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40 Super Interesting Facts About Johnny Depp

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    1. Johnny Depp has a tattoo of a sparrow flying over water with the name “Jack” on his right forearm. It is a tribute to his son Jack and his character Jack Sparrow.
    2. Johnny Depp is a wine enthusiast and owns a vineyard in France. He also collects rare books and art.
    3. Johnny Depp has played guitar on several albums by artists such as Oasis, Marilyn Manson, Iggy Pop and Shane MacGowan. He also formed a supergroup called Hollywood Vampires with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry in 2015.
    4. Johnny Depp has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his performances in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Finding Neverland (2004) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007). He has won a Golden Globe Award for Sweeney Todd and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Pirates of the Caribbean.
    5. Johnny Depp is a fan of the author Hunter S. Thompson and has played him twice on screen: in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) and The Rum Diary (2011). He also financed Thompson’s funeral, which involved shooting his ashes out of a cannon.
    6. Johnny Depp has a production company called Infinitum Nihil, which means “nothing is forever” in Latin. He has produced films such as Hugo (2011), Dark Shadows (2012) and The Lone Ranger (2013).

7. Johnny Depp has been involved in several legal disputes, including a divorce from actress Amber Heard in 2016, a lawsuit against his former managers for fraud in 2017, and a libel case against The Sun newspaper in 2020. He lost the libel case, which accused him of being a “wife beater”, and was asked to resign from his role as Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts franchise.

8. Johnny Depp is fluent in French and can speak some German and Spanish. He also learned some Native American languages for his roles in Dead Man (1995) and The Lone Ranger (2013).

9. Johnny Depp has several phobias, including fear of clowns, spiders and ghosts. He also suffers from insomnia and anxiety.

10. Johnny Depp has been friends with many celebrities, such as Tim Burton, Helena Bonham Carter, Winona Ryder, Leonardo DiCaprio, Penélope Cruz and Keith Richards. He is also the godfather of Tim Burton’s son Billy Ray and Marilyn Manson’s son John Luke.

11. Johnny Depp has a collection of over 200 Barbie dolls1. He says he uses them to practice different accents and characters.

12. Johnny Depp has a tattoo of the number three on his left hand. He believes that three is a mystical and harmonious number.

13. Johnny Depp was the first American actor to win a César Award, the French equivalent of an Oscar. He received an honorary award in 1999 for his contribution to cinema.

14. Johnny Depp has played several real-life people on screen, such as John Dillinger, James “Whitey” Bulger, George Jung, John Wilmot and J.M. . He also portrayed a fictionalized version of himself in 21 Jump Street (2012) and Life’s Too Short (2011).

15. Johnny Depp is a fan of the British comedy series Monty Python’s Flying Circus and The Fast Show1. He has appeared in cameo roles in both shows and has cited them as influences on his humor.

16. Johnny Depp has a passion for music and owns several guitars. He has named some of his guitars after famous women, such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Moss and Vanessa Paradis.

17. Johnny Depp has been involved in several humanitarian causes, such as supporting the Children’s Hospice and Palliative Care Coalition, the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union. He has also donated money to various Native American charities and environmental groups.

18. Johnny Depp has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard. He received it in 1999 after starring in Sleepy Hollow.

19. Johnny Depp is an avid reader and has a large library of books at his home in France. He has said that his favorite book is The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson, which he later adapted into a film.

20. Johnny Depp has a nickname for his fans: “Deppheads”. He often signs autographs and takes pictures with them when he attends premieres and events

21. Johnny Depp has a tattoo of his mother’s name, Betty Sue, on his left arm. He was very close to his mother, who died in 2016 after a long illness.

22. Johnny Depp has been named as one of the most influential people in the world by Time magazine twice: in 2005 and 2008. He has also received several honorary doctorates from universities such as the University of Warwick and the Complutense University of Madrid.

23. Johnny Depp is a fan of the author Jack Kerouac and has a tattoo of a quote from his novel On the Road on his right arm. The quote reads: “My heart is always sighing for what I am hoping for and I am always searching for what I am dreaming”.

24. Johnny Depp has played guitar with Paul McCartney on several occasions, including at McCartney’s wedding in 2011 and at a surprise concert in Hollywood in 2013. He also appeared in two of McCartney’s music videos: “Queenie Eye” and “Early Days”.

25. Johnny Depp has a passion for painting and photography and has exhibited some of his works in galleries. He has also painted portraits of some of his friends and co-stars, such as Marlon Brando, Patti Smith and Keith Richards.

26. Johnny Depp has a rare condition called Morton’s neuroma, which causes pain and numbness in his feet. He has said that he wears shoes that are two sizes too big to ease the discomfort.

27. Johnny Depp has been awarded the Distinguished Artisan Award by the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild in 2014 for his collaboration with various make-up artists throughout his career. He has undergone extensive make-up transformations for many of his roles, such as Edward Scissorhands, Barnabas Collins and Tonto.

28. Johnny Depp is a supporter of the Innocence Project, a non-profit organization that works to exonerate wrongly convicted people through DNA testing. He has also advocated for the release of the West Memphis Three, three men who were convicted of murder as teenagers and later freed after new evidence emerged.

29. Johnny Depp is an animal lover and has owned several pets, including dogs, cats, rats, snakes, lizards and birds. He once smuggled his dogs into Australia while filming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, which caused a controversy with the Australian authorities.

30. Johnny Depp is a fan of the Harry Potter series and has said that he read the books to his children when they were young. He was cast as Gellert Grindelwald, a dark wizard and former lover of Albus Dumbledore, in the Fantastic Beasts series, but he resigned from the role after losing his libel case against The Sun newspaper.

31. Johnny Depp has a tattoo of a sparrow flying over water with the name “Jack” on his right forearm. It is a tribute to his son Jack and his character Jack Sparrow.

32. Johnny Depp is a wine enthusiast and owns a vineyard in France. He also collects rare books and art.

33. Johnny Depp has played guitar on several albums by artists such as Oasis, Marilyn Manson, Iggy Pop and Shane MacGowan. He also formed a supergroup called Hollywood Vampires with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry in 2015.

34. Johnny Depp has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his performances in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Finding Neverland (2004) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007). He has won a Golden Globe Award for Sweeney Todd and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Pirates of the Caribbean.

35. Johnny Depp is a fan of the author Hunter S. Thompson and has played him twice on screen: in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) and The Rum Diary (2011). He also financed Thompson’s funeral, which involved shooting his ashes out of a cannon.

36. Johnny Depp has a production company called Infinitum Nihil, which means “nothing is forever” in Latin. He has produced films such as Hugo (2011), Dark Shadows (2012) and The Lone Ranger (2013).

37. Johnny Depp has been involved in several legal disputes, including a divorce from actress Amber Heard in 2016, a lawsuit against his former managers for fraud in 2017, and a libel case against The Sun newspaper in 2020. He lost the libel case, which accused him of being a “wife beater”, and was asked to resign from his role as Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts franchise.

38. Johnny Depp is fluent in French and can speak some German and Spanish. He also learned some Native American languages for his roles in Dead Man (1995) and The Lone Ranger (2013).

39. Johnny Depp has several phobias, including fear of clowns, spiders and ghosts. He also suffers from insomnia and anxiety.

40. Johnny Depp has been friends with many celebrities, such as Tim Burton, Helena Bonham Carter, Winona Ryder, Leonardo DiCaprio, Penélope Cruz and Keith Richards. He is also the godfather of Tim Burton’s son Billy Ray and Marilyn Manson’s son John Luke.

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