John Christopher Depp II is a three-time Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning American actor, best known for his frequent portrayals of offbeat and eccentric characters such as Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Ichabod Crane in the film adaptation of Sleepy Hollow.
John Christopher Depp II
Born: June 9, 1963 Owensboro, KY
Height: 5′ 10″
Spouse: Amber Heard (m. 2015–2016), Lori Anne Allison(m. 1983–1986)
Children: Lily-Rose Melody Depp, John Christopher Depp III
Occupation: Actor, Producer, Musician
He has collaborated with director and close friend Tim Burton prolifically in films such as Edward Scissorhands (1990), Ed Wood (1994), Sleepy Hollow (1996), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Corpse Bride (2005), and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007). Depp has also garnered acclaim for his portrayals of real life figures such as Edward Wood Jr., Joseph Pistone and George Jung. Films featuring Depp have grossed over $2.2 billion at the United States box office and over $4.7 billion worldwide.
Depp is widely known for his avoidance of the Hollywood celebrity scene despite his high profile A-list status and chooses to live in France with his partner, French singer and actress Vanessa Paradis when not filming.
“Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.” ― Johnny Depp
“If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn’t have fallen for the second.” ― Johnny Depp
“Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.” ― Johnny Depp
“My body is my journal, and my tattoos are my story.” ― Johnny Depp
“You gotta be careful: don’t say a word to nobody about nothing anytime ever.” ― Johnny Depp
“You can close your eyes to the things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to the things you don’t want to feel.”
― Johnny Depp
“If there’s any message, it is ultimately that it’s okay to be different; that it’s good to be different, that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different, behaves different, talks different, is a different color.”― Johnny Depp
“They say the world used to be bigger. The world’s still the same–there’s just less in it.” ― Johnny Depp
“Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate” ― Johnny Depp
“The problem is that everybody treats teenagers like they’re stupid.” ― Johnny Depp
“People cry, not because they are weak. It is because they’ve been strong for too long.” ― Johnny Depp
“If there’s any message to my work, it is ultimately that it’s OK to be different, that it’s good to be different, that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different, behaves different, talks different, is a different ― Johnny Depp
“If you love two people at the same time, choose the second one. Because if you truly loved the first one, you wouldn’t love another. There are four questions of value in life… What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.”
― Johnny Depp