Johnny Depp



Actor Date of Birth: June 9, 1963


John Christopher “Johnny” Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild award for Best Actor.

Depp rose to prominence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol. Turning to film, he played the title character of Edward Scissorhands (1990), and later found box office success in films such as Sleepy Hollow (1999), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), and Rango (2011). He has collaborated with director and friend Tim Burton in seven films, including Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) and Alice in Wonderland (2010). Depp has gained acclaim for his portrayals of people such as Edward D. Wood, Jr., in Ed Wood, Joseph D. Pistone in Donnie Brasco, Hunter S. Thompson in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, George Jung in Blow, and the bank robber John Dillinger in Michael Mann’s Public Enemies.

Films featuring Depp have grossed over $2.6 billion at the United States box office and over $6 billion worldwide. He has been nominated for top awards many times, winning the Best Actor Awards from the Golden Globes for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and from the Screen Actors Guild for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. He also has garnered a sex symbol status in American cinema, being twice named as the Sexiest man alive by People magazine in 2003 and 2009.



Place of Birth: Owensboro, Kentucky, USA

5ft 2″




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JK Rowling has defended Johnny Depp's casting in Fantastic Beasts. Is it time we moved on?
JK Rowling has defended Johnny Depp's casting in Fantastic Beasts. Is it time we moved on?

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Last week JK Rowling issued a statement defending the casting of Johnny Depp in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts. Rowling, who is clearly A Good Thing, has spoken out frequently in defence of women. Depp, on the other hand, is decidedly A Debatable Thing...

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JK Rowling Defends Johnny Depp's Fantastic Beasts Casting After Amber Heard Abuse Claims
JK Rowling Defends Johnny Depp's Fantastic Beasts Casting After Amber Heard Abuse Claims

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The 52-year-old author broke her silence on the controversy Thursday, writing on her website that she and “everyone most closely involved in the franchise” were “deeply concerned” when reports of Depp's alleged abuse were first published. Heard had...

Amber Heard Responds To JK Rowling's Defense Of Casting Johnny Depp
Amber Heard Responds To JK Rowling's Defense Of Casting Johnny Depp

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Amber Heard broke her silence after Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling released statements on Thursday defending the choice to keep Johnny Depp in the upcoming “Fantastic Beasts” film even after criticism from the author's fans. That same day, Heard, who...

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