Father of John Christopher Depp II and full namesake was a civil engineer, and mother worked as a waitress. Family of Depp has many children, John has two sisters - Debbie and Christie's, as well as a brother, Daniel. Parents actor divorced when he was a teenager. Mom got remarried. Her choice was the writer Robert Palmer. It was his John calls "my inspiration." Childhood Johnny Depp is hardly happy. His mother, from morning till night working in a cheap cafe, to feed their children. A dad in his spare time drinking heavily, constantly abused children and even Tapping wife. All childhood Johnny Depp spent with his grandfather. The death of a man going through a very difficult actor, the loss of a loved one a negative effect on the psyche of a young man. Depp grieved and move to Florida. Already at age 12, Johnny began to smoke and abuse alcohol. And after leaving their parents, 15-year-old, I tried drugs. Because of this, he, incidentally, was expelled from school. However, Depp soon found something else to do - he became interested in music. Mom gave him a cheap guitar that future actor taught himself to play.
Almost immediately, Johnny was in a group of "Kids", which is performed in nightclubs in Florida. At 16-years old future celebrity dropped out of school and come to grips with the music. Later in life Depp appeared a group of "P". He even painted for the cover of one of the albums of the picture - the actor was among the hobbies and drawing.
Early marriage and early role
The 20-year-old Johnny Depp married 25-year makeup artist Lori Anne Allison. Newly introduced her husband to the wife of Nicolas Cage. Actor Johnny persuaded to meet with his agent. The latter, in turn, led him to audition for the film "A Nightmare on Elm Street." This role has become the first in the life of Johnny Depp. However, at this time the music will still remain a young actor in the foreground. The young man was confident that the film will be a springboard in his musical activities. However, the group, which played Johnny Depp, collapsed. After that, Johnny appears in a number of TV shows, as well as the role of ordinary Lornera in Oliver Stone "Platoon." But in the final version of the film scenes with Depp were cut. The television series "Jump Street, 21" made of Johnny Depp idol of teenage girls. His status he could not stand and was constantly trying to get rid of him.
And his first nomination for the award "Golden Globe" actor received for starring in the film "Edward Scissorhands" by Tim Burton. By the way, work in films Burton and Depp's career has played in important role.
In 1993, Johnny Depp had played by Emir Kusturica. On the screens out the picture named "Arizona Dream". The film won the prize of the Berlin Film Festival and was a success in France (by the way, in the United States did not show the tape of any one of the cinemas). In the same year, Johnny begins a relationship with a model Kate Moss. Roman exhausted in 1998 and in this time in the life of the actor appears French singer and actress Vanessa Paradis. Depp moved to France and began a life together with Paradis. In 1999, the couple appears daughter Lily-Rose Melody, and three years later a son, Jack. In 1995, Johnny Depp plays a major role in a fairly successful film Jim Jarmusch's "Dead Man." Two years later, the actor becomes a director. His debut work - the film "Brave", where Johnny Depp played the title role as well.
The picture of the audience took quite cold, so it was not a success. By the way, before Johnny Stuff made the film for his friend John Frusciante. In 1998, a rolling out the film "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" by Terry Gilliam. There Depp starred with actor Benicio del Toro. The picture shows a phenomenal actor Johnny data, however, a broad understanding of the audience the film is not found, but became a cult hit among moviegoers. Just two gloomy picture of Johnny Depp followed in 1998. First, the actor is removed from Roman Polanski and his thriller "The Ninth Gate" and then in the successful horror film "Sleepy Hollow" by Tim Burton. Last Tape was the first blockbuster in the life of Depp.
Transvestite and sadistic gift
In 2000, Johnny Depp took part in the indie film project Julian Schnabel's "Before Night Falls." The film was shot on the memoirs of Cuban poet Reinaldo Arenas. Depp got just two supporting roles: prison transvestite and sadistic jailer. And by Aresanom he became a Spanish actor Javier Bardem. Film "Before Night Falls" was shot 60 days in Mexico. These days, Depp worked for free. The picture was released in late 2000, and was warmly received by critics.
At the same, the actor starred in the movie "Chocolate" Lasse Hallstrema. He became a Gypsy, and his partner in the film was the French actress Juliette Binoche. Another project on Depp's turn of the century - the film director Sally Potter's "The Man Who Cried." Here the star played for the third time with actress Christina Ricci. Previously, the pair met on the set of the painting "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" and "Sleepy Hollow." However, in the film "The Man Who Cried" Depp once again got the role of the second plan. He played a gypsy horse thief, who is in love with the heroine Christine. The film was released at the wrong time. Just when the screen displays "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," "The Mummy Returns" and "Rollerball". As a result, the picture won the box office just a million dollars. In 2001, Johnny Depp starred in the film "Cocaine" Ted Demme, the nephew of the famous Oscar winner Jonathan Demme. The film is based on real events in the life of a drug dealer George Jung. His way to work, Depp visited in prison.
In 2004, Johnny Depp was nominated for "Oscar" for his role as Jack Sparrow in the blockbuster "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the" Black Pearl. " The second nomination followed in 2005 for her role in the film "Finding Neverland." And the third was waiting for the actor in 2008 for tape "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." By the way, Johnny Depp has its own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Life of Johnny Depp
In 1983, Johnny Depp met artist Lori Ann Allison. On Christmas Eve of that year, the couple were married, but the marriage broke up in 1985. In 1989, Depp's passion became an actress Dzhennifey Gray. This novel, little is known, and it ended before it began. From 1989 to 1993, the actor met with Winona Ryder. The couple even lived together for five months, even after five months on the girl's finger glittered wedding ring.
But love never married. In 1994, Depp's got the heart of Kate Moss and Johnny in 1998 met the current second half and the mother of his children, Vanessa Paradis. The American and French met on the set of the painting "The Ninth Gate". Vanessa gave birth to a Hollywood star of two children - a son and a daughter.
Johnny Depp put intravital monument in the small village of Drvengrad in Serbia, created specifically for the film Kusturica. The actor has a private island in the Bahamas archipelago Little Halls Pond Cay. Hard to believe, but the dream of thousands of women in the world, has never played heroic lovers. However, Johnny Depp is a regular rating of the sexiest men in the world.
Depp reprised the role of Jack Sparrow in the Pirates sequels Dead Man's Chest (2006) and At World's End (2007), both of which were major box office successes.  He also voiced the character in the video game Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow.  In 2007, Depp also collaborated with Burton for their sixth film together, this time playing murderous barber Sweeney Todd in the musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007). Burton had first given him an original cast recording of the 1979 stage musical in 2000, and although not a fan of the musical genre, Depp had grown to like the tale's treatment. He cited Peter Lorre in Mad Love (1935) as his main influence for the role.  Although he had performed in musical groups, Depp was initially unsure that he would be able to perform the role, which required him to sing. He recorded demos and worked with Bruce Witkin to shape his vocals without a qualified voice coach. In the DVD Reviews section, Entertainment Weekly's Chris Nashawaty gave the film an A minus, stating, "Depp's soaring voice makes you wonder what other tricks he's been hiding . . . Watching Depp's barber wield his razors . . . it's hard not to be reminded of Edward Scissorhands frantically shaping hedges into animal topiaries 18 years ago . . . and all of the twisted beauty we would've missed out on had [Burton and Depp] never met. " Depp won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for the role, and was nominated for the third time for the Academy Award for Best Actor.