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Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

John Christopher Depp II ( Owensboro, June 9, 1963 ) is an American actor.

Famous Facts

  • After a few small parts, Johnny broke through in earnest in 1987 with the hit show 21 Jump Street, in which he played undercover agent Tom Hanson. He became a teen idol.
  • Depp played his character Captain Jack Sparrow so convincingly that the question arose whether he would ever be able to equal this success in a different genre. But ... this actor has shown time and again that he will not easily be put in a box.
  • Did you know that ... Johnny’s great-grandmother Minnie was a full-blood Cherokee Indian? Johnny also has Irish and German ancestors, and likes to tell people that his last name means “idiot” in German?

“I’m not sure I’m adult yet.”

Johnny Depp