Depp at the 80th Academy Awards
|Born||June 9, 1963|
|Owensboro, Kentucky, USA|
Johnny Depp is an American actor, film producer, and musician. He has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild award for Best Actor. Depp rose to prominence on the 1980s television series "21 Jump Street", becoming a teen idol. Dissatisfied with that status, Depp turned to film for more challenging roles. Films featuring Depp have grossed over $3.1 billion at the United States box office and over $7.6 billion worldwide. He has been nominated for top awards many times. He also has garnered a sex symbol status in American cinema, being twice named as the "Sexiest Man Alive" by People magazine in 2003 and 2009.