In 1987 he shot to stardom when he replaced Jeff Yagher in the role of undercover cop Tommy Hanson in the popular TV series 21 Jump Street (1987).
Following the film's success, Depp carved a niche for himself as a serious, somewhat dark, idiosyncratic performer, consistently selecting roles that surprised critics and audiences alike.
He found a dentist and had lots more capped than he wanted.
However, it was when he married Lori Anne Allison (Lori A.
Depp) that he took up the job of being a ballpoint-pen salesman to support himself and his wife.
Depp has played many characters in his career, including another fact-based one, Insp. The film's enormous success has opened several doors for his career and included an Oscar nomination.
He used to take tapes of the series on tour with him to keep him amused.Made a guest appearance in the last-ever sketch in its last-ever episode.Johnny Depp is perhaps one of the most versatile actors of his day and age in Hollywood.He was born John Christopher Depp II in Owensboro, Kentucky, on June 9, 1963, to Betty Sue (Wells), who worked as a waitress, and John Christopher Depp, a civil engineer. He dropped out of school when he was 15, and fronted a series of music-garage bands, including one named 'The Kids'.
Noel Gallagher, Oasis's lead guitarist, was allegedly too drunk to perform it himself, so celebrity pal Depp stepped in and nailed the lead on one take. Depp claimed that an armadillo was responsible, saying that he had found the animal hidden in a closet and it had gone crazy, wrecking the hotel room before leaping out the window. Weiss, Depp reportedly paid US 0,000 for the Central Nightclub in Los Angeles, California, and turned it into the Viper Room at 8852 Sunset Blvd.
Other stars in contention to buy the club in 1993 included Arnold Schwarzenegger and, separately, Frank Stallone.