‘Sir Ben Kingsley‘ – CBE in 2000 and knight Bachelor in 2002.
Ben’s real birth name is Krishna Pandit Bhanji. His name was brought about by having a Kenyan born father of Indian decent. His father died aged 54. His mother was a British born actress, she died in 2010 aged 96.
The British bald Actor can often be seen sporting a ‘Goatee’ beard. He has worn hats in Movies but it’s rare to see him wearing anything but a shiny head in public.
He was born in Snainton, North Riding, Yorkshire and grew up in Pendlebury, Manchester.
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