- He won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work on Iron Man 3.
- The first thing Ben Kingsley did when meeting Robert Downey, Jr. in the set of Iron Man 3 was to take a picture of them both to send it to their mutual friend Richard Attenborough.
- Ben Kingsley appeared alongside Crystal the Monkey in Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.
- Ben Kingsley previously worked with Guy Pearce in Rules of Engagement.
- Ben Kingsley worked again with James Badge Dale in The Walk.
- Ben Kingsley worked again with Jon Favreau in The Jungle Book.
- Ben Kingsley is one of the few actors in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to have won an Academy Award. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 55th Academy Awards for his performance as Mahatma Gandhi in Gandhi.