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Allison Janney (Allison Brooks Janney)

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Biography

Dayton, Ohio, USA
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 beautiful and infinitely expressive". As an actor, the magazine deems her to be "one to watch".

Janney was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Macy Brooks (Putnam), a former actress, and Jervis Spencer Janney, Jr., a real estate developer and jazz musician. Read more...

Actor

Character: Deb

Tammy 2014

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Character: Ms. Grunion

Mr. Peabody & Sherman 2014

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Character: Herself - Winner / Presenter: Writing and Supporting Actress in a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards 2014

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Character: Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special / Outstanding Costumes for a Series / Outstanding Costumes for a Variety Program or a Special and Winner: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2014

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Character: Dr. Bernice Deagan

Bad Words 2013

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Character: Meg

Trust Me 2013

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Character: Professor Judith Fairfield

Liberal Arts 2012

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Character: Sheryl Phillips

Struck by Lightning 2012

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Character: Charlotte Phelan

The Help 2011

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Character: Bren MacGuff

Juno 2007

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Character: Prudy Pingleton

Hairspray 2007

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Character: Allie Stiffle

The Chumscrubber 2005

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Character: Eugenia Crocker

Piccadilly Jim 2005

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Character: Joan Whitfield

Our Very Own 2005

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Character: Molly Ripkin

Winter Solstice 2004

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Character: Lyla Branch

Nurse Betty 2000

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Character: Marjorie, Robin's Boss

Six Days Seven Nights 1998

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Character: Evelyn Isaacs

Celebrity 1998

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Character: Dot Halford

The Ice Storm 1997

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Character: Dr. Melanie Abbasac

...First Do No Harm 1997

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Character: Lilah Leech

Julian Po 1997

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Character: Woman in Christmas Shop

Miracle on 34th Street 1994

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Character: NYPD Computer Operator

The Cowboy Way 1994

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Character: Gum Puller

Walking and Talking 1996

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Character: Kathy McCormack

A Girl Thing 2001

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Character: Elaine Crocker

Spy 2015

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Character: Madge Nelson

Minions 2015

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Character: Teen People Editor

Dial Meg for Murder 2010

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Character: Mistress Vita

Encyclopedia Griffin 2015

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Character: Bonnie

Pilot 2013

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Character: Barbara Strasser

Chicken Party 2003

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Character: Herself / Robot God

Super Bowl Special 2015

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Character: Heather

Flux 1996

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Character: Crystal Cohen

Pilot 0

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Character: Crystal Cohen

Employee of the Year 0

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Character: Crystal Cohen

Heather's Sister 0

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Character: Crystal Cohen

Hostile Workplace 0

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Character: Crystal Cohen

Crystal on Ice 0

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Character: Crystal Cohen

Lingerie Football 0

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Character: Crystal Cohen

Celebrity Tennis 0

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Character: Crystal Cohen

The Assistant 0

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Character: Crystal Cohen

Ben and Vivian 0

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Character: Crystal Cohen

Self Help 0

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Character: Crystal Cohen

Family Business 0

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Character: Crystal Cohen

Cohen and Donovan 0

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Character: Crystal Cohen

The Best Man 0

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Character: Allison Pearson

When Mary Met Marshall 0

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Character: Allison Pearson

Coma Chameleon 0

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Character: Caroline Carroll

Paciencia y Fe 0

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Character: Caroline Carroll

Bad Bad News 0

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Character: Charlene Doofenshmirtz

Run Away, Runway 0

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Character: Charlene Doofenshmirtz

I Scream, You Scream 0

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Character: Charlene Doofenshmirtz

Split Personality 0

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Character: Charlene Doofenschmirtz

Brain Drain 0

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Character: Charlene Doofenshmirtz

Excaliferb! 0

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Character: Charlene Doofenshmirtz

This Is Your Backstory 0

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Character: Grammi Gummi / Mother / Woman

In Bed Surrounded by Loved Ones 0

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Character: Rita Strauss

Life Rights 0

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Character: Herself - Interview Trainer

Tom Hanks/Mila Kunis 0

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