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Johnny was born under the official name II, John Christopher Depp on June 9th, 1963. Known to his close friends as Mr. Stench, he has been a credited actor since the 1984 film A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Johnny Depp is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in twenty-nine films including the 2014 drama film Transcendence as the character Will Caster, the 2013 action movie The Lone Ranger playing Tonto and the 2012 comedy release Dark Shadows cast as Barnabas Collins.
Johnny is a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes him the top choice for a variety of roles. He has appeared in nine films including: the 2014 comedy film Tusk as the character Guy Lapointe, the 2009 biography movie Public Enemies playing John Dillinger and the 2003 action release Once Upon a Time in Mexico cast as Sands.
Johnny Depp has earned salaries up to $55,500,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2006 action film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, which brought in $423,000,000 at the box office.
Johnny is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least one hundred and ten magazines, captured in more than thirty-five pictorials, interviewed in over thirty-one publications and featured in fifty-seven magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least nine books.
As an actor Johnny Depp has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on three occasions. His first nomination was for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his portrayal of Jack Sparrow in the 2003 film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Johnny Depp was also nominated for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Sir James Matthew Barrie in the 2004 movie Finding Neverland and Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Sweeney Todd in the 2007 movie Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street .