Allison Janney's Broadway performances as Beatrice in Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge" opposite Anthony LaPaglia brought her a Tony nomination and both the Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards for Best Supporting Actress. She also starred in the production of "Taming of the Shrew" (New York Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park) and Lillian Hellman's "The Autumn Garden" (Williamstown Theatre Festival). On film, Ms. Janney appeared in the screen version of the Broadway musical "Hairspray" and in "Juno". She starred opposite Meryl Streep in "The Hours" and in "American Beauty" (for which she won a SAG Award for Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture). Other films include "Nurse Betty," "How to Deal," "Drop Dead Gorgeous" "10 Things I Hate About You," "Primary Colors," "The Ice Storm," "Celebrity," "Six Days Seven Nights," "The Object of My Affection," "Big Night," and the voice of Gladys in the animated comedy "Over the Hedge" and as Peach in "Finding Nemo." Television includes CJ Cregg in the award-winning NBC series "The West Wing," winning four SAG Awards, four Emmys, and nominated for four Golden Globes.
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