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

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

Tv

Law & Order
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Family Guy
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Jimmy Kimmel Live!
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Phineas and Ferb
Charlene Doofenshmirtz
The View
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LateLine
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Frasier
Susanna
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
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Weeds
Ms. Greenstein
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
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King of the Hill
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The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
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Two and a Half Men
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New York Undercover
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The West Wing
C.J. Cregg
The Megan Mullally Show
No character defined
Aliens in the Family
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The EcoZone Project
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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