Allison Janney

NAME: Allison Janney

BORN: November 19, 1960

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS:

born...Dayton, Ohio (Montgomery County)

EDUCATION:

graduated, Kenyon College (Gambier, Ohio)

OCCUPATION: actor

FAST FACTS:

Janney currently plays C.J. Cregg on the television series, West Wing, a role for which she won an Emmy in 2000.

Most of her work has been in film and theatre. She has appeared in several films, including The Ice Storm,American Beauty, and Primary Colors. Her performance in Arthur Miller's A View From The Bridge (1998) garnered a Tony nomination.