Johnny Depp is an award-nominated actor known for his portrayal of oddball characters including Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean.
Considered one of the most successful actors of all time in terms of box office draw and recognition, Johnny Depp has formed a solid bond with moviegoers spanning multiple generations due to his ability to fully absorb himself into an assortment of dynamic characters. While his professional part of life was usually accompanied by the media, his private life was equally exciting.
Here are 14 interesting lesser-known facts about Johnny Depp.
His parents divorced when he was young and he had family problems. As a way to deal with the pain, he began to cut himself which resulted in self-inflicted scars which he still has today. In a 1993 interview, he reflected on this by saying “My body is a journal in a way.
It’s like what sailors used to do, where every tattoo meant something, a specific time in your life when you make a mark on yourself, whether you do it yourself with a knife or with a professional tattoo artist”.