Johnny's Alleged Violent Past Exposed Amid Ex Amber Heard's Abuse Claims

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Jun. 3 2016, Updated 9:47 a.m. ET

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Amber Heard accused her estranged husband Johnny Depp of physically abusing her during their marriage. But is the actor, whose exes have come to his defense, capable of beating Heard? From assault charges to violent behavior, go inside Depp's explosive past!

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Depp was arrested for assaulting a hotel security guard in Vancouver in 1989. He was not convicted of the crime.

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While at a London club in 1994, Depp attacked a man who accidentally picked up Depp's drink. "He pulled both my ears very hard," the man told Evening Standard.

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Only weeks later, the Pirates of the Caribbean actor was arrested and charged with criminal mischief after trashing a hotel room at New York City's Mark Hotel. Police suspected he was drinking and fighting with then-girlfriend Kate Moss. According to a police record, Depp broke 17th century frames and paintings, and burned the carpet and a chair.

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Police agreed to dismiss the charges if he stayed out of trouble for six months and if he reimbursed the hotel $9,767.12 in damages.

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While leaving a London restaurant with then-girlfriend Vanessa Paradis, who was 5-months pregnant at the time, Depp attacked paparazzi with a block of wood. "There won't be any pictures tonight or there'll be a fight," witnesses of the 1999 incident told Star. "He said if we took a picture he'd smash our heads in. He'd kill us." When the photographer snapped a photo, he reportedly swung the wooden block.

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Bruising on Amber Heard’s face she claims was inflicted by Johnny Depp

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Although police arrested The Rum Diary star for the attack, he was not charged. "He was later cautioned for threatening behavior at approximately 5:20 am and released," a police spokesman told BBC.

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Amber Heard leaves court in LA after claiming Johnny Depp physically assaulted her

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Although Depp managed to stay out of trouble since then, his violent past came back to haunt him when Heard accused him of physical and verbal abuse. She was granted a temporary restraining order days after filing for divorce when she arrived to court with a bruise under her eye.

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Bruising on Amber Heard’s face she claims was inflicted by Johnny Depp

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A friend of Heard's told Page Six of the alleged abuse, "I got to her apartment to find her with a cut and bruised lip, a swollen eye and a chunk of hair missing from the top of her head. This incident really stuck with me because she confided in me that day that she feared for her life after an intoxicated Johnny tried to suffocate her with a pillow."

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Depp has denied the domestic violence claims through his team, as his attorney, Laura Wasser, claims Heard is "attempting to secure" financial gain by accusing her ex of domestic abuse.

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Do you believe Depp abused Heard? Tell us in the comments.

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