Allison Janney
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"Allison Brooks Janney" is an American actress. She is a six-time Primetime Emmy Award winner for her television work and has won a Drama Desk Award and received two Tony Award nominations for her work in the theater.

Janney studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre/Neighborhood Playhouse Theatre, from where she won a scholarship to study at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art/RADA in the summer of 1984. She made her Broadway (theater)/Broadway debut in 1996, in a revival of the Noel Coward play Present Laughter. For her role in the 1997 Broadway revival of A View From the Bridge, she won a Drama Desk Award and received her first Tony Award nomination. She played White House Press Secretary (later Chief of Staff) C.J. Cregg on the television series The West Wing (1999–2006), a role for which she received six Emmy Award nominations, winning four. The role also won her a Satellite Award and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2009, she was nominated for a second Tony Award, for her role in the Broadway musical 9 to 5 (musical)/9 to 5.

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