Dakota Mayi Johnson is an American actress and model. She is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. In 2006, she was chosen as Miss Golden Globe 2006, where she served as the first second-generationMiss Golden Globe in the Globes’ history. She has struggled with depression since around the age of 14 and checked into rehabilitation.
About Dakota Johnson in brief
Dakota Mayi Johnson is an American actress and model. She is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. Johnson made her film debut at age ten with a minor appearance in Crazy in Alabama. In 2015, she had her first starring role as Anastasia Steele in the Fifty Shades film series. In 2019, Johnson had starring roles in the psychological horror film Wounds and the comedy-drama film The Peanut Butter Falcon. She has struggled with depression since around the age of 14 and checked into rehabilitation. In 2006, she was chosen as Miss Golden Globe 2006, where she served as the first second-generationMiss Golden Globe in the Globes’ history. In March 2012, Johnson was cast as Kate in the comedy series Ben and Kate, marking her debut on television. She also played a small role in Chris Nelson’s film Date and Switch in March 2012. She appeared in a minor role as Amelia Ritter in the Oscar-nominated hit film The Social Network, directed by David Fincher. For her performance in the series, she received a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination in 2016.
In 2013, she appeared in Christopher Kim’s drama Beast opposite Paul Dano and Paul Heder, about a struggling musician in the midst of a custody battle. In 2014, she played a lead role in the independent comedy Goats, and the romantic comedy The Five-Year Engagement; also played the female lead in 21 Jump Street; and played a student at a prep school; Nicholas Stoller in The Goats; and a teacher in Goats. In 2016, Johnson appeared in the biographical crime film Black Mass, Luca Guadagnino’s drama film A Bigger Splash, and romantic comedy film How to Be Single. In 2018, she starred in Suspiria, a supernatural horror film based on the 1977 film by Dario Argento. Her former stepfather is actor Antonio Banderas. Her maternal grandparents are advertising executive and former child actor Peter Griffith and actress Tippi Hedren, and she is the niece of actress Tracy Griffith and production designer Clay A. Griffin. She was diagnosed with hyperactivity at an early age and changed schools seven times.