Caption: Fairuza Balk and Ben Kingsley at event of Don't Come Knocking (2005)
Actor, Soundtrack, Producer
Born: December 31, 1943
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Known for: Schindler's List (1993), Shutter Island (2010), Hugo (2011), Gandhi (1982)
Ben Kingsley was born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, is of Gujrati Indian descent, and his mother Anna Lyna Mary, was English. Ben began to act in stage plays during the 1960s. He soon became a successful stage actor, and also began to have roles in films and TV. His birth name was Krishna Bhanji, but he ...