Helena Bonham Carter is an English actress. Known for her roles in independent films and large-scale blockbusters, she is the recipient of such accolades as a British Academy Film Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and nominations for two Academy Awards, nine Golden Globes, four Primetime Emmy Awards and three British Academy Television Awards. She is known for her eccentric fashion, dark aesthetic, and for often playing quirky women. She has collaborated with director Tim Burton on multiple films. Bonham Carter began her film career with A Room with a View (1985) and the title character in Lady Jane (1986). Her early period roles saw her typecast as a virginal "English rose", a label she was uncomfortable with. Bonham Carter received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Wings of the Dove (1997). For her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother in The King's Speech (2010), she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her other films include Howards End (1992), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Mighty Aphrodite (1995), Fight Club (1999), the Harry Potter series (2007–11), Great Expectations (2012), Les Misérables (2012), Cinderella (2015), Ocean's 8 (2018) and Enola Holmes (2020). For her role as children's author Enid Blyton in the BBC Four biographical film Enid (2009), she won the International Emmy Award for Best Actress and was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Actress. Her other television films include Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald (1993), Live from Baghdad (2002), Toast (2010), and Burton & Taylor (2013). Beginning in 2019, she portrayed Princess Margaret in series three and four of The Crown. Bonham Carter was made a CBE in the 2012 New Year Honours list for services to drama, and Prime Minister David Cameron announced that she had been appointed to Britain's new national Holocaust Commission in January 2014.