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Helena Bonham Carter


Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful. Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant banker. She is the great-granddaughter of former Prime ... See full bio »
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 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 Novocaine
Susan
 2000 Carnivale
Milly (voice)
 1999 Women Talking Dirty
Cora
 1998 The Theory of Flight
Jane Hatchard
 1997 The Petticoat Expeditions
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 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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Other Works:

Narrator of the "The Way to Sattin Shore" by Philippa Pearce See more »

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15 Interviews | 13 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 witnessing your completed performance] You think you've transformed and then you see the bloody thing and you go, 'It's so me'. You think you've taken a holiday away from yourself and of course you haven't traveled an inch. It's painful, it's absolutely painful. But I've gotten better at recognizing those feelings and not getting involved in them. The first time you see your own film you want... See more »

Trivia:

She has two roles in common with Jean Simmons: (1) Simmons played Ophelia in Hamlet (1948) while Bonham Carter played her in Hamlet (1990) and (2) Simmons played Miss Havisham in Great Expectations (1989) while Bonham Carter played her in Great Expectations (2012). See more »

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Gemini

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