Allison Janney

 

 

Allison Janney

Dayton - Ohio - USA

Allison Janney is an American actress born in Dayton, Ohio, who studied at Kenyon College where she studied under Paul Newman.  Janney pursued acting partially due to Newman’s encouragement, going on to study drama at the Neighborhood Playhouse and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.    Janney is best known for her role as White House Press Secretary (and later Chief of Staff) C.J. Cregg on the television series The West Wing.  Janney’s portrayal of Cregg earned her multiple awards, including four Primetime Emmy Awards and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards, among many others.   Prior to West Wing-fame, Janney performed in numerous American films and soap operas, including American Beauty, As The World Turns, and 10 Things I Hate About You.  Following her considerable television success, Janney has gone on to star in numerous critically acclaimed movies and television programs. She remains active in theatre and often works with fellow West Wing alums. Janney currently lends her voice and talent to television and radio through notable guest spots and commercial advertising.  

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Movies

Finding Nemo
Peach (voice)
American Beauty
Barbara Fitts
The Hours
Sally Lester
Wolf
Party Guest
Hairspray
Prudy Pringleton
Drop Dead Gorgeous
Loretta
10 Things I Hate About You
Ms. Perky
The Associate
Sandy
Six Days Seven Nights
Marjorie
Juno
Bren MacGuff
Over the Hedge
Gladys (voice)
Pretty Ugly People
Suzanna
Primary Colors
Miss Walsh
Celebrity
Evelyn Isaacs
...First Do No Harm
Dr. Melanie Abbasac
Strangers with Candy
Alice
The Chumscrubber
Allie Stiffle
Margaret
Wounded Woman
The Object of My Affection
Constance Miller
How to Deal
Lydia Martin
Life During Wartime
Trish
Big Night
Ann
The Help
Charlotte Phelan
Away We Go
Lily
Winter Solstice
Molly Ripkin
A Thousand Words
Samantha Davis
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Ms. Grunion (voice)
Our Very Own
Joan Whitfield
Liberal Arts
Professor Judith Fairfield
Struck by Lightning
Sheryl Phillips
Julian Po
Lilah Leech
The Oranges
Carol Ostroff
Touchy Feely
Bronwyn
The Way Way Back
Betty
Trust Me
Meg
Bad Words
Dr. Bernice Deagan
Anita Liberty
Gynecologist
Tammy
Deb
Brightest Star
The Astronomer
Days and Nights
Elizabeth
Dead Funny
Jennifer
Faithful
Saleslady
Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
Narrator (voice)
Get on Up
Kathy
The DUFF
Dottie Piper
Celia
Celia
Spy
Elaine Crocker
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Dr. Golan
A Book of Common Prayer
Grace Strasser-Mendana
Minions
Madge Nelson (voice)
The Rewrite
Mary Weldon
Binky Nelson Unpacified
Madge Nelson (voice)
David and Lisa
Alix
The Impostors
No character defined
The Cowboy Way
NYPD Computer Operator
Finding Dory
Peach (voice)
Sun Dogs
Rose Chipley
Tallulah
Margo
Rooftop Kisses
Melissa
A Happening of Monumental Proportions
No character defined
Nurse Betty
Lyla Branch
The Girl on the Train
Detective Sgt. Riley
The Night Is Young
Wanda
I, Tonya
LaVona Golden
Private Parts
Dee Dee
Who Shot Patakango?
Miss Penny

Tv

Law & Order
No character defined
Family Guy
No character defined
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
No character defined
Phineas and Ferb
Charlene Doofenshmirtz
The View
No character defined
LateLine
No character defined
Frasier
Susanna
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
No character defined
Weeds
Ms. Greenstein
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
No character defined
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
No character defined
King of the Hill
No character defined
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
No character defined
Two and a Half Men
No character defined
New York Undercover
No character defined
The West Wing
C.J. Cregg
The Megan Mullally Show
No character defined
Aliens in the Family
No character defined
The EcoZone Project
No character defined
The Bonnie Hunt Show
No character defined
Mr. Sunshine
Crystal Cohen
The Late Late Show with James Corden
Herself
Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter
No character defined
Chelsea
Herself
Mom
Bonnie Plunkett
Frasier
Guest Caller - Phyllis