Ben Kingsley



Place of birth:

Yorkshire, England, UK:


Sir Ben Kingsley, CBE (born 31 December 1943), born Krishna Pandit Bhanji , is a British actor. He 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), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), and House of Sand and Fog.

Film Credits

Night Hunter (2019)
as Cooper
The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)
as Ethan Levin
Spider in the Web (2019)
as Adereth
Schindler's List: 25 Years Later (2018)
as Himself
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (2018)
as Himself
Inside The Operation (2018)
An Ordinary Man (2018)
as The General
Intrigo: Death of an Author (2018)
as Henderson
Operation Finale (2018)
as Adolf Eichmann
Backstabbing for Beginners (2018)
as Pasha
Who Killed British Cinema? (2018)
as Himself
Spielberg (2017)
as Himself
War Machine (2017)
as President Karzai
The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
as Woodruff
Security (2017)
as Charlie
Collide (2016)
as Geran
The Jungle Book (2016)
as Bagheera (voice)
Of Dogs and Men (2016)
as The Caller (voice)
The Walk (2015)
as Papa Rudy
Unity (2015)
as Himself - Narrator (voice)
Life (2015)
as Jack Warner
Self/less (2015)
as Damian
Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse (2015)
as Drago (Voice)
Knight of Cups (2015)
as (voice)
Robot Overlords (2015)
as Robin Smythe
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
as Merenkahre
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
as Nun
Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
as Silas Lamb
The Boxtrolls (2014)
as Archibald Snatcher (voice)
Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film (2014)
as Himself
Learning to Drive (2014)
as Darwan
Walking with the Enemy (2014)
as Regent Miklos Horthy
Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King (2014)
as Trevor Slattery / The Mandarin
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
as Himself - Interviewee
War Story (2014)
as Albert
The Physician (2013)
as Ibn Sina (Avicenna)
Ender's Game (2013)
as Mazer Rackham
Muse of Fire (2013)
as Himself
A Common Man (2013)
as The Man
A Birder's Guide to Everything (2013)
as Lawrence Konrad
Iron Man 3 (2013)
as Trevor Slattery / The Mandarin
It Is No Dream: The Life Of Theodor Herzl (2012)
as Narrator
Falls the Shadow: The Life and Times of Athol Fugard (2012)
as Himself
A Therapy (2012)
as Therapist
The Dictator (2012)
as Tamir
Hugo (2011)
as Georges Méliès
The Desert of Forbidden Art (2011)
as Voice
Aral. El mar perdido (2010)
Winston Churchill: Walking with Destiny (2010)
as Narrator
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
as Nizam
तीन पत्ती (2010)
as Perci Trachtenberg
Shutter Island (2010)
as Dr. John Cawley
1001 Inventions and the Library of Secrets (2010)
as Al-Jazari / Librarian
Fifty Dead Men Walking (2008)
as Fergus
Elegy (2008)
as David Kepesh
The Wackness (2008)
as Dr. Squires
The Love Guru (2008)
as Guru Tugginmypuddha
War, Inc. (2008)
as Walken / The Viceroy
Transsiberian (2008)
as Grinko
The Ten Commandments (2007)
as Narrator (voice)
The Last Legion (2007)
as Ambrosinus
You Kill Me (2007)
as Frank Falenczyk
Mrs. Harris (2006)
as Herman Tarnower
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
as The Rabbi
Peace Is Every Step (2005)
as Narrator
BloodRayne (2005)
as Kagan
Oliver Twist (2005)
as Fagin
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
as Charles Hatton
Suspect Zero (2004)
as Benjamin O'Ryan
Thunderbirds (2004)
as The Hood
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004)
House of Sand and Fog (2003)
as Behrani
Unlikely Heroes (2003)
as Narrator
Tuck Everlasting (2002)
as Man in the Yellow Suit
Spooky House (2002)
as The Great Zamboni
The Triumph of Love (2001)
as Hermocrates
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
as Specialist (voice)
Islam: Empire of Faith (2001)
as Himself - Narrator
Sexy Beast (2001)
as Don Logan
Rules of Engagement (2000)
as Ambassador Mourain
What Planet Are You From? (2000)
as Graydon
A Force More Powerful (1999)
as Narator
Parting Shots (1999)
as Renzo Locatelli
The Confession (1999)
as Harry Fertig
Alice in Wonderland (1999)
as Major Caterpillar
The Tale of Sweeney Todd (1998)
as Sweeney Todd
Crime and Punishment (1998)
as Porfiry
Weapons of Mass Distraction (1997)
as Julian Messenger
The Assignment (1997)
as Amos
Photographing Fairies (1997)
as Rev. Templeton
Twelfth Night (1996)
as Feste
Moses (1995)
as Moses
Species (1995)
as Xavier Fitch
Joseph (1995)
as Potifar
Death and the Maiden (1994)
as Dr. Roberto Miranda
Liberation (1994)
as Narrator
Schindler's List (1993)
as Itzhak Stern
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
as Bruce Pandolfini
Dave (1993)
as Vice-President Nance
Sneakers (1992)
as Cosmo
Freddie as F.R.O.7. (1992)
as Freddie (voice)
Bugsy (1991)
as Meyer Lansky
L'amore necessario (1991)
O Quinto Macaco (1990)
as Cunda
The Children (1990)
as Martin Boyne
Una vita scellerata (1990)
as Governatore
Lenin: The Train (1990)
as Lenin
Romeo.Juliet (1990)
as Father Capulet (voice)
Slipstream (1989)
as Avatar
Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (1989)
as Simon Wiesenthal
Testimony (1988)
as Dimitri Shostakovich
Pascali's Island (1988)
as Basil Pascali
Without a Clue (1988)
as Dr. John Watson
Maurice (1987)
as Lasker-Jones
Silas Marner (1985)
as Silas Marner
Turtle Diary (1985)
as William Snow
Harem (1985)
as Selim
Camille (1984)
as Duval
Betrayal (1983)
as Robert
The Merry Wives of Windsor (1982)
as Frank Ford
Gandhi (1982)
as Mahatma Gandhi
Antony and Cleopatra (1975)
as Thidias
Hard Labour (1973)
as Naseem
Fear Is the Key (1972)
as Royale
Mary ()
as King Herod
Dali Land ()
as Salvador Dali

TV Series Credits

Perpetual Grace LTD (2019)
as Pastor Byron “Pa” Brown
Watership Down (2018)
as General Woundwort (voice)
All or Nothing: Manchester City (2018)
as Narrator
Tut (2015)
as Ay
Lip Sync Battle (2015)
The One Show (2006)
Anne Frank: The Whole Story (2001)
as Otto Frank
Rove (1999)
as Himself
Lenin... The Train (1988)
as Lenin
The Secret of the Sahara (1988)
as Sholomon
Playing Shakespeare (1984)
Wanna bet, that..? (1981)
BBC Television Shakespeare (1978)
Dickens Of London (1976)
as Dr. John Elliotson
Playhouse (1974)
as Ivanov
Playhouse (1974)
as Robert Cibrario
Wessex Tales (1973)
Pebble Mill at One (1972)
The Adventurer (1972)
as Pierre
Goldene Kamera Verleihung (1966)
as himself
Pardon the Expression (1965)
as Roy
Orlando (1965)
as Peter Batterby
Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)
Bambi-Verleihung (1948)
as himself