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Allison Janney

Allison Janney is an award-winning actress who has earned a solid reputation in stage productions and in many supporting roles on screen, and who more recently has become prominent by portraying one of the major characters in the popular TV series The West Wing (1999). Entertainment Weekly magazine describes Janney's screen presence as "uncommonly ...

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Nov 19, 1959 In Dayton, Ohio, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Richard and Judy Show
Latest Project:
Series The Meredith Vieira Show 2018-04-11

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 63 wins & 91 nominations.

Known For
Poster of I, Tonya
Poster of The Help
Poster of Juno
Poster of The Hours
Movie The 75th Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2018-01-07
Series Break a Hip Unknown 2018
Series The Meredith Vieira Show Unknown 2018-04-11
Movie I, Tonya LaVona Golden 2018-01-19
Movie It's 'Hairspray'! Herself 2018-02-08
Series American Dad! Unknown 2018-04-05
Series The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2018-03-06
Movie You Can't Stop the Beat: The Long Journey of 'Hairspray' Herself 2018-02-08
Series Robot Chicken Unknown 2018-03-13
Series F Is for Family Unknown 2017
Movie The Night Is Young Unknown 2017-01-17
Series Nobodies Unknown 2017
Movie Sun Dogs Rose Chipley 2017-06-18
Movie The 3rd Annual Carney Awards Herself - Presenter 2017-12-02
Movie A Happening of Monumental Proportions None 2017-05-05
Series The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Herself - Nominee & Presenter 2017-09-17
Movie The 71st Annual Tony Awards Herself - Presenter 2017-06-11
Series The Talk Unknown 2017
Series Access Hollywood Live Unknown 2016
Series Access Hollywood Unknown 2016
Series Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Unknown 2016
Series Hollywood Medium Unknown 2016
Series The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2016-09-18
Movie 2016 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Unknown 2016-09-17
Movie Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Dr. Golan 2016-09-30
Movie The Girl on the Train Detective Riley 2016-10-07
Movie PSA: Justice for Vets Herself 2016-03-08
Movie Tallulah Margo 2016-07-29
Movie Finding Dory Unknown 2016-06-17
Series Chelsea Unknown 2016-05-11
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 2015
Movie PSA: Surgeon General Says 'Step It Up!' Unknown 2015
Series I'll Have What Phil's Having Unknown 2015
Movie Binky Nelson Unpacified Unknown 2015
Movie 2015 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Unknown 2015-09-12
Movie Minions Madge Nelson 2015-07-10
Movie Spy Elaine Crocker 2015-06-05
Series Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Unknown 2015-08-02
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Unknown 2015-09-08
Movie The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards Herself - Winner 2015-09-20
Movie The 41st Annual People's Choice Awards Herself - Co-Hostess 2015-01-07
Movie The 5th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards Unknown 2015-05-31
Movie The Rewrite Unknown 2015-02-13
Movie 72nd Golden Globe Awards Herself - Nominee 2015-01-11
Movie The DUFF Dottie 2015-02-20
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
Movie Days and Nights Elizabeth 2015-04-09
Series Inside Edition Unknown 2014
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Movie The 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards Unknown 2014-06-19
Movie Tammy Deb 2014-07-02
Movie Get on Up Unknown 2014-08-01
Movie Mr. Peabody & Sherman Ms. Grunion 2014-03-07
Movie Trust Me Meg 2014-06-06
Movie Touchy Feely Bronwyn 2014-05-16
Movie Brightest Star The Astronomer 2014-01-31
Movie The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 2014-01-08
Movie Bad Words Dr. Bernice Deagan 2014-03-28
Movie The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2014-08-25
Movie 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards Unknown 2014-08-24
Series Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Unknown 2014-12-21
Series Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2013
Series Masters of Sex Unknown 2013-09-29
