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Happy Birthday, Dakota Johnson!

To grow up in a typical Hollywood family is not easy. When the parents are constantly in the news, some of the spotlight also splashes on the kids. There are a lot of celebrities who have succeeded in shielding their kids from this, while others have paved way for their kids to make their way to stardom. Dakota Johnson comes from one such family. Daughter of actress Melanie Griffith, she literally stepped onto her mother’s mantle when she won Miss Golden Globe in 2006. Dakota made her debut alongside her half-sister Stella Banderas in the movie Crazy in Alabama. The movie also starred her mother and her then step-father Antonio Banderas. She received worldwide recognition when she was chosen for the role of Anastasia Steele in the movie adaptation of Fifty Shades series. With her gaining popularity, there was also a lot of curiosity about her. Here are some little-known facts about her.
She is a third generation actress
She is the daughter of Melanie Griffith, who was known for her role in movies like Shining Through and Working Girl. She is also the granddaughter of actress Tippi Hedren, who is known for her role in the Alfred Hitchcock movie Marnie.

Dakota Johnson - BookMyShowShe started small
Although she made her debut in the movie Crazy in Alabama, she did a lot of small roles before she got her big break. She made a lot of blink-and-miss appearances in movies like The Social Network, Beastly, 21 Jump Street and Need for Speed.
She took some things home
She picked up the lingerie and hand-cuffs from the Fifty Shades set and these things can now be found in her home.

Dakota Johnson - BookMyShowHer friends are popular too
She hangs out with the stars from the film industry. Her lunch friends include Mary-Kate Olsen, Paris Hilton and Benedict Cumberbatch!
She has a favorite TV series
Celebs rarely are avid followers of movies and TV series as they work behind-the-scenes all the time. Dakota Johnson admits her favorite TV series is Modern Family, saying that the show rarely fails to make her laugh and we agree.

Dakota Johnson - BookMyShowDon’t you know the face behind Anastasia Steele a little better now? We wish her a very happy birthday and wish the best for her.