Knowledge Identifier: +Ben_Kingsley
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1943.
Countries: United States (34%), United Kingdom (32%), (9%)
Linked to: War, Inc., Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Manchester Grammar School, The Love School
Kingsley continued starring in bit roles in both film and television, including a role as Ron Jenkins on the soap opera Coronation Street from 1966 to 1967 and regular appearances as a defence counsel in the long-running British legal programme Crown Court.
Sherlock Holmes - In the 1980s Ben Kingsley played Dr. Watson in "Without a Clue"
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi - Ben Kingsley portrayed Gandhi in the 1982 film "Gandhi", which won the Academy *award for Best Picture
Bruce Pandolfini - He was portrayed by Ben Kingsley in the 1993 film "Searching for Bobby Fischer", based on the book of the same name by Fred Waitzkin
Jack Gibbons - In 1997 Gibbons wrote and presented a feature program for the BBC on George Gershwin in preparation for the centenary of the composer's birth, with actor Sir Ben Kingsley providing the voice of George Gershwin
He won a Crystal Globe award for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 2001.
Caprio in Shutter Island, directed by Martin Scorsese.
Lyda Conley - Ben Kingsley announced 2008 to produce a film about Lyda Conley's life under the title "Whispers Like Thunder"
Brightlight Pictures - Brightlight's UK/Canada feature co-production "Fifty Dead Men Walking" starring Ben Kingsley, Jim_Sturgess and Kevin Zegers had its world premiere as a Gala Presentation at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2008 and was released theatrically in the summer of 2009
In May 2010, Kingsley was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Iron Man 3 - In April 2012, Ben Kingsley entered into negotiations to play a villain in "Iron Man 3"
Miklos Horthy - In the 2014 American action drama film "Walking with the Enemy", Regent Horthy is portrayed by Ben Kingsley
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb - On January 23, 2014, it was announced Ben Kingsley would play an Egyptian Pharaoh at the British Museum
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian - On January 23, 2014, it was announced Ben Kingsley would play an Egyptian Pharaoh at the British Museum
Melanie Laurent - Additionally, Laurent starred in Chris Weitz's 2018 drama "Operation Finale" with Oscar Issac and Ben Kingsley, telling the story of the capture of Nazi Adolf Eichmann