BAFTA Los Angeles to honor Helena Bonham Carter


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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles will honor actress Helena Bonham Carter with the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year at the 2011 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards on Nov. 30 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

The BAFTA L.A. accolade tops off an award-winning year for the British actress, currently in ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2.’ Earlier this year she was nominated for a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award and an Oscar for supporting actress in the Academy Award winner for best film, ‘The King’s Speech.’


The actress joins the previously announced John Lasseter, who will receive the Britannia Award for Worldwide Contributions to Filmed Entertainment and ‘Harry Potter’ director David Yates, the winner of the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing.

-- Susan King