Sir Ben Kingsley
Person Male Born 31/12/1943
Actor. Born Krishna Pandit Bhanji in Snaiton, Yorkshire to an English mother and an Indian Kenyan father. He joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and also performed with the Royal National Theatre. He was cast in bit parts in films and television (including the soap opera Coronation Street), before winning the title role in the film 'Gandhi', for which he won best actor Oscar.