Allison Janney whose birth name is Allison Brooks Janney is an award winning actress. She was born at Boston, Massachusetts , USA. However, she later grew up in Dayton Ohio. Her parents are Macy Brooks Putnam and Jervis Spencer Janney Jr. Her siblings are Jay Janney and Hal Janney.
How old is Allison Janney?
So, Allison was born on 19th November 1959. Therefore, she is 64 years old.
Where didAllison Janney Study?
Janney attended the Miami Valley School in Dayton. Later, she joined Hotchkiss School in Connecticut. Additionally, she studied theatre at Kenyon College at Gambier, Ohio and upon graduation she got an abroad scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in the year 1981.
However, she began her career at Hotchkiss School where she met Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. Paul and Joanne motivated her to act and gave her professional guidance during her early career days.
She appeared on the screen on a 1940s comedy that was called Morton and Hayes. She appeared in two episodes in Morton and Hayes. Among her many appearances on the screen since she began acting, she has performed in soap operas, including; As the World turns, Guiding Light, Law and Order of 1994 and Blue Window.
Janney continued in her acting endeavours up to 2007 when she became an established actress and performed in so many a films. These includes Juno, a comedy drama of 2007, In plain Sight of 2010, Mr Sunshine of 2010-2011. She also acted in The help, 2011. The major appearance that she made on the screen is in the year 2007 where she was a star in a I, Tonya, a black comedy produced by Craig Gillespie. Currently, she is in production to two films, The People We Hate at the Wedding and The Creator, a scientific film.
Is Allison Janney Married or has any Children?
Alison has never been married. However, she has been in several relationships. Her first relationship was on 1994 with Dennis Gagomiros and they dated for seven years before ending their relationship in 2001. She later got into another relationship with actor Richard Jenik in 2002 and they got engaged in 2004. However, this too did not lead to marriage as they broke up in 2006. Janney Met Phillip Joncas in 2012 and began dating with him but broke up five years later.
Janney has no children. On interview she says that, “ I’ve never had instincts to have kids, I’m at peace with that.”
Janney has won many awards during her acting career. These awards include Theatre Award , Clarence Derwent Award for most promising female, Outer Critics Circle Award for outstanding Actress in Play BAFTA award for best supporting actress among others including the Gold Derby Awards which she has been nominated seventeen times and won seven times.
While acting at “mom”, Janney earned up to $350000 per episode. Her estimated net worth is about $14 million.