Biografia de johnny depp

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Johnny Depp

Born John Christopher Depp in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963. Raised in Florida, he dropped out of school at age 15 in hopes of becoming a rock musician. He fronted a series ofgarage bands, including The Kids, which once opened for Iggy Pop. Depp got into acting after a visit to LA with his former wife, who introduced him to actor Nicolas Cage. He made his film debut in1984's A Nightmare on Elm Street. In 1987, he shot to fame when he replaced Jeff Yagher in the role of undercover cop Tommy Hanson in the popular TV series 21 Jump Street. In 1990, after numerous roles inteen films, his first of a few great collaborations with director Tim Burton came about when he portrayed the title role in Edward Scissorhands. Following the film's success, Depp carved a niche forhimself as a serious, somewhat dark, idiosyncratic performer, consistently selecting roles that surprise critics and audiences alike. He continued to gain critical acclaim and increasing popularity byappearing in many features before re-joining with Burton in the lead role of Ed Wood. In 1997, he played the undercover FBI agent in the factually based film, Donnie Brasco, opposite Al Pacino; in1998 he appeared in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and then in 1999 he appeared in the Sci-fi horror, The Astronaut's Wife. The same year, he teamed up again with Burton in Sleepy Hollow, brilliantlyportraying Ichabod Crane. Depp has played many characters in his career including another factually based character, Inspector Fred Abberline in From Hell (2001). He stole the show from screen greatssuch as Antonio Banderas in the finale to Robert Rodriguez's Mariachi trilogy Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) the same year as the marvelous family blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse ofthe Black Pearl playing a character that only the likes of Depp could pull off... Captain Jack Sparrow. Depp has been announced as joining up again with Tim Burton in the screen adaptation of Roald...
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