Krishna Pandit Bhanji
known professionally as Ben Kingsley
, is an English actor with a career spanning over 50 years. He is best known for his role as Mohandas Gandhi
in Richard Attenborough
's epic historical drama Gandhi
for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor
, and has also starred in Bugsy
, Steven Spielberg
's Schindler's List
, Sexy Beast
, House of Sand and Fog
, Martin Scorsese
, and The Boxtrolls
. His performances in Bugsy
and Sexy Beast
garnered nominations for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
, while his leading role in House of Sand and Fog
received a nomination for Best Actor
. He is also well-known for voicing Drago
in the 2003
fantasy adventure prequel Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse
His Disney roles include portraying The Man in the Yellow Suit in Tuck Everlasting and Nizam in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. He also played Trevor Slattery in the 2013 Marvel film, Iron Man 3 and later the Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King. Additionally, he voiced Bagheera in the 2016 live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book.
Ben Kingsley at his Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony in May 2010.
Ben Kingsley speaks at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con.
Ben Kingsley attending the 2015 D23 Expo.
Ben Kingsley behind the scenes of The Jungle Book.
Ben Kingsley with Bagheera for the 2016 live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book.
Ben Kingsley visiting The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon in May 2016.