She noted that before the conception of her daughter, she and Burton had been trying for a baby for two years and although they conceived naturally, they were considering. Universal signed her to a seven-year contract in 1946. Also creasing, border chips and minor paper loss can occur. Carter wanted out of her Universal contract; they agreed provided she paid back some of her recent salary. She has frequently collaborated with director Tim Burton, in films Planet of the Apes, Big Fish, Corpse Bride, , : The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, , and.
Her breakthrough role was Honeychurch in A Room with a View, which was filmed after Lady Jane, but released beforehand. Her casting was announced alongside that of , and , with directing. Bonham Carter was nominated for a Golden Globe for the fifth time for her role in partner Tim Burton's film adaptation of the musical, 2007 , for which Burton and co-star Johnny Depp were also nominated. She appeared on the list with fellow actresses Julie Andrews, Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, and Audrey Hepburn. In 2010, she starred with in the biopic , which was filmed in the and received a gala at the 2011.
Her casting was announced alongside that of Kathy Bates, Kyle Catlett and Callum Keith Rennie, with Jean-Pierre Jeunet directing. Archived from on 26 January 2009. Upon her recovery, her experience in therapy led her to become a psychotherapist herself—Bonham Carter has paid her to read her scripts and deliver her opinion of the characters' psychological motivations. In The King's Speech 2010 , Helena acts opposite Churchill, as played by Timothy Spall. In 2009, The Times named her one of the Top 10 British Actresses of all-time.
At 19, she scored her first lead, in director James Ivory's tasteful adaptation of E. As Bonham-Carter's career progresses, she might be best advised to seek out characters who have, at the story's outset, experienced more of life. The film was an adaptation of a popular musical and both lead actors performed their own songs. Bonham Carter signed to play author in the television ,. Bonham Carter calmly wrote him a letter suggesting that the next time he came to see her he ought to let her know, so she might ensure that was the case. Spivet, entitled The Young and Prodigious Spivet.
In late 2014, it was reported that Bonham Carter and Burton amicably split. The production, also set to star Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet fame, was due to open in November 2004 but has now been postponed. Was two months pregnant with her daughter Nell when she completed filming on Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street 2007. Both films were nominated for the Academy award for best animated film. Career: Made screen debut when chosen by director Trevor Nunn for the title role in Lady Jane , and began association with director James Ivory when cast in A Room with a View, 1986; made her London stage debut in The Woman in White, 1988. She made her professional acting début at the age of 16 in a television commercial.
Bonham Carter and Burton have two children together: son Billy Raymond Burton and daughter Nell Burton. Her half-Spanish mother 'Elena Propper de Callejon' is niece of Baroness Liliane de Rothschild, née Fould-Springer. I'm drawn to emotionally damaged characters because there is more to unlock. Helena and I made our peace years and years ago. Bonham Carter has proved herself to be a gifted and imaginative actress. Her father was severely paralyzed by botched brain surgery in the 1980s. After experiencing family dramas that included her father's stroke-which left him wheelchair-bound-and attending South Hampstead High School and Westminster School in London, Bonham Carter devoted herself to an acting career.
Bonham Carter received a nomination for the for her performance. Early in her career, Bonham-Carter most often acted on screen in period costume. It's emotional and vulnerable, too, which makes it touching. She was denied admission to King's College, Cambridge University, not because of her grades or her test scores but because school officials were afraid that she would leave mid-term to pursue her acting career. His convictions were overturned in 1985 by a Federal judge and he dedicated the rest of his life to advocating for the wrongly convicted.
Personal Quotes I hate this image of me as a prim Edwardian. Carter was 's love interest in 1949 , made for Fairbanks' company but released through Universal. Helena has two brothers, Edward and Thomas. Her other include 1983 , 1993 , 2002 , 2010 , and 2013. I should get a few ribs taken out, because I'll be in a corset for the rest of my life. She also lent her voice to the title character of Burton's dark animated tale Corpse Bride 2005.
The couple worked on another remake, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2005 , starring. At the time, Thompson's career was soaring, while Branagh was struggling to make a success of his first big-budget film Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Bonham Carter experienced family dramas during her childhood, including her father's stroke - which left him wheelchair-bound. Her first film role was in 1947, which starred , , and. Bonham Carter is perhaps best known for playing quintessential English heroines. Forster, one also thinks of Helena Bonham-Carter. The first ancestors that Crispin and Helena have in common, are John Bonham-Carter 1788-1838 and his wife Joanna Maria Smith 1791-1884.
In August 2001, she was featured in Maxim. She was loaned out for 1948 , billed third after and. Through her father, she is the great-granddaughter of former Prime Minister Herbert H. When Bonham Carter was five, her mother had a serious nervous breakdown, from which it took her three years to recover. Bonham Carter's paternal grandmother was politician and feminist , daughter of , the during the first half of the.