Johnny Depp makes $2 million donation to hospital

In an impressive show of gratitude, actor Johnny Depp donated $2 million to the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London yesterday. The 44-year-old actor gave the gift as thanks for the treatment his daughter Lily-Rose, 8 ½, received at the facility last March after contracting an E. Coli infection that caused kidney failure.

The donation is just the latest gesture of appreciation by Johnny, who in late November showed up at the hospital unannounced to read stories to sick children while dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow, his character from the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. According to the Daily Mail, Johnny had his costume shipped from the United States to England just for the occasion. And just last week, the newspaper reports, Johnny invited several members of the Great Ormond staff to the London premiere party for his new film Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

In addition to Lily-Rose, Johnny and longtime partner Vanessa Paradis have a son, Jack, 5 ½.

Source: Daily Mail

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