10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp has been one of Hollywood’s biggest names for decades. His name alone brings the masses out to theaters. The world loves actor Johnny Depp, but here are 10 things you might not know about him:

#1 Depp has recorded with Oasis twice! He plays lead slide guitar on the track ‘Fade In-Out’ on the band’s album Be Here Now.
#2 Johnny Depp is fascinated with Jack the Ripper.
#3 He is the godfather of his pals Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter’s son Billy Ray Burton (center).
#4 Depp bought the one-eyed horse, Goldeneye, that appeared in Sleepy Hollow with him as Gunpowder.
#5 He has portrayed a real-life character in ten films: Edward D. Wood Jr. in Ed Wood (1994) Lt. Victor/Bon Bon in Before Night Falls (2000) Hunter S. Thompson in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998) Inspector Fred Abberline in From Hell (2001) Joseph Pistone/Donnie Brasco in Donnie Brasco (1997) George Jung in Blow (2001) J.M. Barrie in Finding Neverland (2004) John Wilmot, The Second Earl of Rochester in The Libertine (2005) Jack Kerouac in The Source (1999)and John Dillinger in Public Enemies (2009).
#6 Depp was originally first choice for the role of Neo in The Matrix, but at the time Warner Brothers didn’t consider him a box-office friendly name and chose Keanu Reeves.
#7 As a child, Johnny Depp was allergic to chocolate.
#8 Johnny has been in seven films in which the title contains the name of the character he plays: Edward Scissorhands (1990) Cry-Baby (1990) What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) Ed Wood (1994) Don Juan DeMarco (1994) Donnie Brasco (1997) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007).
#9 Depp completed the filming of his scenes for Once Upon A Time in Mexico in nine days.
#10 Johnny was originally supposed to play the role of John Smith in Mr. & Mrs. Smith, but turned it down due to scheduling conflicts.