the life of johnny depp

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  • johnny depp was born

    johnny depp was born
    Depp was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, the son of John Christopher Depp, Sr., a civil engineer, and his wife, the former Betty Sue Wells, a waitress.[4] He has one brother, Daniel, who is a novelist, and two sisters, Christie (now his personal manager) and Debbie. His parents divorced when he was a teenager and his mother married, as her second husband, Robert Palmer (died 2000), whom Depp called "an inspiration to me"
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  • Not Exactly Neverland

    Not Exactly Neverland
    Depp's family settles in Miramar, Florida., when Depp was 7, they were living in a hotel until his father found work. Depp starts smoking at 12, loses his virginity at 13, starts consuming drugs at 14 and eventually drops out of high school at 16 to join the garage band, The Kids
  • The Marrying Man

    The Marrying Man
    Months after moving to L.A. with his bandmates, Depp, 20, marries artist Lori Allison, 25 years old, in Miami. The relationship lasts two years and leads to one important connection. Through her friend Nicolas Cage, Depp is introduced in the films world, his first film role is as a teen in 1984 in the movie Nightmare on Elm Street.
  • Reporting for Duty

    Reporting for Duty
    Depp gets his first taste of Oscar-quality work with a small role as a Vietnamese-speaking GI in Oliver Stone's Platoon. The film will receive eight Oscar nominations the following year, taking home statues for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Sound and Best Film Editing.
  • Undercover Bother

    Undercover Bother
    With the successful premiere of high school cop drama21 Jump Street, one of the first shows on the new FOX network, Depp becomes a teen heartthrob, receiving 10,000 fan letters a month. Although he signed a six-year contract with the show, not believing it would last a season, Depp begins to rebel against his heartthrob status and by 1990 negotiates his way out in order to pursue movie work. "He didn't make any secret of the fact that he didn't particularly care about being on that show,"
  • Depp Dates Winona

    Depp Dates Winona
    Depp meets actress Winona Ryder at a film premiere and is immediately smitten. "There's been nothing in my 27 years that's comparable to the feeling I have with Winona," he tells PEOPLE magazine at the time. Five months after their first date, the couple got married; three years later they broke.
  • Total Cutup

    Total Cutup
    Depp takes on the eccentric title role in Edward Scissorhands. It is his first collaboration with director Tim Burton, whom he works with him on many other films, including Ed Wood (1994) and Sleepy Hollow(1999).
  • Art Film Confidential

    Art Film Confidential
    Depp passes a big-budget roles for films like "Benny & Joon", where he plays a eccentric model after silent-movie star Buster Keaton. He'll continue the trend with What's Eating Gilbert Grape(opposite Leonardo DiCaprio) and Ed Wood. "I was so uncomfortable being a product, I swore to myself that I would choose my own path," Depp says on Inside the Studio. "I figured I could always go back to playing guitar or pumping gas or something."
  • Death of a Friend

    Death of a Friend
    the actor and depp´s friend, River Phoenix collapses outside the Viper Room, Depp is the co-own of the Sunset Strip club until 2003. An autopsy shows that Phoenix's body had toxic levels of cocaine and heroin, as well as marijuana and Valium. Depp faces accusations that his nightspot is one of the centers of Hollywood's drug trade. "To pinpoint one club or one street is really ridiculous," he tells USA Today. "There's a tragic loss of a very gifted, very sweet, nice young man."
  • Up-and-Down Relationship

    Up-and-Down Relationship
    Depp meets the model Kate Moss at the Manhattan bistro Café Tabac, and from the beginning their commitment is one of the most highs and lows. "They can't keep their hands, lips, mouths, legs off each other," a friend says to PEOPLE. The passion often turns the other way as the pair are frequently seen shouting at each other in public. "Instead of hitting women, he just gets angry and lets off steam in other ways," a longtime friend says to PEOPLE magazine .
  • Charge It to the Room

    Charge It to the Room
    Suspected of being drunk and fighting with Moss, Depp is arrested on suspicion of criminal mischief after trashing his room at New York City's Mark Hotel. the Charges were dismissed after Deep paid nearly $10,000 in damages and fees.
  • Going Gonzo

