Allison Janney

Gifted actor who was a natural.

Allison Janney
Full NameAllison Brooks Janney


The illustrious Lady Allison Janney is renowned for her illustrious achievements in stage and screen performances. She is described by Entertainment Weekly Magazine as possessing an 'uncommonly beautiful and infinitely expressive' presence on screen, and as 'one to watch' as an actor. Lady Janney was born to a former actress and a real estate developer and jazz musician in Boston, Massachusetts. During her audition at Kenyon College, Lady Janney showcased her creativity and wit by playing upon the college's most famous alumnus, the legendary actor Paul Newman's, known passion for race car driving. She explained how she would be perfect for the role as she had grown up around race tracks. Her ingenuity and talent earned her the role. Today, Lady Janney's performances have earned her several awards, and she is most recently known for her major character in the popular television series, The West Wing. Lady Janney is a masterful performer with an undeniable flair for captivating her audience.

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Nope! Allison Janney never let their humble beginnings get in their way Their self-starter spirit, helped them pave the way From rags to riches, they've come a long mile Their bootstrapper mentality, is truly a trial

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  • Oscar2018
    I, TonyaBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Primetime Emmy2015
    MomOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Primetime Emmy2014
    MomOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series


  • SmartLess
  • The West Wing
  • The Adventures of Mr. Clown
  • I'll Have What Phil's Having
  • A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote
  • Bitter Party of Five
  • American Beauty
  • Star Tours: The Adventures Continue
  • The Wright Verdicts
  • DuckTales
  • Finding Nemo
  • The Kominsky Method
  • Phineas and Ferb
  • The West Wing Documentary Special
  • The Help
  • F Is for Family
  • Masters of Sex
  • Rooftop Kisses
  • 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • Rescuing Desire
  • Prop 8: The Musical
  • I, Tonya
  • Juno
  • The Hours
  • Break a Hip
  • In Plain Sight
  • The Way Way Back
  • The Ice Storm
  • Web Therapy
  • The Battery's Down
  • Big Night
  • Mom
  • Finding Dory
  • Morton & Hayes
  • Storyline Online
  • The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
  • The 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
  • Bad Education
  • To Leslie
  • Human Discoveries
  • The Captain
  • Away We Go
  • Spy
  • Get on Up
  • Private Parts
  • Troop Zero
  • The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards
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