The Deppstar. A Portrait of J.D. by Brett Sixtysix

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John Christopher Depp II , aka Johnny Depp , is an American actor , director , guitarist , screenwriter and film producer , born on June 9 , 1963in Owensboro , Kentucky .

He became famous in the 1980s with his role in the television series 21 Jump Street offered by the famous producer Stephen J. Cannell . He then devotes himself primarily to the interpretation of original and eccentric characters such as Edward Scissorhands , Raoul Duke (alter ego of the writer Hunter S. Thompson ) in Las Vegas Parano ,Ichabod Crane in Sleepy Hollow , Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean saga , the Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland and Barnabas Collins in Dark Shadows . He has also played real characters like Ed Wood in the movie of the same name,Joseph D. Pistone in Donnie Brasco ,George Jung in Blow and John Dillinger in Public Enemies . He also plays Tonto in Lone Ranger, the birth of a hero and is chosen to embody the character of Gellert Grindelwald, dark wizard of the world of JK Rowlingin the saga of the films Fantastic Animals .

In general, the most atypical characters he embodies are as bold as they are original and stand out from ordinary mortals. In the early 1990s , he began collaborating with the one who became his favorite director and his friend, Tim Burton , with whom he shot eight films.

From June 1998 to June 2012, he lives between France and the United States with the singer and actress French Vanessa Paradis , the mother of his two children, Lily-Rose Melody , born on 27 May 1999, and Jack John Christopher III, born April 9, 2002. On May 19, 2012, after fourteen years of romantic relationship, the couple announced his separation. In February 2015, he married Amber Heard and in May 2016 she filed for divorce on a charge of domestic violence.

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