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Dakota Johnson Reveals Mom Melanie Griffith & Dad Don Johnson 'Discouraged' Her From Becoming An Actor

Dakota Johnson Reveals Mom Melanie Griffith & Dad Don Johnson 'Discouraged' Her From Becoming An Actor

Dakota Johnson is opening up about the advice her parents gave her about going into acting.

In fact, Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith actually discouraged the 32-year-old Lost Daughter actress from becoming an actor entirely.

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In a new interview with W Magazine, Dakota revealed that Melanie and Don, who is currently starring in NBC’s Kenan, discouraged her from going into the family business.

“See how well that turned out?” she joked. “But I understood. They wanted me to have as much of a childhood as I could.”

Dakota added that she was very young when she decided she wanted to be an actor.

“Nothing old. Zero old,” she stated. “I couldn’t wait because I grew up on set.”

Dakota added, “My parents were always working with amazing artists, and I just loved it. I wanted to be a part of it so badly.”

Recently, Don opened up about what caused him to be booted from Dakota‘s last premiere.

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