Helena Bonham Carter

Actress + Singer
Born May 26, 1966

Helena Bonham Carter, CBE is an English actress of film, stage, and television. She made her acting debut in a television adaptation of K. M. Peyton's A Pattern of Roses before winning her first film role as the titular character in Lady Jane.

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1966 Birth Born on May 26, 1966.


1986 20 Years Old Bonham Carter also appeared in episodes of Miami Vice as Don Johnson's love interest during the 1986–87 season and then, in 1987 opposite Dirk Bogarde in The Vision, Stewart Granger in A Hazard of Hearts and John Gielgud in Getting It Right. … Read More
1994 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1994, Bonham Carter appeared in a dream sequence during the second series of the British sitcom Absolutely Fabulous, as Edina Monsoon's daughter Saffron, who was normally played by Julia Sawalha. … Read More


1996 30 Years Old 1 More Event
She played Olivia in Trevor Nunn's film version of Twelfth Night in 1996. … Read More
2001 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2001, she was featured in Maxim. … Read More


2006 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Bonham Carter was a member of the 2006 Cannes Film Festival jury that unanimously selected The Wind That Shakes the Barley as best film.
2007 - 2009 3 More Events
In 2010, Bonham Carter played Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in the film The King's Speech. … Read More
2011 45 Years Old She received the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year from BAFTA LA in November 2011.
In 2012, Bonham Carter appeared as Miss Havisham in Mike Newell's adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel, Great Expectations.
2013 47 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, she played Red Harrington, a peg-legged brothel madam, who assists Reid and Tonto in locating Cavendish, in the movie The Lone Ranger. … Read More
2015 49 Years Old She played the Fairy Godmother in the 2015 live-action re-imagining of Walt Disney's Cinderella.


In 2016, Bonham Carter reprised the role of the Red Queen in Alice Through the Looking Glass.
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