Great-great granddaughter of H.H. Asquith, British
Prime Minister (1908-1916)
Cousin of Crispin Bonham-Carter.
Her father was severely paralyzed by botched brain
surgery in the 80's.
Speaks French fluently.
She was rejected admission to King's College, Cambridge
University -- not because of her grades or her test scores, but
because school officials were afraid that she would leave mid-term
to pursue her acting career. Because of Cambridge's rejection, Helena,
ironically, decided to concentrate fully on acting.
Helena Bonham Carter and director Tim Burton have
been dating since October 2001.
(1994-September 1999) Lived with Kenneth Branagh
Delivered her first child, a boy, Billy Ray, with
boyfriend Tim Burton on October 6, 2003.
Engaged to director Tim Burton (October 2001 - present).