Who Knew? Dakota Johnson Is a Master of Accents

Boston, French, Australian, Southern...it's crazy impressive.

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In Black Mass, Dakota Johnson plays a Bostonian, and she made it a point to get that accent right. "If you mess it up, they might kill you," she explained to Jimmy Fallon last night. So she eavesdropped to perfect it—and then showed Fallon just how effective the method is by doing Boston, French, Australian, and Southern accents on the spot: 

That Aussie one is really so great. Bravo!

Alyssa Bailey
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Alyssa Bailey is the news and strategy editor at ELLE.com, where she oversees coverage of celebrities and royals (particularly Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton). She previously held positions at InStyle and Cosmopolitan. When she's not working, she loves running around Central Park, making people take #ootd pics of her, and exploring New York City.