When I think Johnny Depp, I automatically start laughing. This is because of his addictive role in the movie “Pirates of the Caribbean”. He makes it hard not to be completely glued to the TV.
For anybody hearing him for the first time, Johnny Depp is an American actor, producer and musician.
Johnny Depp Full Name: John Christopher Depp II
Johnny Depp Age: 55
Johnny Depp Height (how tall is Johnny Depp): 1.78m
Young Johnny Depp: He was born on June 9th 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky. He has three siblings. When he was 15, his parents divorced and later on his mother remarried
Education: After his parents divorced, he dropped out of Miramar High School a year later to focus on his rock music.
The actor has been married more than once and has 2 children with his partner of four years (1998-2012) Vanessa Paradis.
Johnny Depp wife: He married Lori Allison in 1983 but they divorced in 1985. Later on, he married Amber Heard in 2015 but they also divorced in 2017.
Johnny Depp daughter: Lily Rose Melody Depp born in 1999.
Johnny Depp son: John “Jack” Christopher Depp III born in 2002.
His ex-wife introduced him to Nicholas Cage who encouraged him to pursue a career in acting. He became a teen idol in the ’80s. His first film was in a horror movie called “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 1984. He then starred in the comedy “Private Resort” in 1985. His fame rose highest when he was cast in the television series “21 Jump Street” in 1987. In 1990, his role in the film “Edward Scissorhands” established him as a leading actor in Hollywood.
In 1994, Depp stated that he had been depressed about films and filmmaking. He was given a role in the movie “Ed Wood” which was a biography of an iconic film director. He said the role gave him a chance to have fun and stretch his capabilities. This film earned him a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. He has been described as one of the most prolific actors of his generation.
Johnny Depp Movies
The actor has starred in so many films over the years.
Johnny Depp movies List: The following movies are his best work, from the least to the best.
- Cry Baby – A 1990 musical romantic comedy by John Waters
- Rango – A 2011 animated film where he voices a chameleon.
- Blow – It was adopted from Bruce Potter’s book of 1993.
- Finding Neverland – He played Peter Pan
- What’s eating Gilbert Grape – It was based on the novel by Peter Hedges.
- Fear and loathing in Las Vegas – Based on a novel by Hunter S. Thompson.
- Donnie Brasco – A real-life crime story.
- Pirates of the Caribbean – He acted as a quirky, charming and hilarious captain called Jack Sparrow.
- Edward Scissorhands – It was about an artificial man with a creepy appearance and scissors for hands.
- Ed Wood – It was a biography of a famous filmmaker called Ed Wood.
Johnny Depp Characters
The actor has played so many roles over the years. The following are his most memorable roles;
Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean
Edward in Edward Scissorhands
Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland.
Sweeny Todd in Sweeny Todd: The Demon of Fleet Street.
Ichabod Crane in Sleepy Hollow.
Ed Wood in Ed Wood
Rango in Rango
J.M Barrie in Finding Neverland.
Johnny Depp Tattoos
The actor has 31 tattoos and each has a meaning. The best ones include;
Betty Sue – His mother’s name on his upper left arm.
Wino Forever – It was formerly “Winona Forever” but changed it after they broke up.
Johnny Depp Cologne
The actor has been selling a fragrance for Dior called “Sauvage”. It is for men. The campaign release was in 2015. The actor even dedicated a short film to this fragrance as a form of advertising.
Johnny Depp Networth
In 2019, the actor is estimated to be net worth 200 Million Dollars.
Johnny Depp Instagram: @johnnydeppofficial
Johnny Depp Twitter: he is not yet on twitter apparently.