Johnny Depp is one of the most famous and versatile actors of his age. He started his career as a musician but later switched to acting.
Depp dropped out of school when he was 16, and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a music career. He launched his band ‘The Kids’ which got a modest success. He has also recorded twice with British band Oasis. In 1983, Depp married make artist, Lori Allison, and worked a verity of odd jobs, such as ballpoint-pen salesman. He met Nicolas Cage, who advised him to switch to acting.
Depp made his screen debut in 1984 with a low budget horror film, ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’, where he played a teenager who falls prey to dream-stalking demon Freddy Krueger. In 1987, he played the role of an undercover cop in Popular TV series ’21 Jump Street’. The show was a hit, which made him famous as a teen heartthrob. Throughout the 1990s he appeared in several notable movies such as ‘Dead Man’, ‘Donnie Brasco’ and many more. He rose to fame with the role of Captain Jack Sparrow in adventure film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, the film was a super hit, and he earned worldwide acclaim for his comic performance. He reprised the role of Jack Sparrow in all Pirates sequels.
Johnny Depp’s relationships and marriages
Depp marriage Lori Allison in 1983 and divorced after two years. He engaged to Jennifer Grey and Sherilyn Fenn. Depp also had a relationship with Winona Ryder, Kate Moss, Vanessa Paradis. After breaking up with Paradis, he married actress and model Amber Heard in 2015. Heard filed a divorce in 2016 and accused him of verbal and physical abuse. However, she failed to provide sufficient evidence to prove her claim. Heard dismissed the restraining order, and later accepted that ‘There was never any intent of physical or emotional harm’. In early 2019, Depp sued Heard for US$50 million for defamation over an op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post, and he also released audio recordings of conversations between himself and Heard.
Here below are some fantastic photos of young Johnny Depp from his early life.