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December 31, 1943 (79)
Sir Ben Kingsley is a British actor. With a career spanning over five decades, Kingsley has won numerous accolades for his work, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a BAFTA. Kingsley’s breakout role came in 1982 when he portrayed the title character in “Gandhi.” Directed by Richard Attenborough, the film chronicled the life of the Indian independence leader, Mahatma Gandhi. Kingsley’s portrayal of Gandhi was nothing short of breathtaking, and his performance earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor. The film also won eight additional Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.
Following his breakout role in “Gandhi,” Kingsley went on to star in a number of critically acclaimed films. In 1993, he starred in Steven Spielberg‘s “Schindler’s List,” playing the role of Itzhak Stern. Kingsley’s portrayal of Stern earned him widespread praise, and the film won seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.
Throughout his career, Kingsley has collaborated with a host of talented artists and celebrities. He worked with Martin Scorsese in “Hugo” and “Shutter Island,” with Ridley Scott in “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” and with Robert Redford in “Sneakers.” He also worked with fellow British actors Michael Caine and Jude Law in “The Children’s Act,” and with Scarlett Johansson in “The Jungle Book.”