John Christopher Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor, producer, and musician. He is regarded as one of the most notable film stars.
Johnny Depp is an actor known for his portrayal of eccentric characters in films like ‘Sleepy Hollow,’ ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ and the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise.
Johnny Depp landed his first legitimate movie role in Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). He began studying acting in earnest, the lessons paying off in 1987 when he landed a role on the TV show 21 Jump Street. He has since become known for his willingness to take on darker roles in films such as Edward Scissorhands (1990), Sleepy Hollow (1999) and Alice in Wonderland (2010), as well as his starring efforts in the big-budget Pirates of the Caribbean movies.
“Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.”
“My body is my journal, and my tattoos are my story.”
Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.
Am I a romantic? I’ve seen ‘Wuthering Heights’ ten times. I’m a romantic.
“I always felt like I was meant to have been born in another era, another time.”
“People cry, not because they are weak. It is because they’ve been strong for too long.”
I never wanted to be the guy people looked at. I don’t think of myself as being a celebrity; it’s too mortifying.
“Better to not know which moment may be your last. Every morsel of your entire being alive to the infinite mystery of it all.”
One of the most beautiful things in the world is seeing a mommy with her kids. There’s nothing more beautiful, nothing more sublime.
“You can close your eyes to the things you don’t want to see, but you can’t close your heart to the things you don’t want to feel.”
“if you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn’t have fallen for the second.”
“With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it’s just not acting. It’s lying. ”
“I don’t think anybody’s necessarily ready for death. You can only hope that when it approaches, you feel like you’ve said what you wanted to say. Nobody wants to go out in mid-sentence.”
“My daughter was asked by a little old lady in a London hotel restaurant what her daddy did. She answered, “He’s a pirate” – I was very proud of that answer.”
There’s definitely healing properties to being in proximity to the ocean and that breeze. There’s something about that Caribbean climate and humidity.
I’m just an actor, and if I can leave something behind that my kids will be proud of, then that’s what I want. I don’t want my kids to be embarrassed by anything I’ve done.
“When I see someone who just follows their dream and succeeds, and just does basically what they want to do and doesn’t have to answer to anyone, obviously not harming anyone, that’s great.”
Music is still part of my life, but I hate the idea of people coming to see me play the guitar because they’ve seen me in movies. You want people who are listening to be only interested in the music.
“Growing old is unavoidable, but never growing up is possible. I believe you can retain certain things from your childhood if you protect them – certain traits, certain places where you don’t let the world go.”
Things go wrong for me all the time with technology. I’m not familiar enough with it, and I’m too old-school a brain to be able to figure it out. I’m dumb. Anything that I have to attack with my thumbs, for any period of time, makes me feel stupid. So, I try to avoid it, as much as possible, to protect my thumbs.