Johnny Depp is an American actor and musician. Johnny Depp is known for his portrayals of eccentric characters in a wide variety of films. Johnny Depp has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild award for major roles in recent films. Johnny rose to prominence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street.
Turning to film, Johnny Depp was notable as the title character of Edward Scissorhands, and later found box office success in films such as Sleepy Hollow, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Johnny Depp has collaborated with director and close friend Tim Burton in seven movies.
Films featuring Johnny Depp have grossed over $6 billion worldwide. Johnny Depp won the Best Actor Awards from the Golden Globes for his role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and from the Screen Actors Guild for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.
Johnny Depp is the son of Betty Sue Palmer and John Christopher Sr. Johnny Depp has one brother, Daniel, and two sisters, Christie and Debbie. His family in the United States began with a French Huguenot immigrant, Pierre Deppe, who settled in Virginia around 1700.