Who on Earth is Johnny Depp?

Known for his cool look and odd roles, Hollywood actor John Christopher Depp II became a household name in the nineties as Johnny Depp. Depp is known for many [Tim Burton|tim-burton] films like Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood and Sweeney Todd. He is also known as Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Carribean.

Books by Johnny Depp

Quotes by Johnny Depp

“A dishonest man you can always trust to be dishonest.”

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“Am I a romantic? I've seen "Wuthering Heights" ten times. I'm a romantic.”

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“America is dumb. It's like a dumb puppy that has big teeth that can bite and hurt you, aggressive. My daughter is four, my boy is one. I'd like them to see America as a toy, a broken toy. Investigate it a little, check it out, get this feeling and then get out.”

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“Anything I’ve done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.”

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“As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.”

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“Better to not know which moment may be your last. Every morsel of your entire being alive to the infinite mystery of it all.”

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“Breathe. It’s only a bad day, not a bad life.”

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“Do what you really want to do. Don’t Play their game! Don’t do what they want. Find your own way.”

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“Escapism is survival to me.”

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“Everything here is edible; even I'm edible. But that, dear children, is cannibalism, and is in fact frowned upon in most societies.”

Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

“Everything is just very, very blurry. I’ve never had proper vision.”

Johnny Depp on his poor eyesight

“France and the whole of Europe have a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing, though, is that people there know how to live! In America they've forgotten all about it. I'm afraid that the American culture is a disaster.”

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“Growing old is unavoidable, but never growing up is possible. I believe you can retain certain things from your childhood if you protect them - certain traits, certain places where you don’t let the world go.”

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“I always felt like I was meant to have been born in another era, another time.”

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“I am doing things that are true to me. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled.”

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“I am eternally grateful.”

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“I don't think anybody's necessarily ready for death. You can only hope that when it approaches, you feel like you've said what you wanted to say. Nobody wants to go out in mid-sentence.”

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“I don’t think of myself as being a celebrity, it’s too mortifying. I have a hard time watching myself on screen and it’s getting worse. I can’t tell whether my work is good or not.”

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“I don’t trust anyone who hasn’t been self-destructive in some way. Who hasn’t gone through some sort of bout of self-loathing? You’ve got to bang yourself around a bit to know yourself.”

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“I found evil in myself a long time ago, and I’ve accepted it. We’re old friends.”

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“I just don’t know if movies can ever be considered art, because there’s so much money involved… It’s all about commerce. I don’t think art can come from that place.”

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“I like the challenge of trying different things and wondering whether it’s going to work or whether I’m going to fall flat on my face.”

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“I like to create stuff, whether it’s a little doodle, a drawing, a small painting or a movie, so I suppose I’m driven by that. Everything I’ve done has felt very natural.”

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“I started out printing silk screen t-shirts. I sold ink pens. I worked construction. I worked at a gas station. I pumped gas. I was a mechanic for a little bit. I went into sewers, down into sewer lines. I had a lot of somewhat unpleasant gigs for a time there.”

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“I suppose nowadays it's all a question of surgery, isn't it? Of course the notion is beautiful, the idea of staying a boy and a child forever, and I think you can. I have known plenty of people who, in their later years, had the energy of children and the kind of curiosity and fascination with things like little children. I think we can keep that, and I think it's important to keep that part of staying young. But I also think it's great fun growing old.”

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“I think everybody's nuts.”

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“I think everybody's weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.”

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“I think it’s an actor’s responsibility to change every time. Not only for himself and the people he’s working with, but for the audience. If you just go out and deliver the same dish every time, it’s meat loaf again, you’d get bored. I’d get bored.”

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“I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you're on it.”

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“I think, as an actor, it is good to feel the fear of failing miserably. I think you should take that risk. Fear is a necessary ingredient in everything I do.”

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“I try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.”

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“I was always fascinated by people who are considered completely normal, because I find them the weirdest of all.”

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“I was angry and frustrated until I started my own family and my first child was born. Until then I didn’t really appreciate life the way I should have, but fortunately I woke up.”

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“I was ecstatic when they re-named "French fries" as "freedom fries." Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots.”

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“I'm having too much fun today to worry about tomorrow.”

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“I’m attracted to the extreme light and the extreme dark. I’m interested in the human condition and what makes people tick. I’m interested in the things people try to hide.”

