Johnny Depp – A Professional Actor as well as A Renowned Producer, Kicked Off His Acting Career in 1984

Who is Johnny Depp?

Johnny Depp is a popular personality in the entertainment industry. He is a professional actor as well as a renowned producer. He has also released some music in his early years.

Johnny Depp

Personal Information

John Christopher Depp II was born on the 9th of June, 1963 on the fourth largest city in the U.S by population, Owensboro, Kentucky. He is the son of John Christopher Depp and Betty Sue Palmer. His father was a civil engineer whereas his mother was a waitress. Furthermore, Depp has three older siblings. His oldest brother is Daniel Depp and he has two more sisters named Christi Dembrowski and Debbie Depp. Christi is also a film producer like himself.

Horoscope and Body Details of Johnny Depp

Depp, also known to fans as Johnny, Mr. Stench or Colonel, is of Gemini horoscope. This 53-year-old actor is 5 feet and 10 inches in height and 172 lbs ( 78 kg) in weight. Furthermore, he has chest sized to 40 inches, waist of 32 inches and biceps of 12 inches. Depp has a beautiful black eye and his natural hair is black. Furthermore, he is an atheist.

Dating and Marriage

Johnny’s first girlfriend known to the public was Lori Anne Allison. He married Lori in 1983 but divorced in 1986. He then dated Sherilyn Fenn, an actress from 1986. The couple also dated for two years and called it quits in 1988. He then had an affair with Jennifer Grey in 1989. Johnny then dated Winona Ryder in 1989 for four years but broke up in 1993. He then had affair with three actresses in 1993, Juliette Lewis, Tatjana Patitz and Peggy Trentini. Johnny started dating Kate Moss, a professional model in 1994. However, they broke up in 1998. In the same year, he dated Vanessa Paradis until 2011. Depp then met Amber Heard in 2012. He married Amber in 2015 but the couple divorced in 2016. Furthermore, Depp has two children, a son named John Christopher Depp III and a daughter named Lily-Rose Melody Depp.

Education of Johnny Depp

Depp attended the Miramar High School located in Miramar, Florida of the US. He did not attend any college for higher education and did not completely graduate from high school as well. He was a high school dropout.

The Career of Johnny Depp

Johnny’s debut movie was A Nightmare on Elm Street, which was released in 1984. He played the role of Glen Lantz in the movie. Then next year, he played in a movie titled Private Resort as Jack Marshall. He then played the role of Lerner in the movie Platoon in 1986. He then took a break for four years and then played the role of Wade Walker in the 1990 movie Cry-Baby. Johnny gained major fame when he played in the movie Edward Scissorhands as the main character in 1990. He quickly gained fame due to his excellent acting.

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In 1991, he played a cameo role in the movie Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare. Two years later, he played the role of Axel Blackmar in the movie Arizona Dream. In the same year, he played in the movies Benny & Joon, and What’s Eating Gilbert Grape as Sam and Gilbert Grape respectively. He also played in a short documentary titled Stuff that year. Furthermore, he played two movies in 1994 titled Ed Wood and Don Juan DeMarco. He again played two movies the next year titled Dead Man and Nick of Time for the roles of William Blake and Gene Watson respectively. Depp then played a cameo role for the 1996 Cannes Man. In 1997, he played two movies titled Donnie Brasco and The Brave. The next year, he played the movies Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and a cameo role in L.A Without a Map.

More About His Career

Furthermore, Johnny played three movies in 1999 titled The Ninth Gate and Dean Corso, The Astronaut’s Wife as Spencer Armacost and Sleepy Hollow as Ichabod Crane. He then played the role of Roux, Bon Bon as Cesar in the movies Chocolat, Before Night Falls and The Man Who Cried in 2000. In 2001, he played the role of Frederick Abberline in From Hell.

Similarly, he played the role of George Jung in Blow the same year. In 2003, Depp played the role of Sheldon Sands in Once Upon a Time in Mexico and also played in the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl as Captain Jack Sparrow. This role is considered one of his most famous roles to date. Johnny played four movies in 2004 titled Happily Ever After, Secret Window, Finding Neverland, and The Libertine. In 2005, he played the role of Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In the same year, he played a voice role of Victor Van Dort in Corpse Bride.

Johnny only played the role of Captain Jack Sparrow in the year 2006 and 2007’s sequel to Pirates of the Caribbean. He then did not play in any movies till 2009. in 2009, he played in Public Enemies as John Dillinger and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus as Tony. In 2010, he played the role of Mad Hatter in the movie Alice in Wonderland. The same year, he played the role of Alexander Pearce in The Tourist. Johnny then played four movies in 2011 titled Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides, The Rum Diary, Rango, and Jack and Jill.

Some More Information

Furthermore, he was also the producer for the movie The Rum Diary. He also produced the movie Hugo along with Martin Scorsese in 2011. In 2012, he played the role of Barnabas Collins in the movie Dark Shadows. He then played in the movie The Lone Ranger, where he was also the executive producer in 2013. He played 3 movies in 2014, titled Transcendence, Tusk, and Into the Woods.  His most recent movie is Waiting for the Barbarians, where he plays the role of Colonel Joll released in 2019. Apart from movies, Depp has also made some television appearances in series like Lady Blue and 21 Jump Street.

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Johnny Depp’s divorce with Amber Heard had brought several controversies along. Heard accused Depp of physically assaulting her. However, an audiotape was released which had Amber talking to Johnny and admitting she hit him and also threw pots and pans at the actor. With this release, a twitter hashtag #JusticeForJohnnyDepp has been trending and many people are supporting Depp.

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