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Johnny Depp

(John Christopher Depp III)
Born: 6/9/1963
Birthplace: Owensboro, Kentucky

Intelligent actor who quickly progressed from stereotypical roles on television and in minor movies to offbeat and then more serious roles. He gained initial fame and critical exposure with his leading role in Tim Burton's Edward Scissorhands (1990), for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe. He worked again with Burton in the critically acclaimed film Ed Wood (1994), and in 1999's Sleepy Hollow. His other films include Donnie Brasco (1997), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), The Astronaut's Wife (1999), Chocolat (2000) and Before Night Falls (2000).

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