Johnny Depp

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John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor, producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. He rose to prominence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol.

Depp has taken on challenging and "larger-than-life" roles, starting with a supporting role in Oliver Stone's Vietnam War film Platoon in 1986, then playing the title character in the romantic dark fantasy Edward Scissorhands (1990). He later found box office success in the fantasy adventure film Sleepy Hollow (1999), the fantasy swashbuckler film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) and its sequels, the musical adventure film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), the fantasy film Alice in Wonderland (2010) and voicing the title character in the animated action comedy western Rango (2011). He has collaborated on nine films with director, producer, and friend Tim Burton.

Depp is regarded as one of the world's biggest film stars. He has gained worldwide critical acclaim for his portrayals of such people as screenwriter-director Ed Wood in Ed Wood, undercover FBI agent Joseph D. Pistone in Donnie Brasco, "gonzo" journalist Raoul Duke in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, cocaine kingpin George Jung in Blow, author J. M. Barrie in Finding Neverland, the Depression-era outlaw John Dillinger in Michael Mann's Public Enemies, and the Boston gangster Whitey Bulger in Black Mass. Films featuring Depp have grossed over $3.1 billion at the United States box office and over $7.6 billion worldwide. His most commercially successful films are the Pirates of the Caribbean films, which have grossed $3 billion; Alice in Wonderland which grossed $1 billion; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory which grossed $474 million; and The Tourist which grossed $278 million worldwide.

Depp has been nominated for major acting awards, including three nominations for Academy Award for Best Actor. Depp won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. He has been listed in the 2012 Guinness World Records as the highest paid actor, with earnings of $75 million. Depp was inducted as a Disney Legend in 2015.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 Help Various Artists 3
2001 Brigitte Wellness - Power und Energie Various Artists 1
2011 From Gainsbourg to Lulu Lucien Gainsbourg 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Ederlezi Goran Bregović 2
2000 Songbook Goran Bregović 1
2001 Hollywood Goes Wild Various Artists 1
2002 Blue Breath Various Artists 1
2013 West of Memphis: Voices for Justice Various Artists 2

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2010 When You're Strange: Songs From the Motion Picture The Doors 2
2011 The Rum Diary: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Christopher Young 1
2012 Dark Shadows: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Various Artists 2
2014 Into the Woods (2014 film cast) Stephen Sondheim 3


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2010 I Put A Spell On You Shane MacGowan & Friends 1

Other + Spokenword

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Kerouac: Kicks Joy Darkness Various Artists 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2013 Son of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys Various Artists 2

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