Thursday, November 1, 2007

Crispin Bonham-Carter
Crispin Bonham-Carter (b. 23rd September, 1969) is an English actor and a distant cousin of Helena Bonham Carter. He is the son of Peter Bonham-Carter and Clodagh Greenwood. He graduated from the University of St Andrews, Scotland in 1992.
He is well-known for his role as Mr. Bingley in BBC's Pride and Prejudice in 1995. The previous year he had starred in the TV sitcom Honey for Tea.
He played a small role in Bridget Jones's Diary, a modern-day version of Pride and Prejudice; he can be seen in the scene in which Bridget first enters the book launch party. He is to the left as she walks up to a group of 3 men.
He also appeared on Season 4 of Absolutely Fabulous. He played a posh gardener named Jago Balfour who recited Latin plant names to Edina. Julia Sawalha, who played Lydia in Pride and Prejudice, appeared opposite him in her role as Saffy. Saffy commissioned Jago to redesign the back garden.
He is married to Katherine Julian Dawnay. They have four children: Kit, Arthur (17 March 1997), Stanley (21 April 2002) and Frank (12 January 2006).
He has a sunburst tattoo on his upper right arm.
Crispin Bonham-Carter

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