Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp's Biography
Johnny Depp


Johnny Depp, everyone’s favourite actor, is a man with many talents. He has played several, diverse roles in many films. The actor is one of the most known stars around the world, especially for his role as Jack Sparrow in Pirate of the Caribbean franchise. However, Depp’s career took a turn after his legal battle with his ex-wife Amber Heard. The actor lost several contracts and also believed that Hollywood is “boycotting” him. Nonetheless, his fans know him for his sheer talent.


Johnny Depp’s then-wife Lori-Ann Allison introduced the actor to Nicolas Cage, who advised him to pursue a career in acting. Depp made his debut in 1984’s Nightmare on Elm Street. He then played a role in Private Resort in 1985. In the next year, he appeared in Oliver Stone’s Platoon. Since then, Depp became a teen idol in the late 1980s, when he starred in the Fox TV series 21 Jump Street.

In 1990, he appeared in Cry-Baby and the film became a classic over the years. Depp also played a role in Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands. He was cast alongside Dianne Wiest and Winona Ryder. The film became a commercial success and a critical one too. For the preparation of his role, he watched Charlie Chaplin films, which paid off.

The actor had a brief cameo in Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare in 1991. In 1993, Johnny Depp appeared in three films. First, it was Benny and Joon, which became a sleeper hit. It was followed by LasseHallstrom’s What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, in which he played a role alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Juliette Lewis. The film did not perform well commercially but received praise from critics.

His third film of that year was Arizona Dream, which also received positive reviews. In 1994, Depp reunited with Tim Burton for Ed Wood. The film did extremely well and Depp was praised for his acting. In the following year, the actor starred opposite Marlon Brando in the box office hit Don Juan DeMarco. His next film of that year was Dead Man, which was not a commercial success.

Depp’s final film of that year was Nick of Time, which was a critical and commercial failure. In 1997, Johnny Depp played a role alongside Al Pacino in Donnie Brasco. It was said that the film was Depp’s one of the finest performances. In the same year, he directed, wrote and starred in The Brave. The film received bad reviews, so much so that the actor decided not to release the film in the United States.

In 1998, he played a role in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, which was a box office failure. He also made a cameo in L.A. Without a Map, in the same year. In 1999, Depp appeared in The Astronaut’s Wife which was a flop. It was followed by Roman Polanski’s The Ninth Gate, which was moderately successful. His last film of that year was Tim Burton’s Sleepy Hollow which was a commercial and critical success.

In 2000, Depp appeared in The Man Who Cried, which was not successful. After that, he played a role in the critically acclaimed film Before Night Falls. His next film was Chocolat, which was critically and commercially successful. In 2001, he appeared in Blow, which underperformed at the box office. He played his next role in From Hell which also received mixed reviews.

In 2003, Depp starred in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, which was a major box office success. After that, Depp’s Jack Sparrow became extremely famous. His other film of that year was Once Upon A Time in Mexico, which was a moderate success but received positive reviews. Johnny Depp’s next film was Secret Window in 2004. The movie was moderately successful and received mixed reviews.

In 2004, he also played a role in The Libertine, which received mostly negative reviews. Her other film of that year was Finding Neverland, which received positive reviews. Depp also made a cameo in Happily Ever After in 2004. The next year, Johnny Depp appeared as Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The movie was extremely successful.

In 2005, the actor appeared in Corpse Bride, which was another successful added to his name. In 2006, Depp appeared as Jack Sparrow once again in Dead Man’s Chest and in 2007’s At World’s End. Both of these films were a major success. He also played the role of Sweeney Todd in the musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The film earned him more success and praise.

In 2009, Johnny Depp played a role in Public Enemies, which became commercially successful. His second film of that year was, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, which he appeared in alongside Jude Law and Colin Farrell. In 2010, Depp played a role in Alice in Wonderland. Despite the mixed reviews, the film became a box office hit. His second release of that year was The Tourist, in which he starred opposite Angelina Jolie. The film became a commercial hit.

In 2011, he played a role in Rango, which was another commercial success. His second film of that year was another success. The next part of Pirates of the Caribbean was On Stranger Tides, which became a box office hit. He also played a role in The Rum Diary which received mixed reviews. It is here when he met Amber Heard, whom he married and got divorced in a couple of years.

