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Helena Bonham Carter’s brilliance in the last 30 years (1985-2015)


endless list of favorite people:

↳ Helena Bonham Carter

“I have to struggle to change people’s perceptions of me. I grew very frustrated with the perception that I’m this shy, retiring, inhibited aristocratic creature when I’m absolutely not like that at all. I think I’m much more outgoing and exuberant than my image.“


May 26: Helena Bonham Carter is 50 today.

She was partners with Tim Burton for 13 years and appeared in many of his films, including Sweeney Todd, Alice in Wonderland, Planet of the Apes, Dark Shadows, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Big Fish, and Corpse Bride.

Some of her other notable credits include the Harry Potter franchise, Fight Club, The King’s Speech, Terminator Salvation, Les Misérables, The Lone Ranger, and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

Helena Bonham Carter photographed by Jonty Davies for Red November 2015