Johnny Depp Career highlights and full list of movies

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‘Versatile’ is a word that’s tossed around freely in describing everything from fabrics to trucks to people, and never more freely than when referring to performers who have featured roles in more than two or three successful films.  Johnny Depp is one reason the term should not be used so carelessly, simply because there aren’t many current film stars who have truly earned that particular accolade; Depp is one of the few.

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Born in Owensboro, Kentucky on June 9, 1963, Johnny was christened John Christopher Depp II; John Sr. was a civil engineer and his Mom, Betty Sue was a waitress. The family moved to Florida when Johnny was seven, and his parents were divorced when he was 15. Coincidentally, at about the same time he left school to play in a garage band, had second thoughts after a couple weeks and returned to school, only to be told by the principal that he’d be better off with the band. The way Johnny tells it, the school didn’t want him back, but that was OK with him.

In various interviews Depp has talked about music and its role in his life; he taught himself to play guitar and played with several low-profile rock bands before discovering another talent. He says that James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause was a major revelation for him, but Marlon Brando is officially his hero. Explaining his reverence for another versatile actor, Johnny struggled for an apt comparison and came up with Stephen Hawking as the only current personage as important as Brando.

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In 1983 Johnny married Lori Anne Allison, and though they divorced two years later, she reportedly introduced him to Nicholas Cage, who encouraged him to try his hand at acting. That encounter led to his first role in a well-known film; he was one of Freddy Kreuger’s victims in A Nightmare on Elm Street. Following that Johnny appeared as a minor character in Platoon, directed by Oliver Stone, and in Cry-Baby, which never made the big time but now has cult status.

Johnny Depp Career highlights and full list of movies.The role that brought Johnny into the limelight was that of officer Tom Hanson in Fox TV’s 21 Jump Street, a role he played – reluctantly – from 1987 through four seasons of undercover cop work in high schools and the occasional college. That role turned him into a teen idol, an image he didn’t care for at all, but which didn’t hurt his later career – as we’ve noticed.

In 1990 Johnny, along with a few others including Tom Hanks, John Hurt, Tom Cruise and Robert Downey Jr. were considered for the starring role in Tim Burton’s fantasy classic Edward Scissorhands. Johnny got the part and he has said many times that it’s his favorite film role; a very unusual – and scary – character with a very good heart. According to Johnny, he really loved that guy.

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More evidence of that remarkable versatility shows up in the series of roles Johnny took on in the years that followed. He excelled as a physical comedian in Benny & Joon, then as the semi-tragic hero in a tormented family depicted in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. In 1994 he got a Golden Globe nomination for his role as Ed Wood in Ed Wood, another Tim Burton film, and made more waves when he co-starred with Marlon Brando and Faye Dunaway in Don Juan DeMarco.

Depp inevitably had some disappointments – no one in the industry ever got to stardom without at least a couple of bloopers on the resume. Dead Man, a western shot in black and white, and Nick of Time, both released in 1995, were financial and critical failures, and there’s a fairly long list of virtually unknown and unblessed productions, both in movies and in television, that don’t get a mention here.

When he talks about box-office failures, Johnny says that mostly those failures are due to lack of imagination on the part of critics. However each of them contributed to the overall abundance of variety and learning experience under Johnny’s infinitely expandable belt; a list of all his cinematic endeavors runs to more almost eighty – and counting. That number doesn’t include any of his gigs as a musician, but music remains one of his abiding passions.

Johnny Depp Career highlights and full list of movies

Probably the best known character Johnny has ever played is Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean (parts I, II, III and IV) that began in 2003 with The Curse of the Black Pearl and came back as Dead Man’s Chest in 2006, At World’s End in 2007 and On Stranger Tides in 2011. Along with Edward Scissorhands and Ed Wood, the swashbuckling Sparrow is a favorite character of Johnny’s –  “. . . a big part of me,” he says. Not to mention that his instructor found him to be a natural at swordplay.

