

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Character: Father Capulet

Romeo.Juliet 1990

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Character: Basil Pascali

Pascali's Island 1988

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Character: Lasker-Jones

Maurice 1987

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Character: Perci Trachtenberg

Teen Patti 2010

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Character: Himself

Guys Choice 2010

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Election 2010 2010

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Character: Frank Falenczyk

You Kill Me 2007

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Character: Himself - Host

The New 7 Wonders of the World 2007

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Character: Himself

Happy Birthday BAFTA 2007

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Character: Himself

Joy to the World 1996

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Character: Renzo Locatelli

Parting Shots 1998

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Character: Doctor Rank

A Doll's House 2015

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Character: Himself / Georges Méliès

The Cinemagician, Georges Méliès 2012

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Character: Himself / Georges Méliès

Shoot the Moon: The Making of 'Hugo' 2012

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Character: Himself / Georges Méliès

The Mechanical Man at the Heart of 'Hugo' 2012

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Character: Himself

Luxury Lounge 2006

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Character: Himself

The Fadeaway 2014

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Character: Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Actor in a Leading Role

The 81st Annual Academy Awards 2009

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Character: Himself - Presenter

The 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards 2012

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role

The 76th Annual Academy Awards 2004

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Character: Himself - Nominated: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

The 64th Annual Academy Awards 1992

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Character: Himself - Past Winner

The 75th Annual Academy Awards 2003

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Character: Thidias

Antony and Cleopatra 1974

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Character: Geoff Craven

Oxbridge Blues 1984

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Character: Himself

The South Bank Show 1978

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role & Presenter

The 74th Annual Academy Awards 2002

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Character: Himself

Arena 1975

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Character: Himself

Seitenblicke 1987

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Character: Himself

Fantástico 1973

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Character: Himself - Past Winner

The 70th Annual Academy Awards 1998

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Character: Himself - Audience Member

The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2012

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Character: Chakravarti

The Velvet Glove 1977

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role

The 55th Annual Academy Awards 1983

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Character: Lord Uplandtowers

Wessex Tales 1973

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Character: Himself - Interviewee

Timewatch 1982

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Character: Himself - guest

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Sir Ben Kingsley 0

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Sons of Cuba 0

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Actor Ben Kingsley; author Anne Rice 0

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Ben Kingsley/Bojana Novakovic 0

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Fall Movie Special 0

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After the Oscars 2014 0

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