Name: John Christopher Depp
Birth place: Owensboro, Kentucky
Birth date: June 9, 1963
Johnny Depp was raised in Florida. Hedropped out of school at age 15 in the hopes of becoming a rock musician.
Hefronted a series of garage bands including The Kids, which once opened forIggy Pop. Depp got into actingafter a visit to Los Angeles, California, with his former wife, Lori AnneAllison (Lori A. Depp), whointroduced him to actor NicolasCage.
He made his film debut in ANightmare on Elm Street (1984).In 1987 he shot to stardom when he replaced JeffYagher in the role of undercover cop Tommy Hanson in the popularTV series "21Jump Street" (1987).