"Johnny Depp, so often described as androgynously beautiful, is really more like a male cat, a creature so sure of himself that his more masculine traits aren't the first things you notice about him. You can see it in the way he underplays every role. Sometimes you look at him and you think he's not doing much at all; then you realize that what he's doing is so economical and so understated that you can't afford to take your eyes off him for an instant.
He wastes no line, expression or arc of movement. Like those ancient inky creatures painted on Japanese scrolls with just two or three strokes, he's both the suggestion and the essence of feline masculinity, all implied muscle and Zen intelligence.
When Stephanie Zacharek wrote these words about Johnny Depp for Salon in 2001, she titled her article "Not Just Another Pretty Face." We certainly endorse Ms. Zachareks assessment of Johnny Depps gifts; nonetheless, we cannot resist perusing that stunning face from every possible angle. This gallery examines our favorite subject IN PROFILE.