Johnny Depp was born on June 9 1963 in Qwnsboro Kentucky USA
as John Christopher Depp.
With his chiseled looks, thick hair and sleepy-smoky
looks Depp achieved teen idol status as officer Tom Hanson in Stephen J Cannell's
"21 Jump Streeet" (Fox, 1987-90). The delicate featured Johnny Depp
played with over 15 rock bands before turning to acting. While he could have been
a conventional leading man, the charismatic actor has, instead, often chosen unusual
odd roles. Although he has proven to be " big box office" for these
quirky choices, Depp had nevrtheless won the respect of Hollywood and the crorics
as a serious and dedicated actor.
He shot to fame when he replaced Jeff
Yagher in the role of undercover cop Tommy Hanson in the popular TV series 21