THE MAKING OF AN IT GIRL
As the daughter of 80s acting icons Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, former stepdaughter of Zorro actor Antonio Banderas, and granddaughter of Hitchcock muse Tippi Hedren, 24-year-old actress Dakota Johnson told Vogue that it didn’t occur to her to do anything else but act. But even with a serious Hollywood pedigree, the road to stardom didn’t happen overnight. Johnson stepped into the spotlight in 2006 as Miss Golden Globes, but the move didn’t lead to anything big. Until this year her biggest billing was a 3-minute roles were as Justin Timberlake’s one-night-stand in The Social Network, and playing a manic girlfriend in The Five-Year Engagement. Then Fifty Shades of Grey happened. Find out more.