Ben Kingsley timeline
Kingsley is born Krishna Pandit Bhanji in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England.
Makes his first film appearance in "Fear Is the Key."
Stars in the short-lived British TV series "The Love School."
Performs in the Royal National Theatre production "Volpone."
Wins best actor Oscar for his title role in "Gandhi."
Wins best spoken word or nonmusical recording Grammy for "The Words of Gandhi."
Earns a supporting actor Oscar nomination for his role in "Bugsy."
Named Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
Receives a supporting actor Oscar nomination for his role in "Sexy Beast."
Nominated for best actor Oscar for his role in "The House of Sand and Fog."
Receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.