• Johnny  Depp

    Johnny Depp Awards

    Born on June 9th, 1963

    From Owensboro, Kentucky

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Black Mass

While his brother Bill (Benedict Cumberbatch) remains a powerful leader in the Massachusetts Senate, Irish hoodlum James "Whitey" Bulger (Johnny Depp) continues to pursue a life of crime in 1970s Boston. Approached by FBI agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton), the lawman convinces Whitey to help the agency fight the Italian mob. As their unholy alliance spirals out of control, Bulger increases his power and evades capture to become one of the most dangerous gangsters in U.S. history.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
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The Tourist

During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, math teacher Frank Tupelo (Johnny Depp) finds himself in an extraordinary situation when an alluring stranger, Elise (Angelina Jolie), places herself in his path. Their seemingly innocent flirtation turns into a dangerous game of cat and mouse while various people, who all think that Frank is Elise's thieving paramour, Alexander Pearce, try to capture the pair.

Golden Globe (2011)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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Alice in Wonderland

A young girl when she first visited magical Underland, Alice Kingsleigh (Mia Wasikowska) is now a teenager with no memory of the place -- except in her dreams. Her life takes a turn for the unexpected when, at a garden party for her fiance and herself, she spots a certain white rabbit and tumbles down a hole after him. Reunited with her friends the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp), the Cheshire Cat and others, Alice learns it is her destiny to end the Red Queen's (Helena Bonham Carter) reign of terror.

Golden Globe (2011)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Evil Judge Turpin (Alan Rickman) lusts for the beautiful wife of a London barber (Johnny Depp) and transports him to Australia for a crime he did not commit. Returning after 15 years and calling himself Sweeney Todd, the now-mad man vows revenge, applying his razor to unlucky customers and shuttling the bodies down to Mrs. Lovett (Helena Bonham Carter), who uses them in her meat-pie shop. Though many fall to his blade, he will not be satisfied until he slits Turpin's throat.

Golden Globe (2008)
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

When ghostly pirate Davy Jones (Bill Nighy) comes to collect a blood debt, Capt. Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) must find a way to avoid his fate lest his soul be damned for all time. Nevertheless, the wily ghost manages to interrupt the wedding plans of Jack's friends Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) and Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley).

Golden Globe (2007)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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Finding Neverland

This charming account of a period in the life of author J.M. Barrie (Johnny Depp) reveals the real relationships and events that served as the basis for the author's most iconic work, "Peter Pan." After Barrie develops a platonic relationship with the widowed Sylvia (Kate Winslet) and her four sons, he is inspired to write a play about a group of children who don't want to grow up. The work proves a hit and winds up bringing Barrie and the children together in a way he had never expected.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2005)
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Golden Globe (2005)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Capt. Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) arrives at Port Royal in the Caribbean without a ship or crew. His timing is inopportune, however, because later that evening the town is besieged by a pirate ship. The pirates kidnap the governor's daughter, Elizabeth (Keira Knightley), who's in possession of a valuable coin that is linked to a curse that has transformed the pirates into the undead. A gallant blacksmith (Orlando Bloom) in love with Elizabeth allies with Sparrow in pursuit of the pirates.

Golden Globe (2004)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2004)
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
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Chocolat

When mysterious Vianne and her child arrive in a tranquil French town in the winter of 1959, no one could have imagined the impact that she and her spirited daughter would have on the community stubbornly rooted in tradition. Within days, she opens an unusual chocolate shop, across the square from the church. Her ability to perceive her customers' desires and satisfy them with just the right confection, coaxes the villagers to abandon themselves to temptation -- just as Lent begins.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2001)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
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Ed Wood

Because of his eccentric habits and bafflingly strange films, director Ed Wood (Johnny Depp) is a Hollywood outcast. Nevertheless, with the help of the formerly famous Bela Lugosi and a devoted cast and crew of show-business misfits who believe in Ed's off-kilter vision, the filmmaker is able to bring his oversize dreams to cinematic life. Despite a lack of critical or commercial success, Ed and his friends manage to create an oddly endearing series of extremely low-budget films.

Golden Globe (1995)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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Benny & Joon

Benny (Aidan Quinn), who cares for his mentally disturbed sister, Joon (Mary Stuart Masterson), also welcomes the eccentric Sam (Johnny Depp) into his home at Joon's request. Sam entertains Joon while he dreams of a job at the video store. Once Benny realizes Joon and Sam have started a relationship, he kicks Sam out of the house. This leads to an altercation between brother and sister. Joon runs away with Sam, who soon realizes that she may need more support than he alone can provide.

Golden Globe (1994)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
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Edward Scissorhands

A scientist (Vincent Price) builds an animated human being -- the gentle Edward (Johnny Depp). The scientist dies before he can finish assembling Edward, though, leaving the young man with a freakish appearance accentuated by the scissor blades he has instead of hands. Loving suburban saleswoman Peg (Dianne Wiest) discovers Edward and takes him home, where he falls for Peg's teen daughter (Winona Ryder). However, despite his kindness and artistic talent, Edward's hands make him an outcast.

Golden Globe (1991)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy