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: 16 out of 40
  2. Negative: 6 out of 40
40 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd The Addams Family Oct 11, 2019 Margaux Needler tbd
53 Ma May 31, 2019 Doctor Brooks / Principal Cast 5.5
35 A Happening of Monumental Proportions Sep 21, 2018 Principal Cast / Principal Nichols 5.0
tbd Sun Dogs Apr 6, 2018 Rose Chipley tbd
77 I, Tonya Dec 8, 2017 LaVona Golden / LaVona / LaVona Golden 7.8
48 The Girl on the Train Oct 7, 2016 Cast / Detective Riley / Officer Riley / Detective Riley 6.0
57 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Sep 30, 2016 Cast / Dr. Golan / Dr. Golan 6.7
63 Tallulah Jul 29, 2016 Cast / Margo 7.6
56 Minions Jul 10, 2015 Cast / Madge Nelson / Madge Nelson 5.7
75 Spy Jun 5, 2015 Cast / Elaine Crocker 5.0
56 The DUFF Feb 20, 2015 Cast / Principal Cast / Dottie 6.7
51 The Rewrite Feb 13, 2015 Mary Weldon 7.0
36 Days and Nights Sep 26, 2014 Elizabeth / Elizabeth 5.2
39 Tammy Jul 2, 2014 Cast / Principal Cast / Deb 3.0
51 Trust Me Jun 6, 2014 Cast / Meg / Meg 8.0
57 Bad Words Mar 14, 2014 Cast / Principal Cast / Dr. Bernice Deagan 6.3
59 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Mar 7, 2014 Mrs. Grunion / Ms. Grunion / Mrs. Grunion 6.6
32 Brightest Star Jan 31, 2014 The Astronomer 6.0
55 Touchy Feely Sep 6, 2013 Bronwyn 5.4
68 The Way, Way Back Jul 5, 2013 Betty / Betty 7.9
41 Struck by Lightning Jan 11, 2013 Sheryl Phillips / Sheryl Phillips tbd
46 The Oranges Oct 5, 2012 Carol Ostroff / Carol Ostroff 7.2
55 Liberal Arts Sep 14, 2012 Prof. Judith Fairfield 7.2
26 A Thousand Words Mar 9, 2012 Cast 4.8
61 Margaret Sep 30, 2011 Wounded Woman 7.9
62 The Help Aug 10, 2011 Charlotte Phelan / Charlotte Phelan tbd
69 Life During Wartime Jul 23, 2010 Trish 5.5
tbd Pretty Ugly People Sep 18, 2009 Suzanna tbd
58 Away We Go Jun 5, 2009 Lily / Lily 5.4
81 Juno Dec 5, 2007 Brenda 'Bren' MacGuff 8.3