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 And Amber Heard Hearing Postponed, Restraining Order Extended

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Johnny Depp Hearing Postponed Amber Heard

A hearing in Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s restraining order case has been postponed, but the stay-away order has been extended in the meantime. Find out more here.

Amber Heard Denies Johnny Depp’s Claim She Wants To Settle Divorce Out Of Court

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Amber Heard Denies Johnny Depp Divorce Settlement

Amber Heard is denying a claim made by Johnny Depp’s camp earlier on Thursday that she’s willing to settle their divorce out of court. The actress says that her estranged husband’s lawyers are lying because they’re afraid of what she’ll reveal during a trial.

Johnny Depp Claims Amber Heard Wants To Settle Divorce Out Of Court

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Johnny Depp Amber Heard Divorce Settlement Court

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have both now decided that they want to settle their divorce out of court, so their respective lawyers are requesting that a judge postpone Friday’s planned restraining order trial.

Amber Heard Calls Cops On Johnny Depp’s Team For Taking Belongings From House

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Amber Heard Calls Cops Johnny Depp

Amber Heard reportedly called the cops on Johnny Depp’s camp on Monday for collecting the actor’s personal belongings from their Los Angeles home. The actress claims his team’s actions are in violation of the restraining order she has against her estranged husband.

Amber Heard: Johnny Depp Divorce NOT About Money

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Amber Heard Money Johnny Depp Divorce

Amber Heard maintains her divorce battle with Johnny Depp is not about money, despite allegedly refusing to agree to a settlement. Find out more here.

Johnny Depp’s Lawyer Claims Amber Heard Avoiding Deposition

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Johnny Depp Amber Heard Deposition Laura Wasser

Johnny Depp’s lawyer, Laura Wasser, claims that Amber Heard has been avoiding requests for a deposition over her domestic abuse claims. The attorney alleges the actress is evading the legal procedure for fear that she might buckle under the pressure and discredit her own case.

Amber Heard “Wrongly” Arrested For Domestic Violence, Says Ex-Girlfriend Tasya Van Ree

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Tasya Van Ree Responds Amber Heard Arrest

Amber Heard’s ex-girlfriend, Tasya van Ree, said on Wednesday that the actress was “wrongfully accused” of domestic violence when she was arrested in 2009, and insisted that their dispute was “over-sensationalized.”

Benicio Del Toro Defends Johnny Depp: Amber Heard Is ‘Manipulative,’ ‘Twisted’

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Benicio Del Toro Johnny Depp Amber Heard

Benicio Del Toro is the latest celebrity to come to Johnny Depp’s defense following Amber Heard’s domestic abuse allegations. In a new interview, the actor doubts the actress’s claims, describing his friend’s estranged wife as “manipulative” and “twisted.”

Amber Heard Pregnant Report NOT True

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Amber Heard Pregnant Johnny Depp

Amber Heard is NOT pregnant, despite a new tabloid cover story falsely claiming she’s carrying Johnny Depps baby. Gossip Cop can debunk the report.

Amber Heard Friend iO Tillett Wright: Johnny Depp Abused Her, “I Saw Bruises”

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Amber Heard Friend iO Tillett Wright Johnny Depp Abuse

Amber Heard’s friend, photographer iO Tillett Wright, claims she was on the phone with the actress when Johnny Depp allegedly “hit her.” Wright further says she “heard her scream” during the alleged assault and later “saw the bruises” on Heard’s face.

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