Johnny Depp (John Christopher Depp), the famous American actor, who is also a filmmaker, musician, writer and producer, was born in 1963, June 9, in the state of Kentucky (Owensboro), in a family in which, except for Johnny, it was still 3 children.
As a child, the future star had to go through some difficult moments that have had a major impact on the formation of his character. One of them was the death of his grandfather's death, to which the boy was very attached. The next blow was the family moved to Florida, Johnny, where his father, an engineer, was promoted. The family, which outwardly looked happy, too, was not going smoothly, as his father drank and wronged wife and children, worked as a waitress.
About how difficult the boy were given all these events is the fact that in 12 years, he lit a cigarette, and in 15 years, having gone through difficult divorce of parents, Johnny began to use drugs, for which he was expelled from school. But by the time he was already seriously passionate about music, so waved his hand at the school and decided to make a career musician.
In 16 years, the future star had left home and became completely independent. He lived in a car buddy, odd jobs and played in the same Amateur group got their first modest fee. Could then a young rocker Johnny Depp to imagine that in 2012, his name will be entered in the Guinness Book of Records as the highest paid actor after he earned for the year of $ 75 million.? Probably not. At the time he was replaced by 14 groups of 4 years, and the financial affairs of each of them is poor.
Johnny Depp - the beginning of a stellar career
Twenty Johnny Depp married Lori Anne Allison, who worked as a makeup artist. Due to the poor living conditions the marriage quickly fell apart, but the couple remained friends and she introduced Johnny to Nicolas Cage, who was able to see in a guy a great personality, and introduced him to his agent.
Johnny immediately got her first role in a famous film Wace Craven's "A Nightmare on Elm Street", which brought him first fame. Thus began another career, Johnny - acting, although at the time he linked his future with just music and film work considered a good tool.
On the big screen Johnny Depp first appeared in 1990 in the film "Edward Scissorhands", filmed by Tim Burton, the main role which earned him first nomination for "Golden Globe".
Johnny Depp - the most notable roles
After this role, Johnny was still a number of interesting and memorable works in the movies. First of all, the film "Arizona Dream" (1993) and another to work with Burton - the movie "Ed Wood" (1994).
The work in the film "Don Juan DeMarco" (1995), can be called a rather unsuccessful actor. However, in the next film, "Dead Man" Johnny has confirmed his reputation as a talented actor.
1998 brought him a brilliant role in the film "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" (1988), followed by two more works fine when Roman Polanski took it in his film "The Ninth Gate" (1999) and Tim Burton - in " Sleepy Hollow "(1999).
Another notable work was the role in the movie "Cocaine" (2000). And then, after three years, audiences have seen him in the famous "Pirates of the Caribbean" in the role of Captain Jack Sparrow. It is this role earned Depp first nomination for "Oscar" (the second was for his film "Finding Neverland" in 2004). Just a career of Johnny Depp had three nominations for "Oscar", eight - in the "Golden Globe", which he received for his film "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (2007).
Johnny Depp - personal life
After an unsuccessful first marriage was the second, with the artist Lori Ann Allison, who, however, in 1985, also fell.
About the novel, Johnny and his next passion actress Jennifer Grey, which happened in 1989 and lasted a little longer, little is known. But an affair with Winona Ryder, with whom Johnny was together from 1989 to 1993 and was even engaged, ended quite noisy.
In 1994, he met Kate Moss, the famous British supermodel, but left it in 1998. After that, he met Vanessa Paradis, a French actress and singer, with whom he played in the movie "The Ninth Gate". This woman is so won his heart that for her Johnny Depp went to live in France. She was the mother of his two children - daughter Lily-Rose, who was born in 1999 and son of Jack Christopher (born in 2002).
While still Vanessa and Johnny did not legalize their relationship, they are 14 years of age were the most exemplary couple of Hollywood, without giving the slightest reason for doubt about their well-being. In recent years, more and more often the tabloids write about that a couple of Depp-Paradis on the verge of breaking that Vanessa is jealous of Johnny, he arranges the scene and because of this he increasingly spends his time in America, away from the family. But the actors themselves do not confirm these rumors, so the truth is known only to them. We can only believe in a happy ending to their tales of love.
Johnny Depp - interesting facts of life
In a small Serbian village Drvengrad has a lifetime monument Johnny Depp. It was created from bronze, when there Kusturica shot his next masterpiece with Johnny.
Johnny Depp is the owner of the whole island! This island, located in the Bahamas archipelago, called Little Halls Pond Cay.
Johnny Depp is the only actor who starred in three films earned over a billion dollars.
Once Johnny fans were shocked by the message of his death in an accident, heard on channel CNN. But, fortunately, it was only a trick of hackers who hacked the site of the channel.
November 16th, 1999 Hollywood Walk of Fame star enriched with Johnny Depp.
Johnny Depp - day today
His latest work - the main role in the film of his favorite director and friend Tim Burton's "Dark Shadows," which premiered in the US on May 9, Russia - May 10, 2012.
Johnny recently participated in recording a new album Marilyn Manson's "Born Villain", the output of which will be held in May this year. We hear Johnny performed the drums and lead guitar. Interestingly, in the recording he participated son Johnny Depp Jack.
In addition, Johnny Depp will soon receive an award from the American Council of Fashion Designers in the "Style Icon". He became the first man to be awarded the honor to be nominated in this category.