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Sir Ben Kingsley, CBE, is an English actor with a career spanning over 50 years. He is best known for his role as Mohandas Gandhi in Richard Attenborough's epic historical drama Gandhi for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor, and has also starred in Bugsy, Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List, Sexy Beast, House of Sand and Fog, Martin Scorsese's Hugo, and The Boxtrolls. His performances in Bugsy and Sexy Beast garnered nominations for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, while his leading role in House of Sand and Fog received a nomination for Best Actor. He is also well-known for voicing Drago in the 2003 fantasy adventure prequel Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse.

His Disney roles include portraying The Man in the Yellow Suit in Tuck Everlasting and Nizam in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. He also played Trevor Slattery in the 2013 Marvel film Iron Man 3 and later the Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King. Additionally, he voiced Bagheera in the 2016 live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book.

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