John Christopher “Johnny” Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor, film producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild award for Best Actor. He rose to prominence on the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street, becoming a teen idol.
Since then, Depp took on challenging roles and “larger-than-life” characters starting with a supporting role in Oliver Stone’s Platoon in 1986, then playing the title character in Edward Scissorhands (1990), and later found box office success in Sleepy Hollow (1999), Pirates of the Caribbean (2003–present), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Alice in Wonderland (2010), and Rango (2011). He has collaborated with director and friend Tim Burton in eight films.