Dakota Mayi Johnson (born October 4, 1989) is an American actress,

 producer and model who starred in the Fifty Shades film series. In 2016,

She is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. Johnson made her film debut at,

age ten with a minor role in the dark comedy film Crazy in Alabama (1999) with her mother.

in a minor part in The Social Network (2010). Johnson had her breakthrough with

supporting role in the action comedy film 21 Jump Street (2012), and subsequently appeared

in the independent comedy Goats (2012) and the romantic comedy The Five-Year Engagement (2012).

She starred as Anastasia Steele in the erotic romantic drama film series Fifty Shades (2015–2018),

and received a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination in 2016. Johnson appeared

in films such as the crime drama Black Mass (2015), Luca Guadagnino's drama A Bigger Splash (2015),

the romantic comedy How to Be Single (2016), the supernatural horror film Suspiria (2018),

the thriller Bad Times at the El Royale (2018), the psychological horror film Wounds (2019),

 The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019), and Maggie Gyllenhaal's The Lost Daughter (2021).

Dakota Mayi Johnson was born on October 4, 1989, at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin,

Texas, to actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. Her father was shooting the film The Hot Spot (1990)

in Texas when she was born ,Her maternal grandparents are advertising executive and former

child actor Peter Griffith and actress Tippi Hedren. She is a niece of actress Tracy Griffith and production designer Clay A.

Griffith. Her former stepfather is Spanish actor Antonio Banderas.Johnson has six half-siblings:

on her mother’s side, she has one half-brother, Alexander Bauer, and one half-sister,

Stella Banderas; on her father’s side, she has three half-brothers—Jesse, Jasper,

and Deacon—and one half-sister, Grace Johnson.Because of her parents' acting work,

Johnson spent much of her childhood in various locations with them on film sets and premieres,