Johnny Depp

Biography: John Christopher Depp II was born on June 9, 1963, in the town of Owensboro, Kentucky. Not long after Johnny's birth, his family moved to Florida. Johnny got into acting after a visit to LA with his former wife, who introduced him to actor Nicholas Cage who, in turn, introduced him to his agent. Johnny soon made his film debut in 1984's A Nightmare on Elm Street. In 1987, he shot to fame when he replaced Jeff Yagher in the role of undercover cop Tommy Hanson in the popular TV series 21 Jump Street. In 1990, after numerous roles in teen films, the beginnings of a long working relationship and friendship with director Tim Burton came about when he portrayed the title role in Edward Scissorhands. Following the film's success, Johnny 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 rejoining with Burton in the lead role of Ed Wood.
In 1997, Johnny played the undercover FBI agent in the factual based film, Donnie Brasco, opposite Al Pacino; in 1998 he appeared in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and then in 1999 he appeared in the Sci-fi horror, The Astronaut's Wife. The same year, he teamed up once more with Burton in Sleepy Hollow, brilliantly portraying Ichabod Crane.
Johnny has played many characters in his career including another factually based character, Inspector 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) the same year as the marvellous family blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, playing a character that only the likes of Johnny could pull off... Captain Jack Sparrow.
Apart from his on-screen life, Johnny has dated several female celebrities off-screen. He was married to Lori Anderson in 1983 but they divorced in 1985. Currently (2009) Johnny is living with French singer/actress Vanessa Paradis with whom he has two children; a daughter, Lily-Rose Melody Depp, born May 27, 1999 and a son, John Christopher Depp IV, born on April 10, 2002. When Johnny has down time he returns home to France with girlfriend, Vanessa and their two children.

Johnny Depp's Scores

Average career score: 61
Highest Metascore: 83 Corpse Bride
Lowest Metascore: 37 The Astronaut's Wife
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 44
  2. Negative: 3 out of 44
44 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Jul 7, 2017 Captain Jack Sparrow tbd
tbd Alice in Wonderland 2 May 28, 2016 Mad Hatter tbd
tbd Black Mass Sep 18, 2015 Whitey Bulger tbd
tbd Mortdecai Jan 23, 2015 Producer / Charles Mortdecai tbd
tbd Into the Woods Dec 25, 2014 The Wolf / The Wolf tbd
55 Tusk Sep 19, 2014 Guy Lapointe 6.3
65 Lucky Them May 30, 2014 Matthew Smith tbd
56 For No Good Reason Apr 25, 2014 Himself / Himself 10
42 Transcendence Apr 17, 2014 Will / Will / Will Caster 6.2
37 The Lone Ranger Jul 3, 2013 Executive Producer / Tonto / Tonto 6.5
55 Dark Shadows May 11, 2012 Producer / Barnabas Collins / Barnabas Collins 5.7
83 Hugo Nov 23, 2011 Producer 7.4
56 The Rum Diary Oct 28, 2011 Producer / Paul Kemp 6.4
45 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides May 20, 2011 Jack Sparrow 6.3
75 Rango Mar 4, 2011 Rango / Rango/Lars 7.3
37 The Tourist Dec 10, 2010 Frank Taylor 5.2
55 When You're Strange Apr 9, 2010 Narrator 7.7
53 Alice in Wonderland Mar 5, 2010 Mad Hatter 5.6
65 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Dec 25, 2009 Imaginarium Tony #1 6.6
70 Public Enemies Jul 1, 2009 John Dillinger 6.5
73 Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson Jul 4, 2008 Himself - Narrator 7.3
83 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Dec 21, 2007 Sweeney Todd 7.6
79 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten Nov 2, 2007 Himself 7.5
73 When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan Jun 15, 2007 Himself 7.0
50 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End May 25, 2007 Jack Sparrow 5.9
53 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Jul 7, 2006 Jack Sparrow 6.9
78 Deep Sea Mar 3, 2006 Narration 8.8
44 The Libertine Nov 23, 2005 Rochester 6.7
83 Corpse Bride Sep 16, 2005 Victor Van Dort 7.4
72 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Jul 15, 2005 Willy Wonka 6.5