Allison Brooks Janney

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Allison Brooks Janney

Birthplace: Ludlow Falls, Miami County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jervis Spencer Janney, Jr. and Macy Brooks Putnam
Sister of Hal Janney and Private

Occupation: Acclaimed actor of the stage and screen
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About Allison Brooks Janney

Allison Brooks Janney (born November 19, 1959) is an American actress. She played White House Press Secretary (later Chief of Staff) C. J. Cregg on the television series The West Wing (1999–2006), a role for which she won four Primetime Emmy Awards, a Satellite Award and four Screen Actors Guild Awards and was nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, an AFI Award and a further two Primetime Emmy Awards, one Satellite Award and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Her films include Big Night (1996), Primary Colors (1998), Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), American Beauty (1999), The Hours (2003), Finding Nemo (2003), Hairspray (2007), Juno (2007), The Help (2011), The Way Way Back (2013), and Get On Up (2014). Currently, Janney stars in the CBS sitcom Mom as Bonnie Plunkett and had a recurring role on the Showtime series Masters of Sex as Margaret Scully.


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Allison Brooks Janney's Timeline

November 19, 1959
Ludlow Falls, Miami County, Ohio, United States