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Other films that have certified Johnny Depp’s range of abilities include – but are certainly not limited to – roles as diverse as Donnie Brasco, an FBI agent who goes undercover to get inside the Mob, and Willie Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He has been nominated many times for Best Actor, and won the Golden Globe award in 2008 for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Depp also got Oscar nominations for his Jack Sparrow role, for Sweeney Todd and for Finding Neverland, where he played J.M. Barrie, the author who created the immortal Peter Pan.

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It should be noted that he’s scheduled for another round of swashbuckling in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, due out in 2017. He’s also up for a possible Oscar for his role as gangster Whitey Bolger in Black Mass, released in September this year.

In the years intervening, between teen heartthrob and coldly menacing gangster, Depp’s personal life has also been somewhat varied, though he’s only married twice, most recently in February last year, to Amber Heard, an actress he met in 2011 on the set of The Rum Diary (another of his many relatively unsung films).  He has two children from his 13-year partnership with French singer Vanessa Paradis: Lily-Rose is 16 and already an actress and model; Jack is 13 and hasn’t decided yet.

In a recent interview with a reporter at the Daily Mail, Johnny said he’s winding down, though not in so many words. It’s more a matter of simplifying, he says. Maybe it’s partly reaction from Black Mass, when he had more than usual trouble sleeping  – that is a violent and dark-toned film – but what he calls “the Hollywood game” is exhausting.

Johnny gets killed off, Nightmare on Elm Street

At his current age of 52, there is still so much of the mischievous boy in his nature that he makes you think of that ageless adventurer who never grew up; there’s quite a bit of Peter Pan inside this remarkable man. He’s been quoted as saying that it’s possible to retain a childish curiosity and “. . . fascination with things”, traits that have become Depp trademarks.  “But I also think it’s great fun growing old.”  A typical Johnny statement if there ever was one.

