Ben Kingsley
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"Sir Ben Kingsley" is an English actor. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has won an Academy Award/Oscar, Grammy Award/Grammy, BAFTA Award/BAFTA, two Golden Globe Award/Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Award/Screen Actors Guild awards. He is known for his starring role as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi/Mohandas Gandhi in the 1982 film Gandhi (film)/Gandhi, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. He is also known for his performances in the films Schindler's List (1993), Sexy Beast (2000), Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Shutter Island (film)/Shutter Island (2010), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (film)/Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), Hugo (film)/Hugo (2011), and Iron Man 3 (2013). In 2013 he received the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles 'Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment'.

Kingsley was Knight Bachelor/knighted in 2002. In 2010, he was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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