Johnny Depp was honored as a Disney Legend at the fourth annual D23 Expo in Anaheim (photo: Bryan Pugh)

In a surprise announcement, Disney CEO Bob Iger introduced the star of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchises, Johnny Depp. The crowd of Disney fans erupted in applause and cheers as Captain Jack Sparrow took the stage to be honored with the likes of George Lucas and Danny Elfman.

Johnny Depp at the 2015 Disney Legends Ceremony D23 Expo

Johnny Depp was honored as a Disney Legend at the fourth annual D23 Expo in Anaheim (photo: Bryan Pugh)

 

Depp was humbled by the experience, stating that he is grateful for his fans that allow him to act crazy and get paid for it. He’s not too fond of the title “legend”, but accepts it with humility.

George Lucas 2015 Disney Legends Ceremony D23 Expo

George Lucas 2015 Disney Legends Ceremony D23 Expo

Danny Elfman at the 2015 Disney Legends Ceremony D23 Expo

Legendary composer Danny Elfman honored as a Disney Legend at the D23 Expo in Anaheim

lso honored at the ceremony, Star Wars creator George Lucas and composer Danny Elfman.

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