Allison Janney is a famous character actress in America. Though the beautiful actress plays an eccentric character her passion and sedulousness in that character make her an eminent person.
The talented actress is not only appreciated for her utmost beauty but also is an icon to the new generation who wants to work in the film industry. A political drama named “The West Wing” brought immense popularity to Janney for her role as C. J. Cregg in that drama.
Janney was born on November 19, 1959, in Boston, Massachusetts. She has a dream from childhood to become an actress and see! Her constant hard work made her dreams come true. The charming actress Janney equally participated in TV shows, theater, and films.
Also, she was engaged in different activities including GAY rights, Women’s rights, and mental health. The enchanting actress received numerous awards and why not! Her acting is appreciated all over the world which helped her to gain popularity day by day. She won Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, AACTA International Awards, and many more.
Early life, Family, and Education
Janney was born in Massachusetts but brought up in Dayton, Ohio. She is the daughter of Macy Brooks Janney, who is a former actress, and Jervis Spencer Janney, who was a popular jazz musician. The popular actress has two brothers named Hal & Jay.
Primarily Janney wanted to become a figure skater but an accident hindered that. She attended the Miami Valley School and the Hotchkiss School. The attractive actress got a scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1984.
When Janney was in college, she met famous actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. The couple could realize her passion for acting and guided her to follow her dreams.
The famous actress Janney made her debut in a stage performance named “Ladies”. She got enormous support and motivation to continue her work which encouraged her to do more. Janney then started to work in the TV shows and film industries.
Some of her prominent movies are “I, Tonya”, “Bad Education”, “Lazy Susan”, and “Finding Dory.” The beautiful actress is also active in television shows and short films. Her role as Ms. Greenstein in the TV show “Weeds” was recognized all over the world and it also becomes a turning point in her career. She did a music video with Rachael Yamagata named “Let Me Be Your Girl”.
Janney never had a distinct for children. The charming actress has dated Dennis Gagomiros and Philip Joncas, but she ended with both of them. Then she was engaged with Richard Jenik but broke up in 2006. Currently, she is concentrating only on her work so we are assuming that she is not dating anybody now.
Janney is well known for her beautiful smile and fit body. The 60 years old actress still looks young and evergreen.
|Age (As of 2020)
|60 years old.
|November 19, 1959
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States
|Musician, Voice Acting
|Jervis Spencer Janney, Jr.
|Macy Brooks Putnam
|Hal Janney, Jay Janney
|6 feet 0 inches
|Who Shot Patakango? (1989)
|First TV Show
|Morton & Hayes (1991)
|Social Media Profile
Some Lesser Facts about Allison Janney :
- Does she drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Her full name is Allison Brooks Janney
- She is one of the tallest actresses in America.