Sir Ben Kingsley Breaks Down His Most Iconic Characters | GQ


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  • Zaphod Dog
    Zaphod Dog  14 hours back

    And not Ender's Game?

    • Olive O'Sudden
      Olive O'Sudden  17 hours back

      I had a university professor whose voice and accent were as just as beautiful as Sir Ben's, though less theatrical.

      • Vanguard 75
        Vanguard 75  21 hours back

        Namasté Sir Krishna Bhanji and Sjalom

        • Flat Earth British Sub
          Flat Earth British Sub  24 hours back

          Ms Ben Kingsley is an act portrayer only I level below Marlon Brando, yet as a character "him"self a mOOsUn.. OUTSHINING Brando.
          Applause x 3

          • Nubrigtube
            Nubrigtube  1 days back

            Ben Kingley could read a tabloid article and make it sound mesmerizing. I envy the way he talks, his pace, his tone, his perfect choice of words, what a human.

            • Grrr Brrr
              Grrr Brrr  1 days back

              He has no credibility since the participation in the propaganda piece about Islamic inventions.

              • SWSW
                SWSW  1 days back

                I came here after watching Perpetual Grace Ltd this man is amazing.

                • Destiny Jade
                  Destiny Jade  2 days back

                  I'm borderline devastated that they didn't include his role as the caterpillar in the 1999 live action Alice in Wonderland...

                  • Jonathan B.
                    Jonathan B.  2 days back

                    What a versatile actor and insightful person. Truly one of the greats.

                    • Adrian Angel
                      Adrian Angel  2 days back

                      Originality,Purity!.. Well looks like he wont be making any more films in a hurry.

                      • JoAnne Kirley
                        JoAnne Kirley  3 days back

                        I loved him in The Physician.

                        • John Itadakiman
                          John Itadakiman  3 days back

                          Wonderful actor....wonderful, wonderful human being....

                          • Backgammon Player
                            Backgammon Player  3 days back

                            Swindler's List.

                            • Guedingen
                              Guedingen  3 days back

                              Many thanks. Don Logan is his masterpiece.

                              • Samsie 67
                                Samsie 67  3 days back

                                There is no such thing as a coincidence 🌷

                                • Liebe ist nicht Holocaust und Folter

                                  Even this professionels are fooled by scientists, which are the really mad, with their cloning and crossbreeding and genetically engeneered future, while sadism is the opium for the dumbnuts still falling for the old war and propaganda tools of their industry with their war about drugs and poison and food and nature.

                                  • Shed Life
                                    Shed Life  4 days back

                                    So, GQ: where are the women? Where are the videos of women actors breaking down their most iconic moments? I look at the feed, it's ALL MEN. GQ: ?

                                    • Shed Life
                                      Shed Life  4 days back

                                      4:30 "... demanded a massive amount of Integrity, Humility, and Energy."

                                      • Samata Das
                                        Samata Das  4 days back

                                        So romantic yet so stern and academic and particular about his craft...I am scared, intimidated and filled with terrifying admiration.

                                        • smaller cathedrals
                                          smaller cathedrals  4 days back

                                          Sir Ben Kingsley showing the difference between a true actor, and people who merely act on screen.
                                          He's in a league of very, very few masters of their craft.

                                          • Christina Clark
                                            Christina Clark  5 days back

                                            He is amazing in Prince of Persia.

                                            • Echo
                                              Echo  5 days back

                                              The first bit, I could totally understand small easy to remember notes "more emotive" or just describing the little things that the director sees but the actor isn't translating. "there's something funny in your arm moving this way..."

                                              • NinaB0307 T
                                                NinaB0307 T  5 days back

                                                I love him

                                                • Anita Subramanian
                                                  Anita Subramanian  5 days back

                                                  I love Sir Ben. I was 7 when I, as a little Indian girl, saw his amazing performance.

                                                  • Andy Nguyen
                                                    Andy Nguyen  5 days back

                                                    remarkable actor.

