Johnny Depp

BirthDay:

09 Jun 1963

BirthPlace:

Owensboro, Kentucky, USA

BirthName:

John Christopher Depp II

Bio:

Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood.

He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer.

Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped out of school when he was 15, and fronted a series of music-garage bands, including one named 'The Kids'. However, it was when he married Lori Anne Allison (Lori A. Depp) that he took up the job of being a ballpoint-pen salesman to support himself and his wife. A visit to Los Angeles, California, with his wife, however, happened to be a blessing in disguise, when he met up with actor Nicolas Cage, who advised him to turn to acting, which culminated in Depp's film debut in the low-budget horror film, A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), where he played a teenager who falls prey to dream-stalking demon Freddy Krueger.

In 1987 he shot to stardom when he replaced Jeff Yagher in the role of undercover cop Tommy Hanson in the popular TV series 21 Jump Street (1987).

In 1990, after numerous roles in teen-oriented films, his first of a handful of great collaborations with director Tim Burton came about when Depp played the title role in Edward Scissorhands (1990). Following the film's success, Depp carved a niche for himself as a serious, somewhat dark, idiosyncratic performer, consistently selecting roles that surprised critics and audiences alike. He continued to gain critical acclaim and increasing popularity by appearing in many features before re-joining with Burton in the lead role of Ed Wood (1994). In 1997 he played an undercover FBI agent in the fact-based film Donnie Brasco (1997), opposite Al Pacino; in 1998 he appeared in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), directed by Terry Gilliam; and then, in 1999, he appeared in the sci-fi/horror film The Astronaut's Wife (1999). The same year he teamed up again with Burton in Sleepy Hollow (1999), brilliantly portraying Ichabod Crane.

Depp has played many characters in his career, including another fact-based one, Insp. Fred Abberline in From Hell (2001). He stole the show from screen greats such as Antonio Banderas in the finale to Robert Rodriguez's "mariachi" trilogy, Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003). In that same year he starred in the marvelous family blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), playing a character that only the likes of Depp could pull off: the charming, conniving and roguish Capt. Jack Sparrow. The film's enormous success has opened several doors for his career and included an Oscar nomination. He appeared as the central character in the Stephen King-based movie, Secret Window (2004); as the kind-hearted novelist James Barrie in the factually-based Finding Neverland (2004), where he co-starred with Kate Winslet; and Rochester in the British film, The Libertine (2004). Depp collaborated again with Burton in a screen adaptation of Roald Dahl's novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), and later in Alice in Wonderland (2010) and Dark Shadows (2012).

Off-screen, Depp has dated several female celebrities, and has been engaged to Sherilyn Fenn, Jennifer Grey, Winona Ryder and Kate Moss. He was married to Lori Anne Allison in 1983, but divorced her in 1985. Depp has two children with French singer/actress Vanessa Paradis: Lily-Rose Melody, born in 1999 and Jack, born in 2002. He married actress/producer Amber Heard in 2015.
Filmography

Actor ( 208 credits )

