Ben Kingsley
Kingsley at the 55th Academy Awards
4 Nominations / 1 Win
Role Actor
Born December 31, 1943
Yorkshire, England, UK

Sir Ben Kingsley (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji;) is an English actor who has won an Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild awards in his career. He is known for starring as Mohandas Gandhi in the film Gandhi in 1982, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. He is also known for his performances in the films Schindler's List (1993), Sexy Beast (2001), and Hugo (2011).


55th Academy Awards, 1982
Best ActorGandhi


55th Academy Awards, 1982
Best ActorGandhi
64th Academy Awards, 1991
Best Supporting ActorBugsy
74th Academy Awards, 2001
Best Supporting ActorSexy Beast
76th Academy Awards, 2003
Best ActorHouse of Sand and Fog



Oscar-winning Roles

Oscar-nominated Roles