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DAKOTA JOHNSON (Eleanor) is a BAFTA nominated and award
winning actress and
After bursting onto the scene with her performance in David Fincher's
critically acclaimed The Social
Network, written by Aaron Sorkin, Johnson went on to appear in the feature
comedies The Five-Year
Engagement and 21 Jump Street. She then starred as Anastasia Steele in
Universal's billion dollar franchise Fifty
Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed.
In 2015, Johnson starred in two highly acclaimed features: Scott Cooper's
Black Mass opposite
Johnny Depp, and Luca Guadagnino's A Bigger Splash opposite Tilda Swinton and
Ralph Fiennes, both of
which premiered at the Venice Film Festival.
In 2018, she re-teamed with Guadagnino and Swinton to star in Guadagnino's
acclaimed version of Dario Argento's Suspiria. Johnson received rave reviews for
her performance of
American dancer Susie Bannion. Guadagnino and the cast were honored with the
Robert Altman Award at
the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards. In addition to her much-talked-about
Guadagnino, Johnson also starred in Drew Goddard's noir thriller Bad Times at
the El Royale, alongside Jeff
Bridges, Jon Hamm, and Chris Hemsworth.
Johnson is currently shooting Universal's Covers opposite Tracee Ellis Ross
and directed by Nisha
Ganatra. She will next be seen starring in The Friend with Casey Affleck and
Jason Segel, and in Babak
Anvari's Wounds with Armie Hammer and Zazie Beetz.
As a producer, Johnson has several films in development including Amazon's
Unfit and Sony's Queens
of the Stoned Age. In addition to acting and producing, Dakota is the face of
the Italian luxury brand Gucci.
Johnson is active philanthropist and is an advocate for Global Citizen's She Is
Equal campaign. She
has helped by using her voice along with others to target world leaders
demanding them to strongly invest in
girls and women by providing critical funding for women's health and family
planning. Global Citizen is an
organization that provides a safe environment for individuals to come together
in a collective effort to end
extreme poverty. Johnson also actively supports Action in Africa, a nonprofit
organization that strives to
educate, inspire and empower people in Uganda by focusing on education and
Johnson received the CinemaCon Female Star of the Year award in 2018 and was
nominated for a
BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2016.
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