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Ben Kingsley

Ben Kingsley
Kingsley at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival
Personal information
Birth nameKrishna Pandit Bhanji
Birth date31 December 1943(age 72)
Place of birthSnainton, England
Years active1966 � present
SpouseAngela Morant (1966 � 1972)
Alison Sutcliffe (1978 � 1992)
Alexandra Christmann (2003 � 2005)
Daniela Lavender (2007 � present)

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Sir Ben Kingsley, CBE (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji (Gujarati:કૃષ્ણા પંડિત ભાનજી); 31 December 1943) 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) and House of Sand and Fog.

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