Dakota Johnson
American actress
Dakota Johnson
Dakota Mayi Johnson is an American fashion model and actress. She may be best known for her lead role in the short-lived FOX sitcom Ben and Kate (2012-2013). Her parents are actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith.
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Johnson, Dornan turn out for "Fifty Shades Darker" premiere
Reuters.com - 15 days
Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan walk red carpet for Fifty Shades sequel as critics pan film. Jane Witherspoon reports.
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"Fifty Shades" stars talk "bigger" sequel
Reuters.com - 22 days
Hollywood stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan turn out for the world premiere of "Fifty Shades Darker". Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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Natalie Portman Channels Demi Moore's Famous Pregnancy Photo For The New Vanity Fair
Huffington Post - 30 days
Vanity Fair released the cover of its Hollywood Issue on Thursday, and at least one of the images inside the mag will look pretty familiar. Emma Stone, Lupita Nyong’o, Amy Adams, Natalie Portman, Ruth Negga, Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning, Aja Naomi King, Janelle Monae, Greta Gerwig and Dakota Johnson star on the cover shot by ― who else? ― Annie Leibovitz.  The group of “wonder women” is pictured in a bevy of red carpet-worthy gowns in metallic and pink hues. Inside the magazine, a pregnant Natalie Portman posed for a truly breathtaking image in little more than a sheet. It’s a clear nod to the iconic 1991 photograph of naked and pregnant Demi Moore, famously shot by Leibovitz for that year’s August issue of Vanity Fair. As noted by Vanity Fair itself, while “the reference is clear, the moment is Portman’s alone.” Indeed. Head to Vanity Fair to see more gorgeous images from the shoot and be sure to pick up your own copy when it hits newsstands Feb. 7. -- This feed an ...
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Cara Delevingne won't let Twitter shade stop her from promoting awareness of the refugee crisis
Yahoo News - about 2 months
On Friday, model/actress/eyebrow goals personified Cara Delevingne posted a vague tweet to her Twitter, writing,  "On my way to do something incredibly exciting and I am very nervous." It sounds perfectly innocent and definitely wouldn't bait any kind of harassment, right? Wrong. SEE ALSO: Cara Delevigne, Dakota Johnson FaceTime with bestie Taylor Swift It didn't take long before Brad Long, former YouTuber and longtime internet troll, pounced on Delevingne's tweet to offer her some unsolicited advice. @Caradelevingne hopefully an interview for a real job. Your looks will fade, Cara. You can't cash in on your eyebrows forever. — BradTheLadLong (@BradTheLadLong) January 7, 2017 Delevingne, being the classy individual she is, responded by giving Long a book suggestion. @BradTheLadLong Grow up and look at the bigger picture. Maybe try read a book or do something actually worthwhile pic.twitter.com/nlGySqQMcl — Cara Delevingne (@Caradelevingne) January 7, 2017 Long, however, claimed the mod ...
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Everything You Need To Know Before Sunday's Golden Globes, Including Who Will Win
Huffington Post - about 2 months
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Best Films Books Of 2016
Huffington Post - 3 months
It’s been a surprisingly good year for film books. Whether you are into biographies, film history, pictorials, “making of” books, or critical studies, there was something for just about everyone. This year’s list may top last year’s, which was also bountiful. As a matter of fact, there were so many worthwhile books in 2016 that I was forced to split this article into two pieces. In the coming days, I will post another article with just as many recommendations, if not more. A House Divided With Newt Gingrich’s call for a new House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC), there may be no relevant book than Hollywood Divided: The 1950 Screen Directors Guild Meeting and the Impact of the Blacklist (University Press of Kentucky) by Kevin Brianton. This new title centers on a now legendary meeting held by the Screen Directors Guild in 1950 (at the height of the anti-communist “Red Scare”) to consider the adoption of an industry loyalty oath. Among those present at the meeti ...
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‘Fifty Shades Darker’: Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan heat up trailer
Fox News - 5 months
Universal has released the first trailer for “Fifty Shades Darker,” trading the blindfolds of “Fifty Shades of Grey” for masks and asking viewers to “slip into something darker.”
