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Colleen   Jun 27, 2011   , Comment Gallery Updates

New photos up from the Los Angeles Film Festival – Awards Brunch yesterday, where Allison was one of the hosts.

Admiring Allison Janney Gallery > Events > 2011 > June 26th: 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival – Awards Brunch

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Colleen   Jun 5, 2011   Comment Gallery Updates

Some new event photos of Allison are up in the gallery from the Simon G. Jewelry Annual Summer Soiree.

June 4th: Simon G. Jewelry Annual Summer Soiree

Colleen   Jun 3, 2011   Comment Gallery Updates, Uncategorized

Allison took part in the opening night of the World Science Festival Opening Night Gala, and the photos are up in the gallery.

Admiring Allison Janney Gallery > Events > 2011 > June 1st: 2011 World Science Festival Opening Night Gala

Colleen   Jun 1, 2011   Comment News

Josh Radnor’s follow-up to “HappyThankYouMorePlease” — which also stars Elizabeth Olsen — centers on a 35-year-old yearning for a college lifestyle.

Allison Janney is heading back to school.

The actress, best known for her work on The West Wing, has joined the cast of Liberal Arts, Josh Radnor’s follow-up to HappyThankYouMorePlease. Radnor is starring in the pic with Elizabeth Olsen.

The movie has been casting up ahead of its summer start in Ohio with Richard Jenkins and Elizabeth Reaser among those already on board.

Janney will play a cold English professor in the film, which centers on a 35 year-old (Radnor) still yearning for the life of a college student but who must come to terms with his age and responsibilities.

In a nice bit of homecoming, the scenes on campus will be filmed at Allison’s alma mater, Kenyon College, which Radnor attended as well. Janey got her acting start at Kenyon when as a freshman she auditioned for a play Paul Newman was directing and got the part. At the suggestion of Newman and his wife Joann Woodward, she studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York and went on to make her Broadway debut in Noel Coward’s Present Laughter. Her performance earned her the Outer Critics Circle Award and Clarence Derwent Award.

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Colleen   May 20, 2011   Comment Video Clips

Thanks to the AMAZING Clicker Website we now have a new widget on the sidebar that shows the different projects of Allison’s that you can watch online.

Colleen   May 9, 2011   Comment News

Opening night of the World Science Festival in New York is going to feature a more glittering lineup of stars than most Broadway shows. Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Allison Janney, Liev Schreiber, David Morse and Bill Camp are among the actors coming together on June 1 at Alice Tully Hall to participate in a reading of a new play written by Alan Alda about the scientist Marie Curie.

Mr. Alda, who has written five screenplays and a carton-full of television scripts, said on Monday that “Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie,” is his first attempt at playwriting. The idea struck him about three years ago when he was planning to organize a reading of excerpts from Curie’s letters for the World Science Festival. “Then I found out her letters were all still radioactive and I switched to Albert Einstein,” said Mr. Alda, who has a passion for science. “But I love Marie Curie and I think her story is so important and dramatic, I wanted to explore it and write a play about it.”
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Colleen   Apr 11, 2011   Comment Gallery Updates

I’ve added new photos to the admiring Allison Janney gallery from the GLAAD Awards last night in Los Angeles.

Admiring Allison Janney Gallery > Events > 2011 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards Presented By ROKK Vodka