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Lily-Rose Depp
Lily-Rose Depp Cannes 2016.jpg
Lily-Rose Melody Depp

(1999-05-27) May 27, 1999 (age 19)
  • Actress
  • model
Years active2014–present
RelativesAlysson Paradis (maternal aunt)

Lily-Rose Melody Depp (born May 27, 1999) is a French-American actress and model.

Early life[edit]

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.[1] Depp is the older sister of John "Jack" Christopher Depp III[2] and the niece of French actress Alysson Paradis.[3][4] She is a descendent of colonial freedom fighter Elizabeth Key Grinstead.[5][6]

After 14 years together, her parents separated in 2012 and arranged joint custody of Depp, who divides her time between Los Angeles and Paris.[7] From 2015 to 2017, actress Amber Heard was her step-mother.[8]


Depp began her acting career with a cameo role in Tusk, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2014.[9] She acted alongside her friend Harley Quinn Smith, her father, and the film's director Kevin Smith.[10]

In April 2015, Depp posed for a photo-shoot in the Australian magazine Oyster by Dana Boulos and Maggie Silverman.[11] Depp was announced as a Chanel ambassador in September 2015 and modelled for the brand's eyewear line.[12] Depp appears with Irish rapper Rejjie Snow in his video for "All Around the World", which was released in October.[13]

Depp reprised her Tusk role in Yoga Hosers,[14] a spin-off that focuses on her and Harley Quinn Smith's characters, and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2016.[15] In May 2016, she was announced as the face of Chanel's new fragrance No°5 L'Eau.[16] 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.[17] Depp and Natalie Portman co-starred in Rebecca Zlotowski’s Planetarium as two spiritualist sisters in 1930s France.[18] The film had its premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September.[19] Depp appeared on the cover of British Vogue in their December 2016 issue.[20]

Upcoming projects[edit]

Depp will star opposite Laurent Lafitte in Les Fauves, a French film directed by Vincent Mariette.[21] She is set to reprise her Tusk and Yoga Hosers role in Moose Jaws.[22] In 2019, Depp will star opposite Timothée Chalamet and Robert Pattinson in The King, directed by David Michôd.[23]

Personal life[edit]

Since Depp's birth, she has been the subject of tabloid and media reporting, including birthdays,[24][25] attendance at society events,[26] and reviews of her fashion choices.[27] She dropped out of high school in 2016 to focus on her acting career.[28] Depp has struggled with anorexia in the past and is now recovering.[29] She is fluent in both English and French.[28] Depp is the goddaughter of singer Marilyn Manson.[30]

In August 2015, Depp posed for iO Tillett Wright's Self-Evident Truths Project, stating she falls somewhere on the LGBT spectrum.[31][32] Although being too young to vote, she supported Bernie Sanders during the 2016 Democratic Party presidential primaries.[33] 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.[34]

Depp was in a relationship with English model Ash Stymest from 2015-2018.[35][36]



Year Title Role Notes
2014 Tusk Colleen Collette
2016 Yoga Hosers Colleen Collette
2016 The Dancer Isadora Duncan
2016 Planetarium Kate Barlow
2018 A Faithful Man Eve
2019 Les Fauves Laura Post-production
TBA The King Catherine of Valois Post-production

Music video[edit]

Year Title Performer
2015 "All Around the World" Rejjie Snow


Year Title Album
2016 "I'm the Man" (with Harley Quinn Smith)[37] 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[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2017 42nd César Awards[38] Most Promising Actress Nominated
22nd Lumières Awards[39] Most Promising Actress Nominated