The Invisible Man (2018)
Gnomeo & Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes (2018) Sherlock Gnomes (voice)
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 (2018) Gellert Grindelwald
Murder on the Orient Express (2017) Ratchett
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) Captain Jack Sparrow
LAbyrinth (2017) Russell Poole
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Gellert Grindelwald
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016) Mad Hatter
Yoga Hosers (2016) Guy Lapointe
London Fields (2016)
Black Mass (2015) Whitey Bulger
Mortdecai (2015) Charles Mortdecai
Into the Woods (2014) The Wolf
Tusk (2014) Guy LaPointe (uncredited) (rumored)
Transcendence (2014) Will Caster
The Drunken Peasants (2014)  Himself (archive footage) (1 episode, 2016)
Good Morning Britain (2014)  Himself (archive footage) (1 episode, 2016)
Lucky Them (2013) Matthew Smith
The Lone Ranger (2013) Tonto
Don't Say No Until I Finish Talking: The Story of Richard D. Zanuck (2013) Himself - Interviewee
Movie Guide (2013)  Tonto (1 episode, 2013)
Tie Gang (2013)  Glen Lantz (archive footage) (1 episode, 2014)
Ok! TV (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2016)
For No Good Reason (2012) Himself
Radioman (2012) Himself
CINEMAsuisse: Marc Forster (2012) Himself
Dark Shadows (2012) Barnabas Collins
21 Jump Street (2012) Tom Hanson (uncredited)
Too Young to Die (2012)  Imaginarium Tony 1 (uncredited) (1 episode, 2012)
Vivir de cine (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
Comix from the Underground (2012)  Raoul Duke (archive footage) (1 episode, 2012)
Welcome to the Basement (2012)  Glen Lantz (archive footage) (1 episode, 2015)
Celebrity Style Story (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
Sunset Strip (2012) Himself
Jack and Jill (2011) Himself (uncredited)
The Rum Diary (2011) Kemp
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (2011) Himself (archive footage)
Pearl Jam Twenty (2011) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) Jack Sparrow
Unite for Japan (2011) Himself
Rango (2011) Rango / Lars (voice)
Life's Too Short (2011)  Johnny Depp (1 episode, 2011)
The Tourist (2010) Frank Tupelo
Alice in Wonderland (2010) Mad Hatter
Janela Indiscreta (2010)  Himself (2 episodes, 2010-2012)
Daybreak (2010)  Himself (2 episodes, 2011-2013)
True Crime with Aphrodite Jones (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
In Search of Ted Demme (2010) Himself
Public Enemies (2009) John Dillinger
The Doors: When You're Strange (2009) Narrator (voice)
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009) Imaginarium Tony 1
The 7PM Project (2009)  Himself (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Live from Studio Five (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
ES.TV HD (2009)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)
Taste of Hollywood (2009) Mr. Hayes
Marc Forster - Der Weg zu 007 (2008) Himself
Spisok korabley (2008) (archive footage)
Rock and a Hard Place: Another Night at the Agora (2008) Himself
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (2008) Himself - Narrator
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) Sweeney Todd
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) Jack Sparrow
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007) Himself
The Graham Norton Show (2007)  Himself (2 episodes, 2011)
Xposé (2007)  Himself (4 episodes, 2009-2010)
This American Life (2007) (1 episode, 2008)
Krügers Woche (2007)  Captain Jack Sparrow (uncredited) (3 episodes, 2007)
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness (2007)  Glen Lantz / ... (archive footage) (3 episodes, 2007-2
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
5 Second Movies (2007)  Captain Jack Sparrow / ... (archive footage) (4 episod
Extérieur jour (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
BBC News 8pm Summary (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2015)
An Island's Legacy: Preparing for TT (2007) Himself (archive footage)
When the Road Bends... Tales of a Gypsy Caravan (2006) Himself
Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: Hunter S. Thompson on Film (2006) Himself
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006) Himself (archive footage)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) Jack Sparrow
Deep Sea (2006) Narration (voice)
Close Up (2006)  Actor / ... (1 episode, 2011)
Space Top 10 Countdown (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Corpse Bride (2005) Victor Van Dort (voice)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Willy Wonka
Attack of the Show! (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Made in Hollywood (2005)  Himself (8 episodes, 2010-2014)
20 to 1 (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Cinema mil (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Arts in Context (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
48 Hours: Hard Evidence (2005)  Himself (1 episode, 2012)
The Libertine (2004) Rochester
...And They Lived Happily Ever After (2004) L'inconnu
Finding Neverland (2004) Sir James Matthew Barrie
Secret Window (2004) Mort Rainey
At the Movies (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
CMT Insider (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Planet Voice (2004)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2005-2007)
Le grand journal de Canal+ (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
Omg! Insider (2004)  Himself - Into the Woods (1 episode, 2014)
Inventing Grace, Touching Glory (2003) Himself (archive footage)
Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) Sands
Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003) Himself - Actor
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) Jack Sparrow
Breakfast with Hunter (2003) Himself
MythBusters (2003)  Captain Jack Sparrow (1 episode, 2007)
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Himself - Guest (3 episodes, 2012-2014)
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)  Himself (2 episodes, 2012-2014)
Celebrities Uncensored (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
