London, Jan 8: It has emerged that Helena Bonham Carter, who played the mother of Queen Elizabeth II, used her links to the Royal family to help her with the part.
The actress’ portrayal has won her international accolades, including a Best Supporting Actress nomination at the upcoming Golden Globes.
London, Jan 4: Helena Bonham Carter has insisted that her American partner Tim Burton deserves an honorary knighthood - because he helped provide innumerable jobs for Brit film workers.
The California-born `Edward Scissorhands' director has lived in the U. K. ever since he fell in love with London while scouting for locations for `Sleepy Hollow' in 1999.
London, Dec 28: It is well known that Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton are together, but live apart.
The Hollywood actress has now revealed the reasons behind her and Burton's unconventional living arrangements - she cannot stand his snoring and she is `outrageously bossy', reports the Daily Mail.
London, Dec 25 - Hollywood actress Helena Bonham Carter is delighted that her family life with director Tim Burton is dogged with bizarre rumours because the weird gossip puts a "protective shell" around their privacy.
Melbourne, Dec 24 : Helena Bonham Carter has confessed that she and her partner Tim Burton collect false teeth.
The eccentric actress admitted that she is fascinated by the prosthetics she dons for her movies and likes to keep them after she finishes shooting.
“We have an appreciation of bad teeth, me and Tim. I’ve got a whole cupboard full of them at home,” the Daily Telegraph quoted her as telling Total Film magazine.
London, Nov 30 - British actress Helena Bonham Carter has revealed she burst into laughter after learning that she has been named one of the best dressed celebrities.
The "Alice In Wonderland" star was chosen as one of the best dressed celebrities by Vanity Fair magazine. The actress says she laughed at the tag because she lauded for the same outfits critics had previously savaged her for, reports express. co. uk.
London, Nov 23 : Helena Bonham Carter has revealed that she risked the wrath of Harry Potter bosses by signing on to star in `The King's Speech'.
The actress plays the late Queen Mother, Elizabeth, the wife of King George VI, opposite Colin Firth as the stuttering monarch in the acclaimed new film, which has already been tipped for success at the upcoming
London, Nov 19 : The 13th British Independent Film Awards ceremony is set to honour Helena Bonham Carter and Liam Neeson on 5th December.
Bonham Carter, star of the Harry Potter films, will get the Richard Harris Award, previously won by actors including John Hurt and Bob Hoskins, reports the BBC.
She is also up for supporting actress for `The King''s Speech'.
New York, Oct 5 : Programmes from 15 countries were nominated Monday for the international Emmy Awards, with Britain leading the way with nine nominees.
The award for best drama will pit Japan's "Clouds over Hill" and Argentina's "Epitafios" against Denmark's "The Killing II" and Britain's "The Street".
The comedy nominees include "Los Simuladores" (Mexico), "Peep Show" (Britain), "Talok Hok Chak" (Thailand) and "Traffic Light" (Israel).
London, Mar 8 : British actress Helena Bonham Carter has received an apology from a newspaper, which had made an “unfounded” comment about the way she set-up home with partner Tim Burton.
In an article published in The Independent on February 27 titled “One big happy family three separate houses”, writer Amy Jenkins claimed the actress lived in a separate house next door to long-term partner Burton.
London, Mar 7 : British actress Helena Bonham Carter has revealed that her long-term partner Tim Burton knows that she’s the boss when it come to making decisions at home.
Carter, 43, says she takes control from Burton, 51, only when they are not working together.
“At home, I’m the boss - he calls me ‘chief’ and I would say, on the whole, he likes me to make the decisions,” the Mirror quoted her as telling the Times.
Washington, February 23 : British actress Helena Bonham Carter has slammed perceptions projecting her as ''''posh'''', insisting the title to be the ''''biggest lie''''.
The Alice In Wonderland star insisted she should not be judged on the basis of her name or relatives, which include a baron, a baroness and former British Prime Minister, Herbert Asquith.
London, Feb 10 : English actress Helena Bonham Carter has revealed that she is glad her days as a young actress are behind her as she no longer has to play a “corset sex symbol”.
Carter, 43, has made a name for herself acting in movies like the 1986 adaptation of E. M. Forster’s ‘A Room With A View’, and in critically acclaimed films like ‘Howards End’ and ‘The Wings of The Dove’.
London, Feb 4: Helena Bonham-Carter bagged the best actress title at the Evening Standard British Film Awards.
The 41-year-old actress won the award for her performance in ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street’ as well as for the low-key drama ‘Conversations With Other Women.’
The best actor gong went to Daniel Day-Lewis for his role as a Texan oil prospector in ‘There Will Be Blood.’
Washington, Jan 16: Helena Bonham Carter has revealed that she enjoys breastfeeding her new baby daughter because her boobs gets a purpose.
The ‘Sweeney Todd’ star, who gave birth to her second child with director Tim Burton in December last year, has fallen in love with motherhood all over again.
Washington, Jan 9: English actress Helena Bonham Carter may be romantically involved with director Tim Burton but that doesn’t mean she is automatically considered for the roles in his movies.
In fact, she still has to audition for a part in one of his films.
The 41-year-old star has been going around with Burton for six years and the couple has two children together.
Washington, Jan 8: Filmmaker Tim Burton was so desperate to help his wife Helena Bonham Carter get out of the image of a period actress that he made her do bizarre film roles.
However, Burton now insists that the 41-year-old's acting remit has changed drastically.
Washington, Dec 17: British actress Helena Bonham Carter and her director beau Tim Burton have become the proud parents of a baby girl.
Bonham Carter gave birth late Saturday, December 15, in London.
Her rep told People magazine that the couple are ‘absolutely delighted’ to have a daughter.
Washington, Dec 5: Filmmaker Tim Burton likes to celebrate Christmas in an unusual way - by decorating the Christmas tree with fake dead babies and slime balls, reveals his partner/actress Helena Bonham Carter.
Carter, in an interview with Playboy magazine, admitted that Christmas in their home is a macabre experience.
New York, Dec 5 (ANI): Hollywood actress Helena Bonham Carter has said that her breasts created quite a buzz during the production of ‘Sweeney Todd’.
The 41-year-old star, who is expecting her second child with partner Tim Burton, in an interview said that her constant change in breast size was creating headaches during the movie’s production.
Washington, Dec 4: Hollywood actress Helena Bonham Carter’s partner moviemaker Tim Burton thinks that she is the female version of Johnny Depp.
The 41-year-old actress, who is expecting a second child with Burton, revealed that the director insists she and Depp share looks and character traits.
New York, Nov19 : British actress Helena Bonham Carter does not like people dishing out pregnancy advise to her.
The 41-year old, who is eight months expecting with beau Tim Burton's baby, does not like people advising her what to do during her pregnancy.
“People - particularly men - saying with surprise, 'You're still drinking caffeine? ' as if I'm performing a criminal act on my unborn as I tuck into my treasured one-a-day cup of tea/coffee,” the New York Post quoted her, as telling blackbookmag.com.
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