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“I’m just an actor, and if I can leave something behind that my kids will be proud of, then that’s what I want. I don’t want my kids to be embarrassed by anything I’ve done.”

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“I’m normal, well, semi-normal.”

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“I’m not sure I’m adult yet.”

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“I’m shy, paranoid, whatever word you want to use. I hate fame. I’ve done everything I can to avoid it.”

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“If someone were to harm my family or a friend or somebody I love, I would eat them. I might end up in jail for 500 years, but I would eat them.”

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“If there's any message, it is ultimately that it's okay to be different; that it's good to be different, that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different, behaves different, talks different, is a different color.”

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“If you catch me saying ‘I am a serious actor,’ I beg you to slap me.”

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“If you choose to lock your heart away, you’ll lose it for certain.”

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“If you don’t like seeing pictures of violence towards animals being posted, you need to help stop the violence, not the pictures.”

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“If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second.”

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“It hurts so much to want something you can’t have.”

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“Just keep moving forward and don't give a shit about what anybody thinks. Do what you have to do, for you.”

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“Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.”

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“Love as long as you live.”

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“Love is not blind. It simply enables one to see things others fail to see.”

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“Me, I’m dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest. Honestly, it’s the honest ones you have to watch out for.”

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“Money doesn't buy you happiness, but it buys you a big enough yacht to sail right up to it.”

Johnny Depp on buying a private island

“Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world.”

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“Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can't.”

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“My body is my journal, and my tattoos are my story.”

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“My daughter was asked by a little old lady in a London hotel restaurant what her daddy did. She answered, “He’s a pirate” - I was very proud of that answer.”

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“Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate.”

Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow

“One day the people that didn't believe in you will tell everyone how they met you.”

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“One of the greatest pieces of advice I’ve ever gotten in my life was from my mom. When I was a little kid there was a kid who was bugging me at school and she said “Okay, I’m gonna tell you what to do. If the kid’s bugging you and puts his hands on you; you pick up the nearest rock...”

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“Over the years all these vampire movies have come out and nobody looks like a vampire anymore.”

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“People cry not because they’re weak, it’s because they’ve been strong for too long.”

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“People say I make strange choices, but they’re not strange for me. My sickness is that I’m fascinated by human behavior, by what’s underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people.”

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“Simplicity, that’s what I want. It’s been a rare commodity for me for a number of years.”

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“Success doesn’t change you, it reveals you.”

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“The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.”

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“The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.”

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“The problem is that everybody treats teenagers like they're stupid.”

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“There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is same. Only love.”

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“There comes a time when a good man must wear a mask.”

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“There is nothing on earth that could ever make me want to relive certain years of my life when I was young.”

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“There's a drive in me that won't allow me to do certain things that are easy.”

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“There’s definitely healing properties to being in proximity to the ocean and that breeze. There’s something about that Caribbean climate and humidity.”

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“They say the world used to be bigger. The world's still the same--there's just less in it.”

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“They stick you with those names, those labels -- ‘rebel’ or whatever; whatever they like to use. Because they need a label; they need a name. They need something to put the price tag on the back of.”

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“Things in life are not always as they seem. When you listen, for instance, to someone talking, there is another voice beneath his words..even if you hear clearly what he is saying, the real truth is much deeper.”

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“Throughout my lifetime I've left pieces of my heart here and there. And now, there's almost barely enough to stay alive. But I force a smile, knowing that my ambition far exceeded my talent.”

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“Tomorrow it’ll all be over, then I’ll have to go back to selling pens again.”

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“We're all damaged in our own way. Nobody's perfect. I think we're all somewhat screwy. Every single one of us.”

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“When I see someone who just follows their dream and succeeds, and just does basically what they want to do and doesn't have to answer to anyone, obviously not harming anyone, that's great.”

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“When kids hit 1 year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.”

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“With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.”

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“With my kids, they’re told 75 times a day that they’re loved.”

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“You can close your eyes to the things you don't want to see, but you can't close your heart to the things you don't want to feel.”

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“You gotta be careful: don't say a word to nobody about nothing anytime ever.”

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“You grow up a bit damaged or broken then you have some success but you don’t know how to feel good about the work you’re doing or the life you’re leading.”

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“You use your money to buy privacy because during most of your life you aren’t allowed to be normal.”

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