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Allison Janney

Profession: Actress
Allison Janney
Real name: Allison Brooks Janney
Birthdate: November 19, 1959
Age: 62 years
Country: United States United States
Horoscope: Scorpio

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Allison Janney Nominations & Awards

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
   (I, Tonya)
 - Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress in a TV Series - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress in a TV Series - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED

Academy Awards

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
   (I, Tonya)

BAFTA

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
   (I, Tonya)

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
   (I, Tonya)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture WINNER
   (The Help)
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series WINNER
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series WINNER
 - Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series WINNER
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture WINNER
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (Bombshell)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (Hairspray)
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (The Hours)
 - Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series NOMINATED

Independent Spirit

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
   (I, Tonya)
 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED

Mar del Plata Film Festival

 - Best Actress - Silver Astor WINNER

Critics Choice Award

 - Best Supporting Actress WINNER
   (I, Tonya)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture WINNER
   (The Help)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture WINNER
   (Hairspray)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (Bombshell)
 - Best Leading Actress in a TV Series - Comedy or Musical NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series - Comedy NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series - Comedy NOMINATED
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (Juno)
 - Best Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture NOMINATED
   (The Hours)

Emmy

 - Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series - Comedy WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series - Comedy WINNER
 - Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress TV - Drama WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress TV - Drama WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series - Drama WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series - Drama WINNER
 - Best Leading Actress TV - Comedy NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress TV - Comedy NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress TV - Comedy NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series - Comedy NOMINATED
 - Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress TV - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actress TV - Drama NOMINATED

Chicago Film Critics Association

 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (I, Tonya)

Boston Society of Film Critics

 - Best Supporting Actress NOMINATED
   (I, Tonya)
 - Best Ensemble Performance NOMINATED
   (Margaret)

 - Best Ensemble Performance WINNER
   (The Help)
Allison Brooks Janney is an American Actress. She has won an Academy Awards, an Golden Globes Awards and an Mar del Plata International Film Festival. She's known for American Beauty (1999), The Help (2011) and The Hours (2002).

