Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

American, Actor
Johnny Depp

John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. He rose to prominence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol. Depp was born in Owensboro, Kentucky the youngest of four children. Depp is mostly English ancestry, with some ancestors from elsewhere in Europe. He is descended from a French Huguenot immigrant, Pierre Deppe or Dieppe, who settled in Virginia around 1700. He is also of 3/2048 African descent, as he descends twice over from an African slave whose biracial daughter, Elizabeth Key Grinstead, was the first woman of Sub-Saharan African ancestry in North America to sue for her freedom from slavery and win (in 1655). Depp is a 20th cousin of Elizabeth II.

Depp moved frequently during his childhood. He and his siblings lived in more than 20 different places, eventually settling in Miramar, Florida in 1970. Depp's parents divorced in 1978 when he was 15. His mother married Robert Palmer (died 2000), whom Depp has called "an inspiration to me".

With the gift of a guitar from his mother when he was 12, Depp began playing in various garage bands. A year after his parents' divorce, he dropped out of high school to become a rock musician. He attempted to go back to school two weeks later, but the principal told him to follow his dream of being a musician. He played with The Kids, a band that enjoyed modest local success. The Kids set out together for Los Angeles in pursuit of a record deal, changing their name to Six Gun Method, but the group split up before signing a record deal. Depp subsequently collaborated with the band Rock City Angels and co-wrote their song "Mary" which appeared on Rock City Angels' debut Geffen Records album Young Man's Blues.

On December 20, 1983 Depp married Lori Anne Allison, the sister of his band's bass player and singer. During their marriage she worked as a makeup artist while he worked a variety of odd jobs, including a telemarketer for pens. His wife introduced him to actor Nicolas Cage, who advised him to pursue an acting career. Depp and his wife divorced in 1985.

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Johnny Depp was born on 9 June 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky, USA. His full name at birth was John Christopher Depp II. He is best known as an actor. He attended high school at Miramar High School, Miramar, Florida, United States (Dropped Out, Did Not Graduate.). For university, he studied at The Loft Studio. His religion is listed as Agnostic. He is 5' 10" (178 cm) tall with an athletic build. He has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $200,000,000 US dollars. His zodiac star sign is Gemini.
Full name at birth
John Christopher Depp II
Claim to fame
Cry-Baby, 21 Jump Street
Date of birth
9 June 1963
Place of birth
Owensboro, Kentucky, USA
Actor, Film Producer, And Musician
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5' 10" (178 cm)
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  • 29 Tattoos.
  • Tattoo- over the heart with his mother’s name he has an inverted triangle
  • Tattoo- The Curse of the Black Pearl he took the tattoo on his right forearm, turned it around, so that the bird flies towards Johnny, and added his son’s name.
  • Tattoo- On his outside lower right leg Johnny has a skull and crossbones with the letters ‘death is certain’ below.
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Los Angeles, California, U.S.
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$200,000,000 USD
High school
Miramar High School, Miramar, Florida, United States (Dropped Out, Did Not Graduate.)
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The Loft Studio
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United Talent Agency
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Johnny apology after comparing photoshoots to being raped "I am truly sorry for offending anyone in any way. I never meant to. It was a poor choice of words on my part in an effort to explain a feeling. “I understand there is no comparison and I am very regretful. In an effort to correct my lack of judgment, please accept my heartfelt apology."
  • Johnny Depp has a fear of clowns and spiders.
  • Johnny Depp is a very, very nice guy. I was very nervous but he was very protective of me and if you really want to know, he is a very, very good kisser." - Marion Cotillard.
  • We’ve understood that if we want it to carry on working, it’s essential to give each other space. You don’t eat the same food every day, you don’t read the same book or listen to the same record over and over again. You have to discover things for yourself." - Vanessa Paradis in Jan 2010.
  • "I like watching him when he’s thinking, when he’s talking with people, I like seeing how he handles situations. I admire him as an actor, as a father, as a man. Above all, I admire the person he is. He’s fantastic." - Vanessa Paradis.
  • "He's the love of my life." - Vanessa Paradis in Jan 2010.

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