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
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.
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Johnny Depp's Scores

Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 92 Platoon
Lowest Metascore: 23 Yoga Hosers
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 55
  2. Negative: 7 out of 55
55 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
92 Platoon Feb 6, 1987 Lerner 8.2
83 Corpse Bride Sep 16, 2005 Victor Van Dort 8.0
83 Hugo Nov 23, 2011 Producer 7.7
83 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Dec 21, 2007 Sweeney Todd 7.6
80 Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin Feb 13, 2004 Himself 7.9
79 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten Nov 2, 2007 Himself 7.6
78 Deep Sea Mar 3, 2006 Narration 8.4
78 A Nightmare on Elm Street Nov 16, 1984 Glen Lantz 8.8
76 Donnie Brasco Feb 28, 1997 Donnie Brasco/Joseph D. 'Joe' Pistone 3.2
75 Rango Mar 4, 2011 Rango / Rango/Lars 7.6
75 Funny or Die Presents: Donald Trump's the Art of the Deal: The Movie Feb 10, 2016 Donald J. Trump 4.6
74 Edward Scissorhands Dec 7, 1990 Edward Scissorhands 8.8
73 When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan Jun 15, 2007 Himself 7.8
73 What's Eating Gilbert Grape Mar 4, 1994 Gilbert Grape 7.0
73 Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson Jul 4, 2008 Himself - Narrator 7.6
72 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Jul 15, 2005 Willy Wonka 6.6
70 Public Enemies Jul 1, 2009 John Dillinger 7.2
70 Ed Wood Sep 28, 1994 Ed Wood 6.5
69 Into the Woods Dec 25, 2014 The Wolf / The Wolf / Wolf 6.0
68 Black Mass Sep 18, 2015 Whitey Bulger / James 'Whitey' Bulger / Whitey Bulger 7.7
67 Finding Neverland Nov 12, 2004 Sir James Matthew Barrie 7.9
66 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Nov 18, 2016 Cast / Gellert Grindelwald 7.3
66 The Source Oct 15, 1999 Jack Kerouac 8.5
65 Lucky Them May 30, 2014 Matthew Smith 6.4
65 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Dec 25, 2009 Imaginarium Tony #1 7.1
65 Sleepy Hollow Nov 19, 1999 Ichabod Crane 8.8
63 Don Juan DeMarco Apr 7, 1995 Don Juan 7.6
63 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Jul 9, 2003 Jack Sparrow 8.8
62 Dead Man May 10, 1996 William Blake 7.3
58 ...And They Lived Happily Ever After Apr 8, 2005 L'inconnu 6.6

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