Image of Allison Janney

Allison Janney

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.  

Read bio at db | Read bio at Wikipedia
Nov 19, 1959 In Dayton - Ohio - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series La ley y el orden 1990-10-30
Latest Project:
Movie El hogar de Miss Peregrine para niños peculiares 2016-09-28
Known For
Poster of Struck by Lightning
Poster of De vuelta al insti
Poster of The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Poster of Padre de Familia
Movie El hogar de Miss Peregrine para niños peculiares Dr. Golan 2016-09-28
Movie The DUFF Dottie 2015-02-19
Movie Espías Elaine Crocker 2015-05-06
Movie Los Minions Madge Nelson (voice) 2015-06-17
Movie La estrella más brillante The Astronomer 2014-01-31
Movie ¿Cómo se escribe amor? Mary Weldon 2014-06-15
Movie Las aventuras de Peabody y Sherman Ms. Grunion (voice) 2014-02-07
Movie Tammy: Fuera de control Deb 2014-07-02
Movie I Feel Good: La historia de James Brown Kathy 2014-08-01
Movie Days and Nights Elizabeth 2014-09-26
Movie Trust Me Meg 2013-04-20
Movie Manos mágicas Bronwyn 2013-01-19
Movie El camino de vuelta Betty 2013-06-06
Movie Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy Herself - Narrator 2013-06-19
Movie Juegos de palabras Dr. Bernice Deagan 2013-09-06
Series Mom Bonnie 2013-09-23
Movie Mil palabras Samantha Davis 2012-03-07
Movie Struck by Lightning Sheryl Phillips 2012-04-20
Movie Celia Celia 2012-10-26
Movie Amor y letras Professor Judith Fairfield 2012-09-14
Series Mr. Sunshine Crystal Cohen 2011-02-09
Movie Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Aly San San 2011-05-20
Movie Criadas y señoras Charlotte Phelan 2011-08-09
Movie Margaret Wounded Woman 2011-09-30
Movie La hija de mi mejor amigo Carol Ostroff 2011-09-09
Movie Un Lugar Donde Quedarse Lily 2009-06-05
Movie La vida en tiempos de guerra Trish 2009-10-10
Movie Pretty Ugly People Suzanna 2009-09-18
Series The Bonnie Hunt Show Unknown 2008-09-08
Movie Hairspray Prudy Pringleton 2007-07-13
Movie Juno Bren MacGuff 2007-12-05
Series Phineas y Ferb Charlene Doofenshmirtz 2007-08-17
Movie De vuelta al insti Alice 2006-07-28
Movie Vecinos invasores Gladys (voice) 2006-04-22
Series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie Kidnapped: Historia de un secuestro Allie Stiffle 2005-06-08
Movie Our Very Own Joan Whitfield 2005-01-01
Series Weeds Ms. Greenstein 2005-08-07
Movie Winter Solstice Molly Ripkin 2004-01-29
Movie Enamórate Lydia Martin 2003-07-18
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Buscando a Nemo Peach (voice) 2003-11-29
Series Dos hombres y medio Unknown 2003-09-22
Movie Las horas Sally Lester 2002-12-27
Movie 10 razones para odiarte Ms. Perky 1999-03-30
Series Padre de Familia Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Muérete Bonita Loretta 1999-07-23
Movie Belleza Americana Barbara Fitts 1999-09-14
Series El ala oeste de la Casa Blanca C.J. Cregg 1999-09-22
Movie Primary Colors Miss Walsh 1998-03-20
Series LateLine Unknown 1998-03-17
Movie Mucho mas que Amigos Constance Miller 1998-04-17
Movie Celebrity Evelyn Isaacs 1998-09-07
Movie The Impostors 1998-05-18
Movie David and Lisa Alix 1998-11-01
Movie Seis días y siete noches Marjorie 1998-06-12
Series Los reyes de la colina Unknown 1997-01-12
Movie First Do No Harm Dr. Melanie Abbasac 1997-02-16
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Julian Po Lilah Leech 1997-09-05
Movie Faithful Saleslady 1996-04-03
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Cómo triunfar en Wall Street Sandy 1996-10-25
Movie Big Night: Una gran noche Ann 1996-09-20
Movie Lobo Party Guest 1994-06-17
Series New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series La ley y el orden Unknown 1990-10-30