Movie Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy Herself - Narrator 2013-11-17
Series Mom Unknown 2013-09-23
Series The View Unknown 2013
Series Celebrity Page Unknown 2013-09-09
Movie The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2013-09-22
Series The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 2013-09-09
Movie Struck by Lightning Sheryl Phillips 2013-01-11
Series The Adventures of Mr. Clown Unknown 2013
Series Hollywood Game Night Unknown 2013-07-11
Movie The Way Way Back Betty 2013-07-26
Movie Friday Night Dinner Unknown 2012
Series Bitter Party of Five Unknown 2012
Movie 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards Unknown 2012-01-12
Movie Walk and Talk the Vote: West Wing Reunion - Bridget Mary McCormack C.J. Cregg 2012-09-19
Series Larry King Now Unknown 2012-07-17
Movie The Oranges Cathy 2012-10-05
Movie Liberal Arts Professor Judith Fairfield 2012-10-05
Movie Celia Celia 2012-10-26
Series Comedy Bang! Bang! Unknown 2012-06-01
Movie Margaret Monica Patterson 2012-06-01
Series Veep Unknown 2012-04-22
Movie A Thousand Words Unknown 2012-03-09
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 2012-01-09
Movie Walk & Talk - The West Wing Reunion: Behind the Scenes C.J. Cregg 2012-05-01
Movie Walk & Talk: The West Wing Reunion C.J. Cregg 2012-05-01
Series Key and Peele Unknown 2012-01-31
Series Mr. Sunshine Unknown 2011
Series Rachael Ray Unknown 2011
Series Web Therapy Unknown 2011-07-19
Movie Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Aly San San 2011-05-20
Movie The 2011 Independent Spirit Awards Herself 2011-02-26
Movie The Help Charlotte Phelan 2011-08-10
Series The Chew Unknown 2011-09-26
Series The Big C Unknown 2010-08-16
Series Backwash Unknown 2010
Series Janela Indiscreta Unknown 2010-03-03
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 2010
Movie Life During Wartime Trish 2010-04-16
Series Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 2010
Series Watch What Happens: Live Unknown 2009-06-16
Movie The 63rd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2009-06-07
Series Kevin Pollak's Chat Show Unknown 2009-03-22
Movie The Visa Signature Tony Awards Season Celebration Herself 2009-05-29
Movie Away We Go Lily 2009-06-26
Series Glenn Martin DDS Unknown 2009-08-17
Series The Battery's Down Unknown 2009
Series The Bonnie Hunt Show Unknown 2009
Series Gomorron Unknown 2009
Movie The Making of 'Away We Go' Herself 2009-09-29
Movie Lashisse Unknown 2009
Movie It's Still Me! Unknown 2009
Series Kenny & vänner Unknown 2008
Movie The Captain Narrator 2008
Movie Pretty Ugly People Suzanne 2008-04-12
Series Web Therapy Unknown 2008
Movie Prop 8: The Musical Prop 8 Leader's #1 Wife 2008-12-03
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2008
Movie 13th Annual Critics' Choice Awards Unknown 2008-01-07
Series In Plain Sight Unknown 2008-06-01
Movie President Hollywood Unknown 2008-09-15
Movie Hairspray Prudy Pingleton 2007-07-20
Series Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Series Phineas and Ferb Unknown 2007-08-17
Movie For the Bible Tells Me So Unknown 2007-10-05
Series The EcoZone Project Unknown 2007
Movie 11th Annual Prism Awards Herself - Winner 2007-11-07
Movie Juno Bren MacGuff 2007-12-25
Movie Strangers with Candy Unknown 2006-07-21
Movie The 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2006-08-27
Series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Unknown 2006-09-18
Series Close-Up Unknown 2006-01-15
Movie Meet the Cast of 'Over the Hedge' Herself 2006-10-17
Movie The Chumscrubber Unknown 2006-10-05
Movie Over the Hedge Unknown 2006
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2005
Series Entertainment Tonight Canada Unknown 2005-09-12
Movie 11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2005-02-05
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Movie Our Very Own Unknown 2005
Movie The 59th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2005-06-05
Series Weeds Unknown 2005-08-07
Movie Winter Solstice Molly Ripkin 2005-11-24
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie Piccadilly Jim Unknown 2005
Series CMT Insider Unknown 2004-01-01
Movie 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2004-02-22
Series On-Air with Ryan Seacrest Unknown 2004-01-12
