The film Black Mass, which just premiered in Dubai, sees Johnny Depp transform into the notorious gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger. With heavy make-up once again a core component of his theatrical vice, we take a look back at some of Depp's more memorable characters that he's also brought to life in the make-up chair.

Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Carribean

Depp's look book for Pirates of the Carribean, which was loosely based on Keith Richards from The Rolling Stones, immortalised Captain Jack Sparrow as the King of black eyeliner.

The many faces of Johhny Depp

Big Bad Wolf in Into The Woods

A reinterpretation of the Red Riding Hood story sees Depp play the Big Bad Wolf. A really sinister-looking one at that.

The many faces of Johhny Depp

Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland

Even though he's not the lead character, he still manages to steal the show adding his own interpretation of the Mad Hatter's eccentricities. And those eyes...

The many faces of Johhny Depp

Willy Wonka in Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

Who could forget those bangs and whiter-than-white teeth? Depp's Willy Wonka is both loopy and funny which makes him endearing despite his flaws.

The many faces of Johhny Depp

Edward in Edward Scissorhands

Having a bad manicure day is tough enough, let alone having scissors as fingers and still managing to look good. But Depp did exactly just that. He melted hearts in this movie too and then promptly went on to date co-star Winona Ryder. 

The many faces of Johhny Depp