Sir Krishna Pandit Bhanji born on 31 December 1943 in Snainton. He is a citizen of United Kingdom. Ben Kingsley was educated at The Manchester Grammar School, University of Salford and Pendleton College.
He is a British actor.
Ben Kingsley has had three spouses: Daniela Lavender, Angela Morant and Alison Sutcliffe. He has one child Ferdinand Kingsley.
Ben Kingsley has worked as a film actor, actor, character actor, stage actor and television actor. He has been a member of Royal Shakespeare Company. He has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Academy Award for Best Actor, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor, Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, Teen Choice Award for Best Villain, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor and European Film Award for Best Actor. He has has won Academy Award for Best Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles, London Film Critics Circle Award for Actor of the Year, New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor, National Board of Review Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, BIFA Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, Knight Bachelor, Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album, Padma Shri in arts, Commander of the Order of the British Empire, European Film Award for Best Actor and Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He is also known as Krishna Pandit Bhanji.