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Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

John Christopher Depp II

Birth Date :

June 09, 1963

Birth Place :

Owensboro, Kentucky, USA

Spouse :

Lori Anne Allison (makeup artist, 24-Dec-83 - 7-Mar-86), Amber Heard (actress, since 3-Jan-15)

Claim to fame :

As Officer Thomas Hanson on FOX's "21 Jump Street" (1987-1990)

Biography


American movie star John Christopher Depp III was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963. His father John Christopher Depp was a city engineer and his mother Betty Sue Palmer was a waitress and homemaker. Young Depp was later relocated to Florida soon after the death of his grandfather and there he was raised together with his sisters Debbie and Christi Dembrowski, who in the future is a personal manager; and his older brother D.P. Depp who in present day becomes a screenwriter. A year after his parents divorce at his 16-year-age, Depp dropped out of Loft Studio school in Los Angeles, California, in expectation of becoming a rock musician. In an attempt to follow his dream, he joined a band called The Flame, with whom he toured the Florida nightclub circuit and who at the end dubbed themselves The Kids, preceding their sign up as the opening act on an Iggy Pop tour.

Dreamt of becoming a famous rock band, the Kids moved to Los Angeles, where Depp took a sight job selling ballpoint pens over the phone in order to support himself. Unfortunately, he and his fellow rockers decided to break up and move on their personal life and career in separate ways. Apart from his band break, bigger and better things awaited Depp at the time he got married to makeup artist Lori Allison on December 20, 1983. Their marriage wasn't last longer than two years as in 1985 they split, but it did earn him something precious. By means of which Lori introduced him to Nicolas Cage, who saw star potential in him and thus suggested Depp to give it a shot. Thanks to both persons encounter that the man could get a cast for his feature film debut in the 1984 slasher flick "A Nightmare on Elm Street," a series of horror films that were exceptionally popular in the 1980s. After that the just-now becoming actor got a starring role in the campy "Private Resort" and a second role in the 1986's "Platoon."

Latest News


Johnny Depp's Daughter Lily-Rose Reveals Sexuality by Taking Part in LGBT Project

August 25, 2015 01:45:36 GMT

Lily-Rose Depp, the daughter of actor , addresses her sexuality in an inspiring Instagram post. She appeared in a photo posted by photographer iO Tillett Wright to promote his We Are You: Self Evident Truths project.
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Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper Supergroup Announces Rare U.S. Live Shows

August 12, 2015 17:46:59 GMT

The Hollywood Vampires, the supergroup consisting of , , and Joe Perry, announces a two-night performance at the Roxy in West Hollywood. They are scheduled to take the stage on September 16 and 17 with tickets to go on sale Friday.
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Johnny Depp Keeps His Enemies Close in New 'Black Mass' Trailer

July 31, 2015 07:09:08 GMT

A new trailer for 's upcoming gangster movie "" has arrived for viewing pleasure. While a previous trailer offers a glimpse of Whitey Bulger (Johnny) household, the new video sees how he deals with his enemies.
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Johnny Depp's Wife Amber Heard Faces Charges for Smuggling Dogs Into Australia

July 16, 2015 06:20:13 GMT

and his wife made headlines back in May for allegedly smuggling their pet dogs into Australia. They are now facing a series issue as the consequence since Heard has been summoned to appear in court over the allegations.
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Johnny Depp May Replace Hugh Jackman in 'Collateral Beauty'

July 16, 2015 04:10:37 GMT

Back in May, and were set to team up in indie drama "". Latest news from Deadline, however, says that Jackman is forced to drop out the project and now the producers of the film eye as his replacement.
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Johnny Depp Makes Surprise Visit to Children's Hospital Dressed as Jack Sparrow

July 08, 2015 08:14:49 GMT

made a surprise visit to Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in Brisbane, Australia on Tuesday, July 7. The "Pirates of the Caribbean" actor surprised the sick kids as he arrived at the hospital dressed as his fearless alter ego Jack Sparrow.
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Johnny Depp Lists His French Estate for $26 Million

