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Bio For: Johnny Depp
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JOHNNY DEPP (Will Caster) is an award-winning actor who is also producing under the banner of his company, infinitum nihil.

A three-time Academy Award nominee in the category of Best Actor, Depp was honored with his first Oscar nod for his work in Gore Verbinski’s 2003 blockbuster “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," which launched the hugely successful film franchise. He also won a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award and an Empire Award and garnered Golden Globe and BAFTA Award nominations for his creation of Captain Jack Sparrow, who became an instant screen classic. Depp went on to reprise the role in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest," earning another Golden Globe nomination; “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End," and “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides."

Depp’s second Oscar nomination came for his performance in Marc Forster’s acclaimed 2004 drama “Finding Neverland." For his portrayal of Peter Pan author James Barrie in that film, he also received Golden Globe, BAFTA Award and SAG Award nominations.

He earned his latest Oscar nomination for his work in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," director Tim Burton’s 2007 screen adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical. For his performance in the film’s title role, Depp also won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical. Depp has collaborated with Burton on eight features to date, starting with the title role in “Edward Scissorhands," for which he received a Golden Globe nomination. He also earned Golden Globe nominations for his work under Burton’s direction in “Ed Wood," for which he won a London Film Critics Circle Award; “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"; and “Alice in Wonderland." Additionally, he starred in “Dark Shadows" and lent his voice to Burton’s animated hit “Corpse Bride."

Depp began his performing career as a musician, before segueing to acting. He made his feature film debut in the horror hit “A Nightmare on Elm Street," followed by Oliver Stone’s Oscar-winning war drama “Platoon." In 1987, he landed his breakout role on the hit television show “21 Jump Street."

After starring in the series for four seasons, Depp returned to the big screen in John Waters’ “Cry-Baby." His early film work also includes “Benny & Joon," gaining a Golden Globe nomination; Lasse Hallstrom’s “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape"; “Don Juan DeMarco," with Marlon Brando; Mike Newell’s “Donnie Brasco"; and Terry Gilliam’s “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas." In 1997, Depp made his writing and directing debut with “The Brave," in which he also starred with Brando.

Depp has also starred in such diverse films as Lasse Hallstrom’s “Chocolat," for which he was Golden Globe-nominated; the Hughes brothers’ “From Hell"; Robert Rodriguez’s “Once Upon a Time in Mexico"; Michael Mann’s “Public Enemies"; “The Tourist," earning another Golden Globe nomination; “The Rum Diary," which he also produced; and Verbinski’s “The Lone Ranger." In addition, he voiced the title character in Verbinski’s Oscar-winning animated feature “Rango," and was a producer on Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-nominated “Hugo."

Upcoming, Depp stars this holiday season in Rob Marshall’s screen adaptation of the hit musical “Into the Woods." Behind the camera, he is directing a Keith Richards documentary feature. Additionally, he stars in and produces the comedy “Mortdecai," and next starts work on “Black Mass," in which he portrays the infamous mobster Whitey Bulger. Both films are being produced under the infinitum nihil banner.

Movies For: Johnny Depp
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THE LONE RANGER (PG-13) On Video: 12/17/2013 At Theaters: 7/3/2013
DARK SHADOWS (PG-13) On Video: 10/2/2012 At Theaters: 5/11/2012
THE RUM DIARY (R) On Video: 2/14/2012 At Theaters: 10/28/2011
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
ON STRANGER TIDES
(PG-13)
On Video: 10/18/2011 At Theaters: 5/20/2011
RANGO (PG) On Video: 7/15/2011 At Theaters: 3/4/2011
THE TOURIST (PG-13) On Video: 3/22/2011 At Theaters: 12/10/2010
ALICE IN WONDERLAND (PG) On Video: 6/1/2010 At Theaters: 3/5/2010
THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS (PG-13) On Video: 4/27/2010 At Theaters: 12/25/2009
PUBLIC ENEMIES (R) On Video: 12/8/2009 At Theaters: 7/1/2009
SWEENEY TODD (R) On Video: 4/1/2008 At Theaters: 12/21/2007
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN AT WORLD'S END (PG-13) On Video: 12/4/2007 At Theaters: 5/25/2007
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN DEAD MAN'S CHEST (PG-13) On Video: 12/5/2006 At Theaters: 7/7/2006
LIBERTINE (R) On Video: 7/4/2006 At Theaters: 3/10/2006
CORPSE BRIDE (PG) On Video: 1/31/2006 At Theaters: 9/23/2005
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (PG) On Video: 11/8/2005 At Theaters: 7/15/2005
FINDING NEVERLAND (PG) On Video: 3/22/2005 At Theaters: 11/24/2004
SECRET WINDOW (PG-13) On Video: 6/22/2004 At Theaters: 3/12/2004
ONCE UPON A TIME IN MEXICO (R) On Video: 1/20/2004 At Theaters: 9/12/2003
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN (PG-13) On Video: 12/2/2003 At Theaters: 7/9/2003
FROM HELL (R) On Video: 5/14/2002 At Theaters: 10/19/2001
BLOW (R) On Video: 9/11/2001 At Theaters: 4/6/2001
CHOCOLAT (PG-13) On Video: 8/7/2001 At Theaters: 1/19/2001
BEFORE NIGHT FALLS (R) On Video: 5/22/2001 At Theaters: 3/2/2001
THE NINTH GATE (R) On Video: 7/18/2000 At Theaters: 3/10/2000
SLEEPY HOLLOW (R) On Video: 5/23/2000 At Theaters: 11/19/1999
THE ASTRONAUT'S WIFE (R) On Video: 2/8/2000 At Theaters: 8/27/1999
FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS (R) On Video: 11/17/1998 At Theaters: 5/22/1998
DONNIE BRASCO (R) On Video: 7/22/1997 At Theaters: 2/28/1997
TRANSCENDENCE (PG-13) At Theaters: 4/18/2014
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