The Best Characters Played By Johnny Depp | Top 10 List

The Best Character Played By Johnny Depp | All Different Characters List

Johnny Depp has made his mark as a Hollywood film superhero. Today he is the finest actor in the Hollywood film industry, whose films have been superhit. Johnny Depp made his acting debut in the 1980s. When he got a chance to act in the television series 21 Jump Street, he achieved success by acting in this television series. After this, he has never looked back in his film career. Films starring Depp have grossed over US$3.8 billion at the US box office and over US$11 billion worldwide (as of December, 2020). He has been nominated several times for major awards.

Here is a list of some of the best characters played by him, which he played brilliantly. Vote your favorite character.

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1. Captain Jack Sparrow

Captain Jack Sparrow

Pirates of the Caribbean Watch TrailerCaptain Jack Sparrow is a fictional character from the Pirates of the Caribbean film series played by actor Johnny Depp. The image of the character was added to the attraction Pirates of the Caribbean from the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, which was inspired by the film series when it was revamped in 2007. The character has also appeared in numerous video games. Captain Sparrow is the Piracy Lord of the Caribbean. He is a treacherous character, surviving most of the time using his wits and negotiating instead of using weapons and force. Although he fights if necessary, he prefers to flee from the most dangerous situations. In the first film, Sparrow appears seeking to recover his ship The Black Pearl, which he had lost after a mutiny led by Hector Barbossa, and in the aftermath he attempts to escape his blood debt owed to the legendary Davy Jones while fighting with the British Company of the East Indies. Initially, Jack Sparrow was conceived for the first film as a trickster guiding Will Turner (Orlando Bloom), but eventually Johnny Depp managed to alter the role of Sparrow.

2. Gellert Grindelwald

Gellert Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts Watch TrailerGellert Grindelwald is a dark wizard, who on a list of "the most dangerous dark wizards of all time" would be second only to Voldemort, according to Rita Skeeter's book Life and Lies by Albus Dumbledore, whose biggest crime was breaking Albus Dumbledore's heart. His name is first mentioned on Dumbledore's sticker from the Chocolate Frogs, which notes that Dumbledore defeated Grindelwald in 1945. Grindelwald attended Durmstrang Wizarding School, from which he was expelled at sixteen for his dangerous experiments that nearly resulted in the death of some of his fellow students. He left the symbol of the Deathly Hallows on one of the walls of Durmstrang before leaving. After Durmstrang, he went to live with his grandmother aunt Bathilda Bagshot in Godric's Hollow, where he met the young Dumbledore. In Deathly Hallows, it is revealed that Grindelwald went to Godric's Vale to explore the tomb of Ignotus Peverell but became close friends with Dumbledore, and the two planned to establish a new world order, where wizards would rule over Muggles "for the good of all". They also planned to work together in their search for the Relics.

3. Tonto


The Lone Ranger Watch TrailerTonto is a fictional character who has appeared in a number of American television westerns, radio productions and novels. He first appeared in the 11th episode of the Lone Ranger radio show, the Detroit radio station WXY, on February 25, 1933 in order to allow the main character to communicate with someone, but later became his constant companion. In all versions of the stories about the Lone Ranger, Tonto always appears as an Indian who owes the Ranger life, but depending on the author of a particular plot in his biography can be a large number of discrepancies and inconsistencies. Tonto is usually portrayed as an Indian by the Potawatom people, in the first radio productions he appears as a wise and honest Indian, speaking, however, in pidgin, rather than pure English, whom the Lone Ranger as a child saved from white racist bandits. For 21 years after his first appearance, he was voiced by actor John Todd in radio plays, Indian actor Jay Silverhills in the 1949-1954 television series, and Johnny Depp in the 2013 feature film Lone Ranger.

4. Willy Wonka

Willy Wonka

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Watch TrailerWilliam "Willy" Wonka is a fictional character, owner of a chocolate factory and the protagonist of two books by Roald Dahl: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator. Willy Wonka is a character who loves sweets so much that he chooses to open the best factory in the world. In cinema he has been played by Gene Wilder in 1971 and by Johnny Depp in 2005. Both the original character in the novel and the protagonist of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory had an official past (plus Grandpa Joe explains to Charlie). Willy Wonka is estranged from people and hides his face behind huge glasses (in Tim Burton's version). Proven salesman, he achieved world fame by developing impossible products: ice cream that does not melt, candies that do not lose flavor. His sweets became so popular and in demand that Wonka had to open his own factory, from where he supplied the entire world. In the books, Willy Wonka is described as a spry elderly gentleman in a costume with a top hat and with a pointed beard and laughing lines around his spry eyes, which are constantly looking around and seem to miss nothing. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) was a comedy directed by Tim Burton with Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka.

5. Big Bad Wolf

Big Bad Wolf

Into the Woods Watch TrailerThe Wolf, sometimes dubbed the big bad wolf, is a traditional fairy tale character that appears in several folk tales, such as some of Aesop's fables and Grimm ‘stales. In the fairy tale, it often appears as an outlet of the anguish it generates. In April 2013, Johnny Depp was in final negotiations, along with Streep, to join the film. In May, James Corden, who had already read the script, was in talks to play the role of the baker. On May 10, Disney confirmed the casting of Streep, Depp and Corden as the witch, the ferocious wolf and the baker, respectively. While most of the characters in the film were loyally welcomed by the public, the image of the Wolf performed by Johnny Depp was heavily criticized by both viewers and professional film reviewers. First of all, Depp was accused of the implausible appearance of the Wolf, rather suitable for the role of "pimp" or even "musketeer", as well as some vulgarity and mannerism of the character. However, it is necessary to remember the satirical side of the film, and then Depp's play turns into a metaphor, transparently hinting at the threat from such "wolves" waiting for young persons in the "forest".