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'Fifty Shades' Cast Confirmed Safe in South of France, Near Nice Attacks
ABC News - 7 months
Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson had been filming there this week.
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Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson Show Off Their Beach Bodies While Filming Fifty Shades Honeymoon Scene - E! Online
Google News - 8 months
E! Online Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson Show Off Their Beach Bodies While Filming Fifty Shades Honeymoon Scene E! Online The final Fifty Shades of Grey movie, Fifty Shades Freed, is finishing up a few final scenes, and we really like what we see! Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson—who portray Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in the movie adaptations of E.L. James ... Fifty Shades of Yellow! Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson Hit the Beach While Filming Fifty Shades FreedPeople Magazine Dakota Johnson Flashes Nipples & Bikini Bod In Sexy Swimsuit — See PicsHollywood Life Shirtless Jamie Dornan & Bikini-Clad Dakota Johnson Film 'Fifty Shades' Beach Scene!Just Jared Us Weekly -Entertainment Tonight -Page Six -Gossip Cop all 47 news articles »
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15 Of The Worst Movies On Netflix According To Rotten Tomatoes
Huffington Post - 8 months
Netflix can be a treasure trove of hidden gems (see: "The Babadook," "Short Term 12"), but for every great movie there are about 10 terrible ones clogging your feed.  To help you weed out a few of the bad seeds, we've put together a list of the worst films on the streaming service, according to their Rotten Tomatoes ratings. (But hey, "worst" is subjective here. Who doesn't love watching a terrible movie every now and then?)  With each of these films earning a 0 percent rating, it doesn't really get any worse. Happy watching! 1. "United Passions" (2014) "United Passions," starring Gérard Depardieu, is all about the rise of the FIFA World Cup. According to Tim Appelo at TheWrap, it's "one of those rare films so unfathomably ghastly you could write a better one while sitting through its interminable 110 minutes." 2. "The Ridiculous 6" (2015) "The Ridiculous 6" -- Adam Sandler's comedy about six strangers who discover they have the sam ...
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Dakota Johnson to star opposite Andrew Garfield in crime thriller
Yahoo News - 10 months
The "50 Shades of Grey" star Dakota Johnson has signed on to star alongside Andrew Garfield in a "Under the Silver Lake."
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Dakota Johnson's dating woes: Men are scared to approach me
Fox News - about 1 year
Dakota Johnson caught the world’s attention as a bookish, virginal student swept up in an experimental relationship with a seductive billionaire in the titillating film "Fifty Shades Of Grey."
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Dakota Johnson and Leslie Mann reject the rom-com label for 'How to Be Single'
LATimes - about 1 year
Yes, it's a comedy. And, yes, romance is involved. But don't call the new film "How to Be Single," which opens Friday in time for Valentine's Day, a romantic comedy (or its familiar abbreviation, a rom-com). "I feel like it's a tiny bit sexist and gets applied to movies that women are in," said...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dakota Johnson
  • 2016
    Age 26
    She also played a lead in the 2016 comedy How to Be Single, with Leslie Mann and her Date and Switch costar Nicholas Braun.
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  • 2015
    Age 25
    Johnson mentioned in the Autumm/Winter 2015 issue of AnOther Magazine, that she is already deep in ballet training to prepare for Luca Guadagnino's remake of Suspiria.
    More Details Hide Details She will star with Schnoenaerts again in The Sound of Metal, where she plays a singer, and he plays a drummer who begins to lose his hearing. She will reunite with both her The Social Network's producer Michael De Luca and costar Andrew Garfield for the crime thriller Under the Silver Lake. She will also star in and executive produce the film Forever, Interrupted, playing a young widow. In 2006, Johnson signed with IMG Models. Though acting is her primary work, she has since modeled for MANGO brand's jeans line in 2009 and shot the "Rising Star" campaign for Australian fashion label Wish in 2011. Johnson was previously in relationships with musician Noah Gersh and actor Jordan Masterson. In answer to questions regarding her stance on gender rights with respect to her role in Fifty Shades, Johnson stated: "I'm proud of movie. I completely disagree with people who think Ana's weak. I think she's actually stronger than he is. Everything she does is her choice. And if I can be an advocate for women to do what they want to do with their bodies and not be ashamed of what they want, then I'm all for that."
