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.


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.



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]


  1. ^ Hanna Flint (27 December 2015). "Mr Bingley from Colin Firth's Pride And Prejudice is a secondary school teacher now". 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". The Independent. Retrieved 3 March 2016. 

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