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If a man does not keep pace with his companions perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer Let him step to the music which he hears however measured or far away In simple terms this quote is referring to those who do not conform to the standards placed on them by their culture or subculture In Hollywood the way one becomes an A-List actor is by conforming to the Hollywood system take the roles that provide the largest paychecks Ben Affleck did not become a superstar celebrity by following his passion Reindeer Games and Gigli are perfect examples of that However there is one actor who has consistently chosen his own roles much to the dismay of his agent based solely on his interest in the character he will portray This actor has never taken a role that he did not feel passionate about regardless of the flack he received from critics or the general public and he is now one of Hollywoods finest Johnny Depp stands out from the crowd because rather than conforming to the Hollywood standard he has become an A-List actor by following his own muse or walking to the beat of a different drummer A perfect example of Johnny Depps passion for his work is his starring role in the movie Ed Wood about Ed Wood a filmmaker best known for making bad movies It sounds ironic but Johnny was insistent that this was a great movie Despite at the height of his career being told that making this movie would ruin his professional image he pursued the role The movie was made and it went on to win an Academy Award Another example of Johnny Depps dedication is the movie Once Upon A Time In Mexico filmed in the heat of the summer of 2002 Because he wanted this role Johnny agreed to film for seven consecutive days at 12-16 hours per day A typical A-List actor
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