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: 58
Highest Metascore: 90 Finding Nemo
Lowest Metascore: 26 A Thousand Words
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 37
  2. Negative: 5 out of 37
37 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
63 Tallulah Jul 29, 2016 Cast / Margo 7.4
75 Spy Jun 5, 2015 Cast / Elaine Crocker 4.9
68 The Way, Way Back Jul 5, 2013 Betty / Betty 7.9
61 Margaret Sep 30, 2011 Wounded Woman 7.8
62 The Help Aug 10, 2011 Charlotte Phelan 7.8
69 Life During Wartime Jul 23, 2010 Trish 5.7
81 Juno Dec 5, 2007 Brenda 'Bren' MacGuff 8.3
81 Hairspray Jul 20, 2007 Prudy Pingleton 7.6
67 Over the Hedge May 19, 2006 Gladys 8.2
90 Finding Nemo May 30, 2003 Peach 8.7
69 Nurse Betty Sep 8, 2000 Lyla Branch 1.1
86 American Beauty Sep 15, 1999 Barbara Fitts 9.0
70 10 Things I Hate About You Mar 31, 1999 Ms. Perky 6.9
67 Private Parts Mar 7, 1997 Dee Dee 8.7
80 Big Night Sep 20, 1996 Ann 8.8