Johnny Depp also played a role in Hugo which became a major hit and won several award nominations to the actor. He also had a cameo in Adam Sandler’s Jack and Jill. In 2012, Johnny Depp was one of the biggest film stars and was listed by the Guinness World Records as the world’s highest-paid actor. Depp appeared in 21 Jump Street and starred in Dark Shadows. The film did not do well, despite the actor’s fame.

In 2013, he starred in The Lone Ranger which did not do well. The film raised controversy and was a box office bomb. His next film was Transcendence in 2014, which was another commercial failure. His other role in that year was in The Wolf, musician adaptation Into the Woods and Tusk. In 2015, he appeared in Mortdecai, opposite Gwyneth Paltrow,

The film was a failure, both critically and commercially. His second release of that year was Black Mass. Critics called it Depp’s one of the best performances. His next film was London Fields, alongside Amber Heard. The first film of the actor in 2016 was Yoga Hosers, alongside his daughter Lily-Rose Depp.

Johnny Depp’s next film was Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie, which earned him praise. He next appeared in Alice Through the Looking Glass in 2016, which was a major flop. In the same year, he appeared in Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them. It was announced that he will appear in the next instalment of the film. In 2017, Depp played a role in The Black Ghiandola.

In the same year, he played the role of Jack Sparrow in Dead Men Tell No Tales. The film did not do as well as the others. He also appeared in Murder on the Orient Express, which did not do well either. In 2018, Depp voiced the character Gnomeo& Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes. He also played a role in City of Lies, which did well.

Johnny Depp’s next film was Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The actor received criticism from fans due to domestic violence allegations against the actor. Disney dropped Johnny Depp from the franchise after that film. His only release in 2019 was Waiting for the Barbarians. In 2020, he appeared in Minamata, which did well, and the actor received praise from critics. Recently, the actor said that he was being “boycotted” by the Hollywood industry.

Date of Birth: 9th June, 1963

Height: 5’9”

Weight: 78kg


1984: A Nightmare on Elm Street

1985: Private Resort

1986: Platoon

1990: Cry-Baby, Edward Scissorhands

1991: Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare

1993: Arizona Dream, Benny &Joon, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?

1994: Ed Wood

1995: Don Juan DeMarco, Dead Man, Nick of Time

1996: Cannes Man

1997: Donnie Brasco, The Brave

1998: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, L.A. Without a Map, The Ninth Gate

1999: The Astronaut’s Wife, Sleepy Hollow

2000: Chocolat, Before Night Falls, The Man Who Cried

2001: Blow, From Hell

2003: Once Upon A Time In Mexico, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

2004: Happily Ever After, Secret Window, Finding Neverland, The Libertine

2005: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Corpse Bride

2006: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

2007: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

2009: Public Enemies, TheImaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

2010: Alice in Wonderland, The Tourist

2011: Rango, , Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, The Rum Diary, Hugo, Jack and Jill

2012: 21 Jump Street, Dark Shadows

2013: The Lone Ranger, Lucky Them

2014: Transcendence, Tusk, Into the Woods

2015: Mortdecai, Black Mass

2016: Yoga Hosers, Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them

2017: The Black Ghiandola, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Murder on the Orient Express

2018: Sherlock Gnomes, London Fields, Fantastic Beasts and The Crimes of Grindewald , The Professor, City of Lies

2019: Waiting for the Barbarians

2020: Minamata


Golden Globes for Best Actor- Motion Picture Drama, Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding

Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Empire Awards for Best Actor

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In 2019, Johnny Depp sued his ex-wife Amber Heard for defamation over an op-ed she wrote about her alleged physical abuse by the actor. The two got into a legal battle after their divorce.


Q. Does Johnny Depp have kids?

A. Johnny Depp has two kids, Lily-Rose Depp and Jack Depp

Q. What is Johnny Depp’s net worth?

A. As per the reports, Johnny Depp’s net worth is $150 million.

Q. What is Johnny Depp’s latest film?

A. Johnny Depp’s latest film is Minamata.

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