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Allison Janney


Allison Janney is an award-winning actress who has earned a solid reputation in stage productions and in many supporting roles on screen, and who more recently has become prominent by portraying one of the major characters in the popular TV series The West Wing (1999). Entertainment Weekly magazine describes Janney's screen presence as "uncommonly ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 30 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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In 1997 starred with Anthony LaPaglia on Broadway in a revival of Arthur Miller's play, "A View From The Bridge", for which she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress. LaPaglia eventually left the cast and was replaced by Tony Danza. See more »

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5 Interviews | 5 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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[2011, on Big Night (1996)] Oh, well, Stanley Tucci, love of my life. I did a play with him and got to know him, and he was talking about this movie he was doing, that he was getting together. And I just loved him so much that I wanted to be around him, so I said, "Stanley, let me be part of this movie. I will be craft services. I will be your script girl. Just let me be part of this in some way"... See more »

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Nominated for the 2009 Tony Award for Best Performance for a Leading Actress in a Musical for "9 to 5: The Musical". See more »

Trademark:

Towering height.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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