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Ben Kingsley

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Ben Kingsley

British actoradd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1943.

Countries: United States (34%), United Kingdom (32%), (9%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Patricia Clarkson, Henry Cavill, Alexandra Daddario

Linked to: War, Inc., Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Manchester Grammar School, The Love School

 

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Ben Kingsley was born in 1943 add something


1957

Kingsley's father, born in Kenya, is of Gujarati Indian descent; Kingsley's paternal grandfather was a spice trader who had moved from India to Zanzibar, where Kingsley's father lived until moving to England at the age of 14. add something


1966

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. add something


1972

Kingsley's first film role was a supporting turn in Fear Is the Key, released in 1972. add something


1975

In 1975, he starred as Dante Gabriel Rossetti in the BBCs historical drama The Love School. add something


1978

John Caird (director) - The first was "Merry Wives of Windsor" in 1978 with Ben Kingsley, David_Threlfall, and Timothy Spall


1980

Sherlock Holmes - In the 1980s Ben Kingsley played Dr. Watson in "Without a Clue"


1981

Rose Hill (actress) - In June 1981 Hill reprised her roles in "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby" for the Royal Shakespeare Company with Alun Armstrong and Ian McNeice added to the cast, Ben Kingsley and Timothy Spall having left the production


1982

He found fame only years later, starring as Mohandas Gandhi in the Academy Award-winning film Gandhi in 1982, his best-known role to date. add something

 

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi - Ben Kingsley portrayed Gandhi in the 1982 film "Gandhi", which won the Academy *award for Best Picture


1984

He was awarded the Indian civilian honor Padma Shri in 1984. add something

 

In 1984, he won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word or Nonmusical Recording for The Words of Gandhi. add something


1986

Louis Marks - He has worked with distinguished actors including Anthony Hopkins, Claire Bloom, John Gielgud, Nigel Hawthorne, Michael Gambon, Judi Dench and Ben Kingsley on the adaptation of another George Eliot work "Silas Marner" in 1986


1988

Barry Unsworth - A film version directed by James Dearden, starring Charles Dance, Helen Mirren, and Ben Kingsley, as the title character, was released in 1988


1990

Mattia Sbragia - He has appeared frequently on television, in productions such as Damiano Damiani's landmark MOW "Lenin: The Train" , with Ben Kingsley, and Josee Dayan's 1998 version of "The Count of Monte Cristo", with GĂ©rard Depardieu


1992

Sneakers (1992 film) - "'Sneakers"' is a 1992 caper film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, written by Robinson, Walter Parkes, and Lawrence Lasker and starring Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Ben Kingsley, Mary_McDonnell, River Phoenix, Sidney Poitier, and David Strathairn


1993

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


1995

Species (film) - "'Species"' is a 1995 American science fiction horror film directed by Roger Donaldson, and starring Natasha Henstridge, Ben Kingsley, Michael_Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker and Marg Helgenberger


1997

In 1997, he provided voice talent for the video game Ceremony of Innocence. add something

 

Paul McGann - His voice featured in the 1997 video game "Ceremony of Innocence" together with those of Isabella Rossellini and Ben Kingsley

 

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

 

David Mirvish - In 1997, Mirvish appointed Sir Peter Hall as artistic director of the Old Vic and, again, enjoyed critical acclaim with such productions as "The Master Builder" with Alan Bates and "Waiting for Godot" with Ben Kingsley, but continuing financial loss


2000

Kingsley was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2000. add something

 

Jonathan Glazer - In 2000, he directed the gangster film "Sexy Beast", starring Ray Winstone and Ben Kingsley


2001

He won a Crystal Globe award for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 2001. add something

 

Shohreh Aghdashloo - After appearing as an exiled actress in "America So Beautiful" in 2001, Aghdashloo played opposite Ben Kingsley and Jennifer Connelly in director Vadim Perelman's "House of Sand and Fog"


2002

He was made a knight bachelor in the 2002 New Year's Honours (the award was announced on 31 December 2001, which happened to be Kingsley's 58th birthday). add something


2006

In July 2006, he received an Emmy nomination for his performance in the made-for-TV film Mrs. Harris, in which he played famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower, who was murdered by his jilted lover, Jean Harris. add something

 

