Depp at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival
Lily-Rose Melody Depp
May 27, 1999
|Relatives||Alysson Paradis (maternal aunt)|
Lily-Rose Melody Depp (born May 27, 1999) is a French-American actress and model.
Lily-Rose Melody Depp was born in Paris on May 27, 1999. She is the daughter of American actor, producer, and musician Johnny Depp and French singer, actress, and model Vanessa Paradis. Depp is the older sister of John "Jack" Christopher Depp III and the niece of French actress Alysson Paradis. She is a descendent of colonial freedom fighter Elizabeth Key Grinstead.
After 14 years together, her parents separated in 2012 and arranged joint custody of Depp, who divides her time between Los Angeles and Paris. From 2015 to 2017, actress Amber Heard was her step-mother.
Depp began her acting career with a cameo role in Tusk, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2014. She acted alongside her friend Harley Quinn Smith, her father, and the film's director Kevin Smith.
In April 2015, Depp posed for a photo-shoot in the Australian magazine Oyster by Dana Boulos and Maggie Silverman. Depp was announced as a Chanel ambassador in September 2015 and modelled for the brand's eyewear line. Depp appears with Irish rapper Rejjie Snow in his video for "All Around the World", which was released in October.
Depp reprised her Tusk role in Yoga Hosers, a spin-off that focuses on her and Harley Quinn Smith's characters, and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2016. In May 2016, she was announced as the face of Chanel's new fragrance No°5 L'Eau. That same month, The Dancer, in which Depp plays Isadora Duncan, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regard category. The film is Stéphanie Di Giusto’s directorial debut. Depp and Natalie Portman co-starred in Rebecca Zlotowski’s Planetarium as two spiritualist sisters in 1930s France. The film had its premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September. Depp appeared on the cover of British Vogue in their December 2016 issue.
Depp will star opposite Laurent Lafitte in Les Fauves, a French film directed by Vincent Mariette. She is set to reprise her Tusk and Yoga Hosers role in Moose Jaws. In 2019, Depp will star opposite Timothée Chalamet and Robert Pattinson in The King, directed by David Michôd.
Since Depp's birth, she has been the subject of tabloid and media reporting, including birthdays, attendance at society events, and reviews of her fashion choices. She dropped out of high school in 2016 to focus on her acting career. Depp has struggled with anorexia in the past and is now recovering. She is fluent in both English and French. Depp is the goddaughter of singer Marilyn Manson.
In August 2015, Depp posed for iO Tillett Wright's Self-Evident Truths Project, stating she falls somewhere on the LGBT spectrum. Although being too young to vote, she supported Bernie Sanders during the 2016 Democratic Party presidential primaries. Depp and her mother Vanessa Paradis were photographed for Our City of Angels magazine in February 2017. The sales proceeds for the issue were donated to Planned Parenthood.
|2016||Yoga Hosers||Colleen Collette|
|2016||The Dancer||Isadora Duncan|
|2018||A Faithful Man||Eve|
|TBA||The King||Catherine of Valois||Post-production|
|2015||"All Around the World"||Rejjie Snow|
|2016||"I'm the Man" (with Harley Quinn Smith)||Yoga Hosers Soundtrack|
|2016||"Babe" (with Harley Quinn Smith)||Yoga Hosers Soundtrack|
|2016||"O Canada" (with Harley Quinn Smith)||Yoga Hosers Soundtrack|
Awards and nominations
|2017||42nd César Awards||Most Promising Actress||Nominated|
|22nd Lumières Awards||Most Promising Actress||Nominated|
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