Johnny Depp was born in 1969 in Owensboro. His father was an engineer and his mother a waitress. At the age of 7, he moved to Florida. When he was 15, his parents divorced. A year later, he plays in a rock-band, the Kids. In 1983, he married the actress Lori Allison and sells pens. He meets film director Tim Burton in 1990. He starts acting and has the first role in his first film " Edward Scissorhands ". In 1999, he meets French star Vanessa Paradis and wins an Academy Award for his role in " Pirate of the Caribbean " in 2004.