Some of his remarks:
"I know that I've said this before. But the fact that this award comes from the people makes it all the more special," Depp said via satellite from London. "And thanks for keeping me employed, yeah? You're the boss."
"The only reason that any of us are up here is because of you," he told fans after accepting the award. "It has been quite an amazing decade and an incredible ride, and I sincerely thank all of you for bestowing on me all your great treasures."
Thanks for keeping me employed. I love that. He's a class act.