All Movies of Allison Janney

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  • Breaking News In Yuba County
    A woman catches her husband in bed with another woman, causing him to die of a heart attack. She buries his body and takes advantage of the growing celebrity status that comes from having a missing husband. However, she soon finds...
    United States  2021
  • Troop Zero
    6.4
    In rural 1977 Georgia, a misfit girl dreams of life in outer space. When a national competition offers her a chance at her dream, to be recorded on NASA’s Golden Record, she recruits a makeshift troupe of Birdie Scouts, forging...
    Character: Miss Massey
    United States  2019
  • Bad Education
    7.5
    The unfolding of the single largest public school embezzlement scandal in history.
    Character: Pam Gluckin
    United States  2019
  • Bombshell
    6.6
    Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; Fox News, and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it: Roger A
    Character: Susan Estrich
    United States  2019
  • Ma
    5.5
    Ma
    A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn't get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.
    Character: Doctor Brooks
    United States  2019
  • The Kominsky Method (TV Series)
    7.5
    An aging actor, who long ago enjoyed a brush with fame, makes his living as an acting coach. A buddy comedy about a legendary acting teacher whose own career as a thespian never quite worked out, and his recently-widowed agent. Sa...
    United States  2018
  • A Happening of Monumental Proportions
    During the course of one day, a group of students at a school in Los Angeles find themselves caught up in a plot of sex, lies and dead bodies.
    Character: Principal Nichols
    United States  2017
  • I, Tonya
    7.6
    Competitive ice skater, Tonya Harding, rises among the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt, when her boyfriend intervenes.
    Character: LaVona
    United States  2017
  • Tallulah
    6.5
    Young vagabond Lu lives in a van and is fiercely independent in her hand-to-mouth existence. This daily struggle has become tiresome for her privileged boyfriend, Nico, who unceremoniously leaves her one night. When a chance encou...
    Character: Margo
    United States  2016
  • The Girl on the Train
    5.3
    A recent divorcée fantasizes about a couple whose house she passes each day on her commuter train ride. Soon, she becomes entangled in a mystery involving not only the couple, but her former husband and his new family.
    United States  2016
  • Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
    6.2
    When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As he learns about the residents and their unusual abilities, Jake ...
    Character: Dr. Golan
    United States  2016
  • Spy
    7.3
    Spy
    Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid and another top agent (Jason Statham) i...
    Character: Elaine Crocker
    United States  2015
  • The DUFF
    6.1
    Bianca (Mae Whitman) is a content high school senior whose world is shattered when she learns the student body knows her as 'The DUFF' (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) to her prettier, more popular friends. Now, despite the words of c...
    Character: Dottie
    United States  2015
  • Get on Up
    6.9
    Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown. From a childhood spent in poverty to his emergence as the Godfather of Soul, Brown's incredible life story is one of talent, determination, and perseverance.
    United States  2014
  • The Rewrite
    5.7
    An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there. Keith Michaels (Hugh Grant) is a washed-up British screenwriter who h...
    Character: Professor Weldon
    United States  2014
  • Tammy
    4.4
    After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.
    Character: Deb
    United States  2014
  • Mr. Peabody & Sherman
    7.0
    Mr. Peabody is a business titan, inventor, scientist, gourmand, two-time Olympic medalist and genius...who also happens to be a dog. Using his most ingenious invention, the WABAC machine, Mr. Peabody and his adopted boy Sherman hu...
    Character: voz Sra. Grunion
    United States  2014
  • Brightest Star
    A heartbroken boy navigates his way back to the girl of his dreams and on the way discovers surprising and unexpected truths.
    United States  2013
  • Touchy Feely
    5.4
    A massage therapist is unable to do her job when stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Meanwhile, her uptight brother's foundering dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his “healing
    Character: Bronwyn
    United States  2013
  • The Way Way Back
    7.1
    The Way, Way Back tells the story of 14-year-old Duncan’s awkward, funny, and sometimes painful summer vacation with his mother, Pam, her overbearing boyfriend, Trent, and his daughter, Steph. Although Duncan has a tough time fi...
    Character: Betty
    United States  2013
  • Masters of Sex (TV Series)
    7.9
    "Masters of Sex," stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as the real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson. The series chronicles the lives of couple started the sexual revol...
    Character:  Margaret Scully 9 episodes, 2013-2015
    United States  2013
  • Mom (TV Series)
    7.2
    Newly sober single mom Christy struggles to raise two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Testing her sobriety is her formerly estranged mother, now back in Christy's life and eager to share passive-aggressive in...
    Character:  Bonnie 170 episodes, 2013-2021
    United States  2013
  • Struck by Lightning
    After being struck and killed by lightning, a young man recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine.
    United States  2012
  • Liberal Arts
    6.1
    Recently dumped, jaded college advisor thirty-something Jesse (Josh Radnor) returns to Kenyon, his alma mater, to give a speech for his retiring professor, Peter (Richard Jenkins). Re-awakened by academia, he pines to return to Ke...
    Character: Professor Judith Fairfield
    United States  2012
  • A Thousand Words
    4.3
    After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Its appearance holds a valuable lesson on the consequences of every word we speak.
    Character: Samantha Davis
    United States  2012
  • Margaret
    MARGARET centers on a 17-year-old New York City high-school student who feels certain that she inadvertently played a role in a traffic accident that has claimed a woman's life. In her attempts to set things right she meets with o...
    United States  2011
  • The Help
    7.3
    Set in Mississippi during the 1960s, Skeeter (Emma Stone) is a southern society girl who returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives -- and a small Mississippi town -- upside down when she deci...
    Character: Charlotte
    United States  2011
  • Away We Go
    6.4
    A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Longtime couple Burt (John Krasinski) and Verona (Maya Rudolph) are going to have a baby. The pregnancy pro...
    Character: Lily
    United States  2009
  • Life During Wartime
    6.7
    There is Joy, who discovers her husband Allen is not quite cured of his peculiar “affliction” and runs away, seeking solace and guidance from her mother and sisters; her former suitor Andy, now deceased, but still never giving...
