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Helena Bonham Carter is a Actor British born on 26 may 1966 at Golders Green (United-kingdom)

Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 26 may 1966 (52 years) at Golders Green (United-kingdom)
Awards Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Helena Bonham Carter CBE (born 26 May 1966) is an English actress. She made her name as an actress in a television adaptation of K. M. Peyton's A Pattern of Roses, before her film debut as the titular character in Lady Jane. She is known for her roles in films such as A Room with a View, Fight Club, The King's Speech, and playing Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter series. She has frequently collaborated with director Tim Burton, in films Planet of the Apes, Big Fish, Corpse Bride, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Alice in Wonderland, and Dark Shadows. In 2012, she played Miss Havisham in Great Expectations and Madame Thénardier in Les Misérables, and in 2015 the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella.

A two-time Academy Award nominee for her performances as Kate Croy in The Wings of the Dove and as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother in The King's Speech, Bonham Carter's acting has been further recognised with seven Golden Globe nominations, an International Emmy Award for best actress, three Primetime Emmy Award nominations, a BAFTA Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2012 New Year honours list for services to drama, and received the honour from the Queen at Buckingham Palace on 22 February 2012.

In January 2014, the British prime minister, David Cameron, announced that Bonham Carter had been appointed to Britain's new national Holocaust Commission.

Biography

In 1994, Bonham Carter reportedly began a relationship with Kenneth Branagh whilst he was still married to Emma Thompson. After five years together, the relationship came to an end in 1999.

In 2001, Bonham Carter began a relationship with American director Tim Burton, whom she met while filming Planet of the Apes. Burton subsequently took to casting her in his films, including Big Fish, Corpse Bride, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Alice in Wonderland and Dark Shadows. Bonham Carter and Burton lived in two adjoining houses in Belsize Park, London. Bonham Carter owned one of the houses, Burton later purchased the other and they connected the two. In 2006, they bought the Mill House in Sutton Courtenay, England. It was previously leased by her grandmother, Violet Bonham Carter, and owned by her great-grandfather, former British prime minister Herbert Asquith.

Bonham Carter and Burton have two children together: son Billy Raymond Burton (born October 2003) and daughter Nell Burton (born December 2007). Bonham Carter has stated that her daughter Nell is named after all the "Helens" in her family. Bonham Carter told The Daily Telegraph and several other interviewers of her struggles with infertility and the difficulties she had during her pregnancies. She noted that before the conception of her daughter, she and Burton had been trying for a baby for two years and although they conceived naturally, they were considering IVF. On 23 December 2014, Bonham Carter and Burton announced that they had "separated amicably" earlier that year.

In August 2008, four of her relatives were killed in a safari bus crash in South Africa, and she was given indefinite leave from filming Terminator Salvation, returning later to complete filming. In early October 2008, it was reported that Bonham Carter had become a patron of the charity Action Duchenne, the national charity established to support parents and sufferers of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. In August 2014, Bonham Carter was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian opposing Scottish independence in the run-up to September's referendum on that issue.

Best films

Usually with

Tim Burton
Tim Burton
(8 films)
Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman
(8 films)
Timothy Spall
Timothy Spall
(9 films)
Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes
(9 films)
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
(7 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Helena Bonham Carter (64 films)

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Ocean's 8
Ocean's 8 (2018)