6. Dean Corso

Dean Corso

The Ninth Gate Watch TrailerDean Corso (Johnny Depp), a rare book dealer from New York City, makes a living by tricking people into selling him valuable old books for a price and then reselling them to private collectors. Corso meets with wealthy book collector Boris Balkan (Frank Langella), who recently acquired a copy of Aristide Torchia's "The Nine Gates to the Realm of Shadows", one of three existing copies. The author adapted the book from one written by the Devil himself, and was burned for heresy. "The Nine Gates" supposedly contains the means to invoke the Devil and acquire invincibility and immortality. Balkan believes that two of the three copies are forgeries. Hire Corso to verify all three and acquire the legitimate one by any means necessary. The name of the protagonist in the novel and in the film is different, in the novel his name is Lucas Corso, and in the film - Dean Corso. Depp casually dressed in the style of a typical detective of the old noir.

7. Ichabod Crane

Ichabod Crane

Sleepy Hollow Watch TrailerThe film tells the story of Ichabod Crane, a young teacher who came to Sleepy Hollow to teach at a school there. He falls in love with the daughter of a local farmer Katarzyna Van Tassel, whose considerations are also competing for the brom van brunt meal called "Brom Wielkoludem". During a party at the Van Tassel house, they both try to win the recognition of the girl – Ichabod by dancing and singing, and Brom through tales of their exploits, in meeting with the legendary spook, The Headless Rider. Crane, however, does not believe in the supernatural forces described by the competitor. After leaving the party, he meets a ghost and disappears in unexplained circumstances. Based on The Legend of the Sleepy Boiler, Tim Burton made the 1999 film Headless Rider. In the film Ichabod Crane is a policeman (Johnny Depp), who arrives in the town of Sleepy Hollow to solve the case of several murders. Ichabod Crane's story also presents the Disney film The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. On the theme of the song was created TV series Headless Rider produced by Fox Broadcasting Company. The pilot episode was shown on September 16, 2013 on Fox.

8. The Mad Hatter

The Mad Hatter

Alice in Wonderland Watch TrailerThe Hatter is a character from the novel The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland by the English writer Lewis Carroll. This character is also known as the Mad Hatter, although Carroll's work is never called that. The confusion probably stems from the fact that the Cheshire Cat warns Alice that the Hatter is insane, which is confirmed by the Hatter's eccentric behavior. In addition, the chapter where the Hatter appears is titled "A Snack of Madmen". The Hatter appears again in the sequel of the play, called Through the Mirror and what Alice found there, with the name Hatta, one of the White King's messengers. Played by Johnny Depp in Tim Burton's film 'Alice in Wonderland' (2010) differs from the original version of the tale in many respects. Its real name is Tarrant Hightopp, belonging to the Hightopp clan dedicated to the manufacture of hats. He is a very sweet and cheerful man who likes tea parties. He openly expresses his emotions. His changing moods are also literally reflected in his eyes that vary in color depending on how he feels. Even the colorful spots on his face blacken when he's angry. He has been anxiously awaiting Alice's return, and, in Alicia's words, is her dearest and truest friend. He, who believes in her when no one else does and vice versa. He is fearless, courageous, noble and loyal, able to do his best to protect Alice even at her own risk.

9. William Blake

William Blake

Dead Man Watch TrailerIn the film Dead man, the summary of the plot at, according to which the Indian Nobody prepares William Blake (Johnny Depp) for his journey into a spiritual world, suggests a different interpretation. The accountant Blake from the east coast leaves civilization behind and embarks on a path to the west that costs him his innocence and his life, but gives him a rich inner experience. There are various allusions to the customs of the Indians of the Pacific Northwest and to mythological motifs from the poetry of William Blake and Dante. In particular from Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and Hell is quoted again and again. In addition, the individual sections of the film correspond to different phases of the spiritual journey. Ultimately, Nobody is about to bring the soul of William Blake through the purgatory of the Wild West. On the Pacific coast he can finally embark it for the trip across the water - a symbol of the salvation (or reincarnation) of the soul. In 1996 the film received the European Film Award for best non-European film. It also took part in the 1995 Cannes International Film Festival.

10. Mort Rainey

Mort Rainey

Secret Window Watch TrailerThe Secret Window is a 2004 psychological thriller film starring Johnny Depp and John Turturro. It was written and directed by David Koepp, based on the short story Secret Window, Secret Garden by Stephen King, accompanied by the soundtrack by Philip Glass. Johnny Depp plays the successful writer Mort Rainey, who is suffering a block in his inspiration and has retired to a lonely house by the lake, facing a divorce with his wife, Amy (Maria Bello), after discovering his infidelity with Ted Milner (Timothy Hutton), who is now with her boyfriend. Living alone in the woods, Mort is confronted one day with the mysterious John Shooter (John Turturro), who accuses him of plagiarism. Shooter gives Mort a manuscript that he claims to have written. In the novel when Amy discovers Mort under the personality of Shooter, she manages to escape from him. Mort is shot and killed by Amy's insurance agent. In the film, the title of Mort's book is The Secret Window, while in the Stephen King novel the title is Secret Window, Secret Garden.