  1. ^ Blitz, Michael (2008). Johnny Depp: A Biography. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 71. ISBN 978-0-313-34300-1.
  2. ^ "Baby boy for Depp and Paradis". BBC. April 18, 2002. Retrieved June 9, 2015.
  3. ^ Bailey, Leanne (February 5, 2015). "Johnny Depp has got married to Amber Heard". Glamour Magazine UK. Archived from the original on July 3, 2016. Retrieved June 9, 2015.
  4. ^ "Vanessa Paradis brings sister as date to movie premiere". Page Six. January 24, 2012. Retrieved June 9, 2015.
  5. ^ "'Lone Ranger' stars have roots in historic figures". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  6. ^ "Unmasking The Lone Ranger's Leading Men: Finding the Real Life Heroes in Hammer and Depp's Family Trees". Ancestry.com. Archived from the original on July 23, 2013. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  7. ^ Peters, Sam (May 24, 2014). "Johnny Depp and me: Vanessa Paradis on acting, gigging and life after a break up". Independent. Retrieved June 10, 2015.
  8. ^ "You Don't Know the Real Amber Heard—But You're About To". Marie Claire. 2015-11-12. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  9. ^ Stedman, Alex (January 24, 2016). "Watch: First Clip of Kevin Smith's 'Yoga Hosers' Introduces the Colleens". Variety. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved January 19, 2017.
  10. ^ Beaumont-Thomas, Ben (August 20, 2014). "Johnny Depp and Kevin Smith to work alongside daughters in Yoga Hosers". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  11. ^ "Introducing: Lily-Rose Depp, Shot By Dana Boulos". Oyster. April 23, 2015. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  12. ^ Berrington, Katie (September 8, 2015). "Lily-Rose Lands First Campaign". Vogue UK. Condé Nast. Retrieved January 2, 2017.
  13. ^ "Johnny Depp's Daughter Lily-Rose Depp Makes Her Music Video Debut: Watch". msn.com. Retrieved October 22, 2015.
  14. ^ Calvario, Liz (May 10, 2016). "'Yoga Hosers' Trailer: Johnny Depp & His Daughter Star In Kevin Smith's Latest Twisted Comedy-Horror Film". IndieWire. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved January 19, 2017.
  15. ^ DeFore, John (January 25, 2016). "'Yoga Hosers': Sundance Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  16. ^ Navarro, Andrea; Wu, Sarah (May 23, 2016). "Lily-Rose Depp Is Officially the Face of Chanel's Newest Fragrance". Teen Vogue. Condé Nast. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  17. ^ Weissberg, Jay (May 13, 2016). "Cannes Film Review: 'The Dancer'". Variety. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  18. ^ Frosch, Jon (September 7, 2016). "'Planetarium': Venice Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 19, 2017.
  19. ^ Gleiberman, Owen (September 7, 2016). "Film Review: 'Planetarium'". Variety. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  20. ^ Conlon, Scarlett (October 29, 2016). "Lily-Rose Depp Covers December Vogue". Vogue UK. Condé Nast. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  21. ^ Larcade, Flavien (September 1, 2017). "Où va se dérouler le tournage des "Fauves", avec Lily-Rose Depp, en Dordogne". Sud-Ouest (in French). Retrieved October 13, 2017.
  22. ^ Polowy, Kevin (January 27, 2016). "Sundance Report: How 'Famous Daughters' Lily-Rose Depp and Harley Quinn Smith Became the Unlikely Stars of 'Yoga Hosers'". Yahoo!. ABC News. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  23. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (May 31, 2018). "Robert Pattinson, Lily-Rose Depp, Among Cast Joining Timothée Chalamet In Netflix Pic 'The King', Cameras Roll This Week". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 31, 2018.
  24. ^ Reed, Sam (May 29, 2015). "COOL TEEN LILY-ROSE DEPP CELEBRATES "SOUR SIXTEEN"". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  25. ^ Donnelly, Erin (May 29, 2015). "Lily-Rose Depp Had A "Sour Sixteen," Is Coolest Teen Ever". Refinery 29. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  26. ^ Thistlewaite, Felicity (April 1, 2015). "A chip off the old block: Johnny Depp's daughter Lily-Rose attends fashion show". Express. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  27. ^ Ledbetter, Carly (April 4, 2015). "9 Reasons Why Lily-Rose Depp Is Fashion's Latest 'It' Girl". Huffington Post. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  28. ^ a b "Lily-Rose Depp: "I never thought about getting into acting"". Buro 24/7. NewsLifeMedia. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  29. ^ "Lily-Rose Depp : "J'ai été anorexique plus jeune et ça a été dur d'en sortir."". Elle France (in French). October 27, 2016. Retrieved December 3, 2016.
  30. ^ Cooper, Leonie (September 22, 2017). "Marilyn Manson: The most famous Satanist in the world talks politics, family and collecting human skeletons". NME. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  31. ^ McDermott, Maeve (August 24, 2015). "Lily-Rose Depp came out via this inspiring Instagram post". Entertain This. Retrieved August 24, 2015.
  32. ^ Williams, Joe (August 24, 2015). "Johnny Depp's daughter comes out". Pink News. Retrieved August 24, 2015.
  33. ^ Manning, Emily (August 13, 2015). "lily-rose depp gets behind bernie sanders". i-D. Vice Media. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  34. ^ Gonzales, Erica (February 22, 2017). "Lily-Rose Depp and Vanessa Paradis Pose Together to Benefit Planned Parenthood". Harper's Bazaar. Hearst. Retrieved February 25, 2017.
  35. ^ "Timothée Chalamet and Lily-Rose Depp are One Cool Couple, Reportedly". Elle.
  36. ^ "Qui est Ashley Stymest, l'ex petit ami de Lily-Rose Depp ?". Marie Claire France.
  37. ^ "Yoga Hosers Soundtrack by Various Artists on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved January 20, 2017.
  38. ^ Mintzer, Jordan; Richford, Rhonda (February 24, 2017). "Cesar Awards: 'Elle' Takes Top Prizes of Best Film, Best Actress". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 25, 2017.
  39. ^ Richford, Rhonda (January 30, 2017). "Lumiere Awards: 'Elle,' 'My Life as a Zucchini' Take Top Prizes". The Hollywood Reporter. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 31, 2017.

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