Articles about Dakota Johnson

Born on October 4, 1989, American actress and model Dakota Johnson is best known for her performance in the ‘Fifty Shades’ trilogy written by author E.L James. Daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, Johnson made her movie debut in 1999 at the age of 10 years with the movie ‘Crazy in Alabama.’ She began modeling at the age of twelve. Johnson got a breakthrough in her career with the 2015 romantic-erotic movie ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ where she played the lead role of Anastasia Steele. Between 1999 and 2021, she has appeared in over 30 movies including the Oscar-nominated ‘The Social Network’ (2010), ‘21 Jump Street’ (2012), ‘The Five-Year Engagement' (2012), and ‘Black Mass’ amongst others. As of 2021, she has appeared in three television shows including ‘Saturday Night Live’ where she hosted the show. She received the People’s Choice Award for her work in the ‘Fifty Shades’ film trilogy. She is the granddaughter of actors Peter Griffith, and Tippi Hedren and niece of actor Tracy Griffith. Actor Jesse Johnson is her half-brother. In 2018, she, along with 300 women in Hollywood launched Time’s Up initiative to protect women from sexual harassment and discrimination.

'Severance' actor Adam Scott joins Dakota Johnson for 'Madame Web'

16 Jul 2022

Sony
'Severance' actor Adam Scott joins Dakota Johnson for 'Madame Web'

Hollywood actor Adam Scott, who was last seen in a critically acclaimed role in Apple TV+'s series Severance, has joined the cast of the upcoming Spider-Man spin-off film Madame Web.

Weekend watchlist: New OTT titles to enjoy across Hollywood, Bollywood

16 Jul 2022

Netflix
Weekend watchlist: New OTT titles to enjoy across Hollywood, Bollywood

Almost all newly released films have debuted on OTT platforms already.

Henry Golding to play Dakota Johnson's cousin in 'Persuasion' remake

09 May 2021

Netflix
Henry Golding to play Dakota Johnson's cousin in 'Persuasion' remake

Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding will be joining actress Dakota Johnson for Netflix's adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion.

Best hair trends of 2020

27 Dec 2020

Priyanka Chopra
Best hair trends of 2020

Fashion trends were the one thing that even the pandemic couldn't put a brake on this year.

Harry Styles cast in 'Don't Worry, Darling,' replaces Shia LaBeouf

13 Sep 2020

Spider-Man
Harry Styles cast in 'Don't Worry, Darling,' replaces Shia LaBeouf

Dunkirk star Harry Styles has floored countless fans with his singing prowess.

GoT's Emilia Clarke rejected '50 Shades of Grey'. Here's why

27 May 2019

Hollywood News
GoT's Emilia Clarke rejected '50 Shades of Grey'. Here's why

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke shot to global stardom after the show's premiere in 2011.

Prime Video's May 2019 releases have us excited! Here's why

02 May 2019

Netflix
Prime Video's May 2019 releases have us excited! Here's why

Amazon Prime Video is going to release some great content in May 2019.

#WomenForWomen: When world let us down, we stood together
#WomenForWomen: When world let us down, we stood together

The week which went by has been tough for women (not that any day is easy).

Fifty Shades Freed: Sex or sex-comedy? Viewers weigh in

09 Feb 2018

India
Fifty Shades Freed: Sex or sex-comedy? Viewers weigh in

The final film of the Fifty Shades franchisee, 'Fifty Shades Freed' has left early viewers laughing, when it was supposed to make them feel sensual (maybe?).