Allison Janney

Allison Janney

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.  Janney’s portrayal of Cregg earned her multiple awards, including four Primetime Emmy Awards and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards, among many others.   Prior to West Wing-fame, Janney performed in numerous American films and soap operas, including American Beauty, As The World Turns, and 10 Things I Hate About You.  Following her considerable television success, Janney has gone on to star in numerous critically acclaimed movies and television programs. She remains active in theatre and often works with fellow West Wing alums. Janney currently lends her voice and talent to television and radio through notable guest spots and commercial advertising.  

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2017I, TonyaLaVona Golden2017-12-08
2017Sun DogsRose Chipley2017-06-18
2016The Girl on the TrainDetective Sgt. Riley2016-10-07
2016Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar ChildrenDr. Golan2016-09-30
2016Finding DoryPeach (voice)2016-06-17
2016TallulahMargo2016-01-23
2015A Book of Common PrayerGrace Strasser-Mendana2015-12-31
2015Binky Nelson UnpacifiedMadge Nelson (voice)2015-12-08
2015The Night Is YoungWanda2015-10-29
2015MinionsMadge Nelson (voice)2015-07-10
2015SpyElaine Crocker2015-06-05
2015The DUFFDottie Piper2015-02-20
2015The RewriteMary Weldon2015-02-13
2014Days and NightsElizabeth2014-09-26
2014Get on UpKathy2014-08-01
2014TammyDeb2014-07-03
2014Bad WordsDr. Bernice Deagan2014-03-14
2014Mr. Peabody & ShermanMs. Grunion (voice)2014-03-07
2014Brightest StarThe Astronomer2014-01-31
2013The Way Way BackBetty2013-07-05
2013Letters to Jackie: Remembering President KennedyNarrator (voice)2013-06-19
2013Trust MeMeg2013-04-20
2013Touchy FeelyBronwyn2013-01-19
2012CeliaCelia2012-10-26
2012Liberal ArtsProfessor Judith Fairfield2012-09-14
2012Struck by LightningSheryl Phillips2012-04-20
2012A Thousand WordsSamantha Davis2012-03-08
2011MargaretWounded Woman2011-09-30
2011The OrangesCarol Ostroff2011-09-10
2011The HelpCharlotte Phelan2011-08-10
2009Life During WartimeTrish2009-10-10
2009Pretty Ugly PeopleSuzanna2009-09-18
2009Away We GoLily2009-06-05
2007JunoBren MacGuff2007-12-05
2007HairsprayPrudy Pringleton2007-07-13
2006Strangers with CandyAlice2006-07-28
2006Over the HedgeGladys (voice)2006-05-19
2005The ChumscrubberAllie Stiffle2005-06-08
2005Piccadilly JimEugenia Crocker2005-04-22
2005Our Very OwnJoan Whitfield2005-01-01
2004Winter SolsticeMolly Ripkin2004-01-29
2003How to DealLydia Martin2003-07-18
2003Finding NemoPeach (voice)2003-05-30
2002The HoursSally Lester2002-12-27
2002Rooftop KissesMelissa2002-06-23
2000Nurse BettyLyla Branch2000-09-08
1999American BeautyBarbara Fitts1999-09-15
1999Drop Dead GorgeousLoretta1999-07-23
199910 Things I Hate About YouMs. Perky1999-03-31
1998David and LisaAlix1998-11-01
1998The Impostors1998-09-28
1998CelebrityEvelyn Isaacs1998-09-07
1998Six Days Seven NightsMarjorie1998-06-12
1998The Object of My AffectionConstance Miller1998-04-17
1998Primary ColorsMiss Walsh1998-03-20
1997Julian PoLilah Leech1997-09-05
1997Private PartsDee Dee1997-03-07
1997...First Do No HarmDr. Melanie Abbasac1997-02-16
1997Anita LibertyGynecologist1997-01-18
1996The AssociateSandy1996-10-25
1996Big NightAnn1996-09-20
1996FaithfulSaleslady1996-04-03
1994WolfParty Guest1994-06-17
1994The Cowboy WayNYPD Computer Operator1994-06-03
1994Dead FunnyJennifer1994-05-21
1989Who Shot Patakango?Miss Penny1989-08-01
1970A Happening of Monumental Proportions