Allison Janney

Total Box Office:
 $875.9M
Highest Rated:
99% Finding Nemo (2003)
Lowest Rated:
0% A Thousand Words (2012)
Birthday:
Nov 19
Birthplace:
Dayton, Ohio, USA
Bio:
One of the most talented -- and often underappreciated -- character actresses of the late 1990s, Allison Janney first began courting critical attention with roles in such acclaimed films as Big Night (1996) and American Beauty (1998). Able to play characters ranging from a name-dropping Manhattan…

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Community Photos (83)

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Trust Me
  • Actor
-- 2014
Tammy
  • Actor
-- 2014
13% Brightest Star
  • The Astronomer
-- 2014
78% Mr. Peabody & Sherman
  • Ms. Grunion
$107.2M 2014
85% The Way Way Back
  • Betty
$21.5M 2013
63% Bad Words
  • Dr. Bernice Deagan
$7.6M 2013
35% Touchy Feely
  • Bronwyn
$36.0k 2013
Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
  • Actor
-- 2013
33% The Oranges
  • Carol Ostroff
$0.4M 2012
0% A Thousand Words
  • Samantha Davis
$18.4M 2012
70% Liberal Arts
  • Prof. Judith Fairfield
$0.3M 2012
29% Struck by Lightning
  • Sheryl
$22.9k 2012
71% Margaret
  • Monica
$46.5k 2011
76% The Help
  • Charlotte Phelan
$169.7M 2011
67% Away We Go
  • Lily
$9.4M 2009
69% Life During Wartime
  • Trish
$0.3M 2009
Farlanders
  • Actor
-- 2009
Pretty Ugly People
  • Actor
-- 2008
Blind Spot
  • Doreen
-- 2008
91% Hairspray
  • Prudy Pingleton
$118.8M 2007
Our Very Own
  • Actor
-- 2007
94% Juno
  • Bren MacGuff
$143.4M 2007
75% Over the Hedge
  • Gladys
$155.0M 2006
Our Very Own
  • Joan Whitfield
-- 2005
Piccadilly Jim
  • Eugenia Crocker
-- 2005
52% Strangers with Candy
  • Alice
$1.9M 2005
35% The Chumscrubber
  • Mrs. Stiffle
-- 2005
Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde
  • Actor
-- 2005
60% Winter Solstice
  • Molly Ripkin
$0.2M 2004
28% How to Deal
  • Lydia Halley's Mom
$14.1M 2003
99% Finding Nemo
  • Peach the Starfish
$41.1M 2003
81% The Hours
  • Sally Lester
$41.5M 2002
Rooftop Kisses
  • Actor
-- 2002
A Girl Thing
  • Kathy
-- 2001
84% Nurse Betty
  • Lyla
$25.0M 2000
Auto Motives
  • Actor
-- 2000
45% Drop Dead Gorgeous
  • Loretta
-- 1999
88% American Beauty
  • Barbara Fitts
-- 1999
61% 10 Things I Hate About You
  • Ms.Perky
-- 1999
62% The Impostors
  • Maxine (Maxi)
-- 1998
41% Celebrity
  • Evelyn Isaacs
-- 1998
David & Lisa
  • Alix
-- 1998
36% Six Days, Seven Nights
  • Marjorie
-- 1998
49% The Object of My Affection
  • Constance Miller
-- 1998
80% Primary Colors
  • Miss Walsh
-- 1998
80% Private Parts
  • Dee Dee
-- 1997
84% The Ice Storm
  • Dot Halford
-- 1997
...First Do No Harm
  • Actor
-- 1997
Julian Po
  • Lilah
-- 1997
28% The Associate
  • Sandy
-- 1996
96% Big Night
  • Ann
-- 1996
Dead Funny
  • Jennifer
-- 1995
Heading Home
  • Linda Polanski
-- 1995
61% Wolf
  • Party Guest
-- 1994
61% Miracle on 34th Street
  • The Woman
-- 1994
17% The Cowboy Way
  • Lady Cop
-- 1994


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
67% Mom
2013-2014
  • Bonnie
2013 - 2014
90% Masters of Sex
2013
  • Margaret Scully
2013
100% Veep
2012-2014
  • Janet Ryland
2013
67% The Big C
2010-2013
  • Rita
2012
47% Mr. Sunshine
2011
  • Crystal
2011
Lost
2004-2010
  • Woman
2010
In Plain Sight
2008-2012
  • Actor
2010
Two and a Half Men
2003-2014
  • Beverly
2007
The West Wing
1999-2005
  • C.J. Cregg
  • C.J. Cregg
1999 - 2006
60% Weeds
2005-2012
  • Attorney
2005
60% Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Ann Madsen
  • Nora
1992 - 1994

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Quotes from Allison Janney's Characters

    1. Charlotte Phelan: Love and hate are two horns on the same goat, Eugenia. And you need a goat.
    From The Help. Submitted by Alyssa B (30 days ago)
    1. Agamemnon: What sort of creature are you?
    2. Ms. Grunion: The name's Grunion!
    3. Agamemnon: I'm in love!
    From Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Submitted by Peyton M (34 days ago)
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