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Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood. He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. Depp was raised in Florida. He dropped out of school when he was 15, and fronted a series ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 60 wins & 87 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 London Fields (completed)
Chick Purchase (uncredited)
 2014 Tusk
Guy Lapointe (as Guy Lapointe)
 2012 21 Jump Street
Officer Tom Hanson (uncredited)
 2011 Life's Too Short (TV Series)
Johnny Depp
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Johnny Depp
 2011/I Jack and Jill
Johnny Depp (uncredited)
 2011 Rango
Rango / Lars (voice)
 2007 Bloopers of the Caribbean (Video short)
Jack Sparrow (uncredited)
 2006 Bloopers of the Caribbean (Video short)
Jack Sparrow (uncredited)
 2005 Corpse Bride
Victor Van Dort (voice)
 2004 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Yogi Victor
- Hank's Back (2004) ... Yogi Victor (voice)
 2003 Blooper Reel (Video short)
Jack Sparrow (uncredited)
 2001 Blow
George Jung
 2000 The Fast Show (TV Series)
Customer in suit store
- The Last Ever Fast Show (2000) ... Customer in suit store
 2000 Chocolat
 1997 Donnie Brasco
 1994 Ed Wood
Ed Wood
 1993 Benny & Joon
 1991 Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare
Guy on TV (as Oprah Noodlemantra)
 1987-1990 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Officer Tom Hanson
- Back to School (1990) ... Officer Tom Hanson (credit only)
- Tunnel of Love (1990) ... Officer Tom Hanson (credit only)
- Everyday Is Christmas (1990) ... Officer Tom Hanson (credit only)
- Rounding Third (1990) ... Officer Tom Hanson (credit only)
 1988 R.P.G. II (Short)
Vince Dooler
 1987 Hotel (TV Series)
Rob Cameron
 1986 Platoon
 1986 Slow Burn (TV Movie)
Donnie Fleischer
 1986 R.P.G. (Short)
Vinnie Dooler
 1985 Lady Blue (TV Series)
Lionel Viland
- Beasts of Prey (1985) ... Lionel Viland
 1985 Dummies (Short)
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Other Works:

Appeared as "Eddie Rebel" in Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers' "Into the Great Wide Open". See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 31 Interviews | 63 Articles | 35 Pictorials | 117 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

J. Depp | Guy Lapointe | Oprah Noodlemantra


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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[asked why he hides his looks behind strange wigs, fake teeth and girly squeals] I think it's an actor's responsibility to change every time. Not only for himself and the people he's working with, but for the audience. If you just go out and deliver the same dish every time . . . it's meat loaf again . . . you'd get bored. I'd get bored. See more »


As of 2011, his favorite characters played are Jack Sparrow, Edward Scissorhands and Ed Wood. See more »


Frequently plays British characters: Sleepy Hollow (1999), From Hell (2001), the "Pirates of the Caribbean" films, Dark Shadows (2012), etc. See more »


Mr. Stench See more »

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