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Allison Janney Biography
Allison Janney is an American actress and producer. Allison Janney is known for her roles in films such as Juno, American Beauty, and I, Tonya, as well as television shows such as The West Wing, Mom, and Frasier. Janney has won numerous awards for her acting, including seven Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and one Academy Award.
Janney began her acting career in the early 1990s, appearing in guest roles on television shows such as Law & Order and Guiding Light. She landed her breakthrough role in 1993, when she was cast as Bonnie Plunkett in the sitcom Frasier. Janney played the role for 11 seasons, and she won four Primetime Emmy Awards for her performance.
Allison Janney has earned recognition for her outstanding performances on both screen and stage. Her impressive list of accolades includes an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an impressive seven Primetime Emmy Awards, in addition to multiple nominations for two Tony Awards.
Born on November 19, 1959, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, Allison Janney is currently 63 years old. Allison Janney stands tall at a height of 1.83 meters. Allison Janney Parents are Macy Brooks Putnam and Jervis Spencer Janney, Jr. Allison Janney has siblings named Hal Janney and Jay Janney. Allison Janney’s education includes attending Kenyon College and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, where she honed her acting skills.
Allison Janney Age | Place of Birth
Allison Janney was born on November 19, 1959, in Dayton, Ohio and is 63 years of age as at 2023.
Allison Janney Young | Family
Janney grew up in Dayton, Ohio. She is the daughter of Jervis Spencer Janney Jr., a real estate developer, and Mary Brooks (née Putnam), a homemaker. Janney has one older brother, Hal.
Allison Janney Wife | Marriage
Allison Janney has been candid about her personal life in interviews, revealing that she has never been married. She has expressed that she never felt a strong instinct to have children or tie the knot, and she is content with her decision. Janney has also mentioned that she is still in the process of self-discovery and finding out what she truly wants. While she would love to find someone to share her life with eventually, she is equally at peace with the possibility that it might not happen.
Throughout her life, Janney has been involved in several serious relationships, including engagements to actor Richard Jenik and production manager Philip Joncas. However, these relationships did not culminate in marriage.
In a recent interview, Janney shared that she is currently engaged in “virtual dating” and mentioned that her latest crush is the character Rip from the TV show Yellowstone.
Allison Janney Children | Kids
Allison Janney does not have any biological children, but she has embraced the role of stepmother to her fiancée Philip Joncas’ son, Oliver. She has expressed her deep affection for Oliver in interviews, describing him as “the light of her life.” Janney has openly shared her joy in being a stepmother and the love she feels for him.
Regarding her decision not to have biological children, Janney has been forthright about her lack of a strong desire for parenthood. She has emphasized her contentment with her life as it is. While she didn’t have biological children, she has expressed gratitude for the opportunity to be a loving stepmother to Oliver, and her affection for him is clear in her words and actions.
Allison Janney Salary | Incomes | Net worth
Allison Janney has built an impressive estimated net worth of approximately $14 million through her multifaceted career as an actress, producer, and writer. Her substantial wealth is the result of her success in the entertainment industry, marked by her numerous accolades, including seven Primetime Emmy Awards and two Academy Awards.
Janney’s earnings can vary depending on the specific project, but she is known to command a significant salary, reportedly around $100,000 per episode for her work on television series such as “Mom” and “Mr. Mayor.” In addition to her television roles, she garners substantial income from her performances in films and her involvement in production work.
Furthermore, Allison Janney’s financial portfolio benefits from her participation in endorsements and sponsorships. She has lent her support to various brands, including Olay, L’Oréal, and Macy’s, as well as appearing in commercials for companies like Toyota and State Farm. These endorsements contribute to her overall income and her status as a well-regarded figure in the industry.
Allison Janney Education | Academics
Allison Janney graduated from Miamisburg High School in 1978. She then went on to study drama at Kenyon College, where she received her bachelor’s degree in 1982. Janney robust academic background in several notable institutions include;
- The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut (1967-1976)
- Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio (1976-1980)
- The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City (1980-1982)
- The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England (1982-1983)
Janney is also a fervent advocate for education. She has been vocal about the importance of arts education and has extended her support to various educational charities. As prove of her trust in education, Allison Janney serves as a valuable member of the board of directors at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre.
Allison Janney Movies | Play | Acts
Janney has starred in a number of films, including:
- American Beauty (1999)
- Juno (2007)
- I, Tonya (2017)
- The Help (2011)
- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
- Tammy (2014)
- Spy (2015)
- Bad Moms (2016)
- A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
- Bombshell (2019)
Allison Janney TV Shows | Play
Janney has starred in a number of television shows, including:
- Frasier (1993-2004)
- The West Wing (1999-2006)
- Mom (2013-2021)
- Masters of Sex (2013-2016)
- American Horror Story: Apocalypse (2018)
- Why Women Kill (2019-present)
Allison Janney Career
Janney began her acting career in the early 1990s, appearing in guest roles on television shows such as Law & Order and Guiding Light. She landed her breakthrough role in 1993, when she was cast as Bonnie Plunkett in the sitcom Frasier. Janney played the role for 11 seasons, and she won four Primetime Emmy Awards for her performance. Some of her notable roles include:
- C.J. Cregg on The West Wing (1999-2006)
- Brenda Leigh Johnson on Mom (2013-2021)
- LaVona Golden in I, Tonya (2017)
- Madeline Hayes in Bombshell (2019)
- Bonnie Plunkett on Frasier (1993-2004)
In addition to her work on Frasier, Janney has also starred in a number of films and television shows. She has won numerous awards for her acting, notably:
- Seven Primetime Emmy Awards
- Two Golden Globe Awards, and
- One Academy Award.
Allison Janney The Creator 2023 Series
Janney is set to star in the upcoming Apple TV+ series The Creator. The show is set to premiere in 2023.
Allison Janney Awards
Janney has won numerous awards for her acting, including:
- Seven Primetime Emmy Awards
- Two Golden Globe Awards
- One Academy Award
- Two Screen Actors Guild Awards
- One Critics’ Choice Movie Award
- One Independent Spirit Award
- Allison Janney News
Janney is currently filming the Apple TV+ series The Creator. She is also set to star in the upcoming film Lou.