Johnny Depp on the moment he fell in love Vanessa Paradis

“I saw her neck, her eyes – and boom!” Johnny Depp on the moment he fell in love with the woman who saved him from drunken self-destruction

My saviour: Johnny Depp with his wife Vanessa Paradis, the woman who saved him from drunken self-destruction

My saviour: Johnny Depp with his wife Vanessa Paradis, the woman who saved him from drunken self-destruction

Star: Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean

Star: Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean

Family man: Johnny, Vanessa and their children split their time between LA and France

Family man: Johnny, Vanessa and their children split their time between LA and France

Tribute: Depp has already played a character based on his late friend Hunter S. Thompson in the 1998 movie Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas. In The Rum Diary (pictured), the part he takes is based on Thompson