Helena Bonham Carter

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Helena Bonham Carter
  • Birth Place: Golders Green, London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/26/1966, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Helena Bonham Carter Fast Facts:
  • Great-grandfather Herbert Henry Asquith was prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1908 to 1916.
  • Great-uncle Anthony Asquith was a renowned film director and screenwriter (Pygmalion, The Importance of Being Earnest).
  • As a teenager, used money she won in a poetry contest to buy an ad in an actors' directory to try to get acting jobs.
  • Her father was left half-paralyzed from a stroke due to complications from surgery; she studied his body language for her performance as a woman with Lou Gehrig's disease in The Theory of Flight.
  • Directed by longtime companion (and father of her two children) Tim Burton in the movies Planet of the Apes, Big Fish, Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryCorpse Bride, Sweeney Todd and Alice in Wonderland.
  • After their son Billy Ray was born, she and Burton bought houses next door to each other in London.
  • Named a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen's New Year Honours list in 2011.
  • Helena Bonham Carter Relationships:
  • Elena Bonham Carter - Mother
  • Edward Bonham Carter - Brother
  • Raymond Bonham Carter - Father
  • Billy Raymond Burton - Son
  • Violet Bonham Carter - Grandmother
  • Thomas Bonham Carter - Brother
  • Tim Burton - Significant Other
  • Nell Burton - Daughter
  • Maurice Bonham Carter - Grandfather
  • Helena Bonham Carter Awards:
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2003 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 1998 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1997 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2008 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1997 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2010 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2011 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1992 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 2014 BAFTA Television Awards: Best Actress - Nominee
  • 2010 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actress - Winner
  • 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Best Actress in a Movie or Mini-Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 1995 Genie Awards: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2014 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1994 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee

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