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Biography:
Birth Name: Ben Kingsley
Born: 12/31/1943
Birth Place: Yorkshire, England, GB

Born Krishna Bhanji in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England on Dec. 31, 1943, Kingsley was the son of English model-actress Anne Lyna Goodman and her husband, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, a Muslim Indian physician. Raised in Pendlebury, Salford, Kingsley attended Manchester Grammar School and later won admission to the University of Salford. Kingsley began his acting career in 1966, making his London stage debut as the narrator in "A Smashing Day," a musical produced by Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles. Impressed with Kingsley's voice and guitar playing, Epstein introduced the young actor to John Lennon and Ringo Starr, who both urged young Kingsley to pursue a career in music. He chose instead ...

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