    In 2015, Johnson starred in Luca Guadagnino's thriller A Bigger Splash, opposite Tilda Swinton, Matthias Schoenaerts and Ralph Fiennes.
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    Also in 2015, she reunited with her 21 Jump Street cast member Johnny Depp, playing the mother of his character's child in the feature film Black Mass.
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    On February 15, 2015, Johnson appeared on Saturday Night Live's 40th anniversary special and hosted SNL on February 28, 2015, making her the second daughter of a former SNL host (after Gwyneth Paltrow, whose mother Blythe Danner hosted during the show's seventh season in 1982) to host herself.
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    Johnson played Anastasia "Ana" Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey, which was released in February 2015.
    More Details Hide Details Johnson won the role over Lucy Hale, Felicity Jones, Elizabeth Olsen, Danielle Panabaker and Shailene Woodley.
    She received international recognition in 2015 after landing the lead role of Anastasia Steele in the romantic drama Fifty Shades of Grey, which catapulted her to fame and earned her the People's Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress.
    More Details Hide Details The same year, she gave critically acclaimed performances in Black Mass and A Bigger Splash, which garnered her a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination. She also starred in the romantic comedy How to Be Single (2016) and will reprise her role as Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Darker (2017) and Fifty Shades Freed (2018).
  • 2013
    Age 23
    In 2013, she had a role as one of the new hires on the "Finale" episode of The Office.
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  • 2012
    Age 22
    In March 2012, Johnson was cast as Kate in the Fox comedy series Ben and Kate, marking her television debut.
    More Details Hide Details The show was cancelled on January 25, 2013 after one season. Johnson quickly resumed her film career, and appeared in Need for Speed (2014). She also has been cast in the modern-day film adaptation of William Shakespeare's Cymbeline.
    In 2012, she had roles in Christopher Neil's film Goats, with David Duchovny; Nicholas Stoller's film The Five-Year Engagement for producer Judd Apatow, and the film 21 Jump Street.
    More Details Hide Details She also played the female lead in Chris Nelson's film Date and Switch written by Alan Yang.
  • 2006
    Age 16
    In 2006, she was chosen as Miss Golden Globe 2006, where she served as the first second-generation Miss Golden Globe in the Globes' history.
    More Details Hide Details Once Johnson graduated from high school, she signed with the William Morris Agency and started her acting career. She appeared in the critically acclaimed box office hit The Social Network which was directed by David Fincher. She has also appeared in Beastly, Ezna Sands' film Chloe and Theo, and So Yong Kim's film For Ellen.
    She had her screen debut alongside her mother in the comedy-drama Crazy in Alabama (1999) and was named Miss Golden Globe in 2006.
    More Details Hide Details Following high school graduation, she returned to acting with roles in The Social Network (2010), Beastly (2011), 21 Jump Street (2012), Need for Speed (2014) and the short-lived comedy Ben and Kate (2012–2013).
  • 1999
    Age 9
    In 1999, Johnson 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.
    More Details Hide Details The film was directed by her then-stepfather, Antonio Banderas.
  • 1989
    Dakota Mayi Johnson was born on October 4, 1989 in Austin, Texas, to actors Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson.
    More Details Hide Details She is the maternal granddaughter of advertising executive and former child actor Peter Griffith and actress Tippi Hedren, and half-niece of actress Tracy Griffith and production designer Clay A. Griffin. Her former stepfather is actor Antonio Banderas. She has six half-siblings; four on her father's side and two on her mother's side. Johnson attended Aspen Community School in Aspen, Colorado. She later attended the Santa Catalina School in Monterey, California, for her freshman year of high school before transferring to New Roads School in Santa Monica, California. She was an avid dancer as a child. She became interested in modeling at age 12 after a photo shoot with children of other celebrities for Teen Vogue.
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