Ben Kingsley

Total Box Office:
 $1167.2M
Highest Rated:
100% Photographing Fairies (1997)
Lowest Rated:
4% Bloodrayne (2006)
Birthday:
Dec 31
Birthplace:
Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK
Bio:
Chameleon-like British actor Ben Kingsley has proven he can play just about anyone, from Nazi war criminals to Jewish Holocaust survivors to quiet British bookshop owners. For many viewers, however, he will always be inextricably linked with his title role in Gandhi, a film that won him an Oscar and…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Tcm Presents And The Oscar (R) Goes To...
  • Actor
-- 2014
The Boxtrolls
  • Archibald Snatcher
-- 2014
Walking With The Enemy
  • Regent Horthy
-- 2014
Eliza Graves
  • Actor
-- 2014
War Story
  • Actor
-- 2014
The Physician
  • Ibn Sina
-- 2013
90% A Birder's Guide To Everything
  • Lawrence Konrad
-- 2013
A Common Man
  • Actor
-- 2013
78% Iron Man 3
  • The Mandarin
$409.0M 2013
60% Ender's Game
  • Mazer Rackham
$61.7M 2013
Number 13
  • Actor
-- 2012
The Dictator (Banned & Unrated)
  • Actor
-- 2012
57% The Dictator
  • Tamir
$59.6M 2012
62% It Is No Dream: The Life of Theodor Herzl
  • Ben Kingsley
-- 2012
19% Gambit
  • Actor
-- 2012
94% Hugo
  • Georges Méliès
$73.8M 2011
Beatles Stories
  • Actor
-- 2011
36% Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
  • Nizam
$90.8M 2010
88% The Desert Of Forbidden Art
  • Igor Savitsky
-- 2010
Teen Patti
  • Perci Trachtenberg
-- 2010
69% Shutter Island
  • Dr. Cawley
$125.0M 2010
60% Winston Churchill: Walking With Destiny
  • Actor
-- 2010
88% Journey to Mecca
  • Narrator
-- 2009
88% Fifty Dead Men Walking
  • Fergus
-- 2009
91% Transsiberian
  • Grinko
$2.0M 2008
30% War, Inc.
  • Walken/The Viceroy
$0.5M 2008
69% The Wackness
  • Dr. Jeffrey Squires
$2.0M 2008
75% Elegy
  • David Kepesh
$3.5M 2008
14% The Love Guru
  • Guru Tugginmypudha
$32.2M 2008
China's Stolen Children
  • Narrator
-- 2007
79% I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal
  • Actor
-- 2007
16% The Last Legion
  • Ambrosinus
$125.8M 2007
14% The Ten Commandments
  • Narrator
$0.8M 2007
78% You Kill Me
  • Frank Falenczyk
$2.3M 2007
4% Bloodrayne
  • Kagan
$1.6M 2006
51% Lucky Number Slevin
  • Schlomo
$22.4M 2006
Testimony - The Story Of Shostakovich
  • Actor
-- 2006
31% Valiant
  • Actor
$19.4M 2005
The Work of Director Jonathan Glazer
  • Actor
-- 2005
6% A Sound of Thunder
  • Director
  • Charles Hatton
$1.7M 2005
33% Mrs. Harris
  • Dr. Herman Tarnower
-- 2005
60% Oliver Twist
  • Fagin
$2.0M 2005
18% Suspect Zero
  • Benjamin O'Ryan
$8.6M 2004
Parting Shots
  • Actor
-- 2004
19% Thunderbirds
  • The Hood
$6.8M 2004
88% Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust
  • Actor
-- 2004
Unlikely Heroes
  • Narrator
-- 2003
75% House of Sand and Fog
  • Massoud Amir Behrani
$12.9M 2003
Helena: First Pilgrim to the Holy Land
  • Narrator
-- 2003
The Magic Never Ends - The Life and Work of C.S. Lewis
  • Actor
-- 2002
61% Tuck Everlasting
  • Man in the Yellow Suit
$19.0M 2002
All for Nothin'
  • Actor
-- 2002
Spooky House
  • The Great Zamboni
-- 2002
86% Sexy Beast
  • Don "Malky" Logan
$6.0M 2001
73% A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • Specialist/Narrator
$77.6M 2001
