Allison Janney


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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 El ala oeste de la Casa Blanca (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. While studying at Kenyon College, Janney answered a casting call for an on-campus play that was to be directed by Kenyon's most famous alumnus, the legendary actor Paul Newman. During her audition/interview, Janney played upon Newman's known passion for race car driving - she explained how she cut thirty minutes off of the 130 mile journey from her home town to the college. She got chosen for the play's cast.After earning her degree in drama, Janney took Joanne Woodward's suggestion to do further study at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse. She also studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.Early in her career Janney got comedic roles in the soap operas As the World Turns (1956) and The Guiding Light (1952). Later, she gave memorable movie performances in supporting roles in Muérete, bonita (1999), 10 razones para odiarte (1999), American Beauty (1999) and Persiguiendo a Betty (2000), and in the made-for-TV movie Juramento hipocrático (1997), among others.Among her stage work, Janney has played in a revival of Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge" on Broadway opposite Anthony LaPaglia, which earned her a Tony Award nomination, and a Drama League Award for outstanding artist for the 1997-98 season. She played in Noel Coward's "Present Laughter" opposite Frank Langella, which earned her the Outer Critics Circle Award and an Actors' Equity award. Janney also appeared in the New York Shakespeare Festival's production of "The Taming of the Shrew".In 1999 Janney became part of the original cast of the acclaimed TV series El ala oeste de la Casa Blanca (1999) where she played the President's press secretary who eventually gets promoted to the White House Chief of Staff. Her impressive work during the seven seasons of that renowned series earned her four Emmys and two SAG Awards.With her reputation becoming more broadly established during her work on "The West Wing" Janney won more substantive roles in feature films, in the acclaimed Las horas (2002) where she was Meryl Streep's lesbian lover, and in Enamórate (2003) where she played Mandy Moore's mother. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Roger Burns <>

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Streaming Availability

Amazon Video has the most number of Allison Janney’s flixes, followed by Google Play Movies compared to other streaming platforms. See the full graph below.

Releases by Year

Allison Janney on average has worked on 2 movies per year from 1991 to 2021. See the full graphs of the number of Allison Janney movies released per year from 2005 till 2021.

Top Genres

Allison Janney works mostly in Comedy Genre followed by Drama Genre flixes. 41% of Allison Janney movies are Comedy Genre movies. See Top Genres that Allison Janney worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that Allison Janney has worked on is 6.6.

6.6 / 10

Allison Janney's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

Inside the lives of staffers in the West Wing of the White House.

8.9/1044 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

In I'LL HAVE WHAT PHIL'S HAVING, Rosenthal sets his sights on kitchens both on and off the well-worn gastronomic path, where he meets those who are keeping traditions alive and creating new...

8.5/1060 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

I, Tonya (2017)

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

7.5/10119 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.

7.4/10103 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

Mom (2013)

A newly sober single mom tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley while dealing with her wayward mother.

7.3/1030 min

Available in 13 platform(s).

Expedition Amelia (2019)

Deep-sea explorer Dr. Robert Ballard attempts to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart's disappearance in an effort to end speculation about what actually happened to her.

7.2/1095 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Bad Education (2019)

The beloved superintendent of New York's Roslyn school district and his staff, friends and relatives become the prime suspects in the unfolding of the single largest public school embezzlement scandal in American history.

7.1/10108 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

Away We Go (2009)

A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.

7/1098 min

Available in 12 platform(s).