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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 38 wins & 60 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Margot Tyrrell
 2012 A Therapy (Short)
Patient
 2011 The Gruffalo's Child (TV Short)
Mother Squirrel (voice)
 2010 Toast (TV Movie)
Mrs. Potter
 2009 The Gruffalo (TV Short)
Mother Squirrel (voice)
 2009 Enid (TV Movie)
Enid Blyton
 2005 Magnificent 7 (TV Movie)
Maggi Jackson
 2005 Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride (voice)
 2003 Henry VIII (TV Movie)
Anne Boleyn
 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
 1998 Merlin (TV Mini-Series)
Morgan Le Fey
- Part 3 (1998) ... Morgan Le Fey
- Part 2 (1998) ... Morgan Le Fey
- Part 1 (1998) ... Morgan Le Fey
 1997 The Petticoat Expeditions
Narrator
 1996 Portraits chinois
Ada
 1996 1914-1918 (TV Mini-Series)
Vera Brittain
- Slaughter (1996) ... Vera Brittain (voice)
- Explosion (1996) ... Vera Brittain (voice)
 1994 Butter (TV Short)
Dorothy
 1994 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series)
Dream Saffron
- Hospital (1994) ... Dream Saffron
 1994 A Dark Adapted Eye (TV Movie)
Faith Severn (adult)
 1993 Dancing Queen (TV Movie)
Pandora / Julie (as Helena Bonham-Carter)
 1992 White Bear's Secret (TV Movie)
White Bear (voice, as Helena Bonham-Carter)
 1991 Brown Bear's Wedding (TV Movie)
White Bear (voice, as Helena Bonham-Carter)
 1991 Where Angels Fear to Tread
Caroline Abbott
 1990 Hamlet
Ophelia
 1989 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Raina Petkoff
 1989 Francesco
Chiara
 1988 La maschera
Iris
 1987 A Hazard of Hearts (TV Movie)
Serena Staverley
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series)
Jo Marriner
- The Vision (1987) ... Jo Marriner
 1987 Maurice
Lady at Cricket Match (uncredited)
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Dr. Theresa Lyons
- Theresa (1987) ... Dr. Theresa Lyons
- The Savage (1987) ... Dr. Theresa Lyons
 1983 A Pattern of Roses (TV Movie)
Netty, The Past (introducing)
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Other Works:

Played Rosine in Beaumarchais' "The Barber of Seville" - Palace Theatre, Watford See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Personal Quote:

[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:

Became the fifth actor to appear in 2 films to gross $1 billion with Alice in Wonderland (2010), and Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011). She is the first woman to achieve this feat. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays eccentric characters See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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