                                                    • Syc holic
                                                      Syc holic  5 days back

                                                      Why is it BK's chin tuft is not even close to center there photos of it on the other side as well. o.O if you screw trimming it up dont leave half the thing laying there half dead finish the job.

                                                      • jior6
                                                        jior6  6 days back

                                                        "Is it better to live as a monster, or to die as a hero?"

                                                        • smokebomb.exe
                                                          smokebomb.exe  6 days back

                                                          5 minutes on Ghandi, 15 seconds on IronMan 3 lol (for good reason)

                                                          • modernorpheus
                                                            modernorpheus  6 days back

                                                            The Mandarin twist was one of my favorite Marvel moments. Best part of Iron Man 3.

                                                            • rightmarker1
                                                              rightmarker1  6 days back

                                                              Sorry Ben - Don Logan keeps breaking through. Just give in Ben and BE Don Logan henceforth.

                                                              • Praveen Kumar
                                                                Praveen Kumar  6 days back

                                                                I witnessed an iconic legend in this interview not a copy of copy of copy of copy of a copy.

                                                                • Steve Cox
                                                                  Steve Cox  6 days back


                                                                  • Tron Parker
                                                                    Tron Parker  7 days back

                                                                    Sneakers (1992)

                                                                    • lucy girl
                                                                      lucy girl  7 days back

                                                                      It's not often one gets to use the word sublime in such a great and colorful way. Thanks Mr Kingsley for saying, "...sublime coincidences." So now we know: there are BIG coincidences, and SMALL coincidences, and SUBLIME coincidences. Someone tell Elaine Benis.

                                                                      • Reel Unique
                                                                        Reel Unique  7 days back

                                                                        I’m sorry but I’m mad that he didn’t play Jafar in the Aladdin remake. The guy they picked was way to young.

                                                                        • Susan Nunes
                                                                          Susan Nunes  7 days back

                                                                          I think Mr Kingsley is not only a genius as an actor but also would be a wonderful teacher of acting....

                                                                          • Oliver Lewzey
                                                                            Oliver Lewzey  7 days back

                                                                            Wasn’t he in Thunderbirds with Bill Paxton?

                                                                            • John Stamos
                                                                              John Stamos  7 days back

                                                                              Didn't Ghandi sleep with underage girls?

                                                                              • Heinrich-Joseph Speer
                                                                                Heinrich-Joseph Speer  1 weeks back

                                                                                The perfect man to play Jeff Bezos.

                                                                                • Vejur9000
                                                                                  Vejur9000  1 weeks back

                                                                                  His voice is so cultured and gentle. Really intelligent, thoughtful man, and great actor,

                                                                                  • Godonstilts
                                                                                    Godonstilts  1 weeks back

                                                                                    When black face is acceptable...

                                                                                    • Charzey
                                                                                      Charzey  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Why is GQ defending black face? Are you guys racists?

                                                                                      • Nick W
                                                                                        Nick W  1 weeks back

                                                                                        It's funny Ben Kingsley's video is 16 min, while some many other actors have 30min or so vids

                                                                                        • Ammar Z
                                                                                          Ammar Z  1 weeks back

                                                                                          Ben Kingsley as Mandarin was so good in Iron Man 3 until 1/3 into the movie the writers fully threw that script in the trash. But for the first 30-40mins he was epic as a "Mandarin"

                                                                                          • ankur maurya
                                                                                            ankur maurya  1 weeks back

                                                                                            He is Indian (ethnically)

                                                                                            • Vegetarian Soylent-Green

                                                                                              I love his repetition: "A copy, of a copy, of a copy." and "a story, within a story, within a story."

                                                                                              • Vegetarian Soylent-Green

                                                                                                Legend. I wish there were more of him.

                                                                                                • Valherjar
                                                                                                  Valherjar  1 weeks back

                                                                                                  Couple movies missing innit