Johnny Depp is a renowned American actor. He is known by people of all generations for his iconic role of Captain Jack Sparrow. Depp has won several awards and been nominated for ten Golden Globe Awards throughout his acting career. well, no surprise there.
Depp has played a lot of iconic roles and has covered various genre like comedy, horror, musicals, and adventure. He always picks roles that he thinks are interesting rather than the ones who have the most chance of becoming a hit. Depp’s acting is so realistic and on point that it makes viewers believe as though they have teleported to the same world as him.
Johnny Depp Net Worth 2021:
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According to Forbes, Johnny Depp has a net worth of $200 million, which translates to approximately 1520 crore Indian rupees. With earnings of $75 million, he was named the world’s highest-paid actor in the 2012 Guinness World Records.
Five Best Johnny Depp films according to IMDb:
Seeing Depp in this film might be a surprise for several viewers and most of them might not even recognize him because of his bare-face and young look. Depp was just 23-year-old when the movie came out.
Stone directed three films about the Vietnam War, the first of which depicted young men sent into a fight that no one understood. Depp played Lerner, a young soldier who allied with the hostile and abusive Barnes (Tom Berenger), whose actions resulted in the killing of an entire village of innocent citizens.
2. Edward Scissorhands
Edward Scissorhands got Depp his first Golden Globe nomination ever. It has to be one of the most creative movies he has done but that was kind of the point behind him taking the lead role.
The movie revolves around an artificial man named Edward who was created with scissors for hands. One day, the maker passes away and Edward meets a woman named Peg who changes his world for the better.
3. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
A young man named Will Turner falls in love with a woman named Elizabeth Swann but she gets abducted and so he unites with a troublesome pirate named Captain Jack Sparrow in order to save her.
Depp turned Captain Jack Sparrow into an icon. The character became so famous that people started to recognize Depp as ‘the guy who played Jack Sparrow’.
4. What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
This film is one of those rare films in which Depp has played a simple role with no funky makeup unlike Willy Wonka and Edward Scissorhands. But Depp somehow managed to make it a memorable one.
What’s eating Gilbert Grape is a heartwarming story, far different from any other movie that Depp has done. The film is about a man named Gilbert Grape who lives in a small Midwestern town. The story shows how he struggles between his responsibility towards his family and love.
5. Donnie Brasco
With a string of quirky films under his belt, Depp made a dramatic shift in image in this true story about young FBI agent Joseph Pistone (Depp), who goes undercover as Donnie Brasco, aka “The Jewel Man.” Donnie rapidly becomes entangled in the Bonanno crime family, and the protégé of aging gangster Lefty Ruggiero (Al Pacino).
“Donnie Brasco” did a lot for Depp’s budding career; it not only proved that Depp, who had previously been known for arty films, could succeed in a genre film, but it also answered the question of whether he could keep up with the big guys like Al Pacino.
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