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 34
  2. Negative: 5 out of 34
34 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
51 Six Days Seven Nights Jun 12, 1998 Marjorie, Robin's Boss 8.7
45 How to Deal Jul 18, 2003 Lydia Martin 8.0
51 Trust Me Jun 6, 2014 Cast / Meg / Meg 8.0
59 Winter Solstice Apr 8, 2005 Molly Ripkin 7.7
55 Liberal Arts Sep 14, 2012 Prof. Judith Fairfield 7.4
46 The Oranges Oct 5, 2012 Carol Ostroff / Carol Ostroff 7.0
58 Away We Go Jun 5, 2009 Lily 6.8
51 The Rewrite Feb 13, 2015 Mary Weldon 6.8
59 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Mar 7, 2014 Mrs. Grunion / Ms. Grunion / Mrs. Grunion 6.5
56 The DUFF Feb 20, 2015 Cast / Principal Cast / Dottie 6.5
41 Struck by Lightning Jan 11, 2013 Sheryl Phillips 6.4
57 Bad Words Mar 14, 2014 Cast / Principal Cast / Dr. Bernice Deagan 6.4
51 The Object of My Affection Apr 17, 1998 Constance Miller 6.0
53 Touchy Feely Sep 6, 2013 Bronwyn 5.2