Johnny Depp Profile
Famous American Actor
born : John Christopher Depp II, United States of America 1963, June 9
famous for : Having a quirky persona and starring in such films as
"Edward Scissorhands" and the 2005 version of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ".
Johnny Depp lives: France and LA, United States
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Johnny Depp Biography
Johnny Depp had ambitions of being in a rock band and started a group called the Kids after he left school. The band were successful around their local area and opened for singer Iggy Pop, but Depp became involved with acting while being in Los Angeles. The first film that Johnny Depp appeared in was "A Nightmare On Elm Street" where he played the part of Glen Lantz.
Depp's first major success was his role in the popular TV "21 Jump Street" where he played the role of Police Officer Tom Hanson. In 1990 Depp achieved much praise for his role in the film "Edward Scissorhands".
Johnny Depp's choice of roles in films have labeled the actor as somewhat quirky and adventurous. Many of the films Depp has starred in are dark, experimental and "arty".
Selected films that Johnny Depp has starred in include; Edward Scissorhands (1990), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Ed Wood (1994), Don Juan DeMarco (1995), Dead Man (1995), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Chocolat (2000), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003), and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005).
Depp has two children (Lily-Rose and Jack) with his French born wife and singer Vanessa Paradis.
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