FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS
JOHNNY DEPP (Raoul Duke) is one of today's most versatile
leading actors, however, most recently, he directed, cowrote
and starred in The Brave, featuring Marlon Brando. He recently
finished filming The Astronaut's Wife with Charlize Theron,
due out later this year.
Depp has earned both critical and popular acclaim for his work
in a variety of memorable roles in unique feature films. Previous
to The Brave, he most recently starred in the critical
and commercial hit Donnie Brasco for TriStar Pictures alongside
A1 Pacino. Prior to that, Depp starred in Miramax Films' Dead
Man, a western set in the late 1800s directed by Jim Jarmusch,
and Paramount's thriller Nick of Time. He starred in Don
Juan DeMarco as a man convinced he is the world's greatest
lover, opposite legendary actors Marlon Brando and Faye Dunaway.
It was Depp's compelling performance in the title role of Tim
Burton's Edward Scissorhands that established him as one
of Hollywood's most soughtafter talents, earning him a Best
Actor Golden Globe nomination. He was honored with a second Golden
Globe nomination for his portrayal in Benny & Joon, an
offbeat love story in which he starred with Aidan Quinn
and Mary Stuart Masterson.
Depp was reunited with Tim Burton for the heralded Ed Wood,
the story of one of America's most eccentric film directors.
His performance in this film garnered Depp his third Best Actor
Golden Globe nomination. His other films include Lasse Hallstrom's
What's Eating Gilbert Grape, which starred Depp in the
title role, Emir Kusturica's Arizona Dream, in which he
starred with Jerry Lewis and Faye Dunaway, and his feature film
debut, John Waters' affectionate homage to the 1950s, Cry Baby
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