British actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER
has lent her talents to a wide array of diverse
feature films such as David Fincherís provocative Fight Club, Tim Burtonís
new version of The Planet of the Apes
and the dark comedy Novocaine, directed by David Atkins.
She recently starred in Hans Canosaís Conversations with Other Women.
She also appeared in Burtonís Big Fish
in which she played two roles, Jenny and The Witch;
Michael Petroniís Till Human Voices Wake Us;
and the HBO film Live from Baghdad, directed by
Mick Jackson, for which she was nominated for
a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award. Other recent
films include Thaddeus OíSullivanís The Heart of Me.
For her performance in Ian Softleyís Wings of the Dove,
she received a Best Actress nomination for an Academy Award,
as well as a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild
Award. She received a Canadian Genie Award for Best Actress for Mort Ransenís
Margaretís Museum and was also Emmy-nominated for her role in
Steve Barronís mini series Merlin.
On the last day of filming her screen debut in Trevor Nunnís
Lady Jane, James Ivory offered her
the ingenue lead in A Room with a View.
It was the first of a series of roles in E.M. Forster
adaptations that would bring her international
acclaim and was followed by Charles Sturridgeís
Where Angels Fear to Tread and James Ivoryís
Howardís End. She played Ophelia in Franco Zeffirelliís
Hamlet, opposite Mel Gibson, and
portrayed Elizabeth in Mary Shelleyís
Frankenstein, directed by Kenneth Branagh.
She subsequently appeared as Woody Allenís wife in Mighty Aphrodite.
Bonham Carterís television appearances include
Dancing Queen, Fatal Deception, A Dark Adapted Eye, Merlin and Henri VIII. Her stage
credits include Woman in White, The Chalk Garden, House of Bernarda Alba and
Trelawny of the Wells.
She is currently providing the voice for Lady Tottington
in Nick Parkerís animated feature
film Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
and the voice of the Corpse Bride in
Tim Burtonís new stop-motion animation feature Corpse Bride.