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Ben Kingsley

 
Date of Birth: December 31, 1943 (78)

Birth Place: Scarborough, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1983
Edmund Kean
  [Broadway]
1971
Demetrius


Ben Kingsley Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1983 - Actor of the Year in a New Play
Ben KingsleyEdmund Kean
 
Olivier Awards - 1980 - Comedy Performance of the Year
Ben KingsleyThe Merry Wives Of Windsor

Ben Kingsley News

Algemeiner To Host J100 Gala With Pat Boone, Enes Kanter Freedom & More Photo Algemeiner To Host J100 Gala With Pat Boone, Enes Kanter Freedom & More
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022

The Algemeiner newspaper celebrates their 50th Anniversary with their J100 Gala – this year honoring singer Pat Boone, NBA athlete and activist Enes Kanter Freedom, former Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz, and philanthropists Ben and Annie Fisher – on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom.

DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY Starring Teagle F. Bougere & Eric T. Miller to be Presente Photo DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY Starring Teagle F. Bougere & Eric T. Miller to be Presented at Queens Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2022

Queens Theater will present Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley from the american vicarious. Adapted and directed by Founding Artistic Director Christopher McElroen, this staging of the historic clash between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr. will take place on November 11 at 8pm and 12 at 3pm & 8pm.

Review: TOOTSIE: THE COMEDY MUSICAL at Providence Performing Arts Center Photo Review: TOOTSIE: THE COMEDY MUSICAL at Providence Performing Arts Center
by Jay Pateakos - Oct 27, 2022

What did our critic think of TOOTSIE: THE COMEDY MUSICAL at Providence Performing Arts Center?

The American Vicarious' DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY to Tour All Five NYC Boroughs Photo The American Vicarious' DEBATE: BALDWIN VS BUCKLEY to Tour All Five NYC Boroughs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

the american vicarious will present a Five-Borough NYC Tour (5BT) of their critically acclaimed production of Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley, a staging of the historic clash between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr.

JoBeth Williams & Peter Strauss to Star in LOVE AMONG THE RUINS World Premiere at Lag Photo JoBeth Williams & Peter Strauss to Star in LOVE AMONG THE RUINS World Premiere at Laguna Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

Laguna Playhouse has announced that JoBeth Williams (“Poltergeist,” “The Big Chill”) and Peter Strauss (“Rich Man, Poor Man,” “The Jericho Mile”) are set to star in the upcoming World Premiere production, based on the 1975 ABC Theatre Presentation that starred Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier, of LOVE AMONG THE RUINS.

BROWN BOYS SWIM by Karim Khan Wins Popcorn Writing Award 2022 Photo BROWN BOYS SWIM by Karim Khan Wins Popcorn Writing Award 2022
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 25, 2022

Brown Boys Swim is the winner of the Popcorn Writing Award 2022.  Written by Karim Khan (a recipient of Riz Ahmed’s Left Handed Films and Pillars Fund inaugural fellowship and an alumnus of the The North Wall’s ArtsLab programme), this lyrical coming-of-age tale looks at the pressures that surround young Muslim men today. 

DALĂŤLAND is TIFF 2022's Closing Night Gala Film on Saturday Photo DALĂŤLAND is TIFF 2022's Closing Night Gala Film on Saturday
by Michael Major - Aug 9, 2022

The film stars Sir Ben Kingsley, Barbara Sukowa, Christopher Briney, Rupert Graves, Alexander Beyer, Andreja Pejic, Mark McKenna, Zachary Nachbar-Seckel, Avital Lvova, and Suki Waterhouse. Directed by Harron with a screenplay written by John C. Walsh. Produced by Edward R. Pressman of Pressman Film, David Sacks of David O. Sacks Productions

Photos: Check Out All New Photos of the Hackney Empire Auditorium as Part of its 120t Photo Photos: Check Out All New Photos of the Hackney Empire Auditorium as Part of its 120th Birthday Celebrations
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2022

Brand new images have been released of the iconic Hackney Empire Auditorium, as part of the venue's 120th birthday celebrations.

Wake Up With BWW 11/10: MTA Broadway Ad Campaign, SLAVE PLAY Casting, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/10: MTA Broadway Ad Campaign, SLAVE PLAY Casting, and More!
by - Nov 10, 2021

Today's top stories include a new ad campaign from the MTA encouraging New Yorkers to take the subway to Broadway. Plus, casting for Slave Play's return to Broadway, Chicken & Biscuits cancelled three performances due to breakthrough cases of Covid-19, and more.

