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:
tbd Pretty Ugly People Sep 18, 2009 Suzanna 7.5
32 Brightest Star Jan 31, 2014 The Astronomer 6.0
36 Days and Nights Sep 26, 2014 Elizabeth / Elizabeth 5.2
28 Drop Dead Gorgeous Jul 23, 1999 Loretta 5.0
26 A Thousand Words Mar 9, 2012 Cast 4.6
39 Tammy Jul 2, 2014 Cast / Principal Cast / Deb 2.8