January 06, 2011 04:37:51 GMT
The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor edges out Robert Pattinson for the prize, joining Taylor Swift as early winner.
People's Choice Awards regular Johnny Depp was a winner again at Wednesday night, January 5 prize-giving in Los Angeles. The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star edged out "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson for Favorite Movie Actor a year after he was awarded the first Favorite Movie Actor of the Decade Award at the 2010 event.
Pattinson also missed out on the Favorite Male Star Under 25 Award - to Zac Efron. Other early winners included Taylor Swift, who claimed the Favorite Country Artist honor and the Kardashians, who landed the Favorite TV Guilty Pleasure prize.
Neil Patrick Harris and Jane Lynch were named the Favorite TV Comedy Actor and Actress and Adam Sandler received the Favorite Comedic Star award from his "Just Go With It" co-star Jennifer Aniston.
"House M.D." star Lisa Edelstein picked up the Favorite TV Drama Actress prize and the medical program was honored as Favorite TV Drama, while hit shows "Hawaii Five-0 and William Shatner's "$#*! My Dad Says" were named Favorite New Drama and Favorite New TV Comedy. "Glee" was honored as Favorite TV Comedy.
Queen Latifah hosted the show and was among the night's performers. Selena Gomez and Kid Rock also hit the stage.