Monday, April 26, 2010
Johnny Depp by Dyanne Parker 8 x 10 oil on canvas "Celebrity Study", painting celebrities daily. Build a wall of fame with your favorite celebs. Johnny Depp, born June 9, 1963, is known for his offbeat eccentric characters such as Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean and many more. His leading role in the TV series, 21 Jump Street jump-started his career, as he fast became a teen idol to a renowned actor today. Films featuring Depp have grossed over $2.6 billion in the US and over $5.7 billion worldwide. He was born in Kentucky and has one brother and two sisters. His mom bought him a guitar when he was 12 and he started playing in garage bands. He has made a solo album; grows grapes and owns a vineyard, co-owns a restaurant and has two children. Since 1984 he has been in 48 films and was awarded People’s sexiest man in 2003 and 2009. This painting now residing in Lansing, Ill!