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Johnny Depp

Childhood
Born John Christopher Depp on June

9th 1963 in Owensboro, Kentucky.


His mother Betty Sue Palmer was a
waitress, and his father John Christopher
Depp was an engineer.
He was the youngest of four children.
The family often moved because of the
fathers job but finally settled in Florida.
Depp hated his new home and started
smoking and experimented with drugs
and alcohol.

Youth

As a result Johnny dropped out of


school.
He wanted to pursue a career in rock
music and joined a band as a guitarist.
Soon John moved to Los Angles along
with
There
met and married
hishe
band.
a
artist Lorihim
Allison.
makeup
She introduced
to
Nicolas Cage who
suggested
that he should
try

Career:
Start
Depp made his film debut
in 1984 in A Nightmare
on Elm Street.
Later he starred in a
popular TV serial named
21 Jump Street.

Career:
Breakthrough
His next big
breakthrough came
with the movie
Edward
Scissorhands which
was directed by
Tim Burton in
1990.
The flick turned to be
a huge success.
It gave Depp the

Career: Success
Next came an extraordinary run of
movie roles.

Awards
Golden Globe Award , MTV Movie Award,
Blockbuster Entertainment Award, Empire
Award

Nomination: Best Actor

1990 Edward Scissorhands


1993 Benny and Joon
2000 Sleepy Hollow
2004, 2008, 2009 -Pirates of the
Caribbean 1,2,3
2006 Charlie and the chocolate
factory

The sexiest man


alive

Depp was named The


sexiest man alive by
the magazine
People 3 times.
John`s divorce from
Lori Allison caused
multiple love affairs
including Sherilyn
Fenn, Jennifer Gray,

Family
In 1998, Depp split with Kate Moss
and started a relationship with the
French singer Vanessa Paradise.
Soon he moved to Paris with his
two children (Lily-Rose and Jack) in
hope to have a more normal life.

Johnny had homes inLos Angeles


(the USA) and in the south of
France. When Johnny wasnt
filming, he lived in France with
Vanessa and their children.

Johnny and Vanessa were together


for 14 years. But now they have
split and live separately. Though
they are still on friendly terms with
each other.

Check

yourself

Task 1. True or False


1)Johnny Depp is the nickname of the actor.
2)He was the only child in the family.
3)Johnny changed many schools as a boy.
4)His parents divorced when he was a
teenager.
5)Johnny was a very good student.
6)He dreamt of the career of a rock musician.
7)His first wife was a waitress.
8)It was Nicolas Cage who suggested him to
try himself as an actor.

Task 2. Choose the correct


variant
1)Depp made his debut in the film:
a)21 Jump Street
b)A Nightmare on Elm Street
2) The film Edward Scissorhands was
a)a great success b) a great failure
3) His most nominated film is
a) the series Pirates of the Caribbean
b) Charlie and the chocolate factory
4) Depp`s longest relations were with
a)Winona Ryder b) Vanessa Paradise
5) Depp has got
a) two sons b) a son and a daughter


Keys:
Task 1. True or Task 2. Choose the
False
correct variant

1) False
2) False
3) True
4) True
5) False
6) True
7) False
8) True

1)b
2)a
3)a
4)b
5)b

Sources of information
Photos- http://yandex.ru/images
Biography factshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Depp
http://www.johnnydepp-zone.com/deppster/

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