Johnny Depp is an American actor who was born in Owensboro, Kentucky. He made his acting debut at the age of 21 with A Nightmare on Elm Street. He is one of the most popular and bankable stars in world cinema. He later appeared in films such as What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Benny and Joon, Donnie Brasco, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Alice in Wonderland and many more. In the 2000s, he played the role of Captain Jack Sparrow in the Walt Disney's film series Pirates of the Caribbean.