Allison Brooks Janney is an American actress born on 19th November 1959. She was interested in acting since her childhood and used to participate in school and college shows. Janney began her acting career from the short lived television comedy Morton & Hayes and afterwards starred in several soap operas including Guiding Light, Law & Order and As the world Turns. Along with television Allison as well performed variety of roles in the1990s films such as The Impostors, American Beauty and Private Parts. In 1999, Janney earned breakthrough by appearing in the television drama named The West Wing as a presidential press secretary C. J. Cregg. This show bestowed her with recognition and fame and eventually she won four Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting actress and Outstanding Lead Actress- Drama Series. Later on, Allison continued her journey of success and performed in numerous films and television series including The Hours, Our very Own, Margaret, Spy and Mom.
In addition to that, she has remained active in theatre and was also nominated for Tony Award for her role in the Broadway A View from the Bridge. Janney is also the winner of Drama Desk Awards for the original Broadway Production of the musical 9 to 5 in 2009. Furthermore, many more accolades were given to her being an actress including Screen Actors Guild Awards and People’s Chpice Award. As for her personal life, Allison Janney has never married. In 2015, it was reported that she is dating IATSE production coordinator named Philip Joncas.
Allison Janney Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Allison Brooks Janney
- Nicknames: Allison
- Date of Birth: November 19, 1959
- Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts U.S.
- Occupation: Actress
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Light Brown
Allison Janney Family Details:
- Father: Jervis Spencer Janney, Jr.
- Mother: Macy Brooks Putnam
- Siblings: Hal Janney, Jay Janney (Brothers)
- Spouse: Unmarried
- Children: None
Allison Janney Career Highlights:
- First Film: Who Shot Patakango? (1989)
- First TV Show: Morton & Hayes (1991)
Allison Janney Body Measurements:
Take a look at the complete Allison Janney body measurements complete details including the actress height, weight, hip, bust, waist, dress, bra cup and shoe size.
- Height: 6′ 0″ (182 cm)
- Weight: 63 kg (138 lbs)
- Bra Size: 34B
- Shoe Size: 11 (US)
- Dress Size: N/a
- Body Measurements: 34-25-35
Allison Janney Interesting Facts:
- Janney wanted to be a figure skater.
- Paul Newman discovered Allison while directing a play at Kenyon College.
- Allison is surrounded by musicians in the house including her father and two brothers.