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Series The Insider Unknown 2004-09-13
Series The Soup Unknown 2004-07-30
Movie Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde Unknown 2004-12-27
Movie The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2004-09-19
Series Lost Unknown 2004-09-22
Movie Emmy's Greatest Moments Herself 2004-09-15
Movie 9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2003-03-09
Movie 100 Years of Hope and Humor Herself 2003-04-20
Movie The Hours Unknown 2003-02-14
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Finding Nemo Unknown 2003
Movie Finding Nemo Peach 2003-05-30
Movie The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2003-01-19
Movie How to Deal Lydia Martin 2003-07-18
Movie Nicole Kidman: An American Cinematheque Tribute Herself 2003-12-01
Series Celebrity Poker Showdown Unknown 2003-12-02
Series Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
Movie Chicken Party Unknown 2003
Movie The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2003-09-21
Movie The West Wing Documentary Special C.J. Cregg 2002-04-24
Movie 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2002-03-10
Movie The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Herself - Winner 2002-09-22
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie Rooftop Kisses Unknown 2002
Movie The 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2001-01-21
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 2001
Movie 7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2001-03-11
Movie The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2001-03-24
Movie A Girl Thing Unknown 2001
Movie The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2001-11-04
Movie Leaving Drew Unknown 2000
Movie The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 2000-09-10
Movie Auto Motives Grechen 2000-03-05
Movie Nurse Betty Lyla 2000-09-08
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Movie American Beauty Barbara Fitts 1999-10-01
Movie The Debtors None 1999-09-13
Movie Drop Dead Gorgeous Loretta 1999-07-23
Series LateLine Unknown 1999
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie 10 Things I Hate About You Ms. Perky 1999-03-31
Movie The 52nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1998-06-07
Movie Primary Colors Unknown 1998-03-20
Movie Six Days Seven Nights Marjorie, Robin's Boss 1998-06-12
Movie The Object of My Affection Constance Miller 1998-04-17
Movie The Impostors Unknown 1998-10-02
Movie Celebrity Unknown 1998-11-20
Movie David and Lisa Alix 1998-11-01
Movie Julian Po Lilah Leech 1997-09-05
Movie ...First Do No Harm Dr. Melanie Abbasac 1997-02-16
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Movie Anita Liberty Gynecologist 1997-01-18
Movie Private Parts Dee Dee 1997-03-07
Movie Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing. Assistant D.A. 1997-06-14
Movie The Ice Storm Unknown 1997-11-26
Movie Big Night Ann 1996-09-20
Series Cosby Unknown 1996-09-16
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie The Associate Unknown 1996
Movie Walking and Talking Unknown 1996-07-17
Series Aliens in the Family Unknown 1996
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Flux Heather 1996
Movie Rescuing Desire Unknown 1996
Movie Faithful Saleslady 1996-04-03
Movie Heading Home Unknown 1995
Series E! Live from the Red Carpet Unknown 1995-03-27
Series The Wright Verdicts Unknown 1995
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Movie Miracle on 34th Street Woman in Christmas Shop 1994-11-18
Movie Dead Funny Jennifer 1994-05-21
Movie The Cowboy Way Unknown 1994-06-03
Movie Wolf Unknown 1994-06-17
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Series The Richard and Judy Show Unknown 1993
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie Blind Spot Unknown 1993
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series Morton & Hayes Unknown 1991
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Movie Who Shot Patakango? Unknown 1989-08-01
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series The More You Know Unknown 1989
Series CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979-04-03
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Guiding Light Unknown 1952-06-30
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14