Krishna Bhanji (aka Ben Kingsley) was born in Yorkshire England in 1943. Kingsley's mother, Annalyna Mary Goodman, was an actress and model, and his father Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, was a Doctor. Kingley's mother was the daughter of an English garment worker mother and a father who was a Russian or German Jew.
Kingsley starred in 3 of the top 100 most inspiring films as judged by AFI. The 3 movies were Gandhi, Schindler's List, and Searching for Bobby Fischer.
In addition to his acting roles, Kingsley was Knighted by Queen Elizabeth.
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