The Brendan Leonard Show (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Cartaz Cultural (2003)  Himself (2008)
4Pop (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Love Chain (2003)  Himself (archive footage) (1 episode, 2005)
Lost in La Mancha (2002) Himself
All the Love You Cannes! (2002) Himself
HypaSpace (2002)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Secrets of Superstar Fitness (2002)  Himself
Star Boulevard (2002)  Himself (1 episode, 2002)
Go' aften Danmark (2002)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
If I Should Fall from Grace: The Shane MacGowan Story (2001) Himself (music video: "That Woman's Got Me Drinking") (
From Hell (2001) Inspector Frederick Abberline
Blow (2001) George Jung
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
Richard & Judy (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
The Man Who Cried (2000) Cesar
Chocolat (2000) Roux
Before Night Falls (2000) Bon Bon / Lieutenant Victor
Lowell Blues: The Words of Jack Kerouac (2000) Reader
Rove Live (2000)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Ahora (2000)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
The Wright Stuff (2000)  Himself (archive footage) (1 episode, 2015)
Breakfast (2000)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)
The Ninth Gate (1999) Dean Corso
Sleepy Hollow (1999) Ichabod Crane
The Astronaut's Wife (1999) Commander Spencer Armacost
The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation (1999) Jack Kerouac
Family Guy (1999)  Edward Scissorhands (1 episode, 2012)
SpongeBob SquarePants (1999)  Jack Kahuna Laguna (1 episode, 2009)
The Directors (1999)  Ed Wood / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Top Secret (1999)  Himself - Narrator (2 episodes)
L.A. Without a Map (1998) Himself / William Blake (uncredited)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) Raoul Duke
Comme au cinéma (1998)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
God kveld Norge (1998)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
The Brave (1997) Raphael
Cannes Man (1997) Himself
Donnie Brasco (1997) Donnie Brasco / Joseph D. 'Joe' Pistone
King of the Hill (1997)  Yogi Victor (1 episode, 2004)
Corazón de... (1997)  Himself (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996)  Himself (3 episodes, 1997-2000)
Phua Chu Kang (1996)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
The O'Reilly Factor (1996)  Himself - 'Patriot' (segment "Pinheads & Patriots") /
Magacine (1996)  Himself (3 episodes, 2005)
Mundo VIP (1996)  Himself (1 episode, 2000)
E! True Hollywood Story (1996)  Himself (3 episodes, 2002-2008)
Dead Man (1995) William Blake
Nick of Time (1995) Gene Watson
E! Live from the Red Carpet (1995)  Himself (2 episodes, 2008-2016)
Ed Wood (1994) Ed Wood
Don Juan DeMarco (1994) Don Juan
The Vicar of Dibley (1994)  Johnny Depp (1 episode, 1999)
Inside the Actors Studio (1994)  Himself (1 episode, 2002)
Extra (1994)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
The Fast Show (1994)  Customer in suit store (1 episode, 2000)
Bravo Profiles (1994)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
Taff (1994)  Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Arizona Dream (1993) Axel Blackmar
What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) Gilbert Grape
Benny & Joon (1993) Sam
Late Show with David Letterman (1993)  Himself / ... (8 episodes, 2006-2014)
GMTV (1993)  Himself (2 episodes, 2005-2010)
HBO First Look (1992)  Himself (6 episodes, 2001-2009)
Getaway (1992)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Punkt 12 (1992)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Gomorron (1992)  Himself (archive footage) (1 episode, 2009)
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) Guy on TV (as Oprah Noodlemantra)
Charlie Rose (1991)  Himself - Guest / ... (3 episodes, 1998-2013)
E! News (1991)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Edward Scissorhands (1990) Edward Scissorhands
Cry-Baby (1990) Cry-Baby
The Making of 'Cry Baby' (1990) Cry Baby
Broadway Beat (1990)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
Troldspejlet (1989)  Gilbert Grape / ... (2 episodes, 1994-2010)
This Morning (1988)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
Inside Edition (1988)  Himself (archive footage) (1 episode, 2014)
21 Jump Street (1987)  Officer Tom Hanson (82 episodes, 1987-1990)
Biography (1987)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2000-2004)
CBS This Morning (1987)  Himself (1 episode, 1993)
Platoon (1986) Lerner
The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986)  Himself (2 episodes, 2004-2011)
Private Resort (1985) Jack
American Masters (1985)  Narrator (1 episode, 2009)
Lady Blue (1985)  Lionel Viland (1 episode, 1985)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Glen Lantz
Gran premio internazionale della TV (1984)  Himself - Winner (1 episode, 1997)
Cinema 3 (1984)  Himself (5 episodes, 1994-2011)
Showbiz Today (1984)  Himself (2 episodes, 1995)
Hotel (1983)  Rob Cameron (1 episode, 1987)
Today (1982)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Himself (23 episodes, 2007-2014)
20 heures le journal (1981)  Himself (1 episode, 1999)
CBS News Sunday Morning (1979)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
20/20 (1978)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
The South Bank Show (1978)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
La nuit des Césars (1976)  Himself - César d'honneur (1 episode, 1999)
Good Morning America (1975)  Himself (2 episodes, 1990-2007)
Film '72 (1971)  Himself (5 episodes, 2004-2008)
Hey Hey, It's Saturday (1971)  Himself (1 episode, 1994)
Today (1952)  Himself / ... (5 episodes, 1993-2014)
The Libertine (0)
Moose Jaws (0) Guy Lapointe (rumored)

Producer ( 7 credits )

Mortdecai (2015) producer
LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 (2014) executive producer
The Lone Ranger (2013) executive producer
Dark Shadows (2012) producer
The Rum Diary (2011) producer
Hugo (2011) producer
Tom's Dad (0) producer

Writer ( 1 credit )

The Brave (1997) (screenplay) and

Director ( 2 credits )

Untitled Keith Richards Documentary (2016)
The Brave (1997)

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