Helena Bonham Carter Smoking
- Helena Bonham Carter Goes Ape July 26, 2001
After being told by Rick Baker that she was a walking fire hazard, did chain-smoker Carter still smoke? "Yeah, he gave me [and Tim Roth] a long cigarette holder but we eventually [got rid of that] because it was such a drag to get a drag."
- Boxing Helena November 1, 1999
"When Helena came on set, you could see she was either ready or she wasn't. When she was ready, no matter what you said, she wouldn't look at you; she was in Marla mode. She was like this little train burrowing along with puffs of cigarette smoke trailing behind her."
- Fight the good fight October 29, 1999
"Her agent in LA said, 'Fantastic', her English agent I think was appalled. Anyway, I met her and she was perfect: she chain-smoked, she's a total neurotic, she's exquisite to look at, she was very caustic and funny."
- A rose with thorns November 9, 1997
"I drink booze, I smoke and I'm hooked on caffeine. No wonder it takes them three hours to get me ready to be a period woman."
- Wings of the Dove October 13, 1997
When asked if she's read James' cross-class dissection of English society, the chain-smoking actress reveals her secret to working in adaptations: "To be absolutely frank, I didn't really read it. I did sort of labor through about two-thirds of it and then I realized that the eyes were going across the page but not much was going on besides."
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Who is Helena Bonham Carter?
Helena Bonham Carter, born May 26, 1966, is an English actress. She is best known for her portrayals of Lucy Honeychurch in A Room with a View, Marla Singer in Fight Club, Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter film series, Kate Croy in The Wings of the Dove, Enid Blyton in Enid, and Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.