Johnny Depp is an extraordinary actor and he proved it with the choices of films he is having on his kitty.
From dropping out of school to living on a private island and playing Jack Sparrow every time Johnny Depp proved himself how incredible he is an actor or as a person. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Johnny Depp has led one of the most interesting lives in Hollywood.
In the meantime fans are aware of the actor Johnny Depp and his idiosyncratic roles and guy-liners, here are a few lesser known juicy facts about this multi-talented man Johnny Depp and these facts will be surely going to give you Goosebumps.
1). Johnny Depp used to sell pens to abrade a living:
As a youngster, Johnny Depp led a rough life. He used to work as a ballpoint pen salesman which used to support himself when he was young.
2). Music is the first love of the actor:
Post he dropping out of high school, he started his own band “The Kids” and he is having famous bands on stage and for their albums too. It wasn’t long before his rock star dreams fell to pieces like most other teenagers.
When he attempted to go back to school, the principal told him to pursue his dream of being a musician to come true.
3). Nicolas Cage was the man who advised him to join film industry:
Nicolas Cage advised him to turn to acting and it was Cage who also asked Depp to try his hands in various genre roles which literally shot him to fame, including his role as the undercover cop Tommy Hanson in 21 Jump Street.
4). His role selection process surprised critics and audiences:
Johnny Depp always managed to surprised critics and audiences with his role selection process and some of the wonderful movies he is having on his kitty including, Be it Ed Wood (1994) or Don Juan DeMarco (1994) and other films too like Dead Man (1995), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998).
He was exceptionally good in films, like, Roald Dahl’s novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), and later in Alice in Wonderland (2010).
5). ‘Pirates of the Carribean’ one of the most successful movie:
Today, the franchise is one of Disney’s biggest money makers indeed this is only for the Captain! No wonder why ‘Pirates of the Carribean’ is one of the most hit movies.
6). Johny Depp received inspirations from the Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards to essay the role of Jack Sparrow:
He is one of Johny Depp’s personal idols, the two actors also seen in the role of father and son in Pirates of The Carribean.
7). He was listed as the highest paid actor, and his total earning was $75 million in 2012:
The successes of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “Alice in Wonderland” and “Rango” considers Johny as amongst the most bankable actors in Hollywood.
8). Johnny Depp is sexy proved twice:
In 2003 and again in 2009, Johnny Depp was titled ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ according to People Magazine. The actor is known for his good looks.
9). A charitable celebrity:
When Heath Ledger passed away, leaving filming for The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009) incomplete, Depp along with Jude Law and Colin Farrell played him in various shots also donate their salaries from the film to Ledger’s daughter, Matilda.
Not only that, he visits hospitals in fictional attires to spend some quality time with the children, donates millions.
10). But sadly, Johny Depp has never won an Oscar:
He’s been nominated a number of times for a number of Academy Awards, Golden and BAFTA awards. He has won a whole lot of them but skips to won an Oscar award ever despite being nominated for them thrice.
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