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Helena Bonham Carter (1966-), Actress

Sitter in 6 portraits
The granddaughter of the liberal politician Lady Violet Bonham Carter, Helena Bonham Carter was born in London and educated at Westminster School. Films include A Room With a View (1985), Where Angel's Fear to Tread (1991), Howards End (1992) and Fight Club (1999). She is married to director Tim Burton and has appeared in several of his films including his remake of Planet of the Apes (2001), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Sweeney Todd (2008) and Alice in Wonderland (2010). In 2010 she won the BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Queen consort of George VI, in The King's Speech.

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P717(2)

Helena Bonham Carter

by John Swannell
Iris print, 1987
NPG P717(2)

P876

Helena Bonham Carter

by David Seidner
colour print laid on card, 1998
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG P876

x126972

Helena Bonham Carter

by Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda
C-type colour print, 1992
NPG x126972

x47278

Helena Bonham Carter

by Trevor Leighton
bromide fibre print, 17 August 1993
NPG x47278

x87240

Helena Bonham Carter

by John Swannell
bromide print, 1987?
NPG x87240

x87273

Helena Bonham Carter

by Polly Borland
colour print, 3 July 1997
NPG x87273

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