Sir Ben Kingsley, CBE (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji; 31 December 1943) is an English actor. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards. He is known for his starring role as Mohandas Gandhi in the 1982...Wikipedia
Born: 31st December, 1943, Snainton, Scarborough, North Riding Of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5' 8" (173 cm)
Claim to Fame: Gandhi
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'Diana changed clothes in front of me and asked me if I minded': The stunning portraits of the Princess of Wales, Joanna Lumley and Joan Collins
Ben Kingsley was ‘hilarious’, Bob Hoskins ‘obviously bored’, and in a new collection of her work, Gemma Levine reveals her most at-ease subject, the ‘warm and gracious’ Diana
Pride of place in Gemma Levine’s home goes to her simple black-and-white portrait of Princess Diana looking relaxed without jewellery.
‘I had it blown up and framed, and she signed it Diana and dated it September 31, 1994.
'Of course, September only has 30 days, so that makes me smile every time I look at it. I thought it was hysterical and so... Read More
Posted by Dianab 5 months ago
'He was one of the greats of cinema': Actor and film director Richard Attenborough has died five days short of his 91st birthday
-British actor died at lunchtime yesterday, five days before 91st birthday
-He was one of Britain's leading actors, before becoming successful director
-He was the elder brother of BBC nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough
-Director won eight Oscars for 1982 epic Gandhi, including best director
-He was living with actress wife Sheila Sims in care home for sick entertainers
-The pair married in 1945 after meeting at Rada and had three children
-Lord Attenborough had been confined to wheelchair after stroke in 2008
-Became friends with Diana, Princess of... Read More
Posted by Dianab 6 months ago
Actress Kim Novak has been diagnosed with breast cancer and is undergoing treatment, her manager told the Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday.
The 77-year-old's condition was detected during a regular mammogram, manager Sue Cameron said. "All her doctors say she is in fantastic physical shape and should recover very well."
Novak's name is synonymous with "Vertigo," the 1958 Alfred Hitchcock classic costarring Jimmy Stewart, and her vibe is echoed currently in characters like Cara Buono's Dr. Faye Miller on "Mad Men." She appeared most... Read More
Posted by crown022002 4 years ago
Leave it to the stunning Penelope Cruz to heat up the August box office in a pair of very sexy roles. In Elegy, she`s a young college student who has a passionate affair with an older professor played by Ben Kingsley. And In Woody Allen`s Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Penelope is one of three women entangled in relationships with an artist played by Javier Bardem. While Woody keeps the heavy-breathing scenes to a minimum, Cruz does lock lips with Scarlett Johansson, and there doesn`t seem to be much doubt that she`s doing the same in real-life with co-star Bardem. But... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago
By James Brady
Published: June 22, 2008
Honored by Hollywood with an Oscar and knighted by the Queen, what is that extraordinary actor Sir Ben Kingsley doing making movies with American teen idols Josh Peck and Mary-Kate Olsen?
Apparently having a ball. Just out in theaters, The Wackness is a coming-of-age film set in 1994, with Josh (of Nickelodeon’s Drake & Josh) playing a kid dealing drugs and Sir Ben as his gonzo shrink who accepts payment in grass. “Mary-Kate has a lovely cameo role and a bizarre make-out session with my... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago
Somewhere in your career, your work changes. It becomes less anal, less careful and more spontaneous, more to do with the information that your soul carries.
If your best friend has stolen your girlfriend, it does become life and death.
Made his London stage debut in 1966 as the narrator of "A Smashing Day" produced by The Beatles manager, Brian Epstein. He wrote the music for the production as well as sang and played guitar for same. After one performance, John Lennon and Ringo Starr came backstage and told him that he should go into music and that if he didn't, "he would regret it for the rest of his life." He was subsequently offered a deal by the same publishers who handled The Beatles, but he chose to remain an actor. The next year, he was invited to join the Royal Shakespeare Company and his choice was made.
Has three films on the American Film Institute's 100 Most Inspiring Movies of All Time: Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) at #96, Gandhi (1982) at #29, and Schindler's List (1993) at #3.