Ben Kingsley Trivia



  • Ben Kingsley
    • Famous as : Actor
    • Birth Name : Krishna Pandit Bhanji
    • Birth Date : December 31, 1943
    • Birth Place : Scarborough, Yorkshire, UK
    • Spouse : Angela Morant (actress, 1996 - 1972), Alison Sutcliffe (theatrical director, 1-Jul-78 - 1-Feb-92), Alexandra Christmann (3-Oct-03 - 8-Feb-05), Daniela Lavender (actress, since 3-Sep-07)
    • Claim to Fame : As Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi "Bapu" in "Gandhi" (1982)

Trivia

  • Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in the New Year's Eve Honors List 2001.
  • Listed as a potential nominee on the 2005 Razzie Award nominating poll and as a suggestion in Worst Supporting Actor category for his performance in the film "Thunderbirds" (2004).
  • Is of half Indian and half English descent.
  • His grandfather is a spice trader in Zanzibar.
  • Got his stage name from his grandfather's nickname "Clove King".


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