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Dakota Johnson

Johnson on the sets of Fifty Shades of Grey in Vancouver, British Columbia on January 16, 2014
Born Dakota Mayi Johnson
(1989-10-04) October 4, 1989 (age 27)
Austin, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1999–present
Parent(s) Don Johnson
Melanie Griffith
Relatives Peter Griffith (maternal grandfather)
Tippi Hedren (maternal grandmother)
Tracy Griffith (maternal half-aunt)
Jesse Johnson (paternal half-brother)

My most favorite thing about London is that nobody recognizes me. It's really… cool.
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I went through a phase where I loved tattoos, and I loved the feeling of getting tattooed.
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I travel with a lot of clothes, which is a really bad idea because it's such a nightmare to travel. I always overpack because I like to bring things with me, and I accumulate stuff, so it piles up. I travel with everything I own.
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It's true that I'm not ashamed of my body. I'm comfortable, and I think more women should be more confident.
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I'm proud of 'Fifty Shades of Grey.' I don't need to distance myself from that. The more work I do, the more the general public sees the different things I can do. Do I think it opened doors? Yeah. More people know my name.
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A film set is the most comfortable place I could be in the world; that's what I know.
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I think I spent my entire childhood on film sets, surrounded by film-makers and actors and people with magnetic energies who make movies.
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Sometimes your parents are the ones with the biggest mouths of all time.
I hated school. I travelled so much in my early years that I didn't understand the process. I felt suffocated – not like I was some grandiose artist; I just felt like an alien.
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I like a sort of androgynous look, but I also love feminine shapes.
I feel like everything I wear is a favorite thing. I wouldn't wear something if I didn't love it, and I wouldn't just wear something because someone put me in it.
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I have bizarre anxiety about being in a city – I have no idea who I am or where I am.
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I grew up around really not-normal people. My family is general Hollywood. They're all artists; they're creative people who are advocates for expressing themselves. But I also have to say I'm not impressed with Hollywood.
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When I did 'The Social Network', David Fincher told me that I managed to make a thankless character pretty awesome. I thought that was really cool because I think he's really cool.
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My parents had some problems of their own that put me in a position of having to deal with very grown-up stuff at a very young age. I needed some help with that, therapy-wise.
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Los Angeles is a really strange place. I grew up there like a normal kid, but it was not until I experienced other parts of the world that I realized how really and truly bizarre to the core it is – inside the homes of the powerful and damaged.
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I think there's a part of a woman that wants to be the thing that breaks a man down.
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I feel like I grew up in the circus. I know planes, trains and automobiles. And really talented, weird people.
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I've only been in long-term relationships. I've never really dated myself.
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I've heard stories of people meeting the loves of their lives online, and that's great. But it freaks me out.
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I want my outfit to match my mood.
The idea of being at home and picking up kids from school and cooking dinner and then the husband comes home – there's something that seems really nice to me 'cause I never had that growing up. And it seems so enticing. But in my mind, I'm like, 'Well, I'll just play that in a movie and go about my own life, bizarre as it is.'
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I'm really a normal person.
I love clothes so much. I feel like whatever I wear is an insight for other people to get to see who I am, or for me to portray how I'm feeling.
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When mom and dad were at the height of their careers, and things were super-crazy, and they couldn't leave their houses, there wasn't social media. It was all about autographs. Now, everyone's the press. I feel fame is perforated: it can be glorious, but it can completely destroy a human, too.
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Right now, I'm known for making movies. And I wonder if that's it. I don't know. It doesn't feel like it to me.
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I'd watch my parents work and think, 'Yeah, I'm going to do that.' It wasn't even a thing. It's the only thing I know how to do.
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Seeing a catering truck feels like home.
Nashville is only a couple of hours from New York, and people just move at a slower pace there – and they don't care who you are or what you do.
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I want my outfit to match my mood.
I found a red Oscar de la Renta raincoat, and it's the most beautiful thing I've ever seen.
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L.A. really doesn't feel like home to me anymore.
I love doing improv. I love comedy. I have always felt this way, even when I was really young.
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I feel like you learn how to do school in second grade through fifth grade. During those years, I was never home.
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I would go through phases of wanting to be a mermaid or a vet, but because I grew up around people who were always making movies, I guess it sort of just moulded my mind.
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I'm so happy when I'm working.
I did a movie where my character was obsessed with Bruce Lee, so I learned everything about Bruce Lee, read everything, watched his movies.
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I was always taken in and out of school.
When I think about filmmakers and actresses that I have admired my whole life, I've admired their entire body of work.
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I want to hang out with my friends. I want to hang out with my family – well, I sometimes want to hang out with my family!
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The secret is I have no shame.
Sometimes I panic to the point where I don't know what I'm thinking or doing. I have a full anxiety attack. I have them all the time anyway, but with auditioning, it's bad.
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I missed the television train at some point. I don't know what happened, but now I've created a complex about it. I'm missing out on what everybody's watching, and now I can't even begin to think about starting to watch a television show because it's been so long. I don't even have a Netflix account.
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Gena Rowlands is my all-time love. Nicole Kidman, Michelle Pfeiffer. I grew up watching their work; they are extraordinary.
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I think about my dwindling anonymity, and that's really scary because a very large part of me would be perfectly happy living on a ranch in Colorado and having babies and chickens and horses – which I will do anyway.
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I'm filming the next two installments of the 'Fifty Shades' movies back-to-back.
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