Dakota Johnson Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

2nd February 2017

Quote: "The other day someone asked me what my favourite sex toy was, which is, like, inappropriate. I said, 'I don't have one and let's move on', but then the headline was like, 'She doesn't have just one favourite sex toy!' So I can't win." Actress Dakota Johnson is finding it difficult to promote new film Fifty Shades Darker.

26th January 2017

Quote: "Some of that stuff is just so beautiful! I soon found out there are all these different tiers. There are some things out there that are really grimy and nasty, and then there are really beautiful, intricate and chic toys." Dakota Johnson admits the Fifty Shades of Grey movies have helped her get to grips with sex toys.

28th January 2016

Quote: "I was around for a lot of it and I would watch them, but there were also things I could see that I didn't want to, like watch my parents have sex with other people." Dakota Johnson is scarred for life after watching her parents Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson film intimate scenes on film sets.

7th January 2016

Quote: "Leslie just broke my dress! Well, it's not like anyone here hasn't seen my boobs." Fifty Shades of Grey star Dakota Johnson had a near-wardrobe malfunction when actress Leslie Mann accidentally got caught on Dakota's dress while handing her the prize for Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress at the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday night (06Jan16).

13th September 2015

Quote: "I'd go absolutely everywhere with them. It was the only way that I could be with them. And since they were divorced I would spend two weeks with one and two weeks with the other, traveling with a tutor... I hated school. I traveled 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." Actress Dakota Johnson admits her chaotic youth travelling with parents Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson while they worked on location turned her off schooling.

18th February 2015

Quote: "I talked about maybe having a flower shop at some point." Actress Dakota Johnson was keen to become a florist before following in her family's footsteps to embark on a career in the movie industry. Her parents are Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, while her maternal grandmother is Tippi Hedren.

18th February 2015

Quote: "I think my parents stole the name from their friends, who were also about to have a baby. It was a boy and they named their kid Jackson (instead)... I was supposed to be named Ruby. I liked that name, but my dad thought that Ruby Johnson sounded like a stripper's name." Fifty Shades Of Grey star Dakota Johnson on the origins of her name.

18th February 2015

Quote: "I stole lots of the underwear - they were comfortable." Dakota Johnson kept a few saucy items from her Fifty Shades of Grey wardrobe.

12th February 2015

Quote: "I think before I was nine, he taught me how to ride a horse and a motorcycle, drive a car, shoot a gun." Fifty Shades Of Grey star Dakota Johnson on the early lessons she received from her father, Miami Vice star Don Johnson.

30th January 2015

Quote: "It’s stressful enough to be tied to a bed naked in a scene, but then they call cut, and you'e still tied to the bed, naked. Jamie would be the first one to throw a blanket over me." Dakota Johnson insists Fifty Shades of Grey co-star Jamie Dornan was the perfect gentleman on the set of the erotic thriller.

20th January 2015

Quote: "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." Actress Dakota Johnson is worried about the fame that will come after the release of her upcoming movie Fifty Shades of Grey.

25th July 2014

Quote: "He was known as 'The Golden Torso'. That's what they called him." Actress Dakota Johnson on her Fifty Shades Of Grey co-star Jamie Dornan's modelling nickname.

8th May 2014

Fact: Benedict Cumberbatch used napkins to hide his face from photographers in New York on Wednesday (07May14). He was at lunch with Dakota Johnson, upcoming star of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, and they both put paper towels on their face and used sunglasses to secure the disguise in place.

7th February 2014

Quote: "I think people, especially the press, like to pick on children of famous people and I think that's f**king awful. Things get made up. It's so, so sad. And there's absolutely nothing you can do about it as a 16 year old. You're like... 'Why? What did I do?'" Actress Dakota Johnson on growing up with celebrity parents. The Fifty Shades of Grey star is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith.

7th February 2014

Quote: "I don't have any problem doing anything. The secret is I have no shame." Fifty Shades Of Grey star Dakota Johnson on letting her sexual inhibitions go as she plays the lead in the film adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel.

2nd September 2013

Tweet: "I lost the role in 50 Shades of Grey so you won't be hearing from me for awhile". Girls creator and star Lena Dunham jokes about missing out on the female lead in the upcoming film adaptation of author E.L. James' erotic bestseller to Melanie Griffith's daughter, Dakota Johnson. The casting news was announced on Monday (02Sep13).

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