Articles about Allison Janney

Allison Brooks Janney is an American actress who has several awards and accolades under her belt. Born on November 19, 1959, Janney studied Drama at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London. She has appeared in numerous films, Television shows, and Off-Broadway stage plays. She began her career in 1989 with the film ‘Who Shot Pat?.’ In 1991 she made her Television debut with the show, ‘Morton & Hayes.’ She subsequently gained popularity with ‘The West Wing’ (1999-2006). Between 1991 and 2019 she appeared in more than 40 Television shows, including ‘Law & Order’ (1992), ‘A Girl Thing’ (2000), ‘Two and a Half Men’ (2007), and ‘Mom’ (2013-2021). Apart from having a prolific Television career, as of 2021, Janney has appeared in more than 50 Hollywood movies including ‘Six Days Seven Nights’ (1998), ‘American Beauty’ (1999), ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ (2016), and ‘The Girl on the Train’ (2016). Between 1989 and 2017, Janney has also appeared in 14 Off-Broadway stage plays. She is the winner of seven Emmy Awards, seven Screen Actors Guild Awards, six Critics’ Choice Awards, one Golden Globe Award, one Academy Award, and two Tony Award nominations.

'The West Wing' play trailer remakes a fan-favorite, unforgettable episode

11 Oct 2020

Entertainment
'The West Wing' play trailer remakes a fan-favorite, unforgettable episode

The West Wing is returning to win hearts (again) theatrically and its trailer sweeps you away with a myriad of emotions, the first being a responsible citizen.

'Mom' star Anna Faris quits show after successful 7-season run

05 Sep 2020

Entertainment
'Mom' star Anna Faris quits show after successful 7-season run

Cast and crew of CBS hit comedy show Mom will have to chalk out the next season (or seasons) without the most important character of the show.

Oscars 2018: Gary Oldman declared Best Actor for 'Darkest Hour'

05 Mar 2018

Entertainment
Oscars 2018: Gary Oldman declared Best Actor for 'Darkest Hour'

Gary Oldman was named Best Actor at the 90th Academy Awards for his performance in 'Darkest Hour'.

From #MeToo to impassioned speeches: Best of Golden Globes 2018

08 Jan 2018

Entertainment
From #MeToo to impassioned speeches: Best of Golden Globes 2018

Sunday's 75th Golden Globes Awards were much more than the rowdier, weirder version of the Oscars, that they are known to be.

The 2017 Emmy Nominations announced

14 Jul 2017

Entertainment
The 2017 Emmy Nominations announced

The Emmy nominations are out and it looks like "Saturday Night Live" and "Westworld" will lead the pack with 22 nominations each.