Bonham Carter received a nomination for the Golden Globe for Best Actress for her performance.
Bonham Carter also appeared in episodes of Miami Vice as Don Johnson's love interest during the 1986–87 season and then, in 1987 opposite Dirk Bogarde in The Vision, Stewart Granger in A Hazard of Hearts and John Gielgud in Getting It Right.
Bonham Carter was originally cast in the role of Bess Mc Neill in Breaking the Waves, but backed out during production due to "the character's painful psychic and physical exposure", according to Roger Ebert.
Upon her recovery, her experience in therapy led her to become a psychotherapist herself – Bonham Carter now pays her to read her scripts and deliver her opinion of the characters' psychological motivations.
Five years after her mother's recovery, her father was diagnosed with acoustic neuroma.
Their first collection, called Bloomin' Bloomers, is a Victorian style selection of camisoles, mob caps, and bloomers.
The duo are now working on Pantaloonies customised jeans, which Bonham Carter describes as "a kind of scrapbook on the bum".She has frequently collaborated with director Tim Burton; in Planet of the Apes (2001), Big Fish (2003), Corpse Bride (2005), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Dark Shadows (2012), and playing the Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland (2010) and its sequel Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016).Her other television films include A Pattern of Roses (1983), Fatal Deception: Mrs.He suffered complications during an operation to remove the tumour which led to a stroke that left him half-paralysed and using a wheelchair.entered the field winning a national writing contest (1979) and used the money to pay for her entry into the actors' Spotlight directory.Bonham Carter began her film career playing the title character in Lady Jane (1986), and playing Lucy Honeychurch in A Room with a View (1985).