Birth Name: Kingsley Guadalupi
Place of Birth: Barnet, London, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: c. November 1986
Kingsley Ben-Adir, full name Kingsley Zachariah Ben-Adir, is a British actor.
His father is a musician and his mother is a caregiver.
His father is of European descent, possibly Italian.
His mother Ruth was born in England, to Trinidadian parents. She is a convert to Judaism. Ruth, as well as Kingsley and his brother, took the surname “Ben-Adir,” with ben adir being Hebrew for “son of the mighty” or “the strong.”
Kingsley played U.S. President Barack Obama in the mini-series The Comey Rule (2020) and Malcolm X in the film One Night in Miami… (2020).