Johnny Depp

Born John Christopher “Johnny” Depp II on June 9, 1963, the actor’s foray into showbiz began with an interest in music. He played in bands throughout the 1980s before segueing into acting.

His first major screen role came in 1984’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” before scoring a leading part in the television series “21 Jump Street.” The show gave Depp teen idol status, which he played up in the movie “Cry-Baby.”

In 1990, Depp starred in “Edward Scissorhands,” which marked his first of many collaborations with filmmaker Tim Burton, and his first Golden Globe nomination. He received critical acclaim for the project, as well as for “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” which followed three years later, along with “Benny & Joon,” which gave him his second Globe nod.

Depp scored his third Golden Globe nomination for 1994’s “Ed Wood,” and steadily worked throughout the rest of the 1990s in movies like “Donnie Brasco” and “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.” His career got a major boost in 2003 with “Pirates of the Caribbean.” Depp’s turn as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Disney action-adventure flick, and its sequels, has become one of his most iconic roles, and the original movie led to a Best Actor Oscar nomination.

A second Academy Award nod came for “Finding Neverland,” followed by another Golden Globe nomination after the 2005 release of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” In 2007, Depp finally won a Golden Globe, which was given for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for “Sweeney Todd.” The part also earned Depp a third Oscar nomination.

Subsequent films included “Alice in Wonderland” and “The Tourist,” which led to more Golden Globes nominations, and the animated “Rango.” Depp, however, began struggling at the box office, with movies like “The Lone Ranger” and “Transcendence,” which were considered financial failures.

In 2014, he was part of the ensemble cast of “Into The Woods,” but still struggled to draw moviegoers on his own in early 2015 with “Mortdecai.” Upcoming films starring Depp include “Black Mass,” based on the real-life Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger, an “Alice in Wonderland” sequel, and another “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie.

Depp was briefly married to Lori Anne Allison in the 1980s when he was a musician. He went on to have engagements with Jennifer Grey, Sherilyn Fenn, and Winona Ryder, followed by a four-year romance with Kate Moss. In 1998, he embarked on a long-term relationship with Vanessa Paradis, and they later welcomed two children, Jack and Lily-Rose.

After 14 years together, the couple split in 2012, and Depp began dating his “The Rum Diary” co-star Amber Heard. Depp and Heard got engaged in early 2014, and the two later married in February 2015.

Johnny Depp Parodies Donald Trump In “Art Of The Deal” Movie For Funny Or Die

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Johnny Depp Parodies Donald Trump Funny or Die Video

Johnny Depp parodies Donald Trump in a faux TV movie for Funny or Die. Watch here!

Johnny Depp Wants Amber Heard To End Friendship With James Franco?

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Johnny Depp did NOT tell wife Amber Heard to stop being friends with James Franco, despite a completely made-up tabloid report. Gossip Cop can exclusively bust this claim.

Amber Heard: I’m Pleading Not Guilty To Dog Smuggling Charges In Australia

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Amber Heard Charges Dogs Australia

Amber Heard will return to Australia next year to fight charges that she allegedly smuggled her two dogs into the country. The model and actress wife of Johnny Depp said in a statement on Monday that her lawyer will plead not guilty on her behalf.

“Alice Through The Looking Glass” Trailer: Johnny Depp Returns To Wonderland – WATCH!

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Alice Through Looking Glass Trailer


Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska return to Wonderland in the first trailer for the Disney sequel Alice Through the Looking Glass. Watch the trippy new preview here!

Johnny Depp: We Smuggled “Other Things” Into Australia, Not Dogs (VIDEO)

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Johnny Depp denied he and his wife Amber Heard smuggled their two dogs, Pistol and Boo, into Australia, but the handsome star did slyly note, “There might have been other things smuggled.” Watch the video here!

Johnny Depp: “I Killed My Dogs And Ate Them” (VIDEO)

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Johnny Depp Kills Eats Dogs


Johnny Depp joked about killing his dogs and eating them during a press conference at the Venice Film Festival on Friday. His wisecrack was in reference to the recent controversy surrounding the actor illegally smuggling his two dogs, Pistol and Boo, into Australia. Watch the video here!

“Black Mass” Full Trailer: Watch Johnny Depp As Boston Gangster Whitey Bulger (VIDEO)

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Johnny Depp stars as Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger in the new full-length trailer for Black Mass. Watch the video here!

Amber Heard Faces 10 Years In Prison In Australia For Illegally Importing Her And Johnny Depp’s Dogs

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Amber Heard has been charged in Australia with two counts of illegally importing her and Johnny Depp’s dogs, Boo and Pistol, and one count of producing a false document, the Commonwealth Department of Public Prosecutions announced Thursday. The model and actress could face up to 10 years in prison and be fined $75,000. Heard is slated to appear before a judge on September 7.

Johnny Depp Visits Children’s Hospital In Australia Dressed As Jack Sparrow (PHOTOS)

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Johnny Depp visited sick kids at Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia on Tuesday dressed as his Pirates Of The Caribbean character Captain Jack Sparrow. See the photos here!

Johnny Depp Could Face 10 Years In Prison For Dog Smuggling Incident In Australia

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Johnny Depp faces jail time

Johnny Depp could face 10 years in prison or a fine of $265,000 in Australia for illegally smuggling his two dogs, Pistol and Boo, into the country earlier this month. The possible punishment was discussed during an Australian Senate committee hearing on Monday. Find out more here.

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