John Christopher Depp II was born on June 9, 1963, is an American actor, producer, and musician.

Depp was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, he is the youngest of four children of Betty Sue Palmer (1935–2016), a waitress, and John Christopher Depp (born 1938), a civil engineer. Depp is a 20th cousin of Elizabeth II.

He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. He raised to eminence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol.

John Christopher has taken the very challenging task of himself, it was difficult to portray “larger-than-life” roles, starting with a supporting role in Oliver Stone’s Vietnam War film Platoon in 1986, then playing the character in the romantic dark fantasy Edward Scissor hands in 1990. He later found in the fantasy adventure film Sleepy Hollow (1999), which was box office blockbuster success, the fantasy swashbuckler film Pirates of the Caribbean, the fantasy film Alice in Wonderland (2010) and voicing the title or main character in the great animated action comedy western Rango (2011). Afterwards, he has alliances on nine films with director, producer and friend Tim Burton.

In 2012, John Depp has been listed as the highest paid actor in Guinness World Records, with earnings of $75 million. Depp was inducted as a Disney Legend in 2015.

Johnny Depp selected filmography

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Platoon (1986)

Cry-Baby (1990)

Edward Scissor hands (1990)

Benny & Joon (1993)

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

Ed Wood (1994)

Dead Man (1995)

Don Juan DeMarco (1995)

Donnie Brasco (1997)

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

The Ninth Gate (1999)

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

The Astronaut’s Wife (1999)

Before Night Falls (2000)

Chocolat (2000)

Blow (2001)

From Hell (2001)

Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)

Secret Window (2004)

Finding Neverland (2004)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Corpse Bride (2005)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)

Public Enemies (2009)

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

The Tourist (2010)

Rango (2011)

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

The Rum Diary (2011)

Dark Shadows (2012)

The Lone Ranger (2013)

Transcendence (2014)

Into the Woods (2014)

Mortdecai (2015)

Black Mass (2015)

Yoga Hosers (2016)

Alice through the Looking Glass (2016)

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Labyrinth (2017)