Patti LuPone, Rachel Bloom & More Join Netflix's SCHOOL FOR GOOD & EVIL Photo Patti LuPone, Rachel Bloom & More Join Netflix's SCHOOL FOR GOOD & EVIL
by Michael Major - Nov 9, 2021

Patti LuPone, Rachel Bloom, Ben Kingsley, Rob Delaney, and Mark Heap have joined the cast of Netflix's School For Good & Evil. The new additions will join the previously announced Sophia Anne Caruso, Kerry Washington, Charlize Theron, Sophia Wylie, Jamie Flatters, Kit Young, Laurence Fishburne, and Michelle Yeoh. 

Ben Kingsley Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for LOCKED DOWN on HBO Max Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for LOCKED DOWN on HBO Max

by Stage Tube - Jan 5, 2021

Today, HBO Max debuted the first trailer for LOCKED DOWN, the new original feature film from Warner Bros. Pictures and AGC Studios.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for BRIDGE AND TUNNEL on EPIX Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for BRIDGE AND TUNNEL on EPIX

by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2020

Written, directed and produced by Edward Burns (Saving Private Ryan, Public Morals), this dramedy series set in 1980 revolves around a group of recent college grads setting out to pursue their dreams in Manhattan while still clinging to the familiarity of their working-class Long Island home town.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season Two of PENNYWORTH Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Season Two of PENNYWORTH

by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2020

A year after the explosive events of last season, England finds itself embroiled in a devastating civil war, with the powerful, neo-fascist Raven Union, led by Lord Harwood (Jason Flemyng) threatening to control the entire country.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Ben Kingsley's INTRIGO: DEATH OF AN AUTHOR Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Ben Kingsley's INTRIGO: DEATH OF AN AUTHOR

by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2019

Based on the global best-seller by Hakan Nesser and starring Academy Award® winner Ben Kingsley (Ghandi), this tense, riveting thriller will keep you guessing. After an author named David plots the seemingly accidental murder of his wife, her body is never recovered, and he's convinced that she's still alive. Meanwhile, as David translates the final novel by a writer who also died mysteriously, he finds himself attracted to the man's sultry widow. Fact or fiction, life or death… in this tale, nothing is certain.

VIDEO: Chris Evans, Michael K. Williams Star in Trailer for THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT Videoplay
VIDEO: Chris Evans, Michael K. Williams Star in Trailer for THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT

by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2019

Netflix has released the trailer for THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT, starring Chris Evans and Michael K. Williams and directed by Gideon Raff.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Thriller OPERATION FINALE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Upcoming Thriller OPERATION FINALE

by Macon Prickett - Jun 5, 2018

This thrilling true story follows the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin as he infiltrates Argentina and captures Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi officer who masterminded the transportation logistics that brought millions of innocent Jews to their deaths in concentration camps. The film stars Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Lior Raz, Melanie Laurent, Nick Kroll, Joe Alwyn, Haley Lu Richardson, Michael Aronov, Ohad Knoller, Greg Hill, Torben Liebrecht, Mike Hernandez, Greta Scacchi and PĂŞpĂŞ Rapazote.

VIDEO: Check Out the Official Trailer For Upcoming Film BACKSTABBING FOR BEGINNERS Videoplay
VIDEO: Check Out the Official Trailer For Upcoming Film BACKSTABBING FOR BEGINNERS

by Macon Prickett - Mar 21, 2018

A24 and DIRECTV have released an official trailer for BACKSTABBING FOR BEGINNERS, starring Theo James, Belçim Bilgin, Jacqueline Bisset and Ben Kingsley. The film is directed by Per Fly who also wrote the screenplay along with Daniel Pine.

VIDEO: Practically Perfect! James Corden Presents 'Crosswalk the Musical: MARY POPPINS' on LATE LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 7, 2017

Below, watch host James Corden and his acting company perform the iconic musical  in the middle of a London crosswalk - with a little help from Sir Ben Kingsley!

VIDEO: First Look - Brad Pitt Stars in Netflix's WAR MACHINE
by Caryn Robbins - May 10, 2017

Here Comes Freedom: Netflix releases new trailer for WAR MACHINE. Check it out below! 

VIDEO: Rupert Grint, Patrick Stewart & Dan Stevens Visit JAMES CORDEN
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 7, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, guest Rupert Grint explained to James how often he is mistaken by fans for Ed Sheeran, and guest Patrick Stewart shares what happened to his doppelganger, Ben Kingsley when someone mistook him for Patrick.


Ben Kingsley Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ben Kingsley been in?
Ben Kingsley has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Ben Kingsley been in?
Ben Kingsley has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ben Kingsley been nominated for?
Actor of the Year in a New Play (Olivier Awards) for Edmund Kean and Comedy Performance of the Year (Olivier Awards) for The Merry Wives Of Windsor .