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Ben Kingsley

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Sir Ben Kingsley (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji; 31 December 1943) is an English actor. He has received various accolades throughout his career spanning five decades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, a Grammy Award, and two Golden Globe Awards. Kingsley was appointed Knight Bachelor in 2002 for services to the British film industry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Kingsley has received more than 12,991,776 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia. Ben Kingsley is the 120th most popular actor (down from 114th in 2019), the 201st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 197th in 2019) and the 19th most popular British Actor.

Ben Kingsley is most famous for his portrayal of Mohandas Gandhi in the 1982 film Gandhi.

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  • 13M

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  • 70.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 74

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Ben Kingsley ranks 120 out of 9,996Before him are Olivia de Havilland, John Travolta, Keanu Reeves, Donald Sutherland, Tommy Lee Jones, and Orson Welles. After him are Cameron Diaz, Spencer Tracy, Stan Laurel, Max von Sydow, Peter Falk, and Ursula Andress.

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Among people born in 1943, Ben Kingsley ranks 15Before him are Mick Jagger, Bobby Fischer, Queen Silvia of Sweden, George Harrison, Vangelis, and Keith Richards. After him are Joe Pesci, Toto Cutugno, Albano Carrisi, Roger Waters, Sadako Sasaki, and Louise Glück.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ben Kingsley ranks 201 out of 7,765Before him are Cat Stevens (1948), George Best (1946), Edward the Black Prince (1330), Duns Scotus (1265), James Hunt (1947), and Saint Ursula (400). After him are Henry III of England (1207), Stan Laurel (1890), Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), Charles II of England (1630), Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), and Arthur Henderson (1863).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Ben Kingsley ranks 19Before him are Christopher Lee (1922), Michael Caine (1933), Judi Dench (1934), Charlotte Rampling (1946), Jason Statham (1967), and Helen Mirren (1945). After him are Stan Laurel (1890), Julie Andrews (1935), Jane Birkin (1946), Laurence Olivier (1907), Peter O'Toole (1932), and Timothy Dalton (1946).

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