Allison Janney
Allison Janney

Gender

Female

Known Credits

37

Allison Janney

Date of Birth: Nov 19, 1959

Birthplace: Dayton - Ohio - USA

 

 

Biography

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.

Known For

Filmography

I, Tonya

I, Tonya

as LaVona Golden

2017

The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

as Detective Sgt. Riley

2016

Finding Dory

Finding Dory

as Peach (voice)

2016

Minions

Minions

as Madge Nelson (voice)

2015

Spy

Spy

as Elaine Crocker

2015

The DUFF

The DUFF

as Dottie

2015

Get On Up

Get On Up

as Kathy

2014

Tammy

Tammy

as Deb

2014

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

as Ms. Grunion (voice)

2014

Brightest Star

Brightest Star

as The Astronomer

2014

Days and Nights

Days and Nights

as Elizabeth

2013

Veep

Veep

as  Janet Ryland

2012

Pretty Ugly People

Pretty Ugly People

as Suzanna

2009

Away We Go

Away We Go

as Lily

2009

Phineas and Ferb

Phineas and Ferb

as Charlene Doofenshmirtz

2007

Over the Hedge

Over the Hedge

as Gladys (voice)

2006

The Chumscrubber

The Chumscrubber

as Allie Stiffle

2005

The Hours

The Hours

as Sally Lester

2002

Nurse Betty

Nurse Betty

as Lyla Branch

2000

The West Wing

The West Wing

as C.J. Cregg

1999

American Beauty

American Beauty

as Barbara Fitts

1999

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous

as Loretta

1999

Celebrity

Celebrity

as Evelyn Isaacs

1998

Six Days Seven Nights

Six Days Seven Nights

as Marjorie

1998

Primary Colors

Primary Colors

as Miss Walsh

1998

Julian Po

Julian Po

as Lilah Leech

1997

Private Parts

Private Parts

as Dee Dee

1997

Big Night

Big Night

as Ann

1996

Faithful

Faithful

as Saleslady

1996

Wolf

Wolf

as Party Guest

1994

Mom

Mom

as Bonnie

1969