#182 Helena Bonham Carter / Zola Budd – 26 May 1966

Helena Bonham Carter

Tony Shek

Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966) is an English actress. She is best known for her portrayals of Lucy Honeychurch in the film A Room with a View, Marla Singer in the film Fight Club, Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter film series, her Oscar-nominated performance as Kate Croy in The Wings of the Dove, her BAFTA-nominated performance as Enid Blyton in Enid, her Golden Globe-nominated performance as Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, as well as her other collaborations with Tim Burton,

Zola Budd

Zola Pieterse, better known by her maiden name of Zola Budd (born 26 May 1966 in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, South Africa), is a former Olympic track and field competitor who, in less than three years, twice broke the world record in the women’s 5000 metres, and twice was the women’s winner at the World Cross Country Championships. Budd’s career was unusual in that she mainly trained and raced barefoot. Her achievements on the track were often overshadowed by the political controversy she aroused during her short stay in the United Kingdom.


Also born on this day :
Tommy Stewart is an American rock drummer.
Shona Robison is a Member of the Scottish Parliament for Dundee East.
Grant Bradburn is a cricketer for New Zealand.
Artur Żmijewski is a Polish visual artist , filmmaker and photographer.
Ramón Moreno Bustos is a Spanish politician.
Susan Sirma is a retired Kenyan middle distance runner.
Roberto Castillo (Misterioso) a Mexican-American Luchador or professional wrestler.
Chris Clifford is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender.
Anthony Edwards is a former professional American football wide receiver.
Gert Mittring is a German mental calculator.

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