Dakota Johnson


Dakota Johnson
Dakota Johnson
Born Dakota Mayi Johnson
October 4, 1989 (1989-10-04) (age 22)
Austin, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actress/Model
Years active 1999–present

Dakota Mayi Johnson (born October 4, 1989) is an American fashion model and actress. She is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith and the granddaughter of actress Tippi Hedren.[1]

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Career

In 1999, she made her film debut in Crazy in Alabama where she and her half-sister, Stella Banderas, played daughters to their real-life mother, Melanie Griffith. The film was directed by her stepfather, Antonio Banderas.

She was voted Miss Golden Globe, 2006, where she served as the first second-generation Miss Golden Globe in the Globes' history.[2][3]

In 2006, she signed with IMG Models[4] In 2009, she modeled for MANGO brand's jeans line.[5] Once she graduated from high school she signed with William Morris Agency and started her acting career. She had her first box office hit in 2010 with David Fincher's film The Social Network, in which she had a scene with Justin Timberlake. The film received eight Oscar nominations, including one for Best Picture.[6] She also appeared in four additional films: Beastly, alongside Vanessa Hudgens and Mary-Kate Olsen;[7] Ezna Sands' film Theo;[8] So Yong Kim's film For Ellen; and Larry Clark's film Savage Innocent.[5] She has several forthcoming films: Christopher Neil's film Goats, with David Duchovny; Nicholas Stoller's film Five Year Engagement for producer Judd Apatow, and the feature film version of the 1987 hit television show 21 Jump Street that made Johnny Depp a star.[9] She also won the female lead in Chris Nelson's film "Gay Dude," written by Alan Yang[10]

In 2010, Dakota traveled to Sydney, Australia where she shot the "Rising Star" campaign for fashion label Wish.[11]

Filmography

Year Title Role
1999 Crazy in Alabama Sondra
2010 The Social Network Amelia Ritter
2010 All That Glitters Dianica French
2011 Beastly Sloane Hagen
2011 Theo Cloe
2011 Goats Minnie
2012 Gay Dude

Personal life

She checked into rehab for drug and alcohol addiction for 30 days in late 2007.[12] She is in a long-term relationship with musician and HoneyChild band member Noah Gersh.[13]

References

  1. ^ "Melanie Griffith and Dakota Johnson – Like Mother, Like Daughter – Hollywood's Hottest Moms – Celebrity". InStyle. http://www.instyle.com/instyle/package/general/photos/0,,20190744_20189750_20436020,00.html. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Miss/Mr. Golden Globe". HFPA. http://www.hfpa.org/miss_golden_globe/. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Dakota Johnson Selected as 2006 Miss Golden Globe at 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards to Be Telecast Live on NBC on Jan. 16; First Daughter of a Former Miss Golden Globe Ever to Be Chosen | Business Wire | Find Articles at BNET.com". Findarticles.com. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2005_Nov_16/ai_n15800846. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ a b "Dakota Johnson". Interview Magazine. http://www.interviewmagazine.com/film/dakota-johnson/. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  6. ^ Toor, Amar (January 25, 2011). "'The Social Network' Grabs 8 Oscar Nominations, Eisenberg Gets Nod". Switched.com. http://www.switched.com/2011/01/25/social-network-oscar-nominations-jesse-eisenberg-zuckerberg/. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  7. ^ "MANGO blog". News.mango.com. October 14, 2011. http://news.mango.com/?tag=dakota-johnson&lang=en. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Dakota Johnson « Thelast Magazine". Thelast-magazine.com. October 25, 2010. http://thelast-magazine.com/?p=1957. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  9. ^ Kroll, Justin (May 3, 2011). "Dakota Johnson books trio of roles – Entertainment News, Film News, Media". Variety. http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118036343?refCatId=13. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  10. ^ Kroll, Justin (August 9, 2011). "Dakota Johnson woos 'Gay Dude' – Entertainment News, Film News, Media". Variety. http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118041118. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Wish". Wish. http://www.wish.com.au. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  12. ^ Dakota Johnson Leaves Rehab crazydaysandnights.net, December 21, 2007
  13. ^ "Dakota Johnson « Thelast Magazine". Thelast-magazine.com. October 25, 2010. http://thelast-magazine.com/?p=1957. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 

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