John Christopher "Johnny" Depp 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.
Depp was born in Owensboro, Kentucky in 1963. Depp's parents divorced when he was still a teenager. His mother married a second time, for the writer Robert Palmer, which subsequently called Johnny "his inspiration“. Mother gave Depp guitar that he learned to play. He soon joined the group "Kids". At age 16, Depp dropped out of school, wanting to devote his life to music. Depp previously played in a band «P». Another hobby is drawing Johnny, he was the author of the cover album. Depp also interested in literature, and one of his favorite authors is Jack Kerouac.
Johnny brought the greatest fame in the role of Tim Burton's films, as well as the image of Captain Jack Sparrow in the film series "Pirates of the Caribbean."
In 2012 was recorded in the Guinness World Records as the highest paid actor, earning over $ 75 million a year Films featuring Depp have collected more than $ 3 billion in the U.S. and more than $ 7.6 billion in worldwide box office. The most successful commercial projects with the actor are a series of "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Alice in Wonderland," "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Tourist".
"Alice in Wonderland" - an adventure tale in 2010, filmed by Tim Burton scripted by Linda Woolverton with Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Crispin Glover, Michael Sheen and Stephen Fry.
"Tourist" - a film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, a remake of the film "Elusive". Starring Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie.
Intravital bronze statue of Johnny Depp is set in a small Serbian village Drvengrad, which was created for one of the films of Kusturica. Johnny Depp bought the island Little Halls Pond Cay in the Bahamas archipelago. Johnny Depp has a number of star names on the 7018 Walk of Fame in Hollywood, opened November 16, 1999. Johnny Depp - the only actor who counts three films earned over a billion dollars, " Pirates of the Caribbean : On Stranger Tides," " Alice in Wonderland," " Pirates of the Caribbean : Dead Man's Chest."
"Sleepy Hollow" - a gothic horror film in 1999 directed by Tim Burton's film adaptation of the novel freestyle "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving. The film's protagonist, a New York Constable Ichabod Crane, sent to the village of Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious murders allegedly committed by the mysterious Headless Horseman.