Boo and Pistol (Dog)
Quite possibly the most famous dogs of 2016, Boo and Pistol were part of an International incident involving Johnny Depp and Amber Heard when they illegally brought their dogs into Australia. The incident dubbed Terriergate, lead to the most awkward online apology the Internet has ever seen. Amber Heard was further charged with 2 counts of illegally importing the dogs as well as a hefty fine of AUS $102,000. Since the divorce, it’s been rumored that Ms. Heard has been able to keep the dogs and Johnny Depp has been rumored to contest. The Yorkies arrived via private jet and were only discovered after their dog groomers HappyDogz posted the photo seen here to facebook.
Photo Credit: HappyDogz/Facebook
Johnny Depp, born June 9, 1963, is an American actor that has won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. Depp was first noticed for his role in the 1980s television series 21 Jump Street. Since then, he has become known as one the world’s biggest film stars and he has gained worldwide recognition. In 2016, she was dating Amber Heard and filming in Australia when the couple illegal brought their dogs Boo and Pistol into the country.
Key moments in Depp’s career include memorable roles in films like “Edward Scissorhands,” directed by Tim Burton, and “Finding Neverland,” where he portrayed J.M. Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan. His portrayal of the infamous gangster John Dillinger in “Public Enemies” and the chameleon character Rango in the animated movie of the same name further demonstrate his versatility as an actor.
Collaborations have been a significant part of Depp’s career, contributing to the evolution of his artistic persona. Notably, his recurring partnership with Tim Burton has yielded classics like “Edward Scissorhands,” “Sweeney Todd,” and “Alice in Wonderland.” He’s worked with Helena Bonham Carter on multiple occasions, including in “Sweeney Todd” and “The Lone Ranger.” Johnny Depp has also shared the screen with Orlando Bloom in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” series and with Penélope Cruz in both “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” and “Blow.” His association with director Gore Verbinski led to projects like “Rango” and “The Lone Ranger,” where he co-starred with Armie Hammer. Additionally, Depp has worked with the likes of Geoffrey Rush, Bill Nighy, Freddie Highmore, Anne Hathaway, and Michelle Pfeiffer, to name a few, adding to the richness of his filmography. Johnny Depp played slide guitar on the Oasis song “Fade In-Out,” from their 1997 album “Be Here Now,” marking an interesting collaboration with the band’s frontman, Liam Gallagher. Johnny Depp has a daughter Lily-Rose Depp with Vanessa Paradis.
The acknowledgment of Depp’s contributions to cinema has come in various forms. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards, albeit without a win to date. However, he has won a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his role in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” Depp’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, installed in 1999, adds another dimension to his recognition. He’s also been honored with a Screen Actors Guild Award for “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.”