Award-winning actor Johnny Depp turns twenty-eight today, June 9. While the actor has been in some harsh controversies lately regarding his divorce and abuse scandals with actress Amber Heard, we thought we should still celebrate the actor today for his stellar acting career throughout the years. Johnny Depp has played some super iconic characters in many movies. Let’s take a look down the memory lane of his career here.
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
First, we can’t forget about this classic ’90s Tim Burton masterpiece. Johnny Depp has worked with Tim Burton on several occasions, and they make a perfect pairing as Depp looks perfect for some of Burton’s offstandish and quirky characters. The director still considers this film as one of his favorite films. We also can’t forget about Timothée Chalamet’s Superbowl commercial impersonating him!
In Edward ScissorhandsIn , Johnny Depp plays one of his most iconic characters, a young man who has scissor blades instead of hands. It’s a wonderful and offbeat fantasy romance, and the film is considered a classic not only because of Tim Burton and Johnny Depp, but also because of the lovely and talented Winona Ryder who plays Edward Scissorhands’ love interest. This is truly an iconic flick that anyone can enjoy.
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in johnny depp Pirates of the Caribbean The movies as Captain Jack Sparrow are arguably one of his most iconic characters of all time. After all, there’s a reason this franchise expanded to five films; We just can’t get enough of Captain Jack Sparrow! What we loved about this series was not only the plot and story, but also the cute and goofy personality of Jack Sparrow that Depp brought out so effortlessly.
Of course, there’s a reason this franchise became the actual ride at Disneyland locations. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) Even Johnny Depp received a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, and was even nominated for Best Actor from an Academy Award, Golden Globe, and BAFTAs Got it done
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
When it comes to all the iconic characters Johnny Depp has played during his impressive career in film and TV, we certainly can’t forget about his role as Mr. Willy Wonka. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory An all-time classic, and even today, it is considered one of the funniest and sweetest family-friendly movies to come out of the 2000s.
In Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryWilly Wonka is the detached, quirky and funny owner of the world’s most famous chocolate factory. After taking a long break from his factory, he finally shocked the world by inviting five lucky kids on a tour to his factory one day. The movie is sure to be full of laughs, quirks, tons of humorous songs from Oompa-Loompas, and will surely keep you entertained.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
As we’ve already mentioned, working together on Johnny Depp and Tim Burton movies is the ultimate dream team. After all, this is the third Tim Burton movie we mentioned on this list, because Johnny Depp actually played some of his most iconic characters, and we certainly can’t forget about it. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Johnny Depp’s role of Sweeney Todd in the film also won the actor a Golden Globe for Best Actor. This dark but fun musical is about an English barber who kills his customers with his razor and along with his partner, played by the equally iconic Helena Bonham Carter, both turn their corpses into pies of meat. If you haven’t seen this musical yet, it really is a must-watch movie.