• Ben  Kingsley

    Ben Kingsley Awards

    Born on December 31st, 1943

    From Scarborough, Yorkshire, England

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Golden Globe (2002)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (1983)
Won
New Star of the Year - Actor
Mrs. Harris Poster

Mrs. Harris

In 1980, socialite Jean Harris (Annette Bening) kills her lover, Dr. Herman Tarnower (Ben Kingsley), after he rejects her for other women.

Golden Globe (2007)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
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House of Sand and Fog

Reformed drug addict Kathy Nicolo (Jennifer Connelly) has her California coast house, which she inherited from her father, taken away by the county due to a misunderstanding about back taxes. The place is bought by Iranian immigrant Massoud Amir Behrani (Ben Kingsley), who intends to fix it up and sell it in order to provide a better life for his wife (Shohreh Aghdashloo) and son (Jonathan Ahdout). However, Kathy, desperate to get the house back, begins harassing Behrani so he will return it.

Golden Globe (2004)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
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Sexy Beast

Ex-villain Gal Dove (Ray Winstone) has served his time behind bars and is blissfully retired to a Spanish villa paradise with a wife he adores. The idyll is shattered by the arrival of his nemesis Don Logan (Ben Kingsley), intent on persuading Gal to return to London for one last big job. Desperate not to sacrifice his enchanted existence, Dove is drawn into a shocking battle of wills with Logan, and takes part in a sensational underwater heist, risking everything to protect the woman he loves.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2002)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (2002)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
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The Tale of Sweeney Todd

An insurance investigator (Campbell Scott) finds human corpses hanging in a woman's (Joanna Lumley) meat-pie shop next to that of a London barber (Ben Kingsley).

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
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Schindler's List

Businessman Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson) arrives in Krakow in 1939, ready to make his fortune from World War II, which has just started. After joining the Nazi party primarily for political expediency, he staffs his factory with Jewish workers for similarly pragmatic reasons. When the SS begins exterminating Jews in the Krakow ghetto, Schindler arranges to have his workers protected to keep his factory in operation, but soon realizes that in so doing, he is also saving innocent lives.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1994)
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
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Bugsy

New York mobster Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel (Warren Beatty) leaves New York City to dip into the glamour of Hollywood, Calif., and to build up syndicate gambling rackets. Bowled over by actress Virginia Hill (Annette Bening), the dapper Siegel courts her, despite having a wife and children. Obsessed with creating a gambling haven, Siegel takes racketeering to the Nevada desert and helps develop Las Vegas, only to find himself in deep water over his reckless construction of the Flamingo Hotel.

Golden Globe (1992)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
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Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story

As Austrian Jews living in the Ukraine at the beginning of World War II, Simon Wiesenthal (Ben Kingsley) and his family are captured by Nazis and sent to live in a series of prison camps, where Wiesenthal cheats death several times. When he is liberated from Mauthausen in 1945, Wiesenthal provides vital information to the Americans in the Nuremberg War Trials and dedicates his life to hunting down Nazi war criminals, even though doing so comes at a cost to his family.

Golden Globe (1990)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor for a Miniseries or Special
Gandhi Poster

Gandhi

This acclaimed biographical drama presents major events in the life of Mohandas Gandhi (Ben Kingsley), the beloved Indian leader who stood against British rule over his country. Dedicated to the concept of nonviolent resistance, Gandhi is initially dismissed by English officials, including the influential Lord Irwin (John Gielgud), but eventually he and his cause become internationally renowned, and his gatherings of passive protest move India towards independence.

Golden Globe (1983)
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Won
Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1982)
Won
Most Outstanding Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1982)
Won
Actor