Ben Kingsley is an English actor born in 1943 in Snainton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England. Throughout his career, Kingsley has earned a Grammy, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Golden Globes. He is known for his role as Mohandas Gandhi in the film Gandhi, which earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor. Kingsley has also appeared in movies such as Sexy Beast, Iron Man 3, The Sands of Time, Hugs, Shutter Island, and Schindler’s List. In 2000, he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. He is married to Daniela Lavender. Kingsley was married three previous times and has four children.