Helena Bonham Carter - Helena Bonham Carter Honoured By Queen At Buckingham Palace

0
0
Subscribe to Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter received her Cbe from the Queen today (February 22, 2012). The King's Speech actress was awarded the honour for her services to drama and according to the Daily Mail, described the day as "very, very special." Helena wore a tartan Vivienne Westwood outfit for the occasion, topped off with a miniature top hat. She attended the ceremony with her husband, the director Tim Burton.
Helena Bonham Carter made her name as an actress initially by starring in a number of Merchant Ivory films and became known as something of an 'English Rose.' In later years, she has starred in a number of her husband's films, often alongside another of Burton's favourite actors, Johnny Depp, such as Alice in Wonderland, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Big Fish. Bonham-Carter has twice been nominated for an Oscar in her career, once last year for her role in The King's Speech and in in 1998 for her role in The Wings of a Dove. When it was announced that she would receive the Cbe, the actress commented "I am wondering does it mean I get to command, because at the moment it's my four-year-old daughter who does the commanding in our household. Must inform her of the change in situation."
This year, Helena Bonham Carter is scheduled to appear in Dark Shadows. Due for release in May 2012, the film is directed by her husband Tim Burton and will see her sharing screen time once more with Johnny Depp, as well as Michelle Pfeiffer and EVA GREEN.


Contactmusic

Tags: Helena Bonham Carter - Vivienne Westwood - Tim Burton - Johnny Depp - Michelle Pfeiffer

0
0
Subscribe to Helena Bonham Carter
Advertisement

More Helena Bonham Carter

'Frozen Fever' Short To Screen Before Disney's 'Cinderella' In March 2015

What better way to encourage cinema-goers to see the forthcoming live-action 'Cinderella' movie, than the promise of more 'Frozen'? Disney announces short film 'Frozen Fever'...

Game Of Thrones Star Richard Madden Takes A Turn In Disney's Cinematic Cinderella

Robb Stark has been resurrected! But, alas Game of Thrones fans, not in the capacity that you may have all been hoping. Instead, the Scottish...

Lily James Finds Her Prince Charming In The Latest 'Cinderella' Trailer [Trailer + Pictures]

Finally, Disney has unveiled the first full trailer for Kenneth Branagh's live action rendition of one of the world's most beloved fairytales: Cinderella. And it...

Cinderella Trailer

Following her mother's death, Cinderella was faced with a lonely existence while her beloved father took frequent long trips away from home on business. The...

Advertisement

It's Official: Chuck Palahniuk is Working on 'Fight Club 2'

18 years since Fight Club ripped up the rule book for modern day American fiction, Chuck Palahniuk has confirmed he is working on a sequel...

Diagon Alley Is Open For Business In Orlando's Wizarding World - Only For The "Harry Potter" Cast So Far

One unexpected benefit from starring in the Harry Potter films is apparently the chance to test out the new additions at Orlando’s Wizarding World before...

T.S. Spivet Movie Review

As he did in Amelie, French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet tells a simple fable with witty visuals, colourful characters and a warm heart. It's an utterly...

Disney Reveal 'Cinderella' Live Action Reimagining: How Dark Will It Be? [Trailer]

Disney has revealed the first teaser trailer for the upcoming live action reimagining of the classic fairytale, Cinderella. Starring Lily James in the titular role,...

Advertisement

Comments

Helena Bonham Carter Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Helena Bonham Carter

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All