Helena Bonham Carter
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Helena Bonham Carter is famous for having big eyes and a propensity for playing eccentric characters, i.e. being in a lot of Tim Burton movies.
She was born in London, England. There are a bunch of famous, well to do English people in her family.
She used the money she won from a national writing contest to pay for her entry into the actor's directory, "Spotlight". It worked and began landing roles in made for TV movies in Britain. Her breakthrough performance was in A Room with a View. She also appeared in a few episodes of "Miami Vice" as Don Johnson's love interest during the 1986-87 season. She became known for her work in period pieces like Hamlet, Howard's End and Wings of the Dove for which was nominated for an Oscar. She then took a liking to the strange and eccentric characters for which she is now often associated.
Some of her more out there roles include Bellatrix Lestrange from the Harry Potter movies and Marla Singer in Fight Club.
She had a public affair with Kenneth Branagh and she is currently in a relationship with Director Tim Burton. She and Burton have 2 children.
Helena was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the 2011 Oscars, but lost to Melissa Leo.
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A Salute to Helena Bonham Carter, Woman of 2011, in Photos | BBC ... Helena Bonham Carter has been crowned the winner of the first Anglo Fan Favorites women's tournament. We've collected some photos of the two-time Oscar nominee over the years and asked her fans to offer tributes in ...
Where I Go: Helena Bonham Carter | Culture | Vanity Fair Now on the verge of receiving bafta's Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year, Helena Bonham Carter first made Florentine getaways fashionable as a girl of 18, when she starred in the Oscar-winning A Room with a ...