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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)

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 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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Johnny Depp Back on Board 'Black Mass', Tom Hardy in Talks to Play FBI Agent

February 10, 2014 08:39:15 GMT

may portray Whitey Bulger after all. The John Dillinger of "", who was attached to "" in February last year but dropped out later in May, is now reportedly back on board the project to play the Boston crime kingpin-turned-fugitive.
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Vanessa Paradis Is Happy for Johnny Depp Following His Engagement to Amber Heard

January 23, 2014 03:45:04 GMT

, who was in relationship with for 14 years before calling it quits, is happy for him following his engagement to model . According to a source, Paradis who has two children with Depp is "not bitter" after the actor shared the news in a phone conversation.
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Johnny Depp Is Engaged to Amber Heard, Sources Say

January 18, 2014 03:05:24 GMT

is engaged to marry , multiple sources say. After Heard was spotted wearing a diamond ring on her ring finger, a source close to the couple told PEOPLE that the star and his girlfriend were engaged, but the actress only "told close friends" about the happy news.
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2014 Razzie Awards Nominees Include Johnny Depp, Lady GaGa

January 15, 2014 15:24:38 GMT

Before the Oscars are handed out to the "Best of the Best", Golden Raspberry will honor "Worst of the Worst". Nominees for this year's Razzie Awards include , and once again, and .
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Amber Heard Sports Diamond Ring, Sparks Engagement Rumor to Johnny Depp

January 15, 2014 05:54:41 GMT

Is engaged to ? The blonde beauty sparked the engagement rumor as she was spotted wearing a huge diamond ring on her left hand when she was leaving AGO Italian restaurant on Monday night, January 13 in Los Angeles.
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Report: Johnny Depp Negotiating to Star as Marvel's Dr. Strange

January 14, 2014 08:21:08 GMT

may take part in Marvel's universe. A comic book lover, the 50-year-old actor reportedly is wanted to star as and has been in discussions with Marvel on taking the role.
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Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman Narrate 'Transcendence' Teasers

December 20, 2013 05:11:27 GMT

"", a sci-fi thriller executive produced by Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas, has released two teasers. One has giving an elaborate description on the concept of transcendence, and the other features a narration delivered by .
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Johnny Depp Turns Blond at London Film Festival

October 22, 2013 08:50:34 GMT

was the surprise guest at Saturday night's London Film Festival honoring legendary actor . And he indeed surprised everyone by going blond for the occasion, where he presented a British Film Institute fellowship award to 91-year-old Lee whom he described as "a great man, a very great man indeed."
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Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer Blame 'Lone Ranger' Flop on Critics

August 07, 2013 05:47:27 GMT

Stars and producer of "" fire back at U.S. critics who have given the Western movie poor reviews. Speaking to Yahoo! Movies when promoting the Disney pic in the U.K., and along with Jerry Bruckheimer say that the reviewers are responsible for the unimpressive performance of the film at the box office.
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Johnny Depp Considers Quitting Acting

July 30, 2013 01:54:07 GMT

sparks media frenzy with his recent comments in an interview with BBC Breakfast. On the heels of the arguably disappointing performance of his latest film "" at the box office, the Oscar-nominated actor reveals he might give up acting in the near future.
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Johnny Depp Close to Signing On for 'Alice in Wonderland 2'

July 13, 2013 03:46:30 GMT

Just yesterday entered talks to star in "" for Lionsgate, he is now back to the negotiating table for another potential starring vehicle post-"". Deadline learns that Depp is in final negotiations with Disney to return to "Alice in Wonderland 2".
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Johnny Depp in Talks to Be an Art Dealer in 'Mortdecai'

July 11, 2013 06:18:10 GMT

will likely add another work commitment to his already packed schedule. According to The Wrap, the Jack Sparrow depicter in Disney's "Pirates of Caribbean" film series is "nearing a deal" to headline and produce "", the feature adaptation of Kyril Bonfiglioli's comedic crime novel "The Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery".
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Armie Hammer Is Up for 'Lone Ranger' Sequels, Johnny Depp Isn't Yet

July 01, 2013 08:41:17 GMT

"" will not be unleashed into theaters until July 3, but the sequel talk already begins heating up. E! Online recently sat down with stars and , and asked them how many "Lone Ranger" movies they had signed on for. While Hammer confirmed he was up for a "couple" more, Depp gave a surprising answer.
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Johnny Depp Sends Fans Into Hysterics at World Premiere of 'The Lone Ranger'

June 24, 2013 02:43:19 GMT

All eyes were on as People's two-time Sexiest Man Alive walked his way down the red carpet at the world premiere of "" Saturday, June 22. About 3000 fans packed Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, screaming for Depp, who plays American Indian spirit warrior Tonto in the movie due out on July 3.
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Tom Cruise Might Replace Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger in Biopic 'Black Mass'

June 06, 2013 01:34:22 GMT

After made a shocking departure from "" due to a salary dispute last week, one name of a high-profile actor, who is seemingly expected to replace Depp, has surfaced. The Hollywood Reporter reports that will likely nab the role of notorious mob kingpin Whitey Bulger.
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'Hannibal' Gets Second Season Order

May 31, 2013 02:19:43 GMT

"" will continue preying on his victims for another year. NBC has picked up the show for a 13-episode second season, joining "" and "" as the only freshman series which get a renewal from the network this year.
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Johnny Depp Walks Out on Boston Mobster Biopic Over Salary Dispute

May 31, 2013 01:44:13 GMT

is no longer committed to "", Barry Levinson-directed biopic of notorious gangster Whitey Bulger. The 49-year-old actor bowed out of the project after learning that he would be paid half of his usual $20 million fee. The Hollywood Reporter says the pay cut was inevitable after the film failed to attract a large number of bids at Cannes.
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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Spotted Holding Hands at Rolling Stones Concert

April 30, 2013 06:27:15 GMT

is reportedly dating again, as on Saturday, April 27, the couple was spotted attending ' concert in Los Angeles together. At the concert, which was also attended by stars like , and , Depp was seen casually holding Heard's hand as he led her walking through the crowd.
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