Four marriages were apparently enough for Melanie Griffith. The year-old star, who was previously married to actors Don Johnson twice , Steven Bauer and Antonio Banderas, said she hasn't given up on finding love again, but she no longer feels beholden to the idea of being betrothed to do so. Then why get married? I keep looking. Her real love these days is acting, a profession she has been working in since she was a child, having grown up as the daughter of "The Birds" star Tippi Hedren. It's also a love she has passed on to her own children — particularly her eldest daughter, Dakota Johnson, 28, of "Fifty Shades of Grey" fame.
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How They Met: In , thenyear-old Griffith met Johnson, who was 22 at the time, on the set of their movie, The Harrad Experiment — which her mother, Tippi Hedren, also starred in. Hedren, who by then was an acting legend, recalled feeling "sheer panic" that her teen daughter had fallen for an older man. There was a very strong attachment between the two of them," she said. Johnson and Griffith moved in together when she was 15 and got engaged on her 18th birthday, tying the knot in We professed undying love and flew to Las Vegas and got married. The marriage well, the first one — but more on that later lasted only six months, and after the divorce, Griffith went on to date actor Ryan O'Neal and marry her She's in the Army Now co-star Steven Baur, with whom she split in
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By Jessica Sager. Then why get married? I keep looking. Griffith met her first husband, Don Johnson , when she was just 14 years old and he was They moved in together when she was 15, got engaged when she turned 18 and married months later in January
Prior to the film's release, Griffith had seemingly lived plenty: her first acting job at 14; sexually charged scenes at 17; a marriage to and divorce from Don Johnson the first time ; a second marriage, to Steven Bauer, resulting in her first biological child, Alexander now After Working Girl, while her career grew her performance garnered her an Academy Award nomination , so did her personal experiences. Divorcing Bauer, she remarried and divorced Johnson again and then married and later divorced Antonio Banderas.