Allison Janney

Biography: Allison comes from a family of performers -- her mother was an actress and her father and brother are musicians.

Her youthful dreams of becoming an Olympic figure skater were curtailed by an accident in which she was injured colliding with a glass door.

Education:
Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio
Neighborhood Playhouse, New York
Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London

Discovered by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

Height: 6' 0"

Became engaged to actor Richard Jenik on May 17, 2004

Allison Janney's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 57
Highest Metascore: 90 Finding Nemo
Lowest Metascore: 26 A Thousand Words
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 30
  2. Negative: 5 out of 30
30 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Susan Cooper May 22, 2015 Cast tbd
tbd The Rewrite TBA Mary Weldon tbd
36 Days and Nights Sep 26, 2014 Elizabeth / Elizabeth 7.6
39 Tammy Jul 2, 2014 Cast / Principal Cast / Deb 3.3
51 Trust Me Jun 6, 2014 Cast / Meg / Meg 7.3
57 Bad Words Mar 14, 2014 Cast / Principal Cast / Dr. Bernice Deagan 6.7
59 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Mar 7, 2014 Mrs. Grunion / Ms. Grunion / Mrs. Grunion 6.7
32 Brightest Star Jan 31, 2014 The Astronomer 3.0
51 Touchy Feely Sep 6, 2013 Bronwyn 5.2
68 The Way, Way Back Jul 5, 2013 Betty / Betty 7.9
41 Struck by Lightning Jan 11, 2013 Sheryl Phillips 6.8
46 The Oranges Oct 5, 2012 Carol Ostroff / Carol Ostroff 6.9
55 Liberal Arts Sep 14, 2012 Prof. Judith Fairfield 7.3
26 A Thousand Words Mar 9, 2012 Cast 4.6
61 Margaret Sep 30, 2011 Wounded Woman 7.7
62 The Help Aug 10, 2011 Charlotte Phelan 7.9
69 Life During Wartime Jul 23, 2010 Trish 5.9
tbd Pretty Ugly People Sep 18, 2009 Suzanna 8.0
58 Away We Go Jun 5, 2009 Lily 6.8
81 Juno Dec 5, 2007 Brenda 'Bren' MacGuff 8.4
81 Hairspray Jul 20, 2007 Prudy Pingleton 7.6
67 Over the Hedge May 19, 2006 Gladys 7.9
59 Winter Solstice Apr 8, 2005 Molly Ripkin 7.2
45 How to Deal Jul 18, 2003 Lydia Martin 7.1
90 Finding Nemo May 30, 2003 Peach 8.7
69 Nurse Betty Sep 8, 2000 Lyla Branch 4.5
86 American Beauty Sep 15, 1999 Barbara Fitts 8.6
28 Drop Dead Gorgeous Jul 23, 1999 Loretta 8.2
70 10 Things I Hate About You Mar 31, 1999 Ms. Perky 7.2
51 Six Days Seven Nights Jun 12, 1998 Marjorie, Robin's Boss 8.5