June 19, 2015 06:27:51 GMT

is selling his estate in the South of France for $26 million. The "" actor spent his vacation with former partner and their two children on the compound several times in the past.
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Amber Heard Is Sizzling Hot on Elle Cover, Finally Talks About Marriage to Johnny Depp

June 10, 2015 07:32:31 GMT

is sizzling hot on the cover of Elle magazine for its July issue. In an accompanying interview with the publication, the "" actress addressed her marriage to for the first time.
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Johnny Depp Named the New Face of Dior's Male Fragrance

June 04, 2015 09:39:49 GMT

has been named the new face of Christian Dior's upcoming male fragrance. Announcing the news, the perfume house debuted the scent's first campaign image on Wednesday, June 3 on its official Instagram.
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Johnny Depp May Face Jail Time for Dogs Breach

May 26, 2015 08:52:09 GMT

was threatened with jail time after he was caught illegally bringing his two pet dogs Pistol and Boo into Australia. The "Pirates of the Caribbean" actor could be sentenced to more than 10 years of imprisonment if he was found guilty.
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New Trailer for Johnny Depp's 'Black Mass' Shows Whitey Bulger's Family

May 23, 2015 04:39:03 GMT

A new trailer for "" has landed online, giving a look at another side of Whitey Bulger (), one of the most notorious gangsters in U.S. history. As a father, he gives his young son some life lessons, though it may not be the best advice for a six-year-old.
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Johnny Depp Will Fly His Dogs Back to the U.S. After Death Threat

May 15, 2015 01:56:22 GMT

will fly back his two Yorkshire terriers, Boo and Pistol, on Thursday night, May 14 after the dogs received death threat in Australia, a source tells E! News. Johnny disobeyed Australia's animal import laws by bringing his dogs into the country without permits or a period in quarantine.
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Johnny Depp's Dogs Facing Euthanasia for Entering Australia Illegally

May 14, 2015 06:46:55 GMT

may have not been more than a month in Australia, but seemingly he has broken the law of the country. The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star got a serious ultimatum from Australia Department of Agriculture as he allegedly snuck his pet dogs, Pistol and Boo, in the airplane he rode as he entered Australia.
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Johnny Depp's Daughter Lily-Rose Depp Lands Her First Modeling Gig

April 24, 2015 09:25:09 GMT

Lily-Rose Depp, the daughter of and , has made her fashion editorial debut in the latest issue of Australia-based magazine Oyster. The 15-year-old girl was photographed in a quintessential L.A. garden by photographer Dana Boulos.
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Johnny Depp Is Terrifying Crime Boss in First 'Black Mass' Trailer

April 24, 2015 02:24:32 GMT

After releasing the first official look at as Whitey Bulger, "" now debuts the first trailer. The video opens with a dinner conversation where the notorious Boston criminal asks his host about the marinade he used for the steak they eat.
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First Official Look at Johnny Depp in 'Black Mass'

April 23, 2015 08:20:58 GMT

The first official still for true-story gangster movie "" arrives online. It shows almost unrecognizable with thinning hair as Boston's notorious crime boss Whitey Bulger. He is seen walking away from a body while carrying a gun in one of his hands.
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First 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' Image Shows Johnny Depp as Hostage

April 22, 2015 01:45:57 GMT

"" debuts the first picture. It shows 's eccentric character being tied up to a big pole by two other pirates. "Captain Jack is back and we're not letting him go," producer Jerry Bruckheimer captioned the image he posted on Twitter.
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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Arrive in Australia Hand-in-Hand Amid Marital Problem Rumors

April 21, 2015 08:27:07 GMT

was seen holding hands with his wife amid rumors of marital problems. Some photos obtained by Mail Online showed Johnny and Amber leaving their private plane hand-in-hand. Both of them wore their wedding bands but Amber didn't sport her engagement ring.
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Amber Heard and Johnny Depp's Marriage 'on the Rocks' Over Her Photographer Friend