Rotten Tomatoes Johnny Depp listing

Sherlock Gnomes
  • Actor
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Captain Jack Sparrow
Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass
  • Mad Hatter
London Fields
  • Actor
75% Black Mass
  • Whitey Bulger
12% Mortdecai
  • Producer
  • Charles Mortdecai
Yoga Hosers
  • Guy Lapointe
19% Transcendence
  • Dr. Will Caster
$23.0M 2014
40% Tusk
  • Guy Lapointe
The Night Stalker
  • Producer
  • Carl Kolchak
Untitled Dr. Seuss Project
  • Dr. Seuss
  • Producer
75% Lucky Them
  • Actor
71% Into the Woods
  • The Wolf
$128.0M 2014
LaDonna Harris: Indian 101
  • Executive Producer
63% For No Good Reason
  • Actor
$67.1k 2014
31% The Lone Ranger
  • Executive Producer
  • Tonto
$89.3M 2013
The Thin Man
  • Actor
Sunset Strip
  • Actor
37% Dark Shadows
  • Producer
  • Barnabas Collins
$79.7M 2012
My Valentine
  • Actor
67% Radioman
  • Actor
50% The Rum Diary
  • Kemp
  • Producer
  • Executive Producer
$13.0M 2011
33% Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
  • Captain Jack Sparrow
$241.1M 2011
94% Hugo
  • Producer
$73.8M 2011
87% Rango
  • Rango/Lars
$123.2M 2011
20% The Tourist
  • Frank Tupelo
$67.6M 2010
62% When You’re Strange
  • Narrator
52% Alice in Wonderland
  • The Mad Hatter
$319.3M 2010
64% The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
  • Imaginarium Tony #1
$7.5M 2009
68% Public Enemies
  • John Dillinger
$97.0M 2009
100% Runnin’ Down a Dream: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  • Actor
  • Actor
86% Gonzo: The Life and Work of Hunter S. Thompson
  • Narrator
$1.0M 2008
86% Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • Sweeney Todd
$52.8M 2007
45% Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End
  • Captain Jack Sparrow
$309.4M 2007
89% Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
  • Actor
$0.1M 2007
  • Actor
86% When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan
  • Actor
$0.1M 2007
54% Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
  • Jack Sparrow
$423.0M 2006
33% The Libertine
  • John Wilmot
$4.8M 2006
Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride
  • Actor
91% Deep Sea 3D
  • Narrator
$42.0M 2006
83% Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
  • Victor Van Dort
$53.3M 2005
Gypsy’s Curse
  • Actor
57% Happily Ever After
  • L’inconnu
$0.1M 2005
83% Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Willy Wonka
$206.4M 2005
46% Secret Window
  • Mort Rainey
$47.8M 2004
95% Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin
  • Actor
Buried Secret Of M. Night Shyamalan
  • Actor
83% Finding Neverland
  • J.M. Barrie
94% Lost in La Mancha
  • Actor
68% Once upon a Time in Mexico
  • Sands
$55.8M 2003
79% Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • Jack Sparrow
$305.3M 2003
63% Breakfast With Hunter
  • Actor
Con Man
  • Actor
All the Love You Cannes
  • Actor
57% From Hell
  • Insp. Frederick George `Fred’ Abberline
$30.7M 2001
55% Blow
  • George Jung
$52.8M 2001
73% Before Night Falls
  • Lt. Victor/Bon Bon
$2.8M 2001
A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting ‘Platoon’
  • Actor
63% Chocolat
  • Roux
Portrait of Leonardo: The Kid Who Took Hollywood
  • Actor
35% The Man Who Cried
  • Cesar
67% Sleepy Hollow
  • Ichabod Crane
16% The Astronaut’s Wife
  • Spencer Armacost
88% The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation
  • Jack Kerouac
41% The Ninth Gate
  • Dean Corso
49% Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Raoul Duke
Top Secret: Scotland Yard
  • Narrator
L.A. Without a Map
  • Himself
87% Donnie Brasco
  • Joe Pistone/Donnie Brasco
Lesser Prophets (The Last Bet)
  • Actor
33% The Brave
  • Director
  • Raphael
50% Cannes Man
  • Himself
71% Dead Man
  • William Blake
29% Nick of Time
  • Gene Watson
74% Don Juan DeMarco
  • Don Juan DeMarco
92% Ed Wood
  • Edward D. Wood Jr.
89% What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
  • Gilbert Grape
75% Benny & Joon
  • Sam
87% Arizona Dream
  • Axel
20% Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare
  • News Announcer
73% Cry-Baby
  • Wade “Cry-Baby” Walker
89% Edward Scissorhands
  • Edward Scissorhands
21 Jump Street
  • Officer Tom Hanson
Slow Burn
  • Actor
88% Platoon
  • Lerner
20% Private Resort
  • Jack
94% A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Glen
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History – The 1980s, 1990s & 2000s

Cara Delevingne Suicide Squad biography filmography sexy photos

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Calling Cara Jocelyn Delevingne a ‘phenomenon’ is less of an exaggeration than usually applies when the word is used to describe one of the current stars in our celebrity roster. The 23-year old model, actress, singer and -in her own words – world class beatboxer has hit the big time, suffered quite a lot of the negative consequences thereof, and struggled through them with more than average grace.

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In case you’ve wondered, Cara’s surname is actually quite easy to pronounce – “dellaveen” – rhymes with Bella Queen, which might even be somewhat appropriate, considering her lineage. A native of London where she was born in 1992, her ancestors include several baronets, a 1st Viscount, publishing magnates, Lord Mayors of London – and a lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret.Cara Delevingne biography filmography sexy photosv


Her parents, Pandora and Charles, are untitled but prominent, with a £10million mansion in Belgravia that was reportedly downsized last year after Cara was asked to find her own abode and move out. By the time this happened, media sources have it that the reason given was an overabundance of the by- now-internationally-famous model’s clothing choices.Cara Delevingne biography filmography sexy photos24
Cara had her first modeling gig at the age of ten, but it was seven years later in 2009 when she signed on with Storm Model Management, having been spotted by its founder Sarah Doukas – the same eagle eye that also spotted Kate Moss way back in 1988. Other modeling assignments followed but it was in 2011, when Cara was part of the Burberry spring/summer shoot at Brighton Beach that her career really got underway.

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In the following four years Cara’s face, figure and signature bushy eyebrows have been showcased by the fashion industry’s top brand names, from Burberry to Yves St. Laurent and just about everywhere in between.