Directed by Gary Ross
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Sarah Paulson
Roles Rose Weil
Rating62% 3.1087753.1087753.1087753.1087753.108775
Debbie, la sœur de Danny Ocean, veut dérober un collier très convoité, lors du Met Gala au Metropolitan Museum of Art de New York. Elle souhaite par la même occasion se venger de son ex-petit-ami. Pour cela, elle forme une équipe constituée de sept autres « collègues » voleuses.
Alice Through the Looking Glass, 1h53
Directed by James Bobin
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Time travel films, Films about cats, Mise en scène d'un lapin ou d'un lièvre, Films based on Alice in Wonderland, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Alan Rickman
Roles Red Queen
Rating62% 3.1066253.1066253.1066253.1066253.106625
Cela fait trois ans que Alice sillonne les mers en tant que capitaine du navire Wonder, le vaisseau de feu son père, le Lord Kingleigh. En 1875, après son retour d'un de ses voyages en Chine, Alice reçoit la visite d'un mystérieux papillon bleu. Elle devine tout de suite qu'il s’agit d'Absolem. Lui faisant confiance, elle le suit, et c'est grâce à lui qu'elle traverse un miroir. De l'autre côté, Absolem fait savoir à Alice que le Chapelier Fou, le grand ami de cette dernière, est en danger. Sans hésiter, Alice rejoint vite la demeure du Chapelier, qu'elle trouve mourant (souffrant de tristesse et d'anxiété en pensant que sa famille est encore vivante). D'après la Reine Blanche, Mirana, le seul moyen de le sauver est de remonter le temps. La mission d’Alice est donc de sauver le Chapelier en sauvant sa famille en essayant de ne pas se faire attraper par le Temps lui-même, qui a collaboré avec la perfide Reine Rouge, Iracebeth, la sœur de Mirana.
Cinderella
Cinderella (2015)
, 1h44
Directed by Kenneth Branagh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films about children, Films about the labor movement, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Lily James, Richard Madden, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Holliday Grainger, Sophie McShera
Roles Fairy Godmother
Rating68% 3.4469553.4469553.4469553.4469553.446955
Ella lives with her wealthy, loving parents on a beautiful estate in a peaceful kingdom. From a young age, she is taught by her mother to believe in the existence of magic, allowing her to befriend many animals on the estate, particularly the mice. Everything is perfect until her mother falls ill and dies. On her deathbed, she asks Ella to make her a promise that she will always have courage and show kindness to others. Some time later, her father marries Lady Tremaine, the widow of an old friend, who has two daughters of her own: Drisella and Anastasia. Ella welcomes her new stepfamily, despite the stepsisters' unpleasant attitudes and her need to protect her mouse friends from her stepmother's cat, Lucifer.
Suffragette, 1h46
Directed by Sarah Gavron
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Feminist films, Politique, Political films
Actors Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Romola Garai
Roles Edith Ellyn
Rating69% 3.455043.455043.455043.455043.45504
Au début du XX siècle, une organisation de femmes britanniques souhaite obtenir le droit de vote pour les femmes. Elles appartiennent à des classes sociales différentes, mais ensemble, elles se livrent au même combat : ne plus être considéré comme le sexe faible et obtenir les mêmes droits que les hommes. Elles multiplient les manifestations pacifiques. Mais le gouvernement se montre de plus en plus violent. Contraintes à la clandestinité, ces femmes optent pour la violence afin de faire entendre leurs revendications. Elles sont conscientes des enjeux : elles risquent de perdre leur emploi, leur famille, leur vie… Mais rien ne les arrête. Maud Watts, le personnage principal, s’allie à cette cause.
Turks & Caicos, 1h35
Directed by David Hare
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Bill Nighy, Helena Bonham Carter, Rupert Graves, Ralph Fiennes, Ewen Bremner, James McArdle
Roles Margot Tyrell
Rating65% 3.297683.297683.297683.297683.29768
Following the events of Page Eight, ex-MI5 officer Johnny Worricker (Bill Nighy) is in hiding on the Turks and Caicos Islands. A mysterious encounter with Curtis Pelissier (Christopher Walken) leads Johnny to a dinner with several shady American businessmen who comprise of a company called Gladstone. The following morning, one of the businessmen is found dead on the beach in suspicious circumstances; Melanie Fall (Winona Ryder), a Gladstone liaison, seems to know more than she lets on. When Pelissier reveals himself to be a CIA agent who knows Johnny's true identity, Johnny desperately cuts a deal with the American: he will help with the investigation of Gladstone in exchange for silence about his location.
Salting the Battlefield, 1h35
Directed by David Hare
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Spy, Politic
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Bill Nighy, Helena Bonham Carter, Rupert Graves, Ralph Fiennes, Ewen Bremner, James McArdle
Roles Margot Tyrrell

