From the sweet but asocial adolescent in Edward Scissorhands to Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Johnny Depp has brought to life some of the most challenging, quirky and compelling characters in Hollywood history. Often considered the quintessential outsider, Depp has fascinated his fans for more than two decades. This biographical study invites fans and critics alike to take a close look at the person behind the movie star, his body of work as an actor, and the unique set of heroes and anti-heroes he has personified throughout his career.
Author: Michael Blitz, Louise Krasniewicz Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Published: 11/30/2007 Pages: 224 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 1.06lbs Size: 9.37h x 6.46w x 0.86d ISBN: 9780313343001
About the Author
Michael Blitz is Professor of English and Chair of Interdisciplinary Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York. He is the co-author of Arnold Schwarzenegger: A Biography (2006).
Louise Krasniewicz is a senior research scientist in the American Section at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology. She is the co-author of Arnold Schwarzenegger: A Biography (2006).