The mad pace and sudden massive celebrity had taken a toll on the young woman who has said in interviews that she never really planned to be a model – it just happened. However, her emotional and psychological difficulties surfaced well before her modeling career got underway.

Kissing Sienna Miller

Kissing Sienna Miller


When she was 15, Cara fell victim to depression, as she described it in a conversation/interview with Rupert Everett during the Women in the World Summit earlier this month (October). She said that doing well in school was important to her parents but she didn’t expect to ever “do well at it.” She told Everett, “I became suicidal,” [wishing for] “. . . the world to swallow me up, and nothing seemed better to me than death.”

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Cara goes on to explain that she was taken out of school for therapy and antidepressants, giving her some time to “. . . return to rational thinking . . .” but not really a cure for what ailed her. She did begin modeling during this time out from school, and in various interviews she has credited Kate Moss for helping her to save herself.

Cara said the veteran super-model “. . . kind of picked me up off the floor.” As for Moss, she described Cara, “. . . like a little chicken. I just wanted to take care of her.”

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With the help of friends, almost all of those mentioned being women, as well as other health-promoting pastimes such as yoga and writing, this conflicted but seemingly irrepressible youngster more or less got her self together, saying “no more” to the drugs-and-parties scene that had defined her for some time. In recent interviews she has mentioned that depression is not something that goes away forever; it can and does recur, but she now has weapons to fight and win that battle.

Though Cara has been named Model of the Year (2014) and made the cover of many top fashion magazines – she’s been on the cover of Vogue three times – she says now that modeling is not really her passion.Cara Delevingne nude biography filmography sexy photos

Music and acting are the real passions in her life, and she’s pursuing both with considerable success. Following a minor role in the 1012 movie adaptation of Anna Karenina, where she had a non-speaking role as Princess Sorokina, Cara’s acting career started revving up in 2014 when she got positive reviews for her portrayal of Melanie in The Face of an Angel.

The Face of an Angel trailer

Also in 2014 Cara co-starred in the Channel 4 airing of The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night, she was featured in Die Antwoord’s Ugly Boy music video, and starred in Karl Lagerfeld’s short film Reincarnation. As of 2015 she has more music videos under her belt, including Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood, which broke records with more than 20 million views on the day it was released.

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Paper Towns

Her co-starring role as Margo Speigelman in Paper Towns brought her a lot of acclaim when it was released earlier this this year – the film was an overnight success, hitting #6 slot in the U.S. box office and earning Cara in particular some enthusiastic reviews.

It would seem that acting in not only her passion but her forte, as she’s currently signed on for major roles in no less than six films. They include Kids in Love, Tulip Fever, London Fields and The Suicide Squad – in which she plays the Enchantress, one of the film’s super-heroes with magical powers.

Screen Test

Just to keep things rolling, Cara has also signed on for Luc Besson’s new film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, another comic book adaptation in which she’s to co-star with Rihanna. That one is scheduled for release in 2017, and it’s a pretty sure bet that we will be seeing much more of Cara Delevingne, and hearing from her too.

Cara Delevingne biography filmography sexy photos33If Cara has a motto it might be “Embrace your weirdness” as quoted on Instagram. “Be Comfortable in your own shoes, because you’re going to be in them for a while,” is her advice given to the audience at her Women in the World appearance, offered as she was strapping back on the mile-high shoes she’d removed at the start of her interview with Everett.

She’s actually a rather complex and contradictory individual – as she’d be the first to tell you.

Cara Delevingne biography filmography sexy photos4On the one hand, Cara has spoken quite openly of her battles with depression and ‘disassociation’, and her insecurities involving all the fame and fortune that have come her way.

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On the other hand, she has a remarkable energy and enthusiasm that bursts out in unexpected and usually quite delightful off-hand remarks and exaggerated facial moves. ‘Spontaneous’ is probably as accurate a description as any, but you’d have to include multi-talented, very nice to look at – and beat boxer par excellence.

She is now playing June Moone in the highly anticipated Suicide Squad


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