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Johnny Depp is a very, very nice guy. I was very nervous but he was very protective of me and if you really want to know, he is a very, very good kisser." - Marion Cotillard. (

We’ve understood that if we want it to carry on working, it’s essential to give each other space. You don’t eat the same food every day, you don’t read the same book or listen to the same record over and over again. You have to discover things for yourself." - Vanessa Paradis in Jan 2010.


"I like watching him when he’s thinking, when he’s talking with people, I like seeing how he handles situations. I admire him as an actor, as a father, as a man. Above all, I admire the person he is. He’s fantastic." - Vanessa Paradis. (

"He's the love of my life." - Vanessa Paradis in Jan 2010. (

He’s such a wonderful presence; he is enigmatic and compelling and a true artist, seriously intelligent and incredibly sensitive." - Amber Heard. (

“Winona and Johnny can't keep their hands, lips, mouths, legs off of each other.” - Tim Burton. (

Marion Cotillard told about him: "Johnny Depp is a very, very nice guy. I was very nervous but he was very protective of me and if you really want to know, he is a very, very good kisser." (

Angelina Jolie about Johnny: "He's just such a nice guy. He's so funny and so fun to hang out with. He's just that friend you're so happy to come to work and do scenes with. Plus, he's such a brilliant actor. He's often thought of so much for his deep character work, but it really comes from an artist who is willing to try things. He's not just somebody who's doing these fun [movies]; he's a real experimental deeply-feeling artist, who gives a lot and is very gracious on set to everybody and to his fellow actors. He's just a pleasure. " (

"Johnny is really sweet and down-to-earth." - Kristen Stephenson-Pino. (

Johnny sure has a type, doesn’t he? Petite women with huge eyes, high cheekbones and small chins. (

Ricky Gervais about working with Johnny Depp: "In one scene, I'm sort of helping Warwick get shoved down a toilet, as you do... I'm laughing and Warwick's laughing and at one point Warwick goes, 'Look at Johnny!'
I turn around and Johnny Depp is going, 'You don't mind if I masturbate while you're doing that?'" (

Ricky Gervais about him: "He thinks he's shy but if people knew what he was really like, his career would be over!" (

"When we were on set of Edward, they shared a trailer. Sometimes they wouldn't come out. I got kind of worried because I didn't wanna walk in there and see something I didn't wanna see! But what I heard from people near the trailer, they were just doing boyfriend/girlfriend stuff. Ok, what's that? I'm 37! I don't know that stuff! But you know, Johnny is a sicko and he'll tell you anything that him & Winona do, so yeah. Not that I over heard or anything." – Tim Burton (May 1991) (

Johnny's nickname for Winona was: Babydoll and Winona's nickname for Johnny was: My Tattooed Bad Boy." (

“When Winona got arrested, Johnny Depp got her a dozen pink roses to make her feel better and wrote a note himself stating, ‘Don't worry hon, it happens to the best of us. Good luck in court! I got faith in you!’” (

“I know them both so well. Even if he’s with Vanessa now and has 2 kids, I think he'll return to Winona someday. Not today, maybe not tomorrow, but soon. Don't tell him I said that!” – Christina Ricci (

“I believe he never really loved Kate. I mean, I love Johnny like a son, but he never was the same. I believe, also know, he belongs with Winona. So many people try to tell him (and Winona) they should just talk. They never say anything. I know Christina also told Johnny (during filming of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas) to call Winona. Christina is very, very, very close to Winona. They’re like sisters.” (

“Winona kept him calm. Kept him cool. Not like out of control. I feel Johnny got arrested because Kate couldn't stop him from being wild and free. Winona could.” (

About his split with Winona Ryder: “The split in 1993 was during the filming of Ed Wood & there were days he would come crying, I felt so bad. I asked him why it happened but all he said was, "It wasnt her fault, it was mine". And when he met Kate in January of `94, it wasn't the same as Winona. I felt weird to be around him like he wasn't acting like Johnny anymore. It's almost like Winona took Johnny's soul, Johnny's love.” (

“He was so desperately in love with Winona, that when they broke up, he wouldn't admit it was over for the longest time.” - Tim Burton. (

Has admitted in interviews that one of his favorite pastimes is watching cartoons (especially Dave The Barbarian of whom he is a big fan) with his children. (

Shares a birthday with Michael J. Fox and Natalie Portman. (

Has portrayed a real-life character in seven films: Edward D. Wood Jr. in Ed Wood (1994), Lt. Victor/Pon Pon in Before Night Falls (2000), Hunter S. Thompson in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), Insp. Fred Abberline in From Hell (2001), Joseph Pistone/Donnie Brasco in Donnie Brasco (1997), George Jung in Blow (2001) and J.M. Barrie in Finding Neverland (2004), 'John Wilmot, The Second Earl of Rochester' in The Libertine (2005). (