April 20, 2015 08:06:54 GMT

and 's marriage is in trouble due to her friendship with photographer Io Tillet Wright, Page Six reports. Sources tell the site that there are already "problems" in Amber and Johnny's marriage since they tied the knot in February.
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Injured Johnny Depp Sports Taped Up Hand When Leaving Australia

March 11, 2015 08:37:42 GMT

has left Australia after it was reported that he injured his hand over the weekend. The actor departed from Brisbane using a private jet on Wednesday, March 11, sporting a taped up hand which was an evidence of the injury.
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Johnny Depp's Hand Injury Won't Delay 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5'

March 11, 2015 03:31:36 GMT

suffered an injury to his hand while in Australia over the weekend for the filming of "". The actor is now returning to the U.S. to have a surgery.
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Johnny Depp Joins Marilyn Manson Onstage During Australian Show

March 02, 2015 09:17:49 GMT

brought out a surprise guest when he played a live gig in Brisbane, Australia recently. The musician excited the crowd attending his show at the city's nightclub The Tivoli when he welcomed on the stage his longtime friend during a performance of "Beautiful People".
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Amber Heard Debuts Wedding Ring in First Post-Wedding Appearance

February 21, 2015 04:01:21 GMT

made her first post-wedding appearance on Friday, February 20. The new wife of debuted her gold wedding ring when attending the unveiling of an ""-themed window at the Temperley Shop in London.
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Johnny Depp Forms Band With Alice Cooper and Joe Perry, Already Scores First Gig

February 16, 2015 02:56:53 GMT

has teamed up with rocker and 's lead guitarist Joe Perry to form a new band called Hollywood Vampires. Cooper himself has confirmed in a post on his website, writing, "Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp have been partners for a while and now with Joe Perry also on Hollywood Vampires, they will 'rock it out' yet once again."
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Pics of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's Bahamas Wedding Surface Online

February 10, 2015 06:05:57 GMT

In the wake of reports that and had another wedding festive in Bahamas over the weekend, a number of photos from the event have made their way onto the internet. PEOPLE has obtained some shots from the intimate nuptials that took place at the actor's private island Little Hall's Pond Cay.
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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Wed Again in Bahamas

February 09, 2015 07:13:21 GMT

Another wedding was on again for high profile couple, and . The two threw another wedding celebration at the actor's private island Little Hall's Pond Cay, in the Bahamas.
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Report: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Officially Married

February 05, 2015 01:54:19 GMT

It looks like and couldn't wait any longer to make their union official as they reportedly legally married on Tuesday, February 3. The celebrity couple got married at Depp's West Hollywood home, a few days earlier before they, as reported by many outlets, were expected to wed this weekend.
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Report: Johnny Depp to Marry Amber Heard in Bahamas

January 30, 2015 22:41:32 GMT

, 51, and , 28, are reportedly going to tie the knot soon. Rumor has it, the "" actor and his beautiful fiancee will exchange wedding vows at his private island Little Hall's Pond Cay in the Bahamas over the February 7-8 weekend. The bride is expected to wear a Stella McCartney dress.
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Johnny Depp Jokes He Was Attacked by 'Chupacabra' After Fighting Illness in Tokyo

January 28, 2015 18:23:23 GMT

says he just recovered from an illness, which forced him to skip a press conference in Tokyo to promote his new movie "". When showing up at a press tour in the capital of Japan the next day, he jokingly explains he had to fight a sinister creature to be able to speak to the reporters.
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Johnny Depp Sparks Amber Heard Wedding Rumors After Spotted With New Ring

January 23, 2015 04:41:49 GMT

has sparked marriage rumors with his fiancee . Johnny was spotted wearing a new gold band on his left ring finger when he attended the premiere of his new flick "" in Los Angeles on Wednesday, January 21.
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