Birthday:November 19, 1959
Allison Janney is an American actress from Ohio. Janney honed her acting skills at Kenyon College, Neighborhood Playhouse, and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She made her first television appearance in the 1991 series Morton & Hayes. Later on she landed roles in films and series such as The Object of My Affection, The Ice Storm, As The World Turns, and Law & Order. Janney is mostly known for the main role she played in the series The West Wing. Awards she has won include 1 BFCC Award, 1 CineEuphoria Award, and 6 Primetime Emmy Awards.