On June 9, 1963 Johnny Depp was born.
Depp is best known for his eccentric roles, in which he often collaborates with good friend Tim Burton; currently having worked on eight films with him. He first gained famed starring in the 1980’s series “21 Jump Street,” where he was labeled a teen idol. Some of his film work has included “Donnie Brasco,” “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” “Blow,” Edward Scissorhands,” “Sleep Hollow” as Ichabod Crane, the “Pirates of the Caribbean” series as Jack Sparrow, the 2005 telling of “Charlie of the Chocolate Factor” as Willy Wonka, and 2010’s “Alice in Wonderland” as the Mad Hatter. Subsequently, his top grossing films have been the “Pirates of the Caribbean” films, as well as “Alice in Wonderland” and “Charlie in the Chocolate Factory.”
Throughout his career he’s been nominated for three Academy Awards, has won both a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award, as well as named twice in People Magazine’s “Sexist Man Alive.”