Some pivotal roles in Johnny Depp's career are Jack Sparrow in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise and Edward Scissorhands in "Edward Scissorhands." Other pivotal roles for Depp were in films that include "Donnie Brasco," "Ed Wood" and "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street."
Some of Depp's pivotal roles came in films directed by Tim Burton. These roles include the title characters in "Ed Wood" and "Edward Scissorhands," as well as the Mad Hatter in "Alice in Wonderland." Other pivotal roles for Deep include George Jung in "Blow," Glen Lantz in "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and Gilbert Grape in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?"