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6' (1.83 m)
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(2011, on Drop Dead Gorgeous) I think I get more people coming up to me saying how much they love that movie than any other thing I've done. Even more than West Wing, I have to say. That movie is a cult classic, and that was a great part. I did a lot of improv in that part, and... It was a long time shooting up there for me...
In the 1998 movie
The Object of My Affection
, she played Alan Alda
's wife. In the early 1990s, she attended Kenyon College with Alda's daughter, Elizabeth Alda
. Alda co-starred on
The West Wing
from 2005-2006 with Janney, though they have not appeared together on camera.
Often plays very stern, bitchy, or outrageous characters.