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Helena Bonham Carter and Julie Walters Nominated at BAFTA Awards

May 11, 2010 (3:59 am) GMT
Other 'Harry Potter' stars like Kenneth Branagh, John Hurt and Brendan Gleeson also got a nomination at the Britain's awards show.

"Harry Potter" stars and will battle it out at this year's British Academy (BAFTA) Television Awards after they both received nominations in the Best Actress category. Bonham Carter's turn as beloved author Enid Blyton in "Enid" earned her the honor, while Walters received a double nod in the category - she has been nominated for her role in "Mo", which saw her play British Labor Party politician Mo Mowlam, and drama "A Short Stay in Switzerland".

The actresses, who both appear in the Harry Potter movie franchise, will compete with "" star for her portrayal of Winnie Mandela in "Mrs Mandela". The male acting category is also a battle of the "Harry Potter" stars - ("Wallander"), ("An Englishman in New York") and ("Into the Storm") will go up against ("Small Island") for the Best Actor trophy.

Okonedo also received a nomination in the Best Supporting Actress category for drama "Criminal Justice" - she's up against ("Red Riding 1974"), Lauren Socha ("The Unloved") and ("Cranford"). Featured in the Best Supporting Actor category are ("Small Island"), ("Gracie!"), Gary Lewis ("Mo") and ("Criminal Justice").

's hit TV contest "" will compete with "The Graham Norton Show", "Harry Hill's TV Burp" and "Newswipe with Charlie Brooker" for Best Entertainment Program, while "", "", "" and "" are nominated for Best International Show. The winners will be announced at a star-studded ceremony in London on June 6.


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