By Jeff Labrecque
Updated November 17, 2010 at 06:21 PM EST

Oscar-nominated actress Helena Bonham Carter will receive the Richard Harris Award at this December’s British Independent Film Awards. Bonham Carter, who stars in the Harry Potter films, as well as this season’s The King’s Speech, will join Tilda Swinton as the second female winner of the award, named for the famed Irish actor who died in 2002. Bonham Carter was nominated for an Oscar for 1997’s The Wings of the Dove.