From Holocaust survivor to criminal brute, challenging roles have defined this Oscar-winner's acting career. Next up: a turn as a Roman shaman in The Last Legion . Sir Ben Kingsley will now take your questions
Which of your roles has been the closest to the real you?
Mark Koop, THREE HILLS, ALTA.
I would say recently Elegy , with Penélope Cruz, and also Turtle Diary. But my mom would say "Oh, House of Sand and Fog , that's my boy." Those roles are like walking a tightrope. I could lose my balance and topple...