Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Wiki

Hellen Bucket first appeared in Roald Dahl's book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and appeared in both adaptions.

She had a brief singing stint in the original Willy Wonka film and was played by Diana Sowle.

In Tim Burton's version, She was played by his favored actress Helena Bonham Carter.

Her Life

Hellen Bucket is the mother of Charlie Bucket, the daughter of Grandpa Joe and Grandma Josephine, the wife of Mr. Bucket (nee Barenett), and the daughter-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Barenett.

She is the cook in the Bucket family and her specialty, well only recipe is cabbage soup.

She is a housewife and takes care of her son, parents and in-laws.

She is kind hearted and very caring of her little boy, Charlie. She loves him with all her heart and even tries to make him eat her food since he’s a growing boy but he refuses.

And as a mother it’s hard to look after a family of seven but she stays positive and hopes for the best.