Helena Bonham Carter


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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 & 85 nominations. See more awards »

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Les Misérables Madame Thénardier
(2012)
Fight Club Marla Singer
(1999)
The King's Speech Queen Elizabeth
(2010)

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 2020 Enola Holmes (post-production)
Mrs. Holmes
 2019-2020 The Crown (TV Series)
Princess Margaret
- Episode #4.9 (2020) ... Princess Margaret
- Episode #4.8 (2020) ... Princess Margaret
- Episode #4.7 (2020) ... Princess Margaret
- Episode #4.6 (2020) ... Princess Margaret
- Episode #4.5 (2020) ... Princess Margaret
 2019 The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (TV Series)
All-Maudra
- She Knows All the Secrets (2019) ... All-Maudra (voice)
- What Was Sundered and Undone (2019) ... All-Maudra (voice)
- Nothing is Simple Anymore (2019) ... All-Maudra (voice)
- End. Begin. All the Same. (2019) ... All-Maudra (voice)
 2018 Black Ops 4: Dead of the Night (Video Game)
Madame Mirela
 2018 Ocean's Eight
Rose Weil
 2018 Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero
Margaret (voice)
 2017 55 Steps
Eleanor Riese
 2017 Poles Apart (Short)
Polar Bear (Nanuk) (voice)
 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 Suffragette
Edith Ellyn
 2015/I Cinderella
Fairy Godmother
 2014 Superheroes Unite for BBC Children in Need (TV Movie)
Captain Costume (voice)
 2014 Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts (Short)
Bellatrix Lestrange
 2014 Salting the Battlefield (TV Movie)
Margot Tyrrell
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Margot Tyrrell
 2013 The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet
Dr. Clair, Mother
 2013 Burton and Taylor (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Taylor
 2013 The Lone Ranger
Red Harrington
 2012 Les Misérables
Madame Thénardier
 2012 Great Expectations
Miss Havisham
 2012 A Therapy (Short)
Patient
 2012 Dark Shadows
Dr. Julia Hoffman
 2012 Rufus Wainwright: Out of the Game (Video short)
Librarian
 2011 The Gruffalo's Child (TV Short)
Mother Squirrel (voice)
 2011 Life's Too Short (TV Series)
Helena Bonham Carter
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Helena Bonham Carter
 2010 Toast (TV Movie)
Mrs. Potter
 2010 The King's Speech
Queen Elizabeth
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland
Red Queen
 2009 Enid: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Enid Blyton (uncredited)
 2009 The Gruffalo (TV Short)
Mother Squirrel (voice)
 2009 Enid (TV Movie)
Enid Blyton
 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Bellatrix Lestrange
 2009 Terminator Salvation
Dr. Serena Kogan
 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Bellatrix Lestrange
 2006 Sixty Six
Esther Rubens
 2005 Magnificent 7 (TV Movie)
Maggi Jackson
 2005/I Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (Video Game)
Lady Tottington (voice)
 2005 Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride (voice)
 2005 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Lady Campanula Tottington (voice)
 2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
Beatrice Baudelaire (uncredited)
 2003 Big Fish
Jenny - Young / Jenny - Senior / The Witch
 2003 Henry VIII (TV Movie)
Anne Boleyn
 2002 Live from Baghdad (TV Movie)
Ingrid Formanek
 2002 The Heart of Me
Dinah / Madeleine's sister
 2001 Football (Short)
Mum (as Helena Bonham-Carter)
 2001 Novocaine
Susan
 2001 Planet of the Apes
Ari
 1999 Women Talking Dirty
Cora
 1999 Fight Club
Marla Singer
 1999 Carnivale
Milly (voice)
 1998 The Theory of Flight
Jane Hatchard
 1998 The Revengers' Comedies
Karen Knightly
 1998 Merlin (TV Mini-Series)
Morgan Le Fey
- Part 2 (1998) ... Morgan Le Fey
- Part 1 (1998) ... Morgan Le Fey
 1997 The Petticoat Expeditions
Narrator
 1997 A Merry War
Rosemary
 1997 The Wings of the Dove
Kate Croy
 1996 1914-1918 (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Vera Brittain
- Slaughter (1996) ... Vera Brittain (voice)
- Explosion (1996) ... Vera Brittain (voice)
 1996 Portraits chinois
Ada
 1995 Margaret's Museum
Margaret MacNeil
 1995 Mighty Aphrodite
Amanda
 1994 Butter (TV Short)
Dorothy
 1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Elizabeth
 1994 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series)
Dream Saffron
- Hospital (1994) ... Dream Saffron
 1994 A Dark Adapted Eye (TV Mini-Series)
Faith Severn
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Faith Severn
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Faith Severn (as Helena Bonham-Carter)
 1993 Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald (TV Movie)
Marina Oswald
 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)
 1992 Howards End
Helen Schlegel
 1991 Brown Bear's Wedding (TV Movie)
White Bear (voice, as Helena Bonham-Carter)
 1991 Where Angels Fear to Tread
Caroline Abbott
 1991 Jackanory (TV Series)
Reader
- The Way to Sattin Shore: Part 5 (1991) ... Reader
- The Way to Sattin Shore: Part 4 (1991) ... Reader
- The Way to Sattin Shore: Part 3 (1991) ... Reader
- The Way to Sattin Shore: Part 2 (1991) ... Reader
- The Way to Sattin Shore: Part 1 (1991) ... Reader
 1990 Hamlet
Ophelia
 1990 Beatrix: The Early Life of Beatrix Potter (TV Movie)
Beatrix Potter
 1989 Getting It Right
Minerva Munday
 1989 Theatre Night (TV Series)
Raina Petkoff
- Arms and the Man (1989) ... 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
- Duty and Honor (1987) ... Dr. Theresa Lyons
 1986 Lady Jane
Lady Jane Grey
 1985 A Room with a View
Lucy Honeychurch, Miss Bartlett's cousin and charge (as Helena Bonham-Carter)
 1983 A Pattern of Roses (TV Movie)
Netty, The Past (introducing)
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Featured in an MTV documentary possibly called "Never Before Scene" or "Never Before Scene: Corpse Bride" about the movie Corpse Bride (2005). The documentary also features Tim Burton and Johnny Depp. See more »

Publicity Listings:

16 Interviews | 13 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 13 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:

She is the granddaughter of Violet Bonham Carter, a Life Peeress in her own right, and the niece of Mark Bonham-Carter, who was created a Life Peer in his own right as well. Her half-Spanish mother 'Elena Propper de Callejon' is niece of Baroness Liliane de Rothschild, née Fould-Springer. As of May 2014, Carter has been cast to play her grandmother in Oliver Hirschbiegel's adaptation of Barbara ... See more »

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Often plays pre-20th century characters See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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