Johnny Depp ~ Cherokee

Published on January 19, 2011 by Christian

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Depp is the star of the films, Pirates of the Caribbean, Public Enemies and Edward Scissor Hands. In an interview he stated that his great grandmother has a lot of Cherokee heritage.

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From an interview in 2002 he stated that he was a mixture of German, Irish and Cherokee among other things. There are some rumors on the internet that Depp also has Lebanese heritage, though this is not confirmed.

Some of Depp’s biographies state that his family name Depp is of French origin, derived from the names Pierre Deppe or Dieppe. He jokingly says that his surname means “idiot” in German.

Johnny Depp Details

Birth Name: John Christopher Depp II

Birth Place: Owensboro, Kentucky, USA

Date of Birth: June 9, 1963

Ethnicity: German, English, Irish, French, African and Cherokee

Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides movie trailer

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