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John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II is an American actor, producer, and musician who portrayed Gellert Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.[2][3]

In November 2020, Depp announced that he had been asked by Warner Bros. to step down from the role of Gellert Grindelwald following a libel lawsuit. He complied and resigned. Jude Law stated in an interview with Entertainment Tonight that Depp shot a day worth of scenes on his own for Fantastic Beasts 3 before being asked to resign.[4] The role will be portrayed by Mads Mikkelsen in the third Fantastic Beasts film.[5]

Career

Outside of the Wizarding World franchise, Johnny Depp is most famous for his roles in Edward Scissorhands, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Alice in Wonderland and the Pirates of the Carribean franchise.

Selective filmography

Year Work Award Category Result
1990 Edward Scissorhands Golden Globe Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated
1993 Benny & Joon Golden Globe Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated
MTV Movie Best Comedic Performance Nominated
1994 Ed Wood Golden Globe Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated
1999 Sleepy Hollow Satellite Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated
Saturn Best Actor Nominated
2001 From Hell Saturn Best Actor Nominated
2003 Once Upon a Time in Mexico Satellite Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Comedy or Musical Nominated
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Academy Best Actor Nominated
BAFTA Film Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
Empire Best Actor Won
Golden Globe Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated
IFTA Best International Actor Won
MTV Movie Best Male Performance Won
Best Comedic Performance Nominated
Satellite Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated
Saturn Best Actor Nominated
Teen Choice Choice Movie: Fight Won
Choice Movie: Liar Won
2004 Finding Neverland Academy Best Actor Nominated
BAFTA Film Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
Golden Globe Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Nominated
Satellite Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Nominated
Saturn Best Actor Nominated
Teen Choice Choice Movie Actor: Drama Nominated
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Golden Globe Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated
IFTA Best International Actor Nominated
Teen Choice Choice Movie Actor: Comedy Won
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Golden Globe Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated
MTV Movie Best Performance Won
Teen Choice Choice Movie Actor: Action Won
2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End MTV Movie Best Comedic Performance Won
Teen Choice Choice Movie Actor: Action Won
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Academy Best Actor Nominated
Golden Globe Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Won
MTV Movie Best Villain Won
Saturn Best Actor Nominated
Teen Choice Choice Movie: Villain Won
2009 Public Enemies Satellite Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Nominated
Teen Choice Choice Summer Movie Star: Male Nominated
2010 Alice in Wonderland Golden Globe Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated
The Tourist Golden Globe Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated
Teen Choice Choice Movie Actor: Action Won
2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Teen Choice Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Nominated
Rango Teen Choice Choice Movie: Voice Won
2014 Into the Woods Satellite Best Ensemble – Motion Picture Won
2015 Black Mass Satellite Best Actor Nominated
2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass N/A
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
2017 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Teen Choice Choice Movie Actor: Action Nominated
Murder on the Orient Express N/A
2018 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Teen Choice Choice Movie: Villain Nominated

Behind the scenes

A still of a promotional featurette reveals Gellert Grindelwald in the film inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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Notes and references

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