Ben Kingsley is an English actor. He came to international prominence for his portrayal of Mohandas Gandhi in the 1982 film Gandhi. For his performance here, he won the Oscar, Golden Globe, and BAFTA for Best Actor. In the ’90s, his performance as Meyer Lansky gained him an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He next played the role of Itzhak Stern in Schindler’s List, followed by his portrayal of Feste in Twelfth Night. In the 2000s, he had notable roles in the films Sexy Beast, House of Sand and Fog, Lucky Number Slevin, and The Last Legion. In the 2010s, he starred in the movies Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, The Dictator, Iron Man 3, Exodus: Gods and Kings, Life, and The Ottoman Lieutenant.