Long before the controversy crashed into his career and took him away from the spotlight and cameras for a long time, Johnny Depp was considered by the public as one of the most loved actors, talented and cool from the middle of the show. His variety of roles throughout his career earned him the respect of even his peers, and spawned incredible films, including some that I will mention.
Surely you already knew about the controversies that have managed to stain Johnny Depp’s career, but, after a long and tiring legal battle he had with his ex-wife, also the actress Amber Heard, who accused him of ill-treatment and abuse, the film industry returned it to him, at least for a period in which the situation was resolved. Finally, with the ruling in his favor, the actor vindicated his career and both brands and producers once again offered to collaborate with him to show his solidarity and empathy.
Long before the darkest episode of his life happened, after the breakup, separation and divorce with Amber Heard, Johnny Depp, enjoyed being on the cusp of the most talented actors, with outstanding films that we will never forget. Although, with the legal situation finalized, there are sure to be many more blockbusters to come that will extend his filmography.
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Available on Disney+
In it, Depp plays Jack Sparrow, an eccentric and charismatic pirate. Depp’s performance was highly praised by critics and audiences alike, and his character has become one of the most iconic in cinematic history.
His as Jack Sparrow She has been widely acclaimed for her wit, charm and unique style. Depp based the character on Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones and character Pepé Le Pew from the Looney Tunes cartoons.
Notably, this performance earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in 2004 and he became one of the most iconic characters in cinematic history. In fact, the character’s popularity was so great that the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise continued for many years with several sequels, all with Depp in the lead role.
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In “Young Scissorhands”, Directed by Tim Burton, Depp plays Edward, a solitary young man, artificially created, who has scissors for hands. Depp’s performance is moving and emotional, and his ability to convey a full range of emotions through make-up and physical movement is impressive. The film is a cult classic and is considered one of Tim Burton’s best films.
Sweeney Todd: The Devil Barber of Fleet Street
Available on HBO Max
Whereas, in “Sweeney Todd: The Devil Barber of Fleet Street”, Depp plays Sweeney Todd, a barber seeking revenge against those who betrayed him. The film, also directed by Tim Burton, is dark and emotional, and Depp’s performance is one of the best of his career. Also, Depp amazes with his vocal abilities as he performs several songs in the role of him.
All these notable Johnny Depp films are examples of his ability to fully transform into his characters and create memorable and unique performances. His acting career began in the early 1980s when he moved to Los Angeles to follow his dream of becoming a musician, eventually becoming one of the most beloved actors in the world.
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