Appears in Tom Petty's 1991 music video "Into the Great Wide Open." (

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) will be the sixth time that Depp and Tim Burton work together. The other five being Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Corpse Bride (2005), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Ed Wood (1994) and Edward Scissorhands (1990). (

[about one of his old teachers asking for an autograph] I mean, what was I supposed to say? He`d failed me. I remember one time this teacher yelled at me so heavily in front of the entire class. He didn`t have any time for me then, and now, all of a sudden, he wants my autograph? They all thought I was going to end up a drug addict, in jail.

I hung around with bad crowds. We used to break and enter places. We`d break into the school and destroy a room or something. I used to steal things from stores.

I`d been in high school three years, and I may have just walked in yesterday. I had, like, eight credits. I was in my third year of high school and I didn`t want to be there. I was bored out of my mind and I hated it.

At first we`d wear T-shirts that said "Flame" on them. At 13 I was wearing plain T-shirts. Then I used to steal my mom`s clothing. She had all these crushed velvet shirts with French-cut sleeves. And, like, seers*cker bell bottoms. I dreamed of having platforms, but couldn`t find any.

[about living in the small town of Miramar as a kid] Miramar was like Endora, the town in What`s Eating Gilbert Gr*pe (1993). It had two identical grocery stores opposite each other and nothing much ever happened there.

My cousins had a gospel group and they came down and played gospel songs, and that was the first time I ever saw an electric guitar. I got obsessed with the electric guitar, so my Mom bought me one from them for $25. I was about twelve years old. Then I locked myself in a room for a year and taught myself how to play, learned off records, and then I started playing in little garage bands. The first group I was ever in was called Flame. Then I was in The Kids. They were the ones who moved to Hollywood.

I was a weird kid. I wanted to be Bruce Lee. I wanted to be on a SWAT team. When I was five, I think I wanted to be Daniel Boone.

(about his mother, Betty Sue) Years and years I watched her wait tables. I`d count her change at the end of the night. She cursed like a sailor, played cards and smoked cigarettes.

[about Edward D. Wood Jr.] Like him I also grew up feeling like an obtuse piece of machinery. It was the same feeling I had about Edward Scissorhands."

I`ve been around long enough to know that one week, you`re on the exclusive list of guys who can open a movie, and then the next week, you`re off the list. It`s been a fun ride, and I`m enjoying it for all it`s worth.

Closed down the "Viper Room" for two weeks after River Phoenix died there and he also closed it on every 31 October until 2004 (when he sold his share of the club), which was the date of Phoenix`s death.

He and Vanessa Paradis grow gr*pes and have wine making facilities in their vineyard in Plan-de-la-Tour north of Saint-Tropez.

Was originally supposed to play the on screen version of Billy Loomis in the original version of Scream 2 (1997), but was replaced by Luke Wilson.

Co-wrote the song "Mary" by the Hard Rock band Rock City Angels.

Made a voice message for 17-year-old British girl who has been in a coma for five months. Parents of the girl asked him to tape a voice message because he`s the favorite actor of their daughter and they will play that message to her everyday hoping she`ll wake up. Depp was touched by the letter and he said that he`ll do whatever he can to help. (25 March 2008).

Good friend with actress Helena Bonham Carter, partner of his best friend Tim Burton.

Was originally set to play the lead character Jean-Dominique Bauby in Julian Schnabel movie Scaphandre et le papillon, Le (2007). However, he dropped from the project due to scheduling conflicts.

Has a nightclub named after him in Tartu, Estonia. The nightclub is called "Who wouldn`t like Johnny Depp?".

Guest with Jim Jarmusch of Belgrade Film Festival FEST in 1992. With Jarmusch, Emir Kusturica and Serbian Rock n`Roll band Partybreakers (Partibrejkersi) he held a concert.

Good friend of Bosnian film director Emir Kusturica.

Was a fan of the British improvisational show Whose Line Is It Anyway?.

Donated $2 million to the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. He gave the gift as thanks for the treatment his daughter Lily-Rose received at the facility in March 2007 after contracting an E. Coli infection that caused kidney failure.

He is a godfather of Tim Burton son Billy Ray Burton.

Was named Top Money Making Star for the second year in a row in the 76th annual Quickley Publishing Co. poll for year 2007.

In 2007, it was reported by Forbes Magazine that his earnings for the year 2006 were estimated to be $92 million.

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