BloodRayne (series) - "BloodRayne" was released in January 6, 2006 starring Kristanna Loken as Rayne and Ben Kingsley as Kagan


2007

Caprio in Shutter Island, directed by Martin Scorsese. add something

 

On 3 September 2007, Kingsley married Daniela Lavender, a Brazilian actress, in North Leigh, Oxfordshire. add something

 

Moses - Sir Ben Kingsley is the narrator of the 2007 animated film, The Ten Commandments

 

CineVegas - The Festival honored Charlize Theron, Anthony Hopkins, Sir Ben Kingsley and director Mike Newell in 2007


2008

Kingsley has since appeared in a variety of roles. add something

 

Lyda Conley - Ben Kingsley announced 2008 to produce a film about Lyda Conley's life under the title "Whispers Like Thunder"

 

The Love Guru - "'The Love Guru"' is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Marco Schnabel in his directorial debut, written and produced by Mike Myers, and starring Mike Myers, Jessica Alba, Justin Timberlake, Romany Malco, Meagan Good, Verne Troyer, John Oliver, Omid Djalili, and Ben Kingsley

 

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


2010

In May 2010, Kingsley was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. add something


2011

Megan Fox - In 2011 she joins Sacha Baron Cohen's film The Dictator starring Cohen with Ben Kingsley and Anna Faris

 

Neil Jordan - In 2011, Jordan's next feature was announced as "Broken Dream" and will feature Ben Kingsley and John Hurt

 

James Earl Jones - In November 2011, Jones starred in "Driving Miss Daisy" in London's West End, and on November 12 Jones received his honorary Oscar in front of the audience at the Wyndham's Theatre, which was presented to him by Ben Kingsley


2012

Iron Man 3 - In April 2012, Ben Kingsley entered into negotiations to play a villain in "Iron Man 3"


2013

In 2013, he appeared as villain The Mandarin in "Iron Man 3" and is slated to appear as Mazer Rackham in a movie adaptation of Ender's Game add something

 

In April 2013, Kingsley was honoured with the Fellowship award at The Asian awards in London add something

 

Kate Beckinsale - In June 2013, Beckinsale will film an appearance in "Eliza Graves" alongside Jim Sturgess, Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley


2014

Dhani Harrison - In 2014, Dhani Harrison scored the film, Learning To Drive starring Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson

 

Isabel Coixet - In 2014, "Learning to Drive", starring Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, where it was voted first-runner up for the Audience *award

 

Miklos Horthy - In the 2014 American action drama film "Walking with the Enemy", Regent Horthy is portrayed by Ben Kingsley

 

Sarah Kernochan - The film, starring Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson, was released in 2014

 

Brad Anderson (director) - This was followed by "Stonehearst Asylum" in 2014, with Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, David Thewlis and Ben Kingsley in the leading roles

 

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

 

Night at the Museum (film series) - On January 23, 2014, it was announced Ben Kingsley would play an Egyption Pharaoh at the British Museum

 

The Walk (2015 film) - On April 25, 2014, Charlotte Le Bon, Ben Kingsley and James Badge Dale joined the cast of the film


2015

In 2015, Kingsley will play a driving instructor in the film Learning to Drive add something

 

Jack Warner - Warner is portrayed by British actor Ben Kingsley in the 2015 drama film Life

 

Sarah Kernochan - The film, starring Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson, will be released in the US on August 21, 2015


2017

Henry Cavill - Cavill is signed onto a psychological thriller "Nomis" alongside Sir Ben Kingsley and Alexandra Daddario, which began filming on February 25th 2017 in Winnipeg, Canada

 

Alexandra Daddario - In February 2017, Henry Cavill announced via his Facebook and Instagram social media accounts that Daddario had joined him and Sir Ben Kingsley in the psychological thriller "Nomis", which was due to start filming by the end of that month in Winnipeg, Canada

 

Henry Cavill - Cavill will star in the psychological thriller "Nomis" alongside Alexandra Daddario and Sir Ben Kingsley, which began filming on 25 February 2017 in Winnipeg, Canada


2018

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

 

Henry Cavill - In 2018, Cavill starred in the psychological thriller "Nomis", alongside Alexandra Daddario and Sir Ben Kingsley, which began filming on 25 February 2017 in Winnipeg, Canada