Amber Laura Heard is an American film and television actress
After a series of small roles, Heard had her first starring role in the 2006 horror film All the Boys Love Mandy Lane.
She first gained mainstream recognition for supporting roles in the films Never Back Down (2008) and Pineapple Express (2008).
Heard was married to actor Johnny Depp from 2015 to 2017.
Their divorce drew significant media attention as she alleged that he had been abusive through most of their relationship.
Heard was born in Austin, Texas, to Patricia Paige (née Parsons), an internet researcher (1956–2020), and David Clinton Heard (born 1950), who owned a small construction company.