Who is Johnny Depp?
A: John Christopher Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor and musician.
He is the recipient of multiple accolades, including what?
A: A Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
How many nominations for Academy Awards has he had?
A: Three and two BAFTA awards.
Depp made his feature film debut in what horror film?
A: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).
In 1986 what movie did he appear in?
He rose to prominence as a teen idol on what television
A: 21 Jump Street (1987–1990).
In the 1990s, Depp acted mostly in what?
A: Independent films with auteur directors, often playing eccentric characters.
These included what?
A: Cry-Baby (1990), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Benny and Joon (1993), Dead Man (1995), Donnie Brasco (1997), and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998).
Depp also began his longtime collaboration with what
A: Tim Burton, portraying the leads in the films Edward Scissorhands (1990), Ed Wood (1994), and Sleepy Hollow (1999).
In the 2000s, Depp became one of the most commercially
successful film stars by playing what?
A: Captain Jack Sparrow in the Walt Disney swashbuckler film series Pirates of the Caribbean.
He also received critical praise for what three movies?
A: Chocolat (2000), Finding Neverland (2004) and Public Enemies (2009).
He also continued his commercially successful
collaboration with Tim Burton with what films?
A: The films Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
In the Chocolate Factory he portrayed whom?
A: Willy Wonka.
In 2012, Depp was one of the world's biggest film
stars, and was listed by the Guinness World Records as what?
A: The world's highest-paid actor, with earnings of US$75 million in a year.
During the 2010s Depp began producing films through
A: His company Infinitum Nihil.
He also received critical praise for Black Mass (2015)
and formed what rock supergroup?
A: Hollywood Vampires with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry.
He starred as Gellert Grindelwald in what Wizarding
A: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018).
Between 1998 and 2012, Depp was in a relationship with whom?
A: French singer Vanessa Paradis.
Together they had how many children?
A: Two, including actress Lily-Rose Depp.
From 2015 to 2017, Depp was married to whom?
A: Actress Amber Heard.
Their divorce drew much media attention as both alleged what?
A: Abuse against each other.
In 2018, Depp unsuccessfully sued the publishers of
what British tabloid?
A: The Sun for defamation under English law; a judge ruled the publication labelling him a "wife beater" was "substantially true".
Depp later successfully sued whom in a 2022 trial in
A: Amber Heard.
A seven-member jury ruled that Heard's allegations of
"sexual violence" and "domestic abuse" were what?
A: false and defamed Depp under American law.
When was John Christopher Depp II born?
A: On June 9, 1963.
Where was he born?
A: In Owensboro, Kentucky.
He was the youngest of four children of whom?
A: Waitress Betty Sue Depp.
Who was his father?
A: Civil engineer John Christopher Depp.
Depp's family moved frequently during his childhood,
eventually settling where?
A: In Miramar, Florida, in 1970.
His parents divorced in 1978 when he was 15, and his
mother later married whom?
A: Robert Palmer, whom Depp has called "an inspiration".