I'm a fan and have been for a few years. His acting ability is unmatched in my opinion.

Edward Scissorhands. The Mad Hatter. Captain Jack Sparrow. Johnny Depp has played his share of quirky characters over the years, and according to "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" director Rob Marshall, they're just the types of roles that will make him a Hollywood legend.

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