I’m shy, paranoid, whatever word you want to use. I hate fame. I’ve done everything I can to avoid it
- Johnny Depp has won major awards for his acting work including Golden Globes®, MTV Movie Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards as well as several international accolades.
- He has also been nominated for three Academy Awards® for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2004), Finding Neverland (2005) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2008)
- Depp’s musical collaborations include working with artists such as Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Oasis, The Pogues' and Shane MacGowan.
- He has also contributed his musical talents to several of the films he has starred in, including Chocolat (2000), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2008)
- Depp's first major role was in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), where he played the heroine's boyfriend and one of Freddy's victims.
- Born John Christopher Depp on June 9,1963 in Owensboro, KY