Biography / Wiki
An American actress Allison Brooks is well-known for portraying the role of a mother in various TV programs as well as films. She rose to prominence from her appearance in ‘The West Wing’ which is an American political drama television series made by Aaron Sorkin.
The show was a success as it won three Golden Globe Awards and 26 Emmy Awards. Her role as a mother Plunket in the American TV series ‘Mom’ was also highly appreciated as it depicts the emotional story of a single mother dealing with various problems in her life.
Throughout her career, she is being honored with various prestigious awards like the Critics’ Choice Television Award, Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and many more to count.
Height / Weight / Age
Allison Janney weighs 65 kg and 143 lbs in pounds. She is a multi-talented actress who has a height of 183 cm or in feet inches 6’1” tall. She has silky and short blonde color hair and sparkling wide blue color eyes.
She has a banana body type with figure measurement is 35 inches breast, 24 inches waist, and 36 inches hips approximately. She will turn 63 years old. Her bra size is 34B whereas her dress size is 4 and her shoe size is 10 (US). She has a long face with a distinct high forehead.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Allison Janney is $14 million USD approximately. She owns a house in the hills above Studio City Calif worth $3.25 million USD.
Education / Family
Allison Janney was born Allison Brooks Janney on November 19, 1959. She is the daughter of Jevis Spencer Janney who worked as a real estate developer and Macy Brooks as a homemaker. She grew up with her brothers Jay Janney and Hal Janney in Boston, USA. She attended The Miami Valley School in Dayton and also Hotchkiss School for elementary education.
Later, she went to Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio for further studies. She had developed a passion for acting after meeting the renowned actor Paul Newman who encouraged Allison to pursue acting as a career. Hence, she was enrolled in the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City to take acting lessons.
Allison Brooks Janney
|Birth Place||Boston, Massachusetts, USA|
|Date Of Birth||November 19, 1959|
|Height||In centimeters – 183 cm
In feet inches – 6’1”
|Weight||In kilograms – 65 kg
In pounds – 143 lbs
|School||The Miami Valley School|
|Home Town||Boston, USA|
|Debut||Film – Big Night (1996)|
|Fathers Name||Jervis Spencer Janney Jr|
|Mothers Name||Macy Brooks Putnam
Career / Fashion And Style
In 1991, Allison Janney made her acting debut on television with a role in the short-lived comedy ‘Morton & Hayes.’ In 1989, she appeared in a film with a minor role ‘Who Shot Patakango?’ which is about a small group of high school teens and events related to their lives.
She received a major breakthrough from an award-winning American political drama TV series ‘The West Wing’ which was about a fictitious president Josiah Bartlet and his administration.
Her performance in ‘The Hours’, a British-American 2002 drama film received huge appreciation from the audience as well as critics. As a voice artist, she has worked in the famous animated adventure movie ‘Finding Nemo’ (2003) and its sequel ‘Finding Dory’ (2016). She has voiced the character of starfish Peach in both.
She has played an important role in the American TV series ‘Mr. Sunshine’. In 2011, she was featured in the film “The Help” which was based upon a novel with the same name. The movie was a blockbuster as it earned $216 million across the world.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Allison Janney is still unmarried but has various romantic links. In 1982, she dated Dennis Gagomiros but their relationship did not last long. In 2004, she was engaged to Richard Jenik but eventually got separated in 2006. Currently, she is dating Philip Joncas who is an IATSE production coordinator. There is an age difference of 20 years between them.
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Some Interesting Facts About Allison Janney
- Allison Janney is a supporter of the Democratic Party and has endorsed Hillary Clinton during the 2016 Presidential Election.
- She loves rap songs and is a huge fan of singer Davy Jones of The Monkees fame.
- She has endorsed various brands such as Jimmy Choo, Ford Cars, Kaiser Permanente, Tony Ward Couture, CBS Cares, and many more.
- She is inspired by the women’s right activists Susan B. Anthony.
- During her school days, she played ice and field hockey and aspired to become an Olympic Skater.
- Her father was also a jazz musician.
- Prior to becoming an actress, she worked as a photographer at National Geographic.
- She earned $70,000 per episode from “The West Wing”.