Renowned mostly for his mainstream work in Pirates of the Caribbean and by fans of Tim Burton movies, Johnny Depp can be categorized almost unfairly. I say almost because he does great work in both of those categories, and I say unfairly because there is quite a bit more to this actor’s career. Whether he be a playwright fighting to get back to his childhood (Finding Neverland) or a sly gangster evading the authorities (Public Enemies), Depp proves time and again to be one of the most diverse, high-quality performers working in film today. He takes on projects of passion, and they just happen to make a lot of money. This could be because he works with talented filmmakers with a built-in audience, but it’s not. It’s because he carries a built-in audience to terrific filmmakers, and then everyone wins.