|Born||John Christopher Depp II|
|June 9 1963|
|Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S.|
|Occupation||Actor, screenwriter, director, producer, musician|
John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor, film producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild award for Best Actor. Depp rose to prominence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol. Dissatisfied with that status, Depp turned to film for more challenging roles; he played the title character of the acclaimed Edward Scissorhands (1990) and later found box office success in films such as Sleepy Hollow (1999), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Alice in Wonderland (2010), Rango (2011) and the Pirates of the Caribbean film series (2003–present). He has collaborated with director and friend Tim Burton in eight films; the most recent being Dark Shadows (2012).
Depp has gained acclaim for his portrayals of such people as Ed Wood in Ed Wood, Joseph D. Pistone in Donnie Brasco, Hunter S. Thompson in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, George Jung in Blow, and the bank robber John Dillinger in Michael Mann's Public Enemies. Films featuring Depp have grossed over $3.1 billion at the United States box office and over $7.6 billion worldwide. His commercially most successful films have been Pirates of the Caribbean (film series) which grossed US$3,727 million, Alice in Wonderland which grossed US$1,024 million, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory which grossed US$474 million and The Tourist which grossed US$278 million worldwide.
|2005||Charlie and the Chocolate Factory||Willy Wonka|
- Johnny Depp at the Internet Movie Database
|Johnny Depp films|
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) ·