Johnny Depp was a little boy lonely who spent part of his time playing the guitar. He was part of The Kids, a band of rock that came to be an opening act for Iggy Pop. Thanks to his first wife, Lori Anne Allison Depp became friends with Nicolas Cage, who convinced him to do the casting for a horror film. So came his first role in A Nightmare on Elm Street.
You have to be honest and admit that in the beginning what I was captivated by the young actor was his sex appeal, with a pretty face that could bring good results on-screen. However, years later he was commissioned to demonstrate why it is one of the best actors of the moment.
1. The young the hands of scissors
It was his first collaboration with Tim Burton and that would mark the beginning of a long path together, but his interpretation of Edward was accidental as the production wanted as protagonist Tom Cruise. It is a fantasy drama series that alludes to Frankenstein, and to demonstrate the beauty of the monsters.
2. Who loves Gilbert Grape?
With this film cemented his career and, in addition, inspired by Leonardo DiCaprio. Depp gave life to Gilbert, a young, distracted and indifferent to what happens around you. Without doubt it is one of his best roles dramatic, in which he lives overwhelmed by family responsibilities: taking care of a mother immensely obese and a brother with mental disabilities.
3. Sleepy Hollow
Depp made all the action scenes of this film, but confessed that I never saw because I was not happy with his performance. Here he plays a researcher in New York who is sent to the small and remote town of Sleepy Hollow to discover what there is of truth in the legend of a headless horseman that terrorizes the inhabitants of the place.
With this character won over the female audience. Here he played Wade The Teardrop Walker, a young irresistible whose ability to cry, only a tear-crazed girls.
Based on actual events, tells the story of George Jung, a family man who became a billionaire thanks to his own version of the american dream. During his stay in the prison is drawn into the world of drug trafficking in Colombia and arrives to trade the greater part of the heroin that enters the united States during the 70s. The curious fact is that Depp yes he met Jung.
6. Finding Neverland
Depp plays Sir James Matthew Barrie, in the stage in which you are writing the classic children’s Peter Pan. Addresses the time in which their works did not receive good reviews, and is forced to write a new story.
7. Sweeney Todd
This musical about a barber, murderer assumes the success of the partnership Burton-Depp. Both transmit how, in the mind of Sweeney Todd, the violence has meaning, both to look at the rest of the human beings with indifference and repulsion.
8. Pirates of the Caribbean
“Are you drunk?”, exclaimed the president of Disney when he saw the first scenes, convinced that Depp would ruin the production. The response of the actor: “either you trust me or I made in the kicks.” From that moment on, Jack Sparrow makes children, parents and grandparents smile non-stop for a couple of hours.
9. Charlie and the chocolate factory
A child wins a tour through the chocolate factory most incredible in the world, directed by the maker of candy most unusual in the world. Depp gave a dark twist to this film with his performance.
10. Alice in the country of the wonders
Alice returns to the magical world of his childhood, where he meets up with his old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the reign of terror of the Red Queen.
11. Dark Shadows
Barnabas Collins is released and returns to his old home, where their descendants in need of his protection. Depp gave a comic style to the vampires.
The impulse of a scientist by the artificial intelligence generates risk when you allow your consciousness to work through a digital program.
13. Public enemies
The feds try to take down the famous gangster americanos John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a crime wave in the 1930s.
14. Donnie Brasco
This tape meant a change in the career of the actor, since here he had a role more mature. Depp got into the skin of a FBI agent Joseph Pistone, who was, and set down his experiences in a book.
15. The secret window
A writer is accused for plagiarism by a strange man, who begins to asediarlo to drive you crazy.
16. From hell
A police detective investigates the murders of Jack The Ripper.