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Dakota Johnson Joins Melanie Griffith, Tippi Hedren, and Stella Banderas for Three Generations of Gorgeousness

Dakota Johnson, Tippi Hedren, Melanie Griffith and Stella Bandera
Dakota Johnson brought her mom, Melanie Griffith, half-sister, Stella Banderas, and grandmother, Tippi Hedren, to the Elle Women in Hollywood Awards on Monday, Oct. 19, in Beverly Hills; see the sweet red carpet photos! 

Three generations of gorgeousness! As one of eight women honored at the 22nd annual Elle Women in Hollywood Awards on Monday, Oct. 19, Dakota Johnson hit the red carpet at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills in style — and she brought all the famous ladies in her family with her, too!

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Melanie Griffith and Dakota Johnson
Melanie Griffith and Dakota Johnson attend the 22nd Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 19, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

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Clad in an oil-slick Calvin Klein dress, Jacob & Co. diamonds, and peep-toe heels, Johnson, 26, was accompanied by her mother, Melanie Griffith, half-sister, Stella Banderas, and legendary grandmother, one of Hitchcock‘s most famous blondes, Tippi Hedren. (Johnson’s dad is actor Don Johnson.)

Dakota Johnson, Tippi Hedren, Melanie Griffith and Stella Banderas
Dakota Johnson, Tippi Hedren, Melanie Griffith and Stella Banderas attend the 22nd Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 19, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.

Clearly getting the style memo, Griffith, 58, Banderas, 19, and Hedren, 85, coordinated in chic black ensembles for the ceremony (sponsored by L’Oreal Paris and David Yurman).

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After being introduced by Leslie Mann, Johnson took the stage to accept her award, delivering a heartfelt speech in which she thanked her mother and grandmother for “making her the woman she is today.”

Dakota Johnson - Elle Women onstage
Dakota Johnson receives the Calvin Klein Emerging Star Award onstage during the 22nd Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Awards at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on October 19, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Johnson, who’s been rocking brunette tresses since landing the role of Fifty Shades of Grey‘s Anastasia Steele, also thanked her grandma for being her biggest role model inside Elle‘s November issue: “When I saw her in Marnie, I just thought it was such a magical thing to be one way in real life and then be a completely different way [on-screen].”

Dakota Johnson - Elle Women issue
Dakota Johnson on the 2015 ELLE Women in Hollywood issue

Hedren could not agree more! Musing on those actors who say they would not want their children in the business, the Birds star told Us at a Bellacures event in her honor, “Why would you be in it if you wouldn’t want your child to do it? You could also be a secretary and be a whore! Being a secretary is a perfectly responsible job! Being an actress, you have your morals, you have your standards, and you want to be successful. And no matter what vocation you take on, you can stay classy.”

She added, “I am so proud of my daughter and my granddaughter. I’m just thrilled for them. Just thrilled.”

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