Ben Kingsley

Age: 73
Born: December 31, 1943
Scarborough, Yorkshire, England

Actor

Year
Collide 2017
The Ottoman Lieutenant 2017
Sci-Fi Cinema: 5-Movie Collection 2017
Security 2017
The Jungle Book 2016
Knight of Cups 2016 (voice)
Bible Stories Collection 2016
Bible Stories Collection 2016
Life 2015
The Physician 2015
Learning to Drive 2015
Self/Less 2015
The Walk 2015 Papa Rudy
Tut 2015
Unity 2015
Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse 2015 (voice)
The Boxtrolls 2014 Archibald Snatcher (voice)
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb 2014
A Birder's Guide to Everything 2014
Walking with the Enemy 2014
Robot Overlords 2014
Exodus: Gods and Kings 2014 Nun
War Story 2014
Stonehearst Asylum 2014 Dr. Lamb
Ender's Game 2013 Mazer Rackham
Iron Man 3 2013 The Mandarin
A Common Man 2013
The Physician 2013
The Dictator 2012
Hugo 2011 George Melies
National Geographic: Journey to Mecca 2011 Narrator (voice)
The Life & Faith Of C.S. Lewis: The Magic Never Ends 2011 (voice)
A Great Education 2010
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time 2010 Nizam
Shutter Island 2010 Dr. John Cawley
Queen of the South 2009
Fifty Dead Men Walking 2009 Martin McGartland
The Love Guru 2008 Guru Tugginmypudha
Transsiberian 2008 Grinko
War, Inc. 2008
The Wackness 2008 Dr. Squires
Elegy 2008 David Kepesh
The Last Legion 2007
You Kill Me 2007
The Ten Commandments 2007 Narrator (voice)
BloodRayne 2006 Kagan
Mrs. Harris 2006
Lucky Number Slevin 2006
Species Trilogy 2005
Oliver Twist 2005 Fagin
A Sound Of Thunder 2005 Charles Hatton
Thunderbirds 2004 The Hood
Suspect Zero 2004 Benjamin O'Ryan
Spooky House 2003
House Of Sand And Fog 2003
Tuck Everlasting 2002
Triumph Of Love 2002
Anne Frank 2001
Sexy Beast 2001
What Planet Are You From? 2000
Rules Of Engagement 2000
Alice In Wonderland 1999
The Confession 1999
Crime And Punishment 1998
The Tale Of Sweeney Todd 1998
Parting Shots 1998
The Assignment 1997
Weapons Of Mass Distraction 1997
Photographing Fairies 1997
Moses 1996
Twelfth Night 1996
Species 1995
Joseph 1995
Death And The Maiden 1994
Dave 1993
Searching For Bobby Fischer 1993
Schindler's List 1993
Sneakers 1992
Bugsy 1991
The Children 1990
The Fifth Monkey 1990
Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story 1989
Slipstream 1989
Pascali's Island 1988
Without A Clue 1988
Testimony 1987
Maurice 1987
Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe 1985
Turtle Diary 1985
Sleeps Six 1984
Camille 1984
Betrayal 1983
Gandhi 1982
Fear Is The Key 1972

Profile created on August 17, 2001.

Did you know?

  • Ben has three children from two marriages.
  • Ben says he became an actor "to be seen and heard."
  • Ben's father was a doctor and his mother was a model.
  • Ben is Indian-English.
  • His real name is Krishna Bhanji. He changed his name on his father's advice. "If you want an acting career, you better get an English name."
  • For his role of Gandhi, Ben lost over 20 pounds and read 23 volumes of Gandhi's works in preparation.
 

Undiscovered Picks

Upcoming movies worth watching that you may not have heard of.

  • North v South
  • Voice from the Stone
  • Legion of Brothers
  • Alone in Berlin
  • Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire