Johnny Depp — Born in Kentucky and raised in Florida, Johnny Depp has been in several successful films and TV shows throughout his career as an actor. His most notable TV role was in “21 Jump Street” as undercover cop Tommy Hanson. Since then, he’s taken on big roles in Tim Burton films and the popular Pirates of the Caribbean series, among many others.
Johnny Depp is well-known for his unique characters as well as often strange behavior. He has an answer for the critics out there, offered in several quotes.
“I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion, just because of the expression it leaves on my face.”
“My body is my journal, and my tattoos are my story.”
“There’s a drive in me that won’t allow me to do certain things that are easy.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“I think everybody’s nuts.”
“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.”
“If you catch me saying, ‘I am a serious actor,’ I beg you to slap me.”
“On a film you start to get closer and closer with the people you’re working with, and it becomes like this circus act or this travelling family.”
“I’m shy, paranoid, whatever word you want to use. I hate fame. I’ve done everything I can to avoid it.”
“I always felt like I was meant to have been born in another era, another time.”
“A woman who would steal your love when your love is all you really have isn’t much of a woman.”