The man who many consider to be the best actor of his generation turns 47 today.
So while Johnny Depp may offer us very little in regard to juicy celebrity gossip stories (seriously, he's not dating Angelina Jolie!), we must acknowledge him with a shout-out and a photo montage.
This is an A-list star who created one of the most iconic characters in movie history. Aye, isn't that right, Captain Jack Sparrow?!?
He's also The Sexiest Man Alive, plain and simple, according to People magazine. Think this is a well-deserved honor? Click on the following pictures for closer looks at Depp and decide for yourself...