Crispin Bonham-Carter

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Crispin Bonham-Carter
Born (1969-09-23) 23 September 1969 (age 47)
Colchester, Essex, England
Nationality British
Occupation actor, theatre director, English and Classics teacher
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Katherine Julian Dawnay
Children 4

Crispin Daniel Bonham-Carter (born 23 September 1969 in Colchester, Essex) is an English former actor and theatre director.

Career[edit]

In 1994 he starred in the TV sitcom Honey for Tea. Bonham-Carter also starred alongside Ewan McGregor in the 1993 BBC period drama Scarlet and Black playing Rachel Weisz's suitor. He played a small role in Bridget Jones's Diary.

He appeared on Season 4 of Absolutely Fabulous as a gardener named Jago Balfour who was commissioned to redesign the back garden.

Personal life[edit]

Bonham-Carter is the son of Peter Bonham-Carter and Clodagh Greenwood, and the grandson of Sir Christopher Douglas Bonham-Carter. He is a third cousin of actress Helena Bonham Carter[1] and her brother, businessman Edward. He is married to Katherine Julian Dawnay. They have four sons: Arthur Thomas Patrick, Christopher Ruan, Stanley Peter and Frank Douglas.

Bonham Carter was educated at Glenalmond College, and graduated in 1992 from the University of St Andrews with a degree in classics. In 2011, he represented his former university in a special series of University Challenge. The St Andrews team lost to a team from Cambridge in the first round.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Howards End Albert Fussell Credited as Crispin Bonham Carter
1998 Basil Ralph
2001 Bridget Jones's Diary 'Greg' Uncredited
2006 Casino Royale Hot Room Doctors [2]
1995 Pride & Prejudice Mr. Bingley

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hanna Flint (27 December 2015). "Mr Bingley from Colin Firth's Pride And Prejudice is a secondary school teacher now". metro.co.uk. Metro. Retrieved 3 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Lucy Stephens (26 December 2015). "Crispin Bonham-Carter: Colin Firth's friend in Pride and Prejudice is now a teacher - and he couldn't be happier". independent.co.uk. The Independent. Retrieved 3 March 2016. 

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