Who Was Ben Kingsley?
Ben Kingsley is a popular Hollywood actor. He started theater in 1967. His first film ‘Fear is the Key’ was released in 1972. During this, he did a lot of work on TV. He played the role of Gandhi in the film ‘Gandhi’ in 1882. It won the Oscar for Best Actor. Along with two Golden Globes, he has also won Grammy, BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Awards. So come today in this article we will tell you about the biography of Ben Kingsley – Ben Kingsley Biography.
Birth of Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley was born on 31 December 1943 in North Yorkshire, England. She is also known as Krishna Pandit niece. His father’s name was Rahimtulla Hari Bhanji who was an Indian doctor and his mother’s name was Anna Leena Meri, an actress and model. Kingsley’s father is of Gujarati Indian descent, born in Kenya; His grandfather was a spice merchant who had come to India from Zanzibar where Kingsley lived until the age of 14, after which he moved to England. He grew up in Pendlebury, Salford. He married four times. The names of his wives are as follows – Angela Morant (1966–72; divorced; 2 children), Allison Sutcliffe (1978–92; divorced; 2 children), Alexandra Christman (2003–2005; divorced), Daniela Lavender (2007–present) )
Career of Ben Kingsley
He started theater in 1967. During this, he did a lot of work on TV. He is best known for his role of Mahatma Gandhi in the 1998 film ‘Gandhi’ for which he was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actor. He has also starred in films such as Schindler’s List (1993), Sexy Beast (2000), House of Sand and Fog (2003) and Hugo (2011).
- He was awarded the Oscar Award for Best Actor for the film ‘Gandhi’.
- Academy Awards, BAFTAs, Golden Globe Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards.