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Johnny Depp dresses as Jack Sparrow to surprise kids at children's hospital

Johnny Depp took a break from filming the latest "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie to dress up as Jack Sparrow and surprise kids at an Australian children's hospital.
/ Source: TODAY

A group of smiling young patients at an Australian children's hospital will always remember the day they met Captain Jack Sparrow.

Taking a break from filming the latest installment of "Pirates of the Caribbean," Johnny Depp dressed as his famous character to make a surprise visit to Lady Cilentro Children's Hospital in Brisbane on Tuesday to the delight of the patients, who posted pictures on social media.

One of the surprised kids was Bella Harry, who is battling a bone tumor above her right knee.

Harry was one of many patients who got to meet with Depp, 52, a father of two who is in Australia filming "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,'' which is expected to be released in 2017.

This isn't the first time Depp has made a surprise hospital visit as Jack Sparrow, as he dressed up as the character at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital in 2009. He also donated £1 million to the hospital, which cared for his daughter, Lily-Rose, then 10 years old, who suffered from E. Coli food poisoning that caused kidney failure.

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