Name: Helena Bonham Carter
Birth place: Golders Green, London, England, UK
Birth date: May 26, 1966
Parents: Elena and Raymond Bonham Carter
Brothers: Edward and Thomas Bonham Carter
Children: Billy Ray Burton and Nell Burton
Hobbies: She likes wearing false teeth to stun her guests and she likes to wear ladies bloomers. She also has her own fashion line called The Pantaloonies, which among other things makes underwear used in the Victorian era.
Biography and Career:
Helena Bonham Carter did not receive any formal training as an actress. The first milestone of her future career came in 1979 when she won a national writing contest. Helena decided to use the money to pay for her entry into the actors' directory S
potlight. After that she debuted as a professional actress at the early age of 16 with a television add. Helena's breakthrough role was Lucy Honeychurch in "A Room with a View".
Because of the typology of her first few movies she gained the nickname of the "corset queen", and "English rose'. However, since then Helena has played in a wide range of films, such as "Fight Club", "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit", and Tim Burton's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", "Corpse Bride", "Big Fish" and "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street".
2006 was the year in which Helena Bonham Carter decided to launch her own fashion line, called "The Pantaloonies", together with Samantha Sage, renowened swimware designer. Their first collection, called Bloomin' Bloomers, is a Victorian style selection of camisoles, mop caps and bloomers.
Helena Bonham Carter was then cast in Tim Burton's 2010 movie, "Alice in Wonderland" as the The Red Queen, together with other famous actors like Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Christopher Lee and Alan Rickman. Bonham Carter played two roles, The Queen of Hearts and The Red Queen.
In 2009, Helena Bonham Carter was recognized as an extremely talented actress, as she was named one of The Times newspaper's top 10 British Actresses of all-time, together with fellow actresses Julie Andrews, Helen Mirren, Judi Dench and Audrey Hepburn.
Why do we like Helena Bonham Carter?
Helena Bonham Carter has always been a very disciplined and talented actress. The roles she has played were never easy to portray but she did it impeccably. She always chose difficult and strange characters. It is also without a doubt that she has always been a very sophisticated and beautiful woman, which obviously increased her likeability factor.
Why is Helena Bonham Carter famous?
Helena Bonham Carter became famous with some of her stranger and intriguing roles. Some of her most recent movies, like Alice in Wonderland, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory have definitely showcased her talents as she left a mark on the audience and on her fellow actors with her impeccable acting skills.
1983 A Pattern of Roses
1985 A Room with a View
1986 Lady Jane
1987 Maurice, A Hazard of Hearts, The Vision
1988 The Mask, Six Minutes with Ludwig
1989 Francesco, Getting It Right, Arms and the Man
1990 Hamlet, The Early Life of Beatrix Potter
1991 Where Angels Fear to Tread, Brown Bear's Wedding
1992 Howards End
1993 Dancing Queen
1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald,
A Dark-Adapted Eye, Butter
1995 Mighty Aphrodite, Margaret's Museum, Jeremy Hardy Gives Good Sex
1996 Twelfth Night: Or What You Will, Portraits chinois
1997 The Petticoat Expeditions, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, Ã¢â‚¬Å¾The Wings of the Dove"
1998 Merlin, Sweet Revenge, The Theory of Flight
1999 Fight Club, Women Talking Dirty, The Nearly Complete and Utter History of
2001 Planet of the Apes, Novocaine, Football
2002 The Heart of Me, Live from Baghdad, Till Human Voices Wake Us
2003 Big Fish, Henry VIII
2004 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
2005 Conversations with Other Women, Magnificent 7, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Corpse Bride, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
2006 Sixty Six
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Terminator Salvation, Enid, The Gruffalo
2010 Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I, The King's Speech
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II
2002 Heart & Soul
2005 Tears to Shed, The Worst Pies in London, Poor Thing, My Friends, Pirelli's Miracle Elixir, Wait
2007 Epiphany, A Little Priest, God That's Good!, By the Sea, Not While I'm Around, Final Scene
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