    Going Gonzo
    After becoming friends with journalist Hunter S. Thompson, Depp portrays him in the film adaptation of Thompson's novel "Fear and Loathing" in Las Vegas. In August 2005, six months after the author's suicide, Depp pays for an memorial where Thompson's ashes are shoot out since a 15 foot cannon over his Aspen ranch.
  • Paradis Found

    Paradis Found
    IIn Paris filming the supernatural mystery The Ninth Gate, Depp meets French model-singer Vanessa Paradis, 26 years old. "She walked towards me, directly at me, and she said 'Hi.'we talk for a few minutes " later he says, "changed my life completely." Within months, the couple moves into a $2 million villa in a rural village on France.
  • Little Flower

    Little Flower
    Deep and Paradis welcome their first child, Lily-Rose Melody Deep, in Paris. They have a son, John Christopher Deep III, whom they call Jack, in April 2002. "Johnny is the perfect father. He dresses the children, he changes them, he makes them laugh," Paradis says in French Elle in 2002.
  • Ahoy, Mate

    Ahoy, Mate
    Depp steals the show from Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley in Disney's blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Modeling his character, Captain Jack Sparrow, Deep’s oddball portrayal earns him his first Oscar nomination. The film grosses $654 million during its theatrical run, and Depp reprises the role in 2006 and 2007.
  • He's Too Sexy

    He's Too Sexy
    Depp lands the cover of PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive in 2003, beating such handsome faces as Brad Pitt, Russell Crowe, Nick Lachey and George Clooney. With the popularity of Pirates of the Caribbean, Depp gains a new generation of fans. Lasse Halstrom, who directed Depp in What's Eating Gilbert Grape, talks of the leading man's charm: "He's a little dangerous, he has a secret, he has great warmth – all those things you can see in his eyes. That's the key to his appeal."
  • Panning for Accolades

    Panning for Accolades
    Depp goes two for two, giving another Oscar-nominated performance as Peter Pan author J.M. Barrie inFinding Neverland with Kate Winslet. "Johnny is at the pinnacle of his career," Neverland producer Harvey Weinstein says to PEOPLE. "He is the most versatile actor in the industry. He is a leading man, a character actor, and he has the courage of his convictions."
  • Candyman

    Delivering his own version of the Willy Wonka character popularized by Gene Wilder in 1971, Depp once again caters toward a younger audience inCharlie and the Chocolate Factory. Filming in London, Depp flies home to France every weekend until the last month of shooting, when he brings his family with him. "He wanted Lily-Rose to see him playing with the Oompa Loompas," producer Richard Zanuck says to PEOPLE magazine.
  • A Mighty Trilogy

    A Mighty Trilogy
    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End opens at No. 1 at the box office, grossing $153 million its first week. Days later, the previous Pirates installment wins the MTV Movie Award for Best Movie and Depp takes home the popcorn for Best Performance. "I want to thank [the producers] and Disney for not firing me first," Depp says during his acceptance speech.
  • Singing in Sweeney Todd

    Singing in Sweeney Todd
    Depp appears on the cover of EW, where he discusses his sixth collaboration with director Tim Burton in the adaptation of the musical, Sweeney Todd. "He makes Sid Vicious look like the innocent paper boy," Depp says of his character. "He's beyond dark." Despite the singing (which "couldn't be more foreign to me in a lot of ways"), the actor says, "After certain takes, Tim would just howl with laughter and go, 'I think this is my favorite character.'''
  • Two-Timing Johnny

    Two-Timing Johnny
    Depp is named PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive for the second time. "Johnny Depp has magical powers. He's unlike anyone else," says actress Isla Fisher. "He's funny, generous and clever. It's just a shame he's so hard on the eyes."
  • Welcome to Wonderland

    Welcome to Wonderland
    Depp reunites with director Tim Burton for the seventh time to play the Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland, costarring Anne Hathaway. "He's a fascinating character," says Depp, who sports green eyes and fiery red hair for the part. "He's mad. He's unpredictable. To play the Mad Hatter and breathe life into Tim's vision is a dream come true."