Allison Janney

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Allison Janney
Allison Janney Oct 2014 (cropped).jpg
Janney in 2014
Born
Allison Brooks Janney[1]

(1959-11-19) November 19, 1959 (age 61)
EducationKenyon College (BA)
OccupationActress
Years active1989–present
Works
Filmography
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[2]
Partner(s)Richard Jenik
(2002–2006)
AwardsFull list

Allison Brooks Janney (born November 19, 1959)[3] is an Emmy Award American movie, television and voice actress. She is best known for her roles in the television drama The West Wing for which she received several Emmy Awards. She starred in the 1999 Oscar winning movies American Beauty and Juno as well as many other movies.

In 2017, Janney starred as LaVona Fay Golden in the black comedy I, Tonya. She won an Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Satellite Award and a Golden Globe Award for her role as Golden in 2018.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hotchkiss Honors Award-Winning Actress Allison Brooks Janney '77 with the 2016 Alumni Award".
  2. "Allison Janney On Sex, Sorkin And Being The Tallest Woman In The Room". NPR. August 4, 2014. Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  3. "Allison Janney Biography (1959–)". Biography.com. Retrieved September 9, 2019.