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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. Through her father, she is the ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 42 wins & 81 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The King's Speech
The King's Speech Queen Elizabeth
(2010)
Fight Club
Fight Club Marla Singer
(1999)
Alice in Wonderland
(2010)

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 2018 Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero(TM) (filming)
Margaret Conroy (voice)
 2017 55 Steps (post-production)
Eleanor Riese
 2016 Love, Nina (TV Mini-Series)
George
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... George
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... George
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... George
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... George
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... George
 2015 Brand New Day (Short)
 2014 Masterpiece Contemporary (TV Series)
Margot
- Worricker: Turks & Caicos (2014) ... Margot
 2014 Superheroes Unite for BBC Children in Need (TV Movie)
Captain Costume (voice)
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Margot Tyrrell
 2012 A Therapy (Short)
Patient
 2011 The Gruffalo's Child (TV Movie)
Mother Squirrel (voice)
 2010 Toast (TV Movie)
Mrs. Potter
 2009 The Gruffalo (TV Movie)
Mother Squirrel (voice)
 2009 Enid (TV Movie)
Enid Blyton
 2009 Enid: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Enid Blyton (uncredited)
 2005 Magnificent 7 (TV Movie)
Maggi Jackson
 2005 Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride (voice)
 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events
Beatrice Baudelaire (uncredited)
 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 2 (1998) ... Morgan Le Fey
- Part 3 (1998) ... Morgan Le Fey
- Part 1 (1998) ... Morgan Le Fey
 1997 The Petticoat Expeditions
Narrator
 1996 Portraits chinois
Ada
 1996 The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (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 Series)
Faith
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Faith
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Faith (as Helena Bonham-Carter)
 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 Six Minutes with Ludwig (Short)
The Star
 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:

She acted in Arthur Wing Pinero's play, "Trelawny of the Wells," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Michael Hordern, Jason Connery, Peter Bayliss, Margaret Courtenay, Edward Duke, Kelly Hunter, Joe Melia, Oliver Parker, Ronnie Stevens, and Sarah Brightman in the cast. Toby Robertson was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

16 Interviews | 13 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Helena Bonham-Carter

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

[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 »

Trivia:

Was originally going to appear as a cyborg in Terminator Salvation (2009) which would match her former choices of eccentric characters. However, the script was leaked online and her character got rewritten and her screen time significantly cut down, and her character changed. See more »

Trademark:

Wild messy hair and dark makeup See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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