Helena Bonham Carter

Actress and Singer

"I love changing what I look like because I always feel super strange whenever I do watch something that I'm in." -Helena Bonham Carter


Helena Bonham Carter was born on May 26, 1966 in London, England and comes from a line of baronesses and other nobles. She attended South Hampstead High School and Westminster school. Bonham Carter started acting at age thirteen when she entered a poetry competition and her first acting job was when she was 16 in a commercial. From Shakespeare to Sweeney Todd, her acting career is pretty vast, but she is known for playing eccentric and crazy characters. She idolized Judy Garland when she was acting in Fight Club so much that the director called her Judy on set. Her acting won her over 40 awards and was nominated for 71 more, the most prominent ones being Golden Globes, Academy Awards, Emmys and a BAFTA. She was married to Tim Burton for 13 years and they had two children.
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Bellatrix reveals herself to Harry and the others (HD)

Fun Facts

  • speaks fluent French
  • took vocal and baking lessons for Sweeney Todd
  • was married to Tim Burton for 13 years
  • trained in wand dueling for Harry Potter