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Johnny Depp was one of Hollywood’s best-known actors. As a music producer, Depp also has worn the hat of a movie star.

Johnny Depp started as a young idol, appearing in the TV series 21 Jump Street. Stellar performances in films like Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (and its sequels), Sleepy Hollow, and Alice in Wonderland propelled Johnny Depp to the top ranks of the world’s film stars.

This actor raked in a staggering $75 million, landing him a spot in the 2012 Guinness World Records as the highest-paid actor. Johnny Depp received the prestigious Disney Legend award and even has his own production company, Infinitum Nihil. Additionally, he’s known for his work in music videos.

Early Life:

Johnny Depp was formed in Owensboro Kentucky on June 9,63. John Christopher Depp’s father was a civil engineer, and Elizabeth “Betty Sue Wells was his waitress mother. He is the youngest among four siblings: Danny Dembrowski; Christi Dembrowski; and Deborah.

Johnny Depp dropped out at age 15, the same time his parents split up. Then, after marrying Lori Allison in 1997, he began selling ballpoints and joined various music bands. It was Lori who, while he was on vacation in Los Angeles California, suggested that he take up acting.

Personal Life:

John Depp and Lori Anne Allison divorced each other in 1985. In the late 1980s, he began dating Jennifer Grey and Sherilyn. None of these relationships last. Winona, the co-star of Edward Scissorhands in 1990 was proposed to by him. The tattoo Winona forever was also on her right arm. Depp had to deal with the end of that relationship.

Depp began to date English supermodel Kate Moss following his split from Ryder. This was in 1994. They were together for four years before splitting up in 1998. Vanessa Paradis is the French actress/singer he was romantically linked to in 1998. With her, he has two children – Lily-Rose Melody Depp III and John Jack Christopher Depp IV. Depp, who was handsome, began dating Amber Heard after the two split up in 2012. He then married Amber Heard at a later date in 2015. They separated in 2012. After that, Depp began dating model Amber Heard and eventually married her in 2015.

Movie Career:

Depp’s acting debut was in the relatively low-budget 1984 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street. He gained fame only when he played the undercover policeman Tommy Hanson on the hit TV show 21 Jump Street. Johnny played in Cry Baby in 1990. Although it wasn’t commercially successful at the time, the film went on to become a cult classic in the years following. Tim Burton and Johnny Depp’s first collaboration kicked off in 1990 with the release of the movie Edward Scissorhands. Johnny Depp was able to do several dark, intense, and unique roles as a result of the popularity of the movie. In 1994, he played the lead role in Tim Burton’s Ed Wood and received critical acclaim for it. The film earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

In 1995, he starred opposite Marlon Brando in Don Juan DeMarco. The movie was a commercial success. Depp starred with Al Pacino, in what was hailed as his best performance, Donnie Brasco. The movie went on to be a huge commercial success. He also acted in the film The Brave. Known for his flamboyant fashion, actor Johnny Depp reunited with director Tim Burton in 1999 to star as Ichabod Crane in the historical film Sleepy Hollow. Johnny Depp portrayed Captain Jack Sparrow, a comical character in the Walt Disney Pictures film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Johnny Depp played a key role in this movie which was an enormous success. Depp received two Academy Award nominations as Best Actor, for both his performances in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl & Finding Neverland.

Depp’s portrayal of Willy Wonka, in Tim Burton’s British-American musical fantasy Charlie and the Chocolate Factory from 2005 resulted him in receiving another Golden Globe Award nod. The famous Depp and Burton collaboration translated into good box office numbers. Depp voiced Victor Van Dort, a character in Tim Burton’s 2005 animated film Corpse Bride. Johnny Depp played Jack Sparrow again in the sequels Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Mans Chest (2007) and Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides (2009). Depp had to prepare a great deal for the role of the murderous barber Sweeney Todd, in 2007’s musical horror Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Tim Burton returned to direct the film, and Johnny Depp scored a second Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. Johnny Depp also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

Johnny Depp next starred in Burton’s fantasy Alice in Wonderland (2010). In 2011, the actor voiced the title character of the animated comedy action film Rango. The Rum Diary was his first film for Depp’s production company. It had been adapted by Hunter S. Thompson from the novel with the same title. In 2012, Depp’s production company released Dark Shadows by Tim Burton. He rode his Hollywood success to strong performances in films like The Lone Ranger (2013) and Black Mass (2015). He then garnered praise for his portrayal of businessman-turned-politician Donald Trump in the 2016 movie Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie. In 2017, he reprised the role of Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean’s Dead Men Tell No Tales. Murder on the Orient Express (2017) is one of his other films. Other releases include Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018, The Professor (2018, City of Lies (2018, Waiting for the Barbarians – 2019), and Minamata (2020).

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