Johnny Depp is not interested in Johnny Depp winning an Oscar

3-time Oscar nominee Johnny Depp has revealed that while he welcomes recognition from the Academy Awards he has zero interest in winning an Oscar. The actor is considered one of the frontrunnes for his performance in Black Mass.

hollywood Updated: Oct 13, 2015 13:17 IST
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Say hello to my little friend. Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger in Black Mass.

Actor Johnny Depp, who is being touted as a favourite at this year’s Oscars has revealed that he has zero interest in winning, although he admitted a nomination is always welcomed.

The Pirates of the Caribbean star, who is presently in the hot list to win an Oscar in 2016 for his outstanding performance as notorious gangster in recent flick Black Mass, said that he doesn’t ever want to win one of those things as a nomination is always plenty for him, reported.

Johnny Depp as James ‘Whitey’ Bulger in Black Mass.

Notably, the 52-year-old actor never won an Oscar despite receiving three nominations over the years.

Black Mass received raved reviews after it was screened at the Venice Film Festival in Italy, and many critics have held Depp up as a top pick for the Best Actor Oscar at 2016’s Academy Award ceremony.

Also read:A retrospective of Johnny Depp’s craziest roles

First Published: Oct 13, 2015 12:18 IST