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Helena Bonham Carter


Helena Bonham Carter, the youngest of three children of Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant banker, and Elena Bonham Carter (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, was born in Golders Green, London, England on May 26, 1966. She is the great-granddaughter of former Prime Minister Herbert H. Asquith and her blue-blooded family tree also contains... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 42 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 55 Steps (pre-production)
Eleanor Reise
 2015 Suffragette (post-production)
Edith New
 2014 Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts (Short)
Bellatrix Lestrange
 2012 A Therapy (Short)
Patient
 2005 Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride (voice)
 2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Beatrice Baudelaire (uncredited)
 2002 The Heart of Me
Dinah
 2001 Football (Short)
Mum (as Helena Bonham-Carter)
 2001 Novocaine
Susan
 2000 Carnivale
Milly (voice)
 1999 Women Talking Dirty
Cora
 1998 The Theory of Flight
Jane Hatchard
 1997 The Petticoat Expeditions
Narrator
 1996 Portraits chinois
Ada
 1991 Where Angels Fear to Tread
Caroline Abbott
 1990 Hamlet
Ophelia
 1989 Francesco
Chiara
 1988 La maschera
Iris
 1987 Maurice
Lady at Cricket Match (uncredited)
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Narrator of the "The Way to Sattin Shore" by Philippa Pearce See more »

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15 Interviews | 12 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Helena Bonham-Carter

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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[on playing opposite Dominic West as Richard Burton] He was so good. You really have to suspend your disbelief as an actor. They always talk about suspension of disbelief for the audience. How are you going to go, 'Am I really Elizabeth Taylor?' Who gives a fuck. If the person opposite you is doing such a good job as Burton, then you go, yeah I can do Elizabeth Taylor. It was like holding ... See more »

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Planned to return to the West End with an appearance in "Rubenstein's Kiss"; however, the play was delayed because of her busy schedule. The production, also set to star Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet fame, was due to open in November 2004 but has now been postponed. See more »

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Often works with director Tim Burton, Timothy Spall and Johnny Depp See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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