48% Triumph of Love
  • Hermocrates
$0.3M 2001
Anne Frank: The Whole Story
  • Otto Frank
-- 2001
36% Rules of Engagement
  • Ambassador Mourain
-- 2000
42% What Planet Are You From?
  • Graydon
-- 2000
Islam: Empire of Faith
  • Actor
-- 2000
Jesus and His Times
  • Actor
-- 2000
Millennium From CNN
  • Actor
-- 1999
33% Alice in Wonderland
  • Actor
-- 1999
The Confession
  • Actor
-- 1999
Parting Shots
  • Renzo Locatelli
-- 1998
Peace Is Every Step: Meditation in Action: The Life and Work of Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Actor
-- 1998
Crime And Punishment
  • Actor
-- 1998
The Tale of Sweeney Todd
  • Sweeney Todd
-- 1998
Weapons of Mass Distraction
  • Julian Messenger
-- 1997
100% Photographing Fairies
  • Rev. Templeton
-- 1997
From Tragedy to Triumph - The Jewish Experience 1933-1967
  • Actor
-- 1997
58% The Assignment
  • Amos
-- 1997
74% Twelfth Night: Or What You Will
  • Feste
-- 1996
Moses
  • Moses
-- 1996
35% Species
  • Xavier Fitch
-- 1995
84% Death and the Maiden
  • Dr. Roberto Miranda
-- 1995
Joseph
  • Actor
-- 1995
Liberation
  • Actor
-- 1994
94% Dave
  • Vice President Nance
-- 1993
97% Schindler's List
  • Itzhak Stern
-- 1993
100% Searching for Bobby Fischer
  • Bruce Pandolfini
-- 1993
81% Sneakers
  • Cosmo
-- 1992
Freddie as F.R.O.7 (Freddie the Frog)
  • Freddie the Frog
-- 1992
Rabbit Ears - The Tiger and the Brahmin
  • Narrator
-- 1991
Children, The
  • Martin Boyle
-- 1991
88% Bugsy
  • Meyer Lansky
-- 1991
The 5th Monkey
  • Cunda
-- 1990
20% Fifth Monkey
  • Actor
-- 1990
Murderers Among Us - The Simon Wiesenthal Story
  • Simon Wiesenthal
-- 1989
20% Slipstream
  • Avatar
-- 1989
56% Without a Clue
  • Dr. Watson
-- 1988
64% Pascali's Island
  • Basil Pascali
-- 1988
90% Maurice
  • Lasker-Jones
-- 1987
Testimony
  • Dmitri Shostakovich
-- 1987
Ladakh - In Harmony With the Spirit
  • Actor
-- 1986
Silas Marner
  • Silas Marner
-- 1985
Harem
  • Selim
-- 1985
100% Turtle Diary
  • William Snow
-- 1985
Camille
  • Duval
-- 1984
100% Betrayal
  • Robert
-- 1983
87% Gandhi
  • Mahatma Gandhi
-- 1982
The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • Frank Ford
-- 1982
Dickens of London
  • Actor
-- 1976
Antony and Cleopatra
  • Actor
-- 1974
Fear Is the Key
  • Royale
-- 1973
Hard Labour
  • Naseem
-- 1973


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
The Sopranos
1999-2007
  • Himself
  • Actor
2006

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Quotes from Ben Kingsley's Characters

    1. Mazer Rackham: He's abandoning his entire fleet.
    2. Colonel Hyrum Graff: He's in command. There's no stopping him now.
    From Ender's Game. Submitted by Higgs B (3 months ago)
    1. Ender Wiggin: What is this? Why are we watching these images?
    2. Colonel Hyrum Graff: Ender. Brilliant. Absolutely brilliant. Thank God for you son.
    3. Ender Wiggin: Why are these images in the program?
    4. Colonel Hyrum Graff: Ender. We won.
    5. Ender Wiggin: What do you mean we won? I beat him. He runs the simulations. He said it was a game.
    6. Mazer Rackham: It was them or us Ender. There was no other way.
    From Ender's Game. Submitted by Higgs B (3 months ago)
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