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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."

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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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Johnny Depp Accompanied by Amber Heard at 'Mortdecai' London Premiere

January 20, 2015 06:37:11 GMT

held hands with his fiancee when attending the London premiere of his movie "". Sporting a black suit at the event, Depp was all smiles when posing on the red carpet with Heard who also sported a black suit and matching loose pants at the January 19 event.
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Johnny Depp Causes Explosion in International Trailer of 'Mortdecai'

December 25, 2014 06:25:30 GMT

's shenanigans continues in a U.K. trailer for "". The comedy which centers on a spy who heavily relies on his good looks, special charm and not much else has dropped the new trailer seeing Depp's character getting in troubles such as being hit, losing a duel against a bad guy and causing an explosion during a mission.
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Johnny Depp Does 'Not Give a F**k' About His Latest Box Office Flops

November 27, 2014 23:05:56 GMT

refuses to be bound by acting guides. The actor said in an interview that he had freed himself from a personal burden of caring too much about his acting after adapting Marlon Brando's philosophy.
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Mike Myers Reacts to Johnny Depp's Drunk Speech at 2014 Hollywood Film Awards

November 16, 2014 13:04:59 GMT

is amused by 's bizarre speech when introducing his documentary ": The Legend of Shep Gordon" at the 18th annual Hollywood Film Awards. He called it "very rock and roll, which is very appropriate for Shep Gordon."
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Johnny Depp Introduces the Characters in New 'Mortdecai' Trailer

November 12, 2014 01:56:15 GMT

The second trailer of "" reveals more of the eccentric side in 's character as well as the plot. Turns out Mortdecai is assigned to track down a painting which is stolen to fund terrorist activities.
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Video: Johnny Depp Plays Guitar for Marilyn Manson at California Concert

November 03, 2014 02:23:07 GMT

made a surprise appearance at 's concert on Halloween. The Jack Sparrow in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies excited fans at the Roxy in West Hollywood, California when he showed up onstage and played the guitar as the rocker played his 1990s hit "Beautiful People".
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'Into the Woods' First Looks Unveil Johnny Depp's Wolf

October 23, 2014 02:55:18 GMT

The cast of "" graces the cover of Entertainment Weekly magazine this week. is seen for the first time as the big bad Wolf in the musical fantasy film, sharing the cover with young actress Lilla Crawford who portrays Red Riding Hood.
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Johnny Depp and Daughter Lily-Rose Tapped for Kevin Smith's 'Yoga Hosers'

August 20, 2014 05:59:41 GMT

's next project "", a follow-up to his upcoming horror flick "", has found its main cast members. and his daughter Lily-Rose Depp are confirmed to star in the action adventure film. Smith's own daughter Harley Quinn Smith also plays a role in the movie.
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Johnny Depp Is the Eccentric 'Mortdecai' in Comedy's First Trailer

August 13, 2014 04:03:32 GMT

tackles yet another eccentric character in his new movie "", which first trailer has just been released ahead of the early 2015 premiere. Playing the titular character, Depp is described as a "debonair art dealer and part-time rogue."
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'Into the Woods' Trailer Introduces Fairytale Characters and Their 'Wish'

August 01, 2014 01:28:41 GMT

The fabled characters like Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Red Riding Hood are brought together in a crossover movie "" which just got a trailer. While not any of the song from this Rob Marshal-directed musical is played, a lot of "wish" is said. The warning bell is, "Be careful with what you wish for."
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New 'Into the Woods' Images Show Anna Kendrick's Cinderella and Johnny Depp's Big Bad Wolf

July 31, 2014 02:19:21 GMT

First official look at and in Disney's upcoming musical fantasy film "" is unleashed. The "" actress will play Cinderella and the "Pirates the Caribbean" actor will portray the infamous wolf from Red Riding Hood tale.
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Casting News: Robert De Niro Joins 'Idol's Eye', Johnny Depp Negotiating for Houdini Film

May 28, 2014 04:26:33 GMT

is officially on board Olivier Assayas' "". The veteran actor is to star opposite "" alum in the "sophisticated" indie heist action thriller which plot remains under wraps.
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First Look at Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger in 'Black Mass'

May 18, 2014 22:08:14 GMT

was almost unrecognizable when spotted on the set of his new movie "". He was spotted in Boston, Massachusetts wearing a bald cap with thin blond hair to portray Whitey Bulger in the true-story movie.
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Johnny Depp Says Amber Heard Is Not Pregnant

April 05, 2014 05:53:45 GMT

has denied rumors suggesting that he and his 27-year-old fiancee are expecting a child. In an interview with "" show aired on Friday, April 4, mentioned the baby rumor, saying, "I feel a little guilty for asking this, but there is a story out there [today] that you guys are expecting."
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Johnny Depp Says Amber Heard Is a 'Wonderful Girl'

April 04, 2014 02:05:44 GMT

talked about engagement and gushed over his fiancee in an interview with "" show, which will air on Friday, March 4. Speaking to , the Captain Jack Sparrow depicter in "" said, "She's a wonderful girl."
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Johnny Depp Confirms Amber Heard Engagement: My 'Chick's Ring' Is a 'Dead Giveaway'

April 01, 2014 04:49:58 GMT

confirmed engagement to when he made appearance in Beijing on Monday, March 31 to promote his latest flick "", which also stars and . As reported by The Associated Press, Depp was asked by a journalist whether he was engaged to his model girlfriend.
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Dakota Johnson in Talks to Play Johnny Depp's Love Interest in Whitey Bulger Film

March 22, 2014 03:44:18 GMT

could star in "" after she's done with "". According to a scoop from Deadline, the Anastasia Steele depicter is in negotiations to play a love interest to 's Whitey Bulger in the true-story pic.
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Johnny Depp Gets Special Honor at 2014 Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards

February 17, 2014 08:13:32 GMT

was a special honoree at the 11th annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards. "" star receives first-time Distinguished Artisan Award during the ceremony at the Paramount Theatre on Saturday, February 15 in Los Angeles.
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Johnny Depp Supports Fiancee Amber Heard at '3 Days to Kill' Premiere

February 14, 2014 02:52:53 GMT

accompanied his beautiful fiancee to the premiere of her new movie "". The couple got cozy and showed off a rare public display of affection on the red carpet outside the ArcLight Hollywood.
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