Following their flight from Turks and Caicos, Johnny Worricker (Bill Nighy) and Margot Tyrell (Helena Bonham Carter) maintain a quasi-permanent existence around Europe to evade capture by MI5. After spotting one of his former recruits, disguised as a passing jogger, Johnny relocates once again and orders former colleague Rollo Maverley (Ewen Bremner) to leak news of Prime Minister Alec Beasley's (Ralph Fiennes) corrupt dealings with Stirling Rogers (Rupert Graves) and his Bridge Foundation. Margot secretly keeps in touch with Johnny's pregnant daughter Julianne (Felicity Jones). In London, Acting Director General Jill Tankard (Judy Davis) contacts Home Secretary Anthea Catcheside (Saskia Reeves) and offers her services in aiding Catcheside's embattled husband.
Night Will Fall, 1h15
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about racism, Films about religion, Documentary films about racism, Documentary films about law, Documentary films about war, Documentary films about historical events, Documentary films about religion, Political films, Films about Jews and Judaism, Documentary films about World War II
Actors Alfred Hitchcock, Jasper Britton, Billy Wilder, Helena Bonham Carter
Roles Narrator
Rating79% 3.992333.992333.992333.992333.99233
The film intersperses documentary film from German Concentration Camps Factual Survey, the 1945 documentary, with recent interviews with survivors and liberators. The producers, editors and cameramen who produced the 1945 documentary are featured, and its long delay is explored.
The Lone Ranger, 2h29
Directed by Gore Verbinski
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Western
Themes Transport films, Rail transport films, Superhero films, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Ruth Wilson, Helena Bonham Carter
Roles Red Harrington
Rating63% 3.1965253.1965253.1965253.1965253.196525
At a sideshow in a San Francisco fair in 1933, a boy, Will, who idolizes a legend known as the Lone Ranger, encounters Tonto, an elderly Comanche Native American, who proceeds to recount his experiences with that Old West adventurer.
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet, 1h45
Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Origin France
Genres Drama, Adventure
Actors Helena Bonham Carter, Judy Davis, Kyle Catlett, Kyle Catlett, Callum Keith Rennie, Dominique Pinon
Roles Dr. Clair
Rating70% 3.544683.544683.544683.544683.54468
T.S. Spivet (Kyle Catlett) is a 10-year-old prodigy with a passion for cartography and scientific inventions. He lives on a ranch in Montana with his mother (Helena Bonham Carter) who is obsessed with the morphology of beetles; his father (Callum Keith Rennie), a cowboy born a hundred years too late; and his 14-year-old sister (Niamh Wilson) who dreams of becoming Miss America. His twin brother Layton (Jakob Davies) died in an accident involving a firearm in the family's barn, which no one ever speaks of. T.S. was with him, measuring the scale of the gunshots for an experiment, and he doesn't understand what happened. One day, T.S. receives an unexpected call from the Smithsonian Institution, telling him that he is the winner of the very prestigious Baird prize for his invention of a perpetual motion machine and that he is invited to a reception in his honor where he is expected to give a speech. Without telling anyone, he sets out on a freight train across the United States to reach Washington, D.
Burton & Taylor, 1h22
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Themes Films about television
Actors Helena Bonham Carter, Dominic West, Sarah Hadland, Lenora Crichlow, William Hope, Michael Jibson
Roles Elizabeth Taylor
Rating64% 3.249273.249273.249273.249273.24927
Focusing on one of the most fascinating, glamorous and tempestuous relationships of the 20th century, Burton & Taylor shows an insight into the 'private lives' of two the most famous movie stars of their day, Elizabeth Taylor (Helena Bonham Carter) and Richard Burton (Dominic West).
Dark Shadows, 1h52
Directed by Tim Burton
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Vampires in film, Comedy horror films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bella Heathcote, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jackie Earle Haley
Roles Dr. Julia Hoffman
Rating61% 3.0973953.0973953.0973953.0973953.097395
In 1760, the Collins family moves from Liverpool, England to Maine and establishes the fishing town Collinsport where they built their estate Collinwood.
Great Expectations, 2h8
Directed by Mike Newell
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about children
Actors Jeremy Irvine, Helena Bonham Carter, Gillian Anderson, Holliday Grainger, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Flemyng
Roles Miss Havisham
Rating63% 3.1991053.1991053.1991053.1991053.199105
This script must be run from the command line
A Therapy
A Therapy (2012)
, 4minutes
Directed by Roman Polanski
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Actors Ben Kingsley, Helena Bonham Carter
Roles Patient
Rating62% 3.144323.144323.144323.144323.14432
A female patient walks into a therapist's office, dressed head to toe in Prada design. She lies down on the couch and begins to talk about her problems, completely unaware of the therapist's growing obsession with her fur coat.
Les Misérables, 2h39
Directed by Tom Hooper
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Historical, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Helena Bonham Carter
Roles Madame Thénardier
Rating75% 3.798323.798323.798323.798323.79832
In 1815, convict Jean Valjean is released on parole by prison guard Javert after serving a nineteen-year sentence for stealing a loaf of bread and numerous escape attempts. Valjean is refused employment due to his paroled status. He is offered food and shelter by the Bishop of Digne, but Valjean steals his silver during the night. When he is captured by the constables, the Bishop tells them that the silver was given as a gift, securing Valjean's release. The Bishop urges Valjean to do something worthwhile with his life. Moved by the Bishop's grace, Valjean breaks his parole and vows to start a new life under a new identity.