17/26) While filming Public Enemies on location in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, a boy aged 11 told Johnny Depp he loved his fedora hat and would like to have one like it. Depp told the boy he would see what he could do about that.
After filming finished, Depp sent the boy the very same hat in the mail.
18/26) He was good friends with Hunter S. Thompson until his death. Depp helped to fulfill Thompson's last wish after the writer died: Thompson wanted his remains to be shot out of a 150 foot long canon. Depp funded the ceremony and canon firing, while celebrities such as Jack Nicholson and Sean Penn attended.
19/26) Made a voice message for a seventeen-year-old British girl who has been in a coma for five months after a horrendous car accident..
Parents of the girl asked via a written letter if he could tape a voice message because he's the favorite actor of their daughter and they'd play that message to her every day hoping she'd wake up. Depp was touched by the letter and he said that he would do it, recording messages as Captain Jack Sparrow. After several months, she did in fact wake up from the coma.
20/26) Once painted on a billboard featuring his 21 Jump Street, character because he didn't like his picture or the message the billboard gave. He was stopped by a security guard who actually let him finish what he was doing when he realized it was Johnny's own face.