Helena Bonham Carter (born 26th May 1966) is an English actress. Helena made her film debut in the K.M. Peyton film, A Pattern of Roses, before appearing in her first leading role in Lady Jane.
She is best known for her portrayals of Lucy Honeychurch in the film A Room With A View, Marla Singer in the film Fight Club, Bellatrix Lestrange in Harry Potter film series, her Oscar-nominated performance as Kate Croy in The Wings of The Dove, her Golden Globe-nominated performance as Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, as well as her other collaborations with Tim Burton, her domestic partner since 2001. Bonham Carter will play the villainous Red Queen, alongside notable actors such as Johnny Depp, Alan Rickman, Anne Hathway, and Christopher Lee, in her partner Tim Burton's 2010 film, Alice in Wonderland, and Enid Blyton in the first ever adaptation of her life entitled Enid.
Helena played Bellatrix Lestrange in 2007's Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix, 2009's Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince and the film adaptations of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.