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Ben Kingsley

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Krishna Pandit Bhanji

Birth Date :

December 31, 1943

Birth Place :

Scarborough, Yorkshire, UK

Claim to fame :

As Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi "Bapu" in "Gandhi" (1982)
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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The Prince's Trust and Samsung Celebrate Success Awards
Los Angeles Premiere of The November Man - Arrivals
Exodus: Gods and Kings UK Film Premiere - Arrivals
Exodus: Gods and Kings UK Film Premiere - Arrivals
Premiere Ender's Game
20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards - Arrivals
The Prince's Trust and Samsung Celebrate Success Awards
Los Angeles Premiere of The November Man - Arrivals
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb UK Film Premiere - Arrivals