    Character: Trish
    United States  2009
  • Hairspray
    7.4
    Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion--dancing. Her dream is to appear on "The Corny Collins Show," Baltimore's hippest dance party on TV. Tracy seems a natural fit for t...
    Character: Prudy Pingleton
    United States  2007
  • Juno
    8.3
    Juno Macguff (Ellen Page) is 16 and according to the adults that surround her, she is too smart for her own good. And yes, she is certainly witty, cultured, sharp in her responses, sarcastic. That sarcasm is her own trench where t...
    Character: Bren
    United States  2007
  • The Chumscrubber
    5.5
    The Chumscrubber is a darkly satiric story about life crumbling in the midst of a seemingly idyllic suburbia.
    Character: Allie Stiffle
    United States  2005
  • Piccadilly Jim
    5.9
    Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.
    Character: Eugenia Crocker
    United Kingdom  2004
  • Chicken Party
    A comedic look at crime, love, tolerance and fried chicken.
    Character: Barbara Strasser
    United States  2003
  • Finding Nemo
    9.0
    Life in the Great Barrier Reef is full of dangers when you are a tiny fish. When Marlin, an overly cautious clown fish, watches his son get scooped up by a diver, he must put aside his fears of the ocean and leave the safety of hi...
    Character: voz Peach
    United States  2003
  • The Hours
    7.9
    In 1951, Laura Brown, a pregnant housewife, is planning a party for her husband, but she can't stop reading the novel 'Mrs. Dalloway'. Clarissa Vaughn, a modern woman living in present times is throwing a party for her friend Rich...
    Character: Sally Lester
    United States  2002
  • A Girl Thing (TV Miniseries)
    6.4
    A Girl Thing is a mini-series that revolves around a New York city street, a coffee house and a shrinks office. Dr. Beth Noonan is the therapist to one star per hour. Hour one deals with a woman not capable of having a relationshi...
    Character: Kathy McCormack
    United States  2001
  • Nurse Betty
    6.6
    After witnessing her husband's (Aaron Eckhart) death by a team of father-son hired assassins (Morgan Freeman and Chris Rock), waitress Betty (Renée Zellweger) takes to the road following the dream of meeting her favorite soap ope...
    Character: Lyla
    United States  2000
  • The West Wing (TV Series)
    8.8
    TV Series (1999-2006). 7 Seasons. When the erudite Democrat Josiah "Jed" Bartlet is elected U.S. president, he installs his administration. He places confidants from his electoral campaigns in the White House. Each of th...
    Character:  C.J. Cregg 155 episodes, 1999-2006
    United States  1999
  • 10 Things I Hate about You
    7.2
    Bianca Stratford is dying to go out with Joey Donner the babe of their school. Kat Stratford would rather die than go out with a boy. Mr. Stratford has this rule where Bianca can date... when Kat does. Bianca begs her sister to ha...
    Character: Ms. Perky
    United States  1999
  • Drop Dead Gorgeous
    4.6
    The local boosters of Mount Rose, Minnesota proudly invites you to watch as their annual celebration of civic pride, wholesome achievement, teenage innocence and spirited camaraderie all go up in hilarious flames over the course o...
    United States  1999
  • American Beauty
    8.6
    Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) is a middle aged man suffering from a mid-life crisis. He has an epiphany when he lays his eyes on one of his daughter Jane's friends. Woken from his suburban coma, he takes it upon himself to make a ...
    Character: Barbara Fitts
    United States  1999
  • David and Lisa (TV)
    David and Lisa are emotionally disturbed teenagers who meet in a mental home under the care of Dr Jack Miller. The story that unfolds is both moving and heart-rending and demonstrates the tremendous healing power of love.
    Character: Alix
    United States  1998
  • Six Days Seven Nights
    5.5
    Tough as nails New York magazine editor (Heche) is surprised when her boyfriend (Schwimmer) pulls the romantic stunt of spontaneously buying tickets for a romantic South Pacific getaway. The trip seems to be shiny and happy until ...
    Character: Marjorie, Robin's Boss
    United States  1998
  • Celebrity
    5.2
    At 40, Lee Simon feels that he’s not made the most of life. He writes travel features and interviews people from the world of showbiz, but dreams of selling a book or a screenplay to boost his social prestige. Since his divorce,...
    United States  1998
  • Primary Colors
    7.2
    Henry, the idealistic grandson of a civil rights leader, joins the campaign of presidential hopeful Jack Stanton, the progressive and libidenous governor of a southern state. Also on the team are Richard, a redneck campaign strate...
    Character: Srta. Walsh
    United States  1998
  • The Object of my Affection
    5.3
    George and Nina seem like the perfect couple. They share a cozy Brooklyn apartment, a taste for tuna casserole dinners, and a devotion to ballroom dancing. They love each other. There's only one hitch: George is gay. And when Nina...
    Character: Constance Miller
    United States  1998
  • Walking and Talking
    6.7
    Things have been tough lately for Amelia. Her best friend moved out of the apartment, her cat got cancer, and now her best friend, Laura, is getting married. She copes with things, from the help of Andrew, Frank, Laura, and a brie...
    Character: Gum Puller
    United States  1997
  • ...First Do No Harm (TV)
    6.8
    When Lori Reimuller (Meryl Streep) learns that her young son Robbie (Seth Adkins) has epilepsy, she first trusts the judgment of the hospital staff in how best to bring it under control. As Robbie's health slides radically downhil...
    Character: Dr. Melanie Abbasac
    United States  1997
  • The Associate
    6.1
    Whoopi Goldberg handles business her own way in this outrageous comedy hit! Whoopi plays a fast-track executive who starts her own company after a back-stabbing co-worker (Tim Daly) nabs her promotion. But when she's locked out of...
    Character: Sandy
    United States  1996
  • Big Night
    7.7
    In this witty drama, a pair of brothers debate integrity versus compromise as they try to succeed in the restaurant business. Primo (Tony Shalhoub) and Secondo (Stanley Tucci) have journeyed from Italy to New Jersey in the mid-195...
    Character: Ann
    United States  1996
  • Miracle on 34th Street
    6.5
    A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the "secret" about Santa a long time ago, so Sus...
    Character: Woman in Christmas Shop
    United States  1994
  • Wolf
    6.1
    Worn down and out of luck, mild-mannered, middle-aged book editor Will Randall (Jack Nicholson) is at the end of his rope when a younger co-worker snatches both his job and wife out from under his nose. But after being bit by a wo...
    United States  1994
  • Blind Spot (TV)
    Drama about a couple (Woodward, Weaver) and their problematic daughter (Linney) who is a cocaine addict.
    Character: Doreen
    United States  1993
  • Unfaithfully Yours
    6.0
    Dudley Moore plays a composer who suspects his wife of cheating. He plots to kill her and frame it on her lover. The whole movie sort of compares his expectations of a perfect result to reality. In the end nothing turns out as pla
    United States  1984

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