Allison Brooks Janney, popularly known as Allison Janney, is an American actress. Boston born and raised Janney is 58 years old and has been active in the entertainment industry since 1982. She is renowned for her performances in Hollywood movies like American Beauty, The object of My Affection that also starred Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston, Big Night, etc. She has been more successful in the television than in the big silver screen where she only got supportive roles.
Allison Janney has been usually described as one of the most versatile actresses of her generation by both critics and media publication. 6-time Prime-time Emmy Awards winner has always been walking alone in the red carpet and was considered single until she was accompanied by Philip Joncas at an event in 2015. Before that, she was not linked with any man nor she was rumored to be hooking up with any celebrity or co-stars.
Allison, who usually used to go alone to the red carpets and movie premieres, was known to be single for a long time. For the first time, in a long time, she was accompanied by a man.
It was immediately speculated that the actress is dating this mystery man and media was curious to know more about him. Later, it was found that he was no other than Philip Joncas.
Philip Joncas is a successful television production manager. He has worked on the Food Network for shows like Chef Hunter and Extreme Chef and in the History Channel with several feature films.
Philip and Allison had known each other since 2012. They have worked together in a collaboration in 2012. At that time, they were just good friends and co-workers. They only dated 3 years later in 2015.
Philip Joncas accompanied Allison Janney for the first time on June 27, 2015, at the movie premiere of Minions. More than a sweet surprise the media people were shocked knowing that the actress is dating 20 years her junior.
It was a very odd pair of an older woman with a much younger man. Philip was only 35 years old at that time and Allison was 55 years old.
They officially began dating in 2015. So far, Joncas has accompanied his beautiful girlfriend in many Awards show and movie premieres. .
Allison tells that it is great to be with a young guy who is into health and fitness and motivates her to the same. Because of Joncas's influence, Allison tells that she has started to do Pilates. They also have three dogs to whom the actress takes out to work and it doubles up as her exercise/morning walk.
Allison, who stands 6 feet, has not married even at the age of 48 years. She has many gay friends and has also played the role of a lesbian in the movie The Hours. In the movie where she was cast opposite Meryl Streep, she did not hesitate to provide a kissing scene.
Allison says that she does not believe in the institution of marriage. She goes forward and tells that she has more chances of marrying one of her gay friends than a man she may love.
She was seen wearing a diamond ring in 2017's Emmys but the actress denied on being engaged to Philip Joncas and said that the ring was just an ensemble to her dress.
Although it may seem that marriage is not in her future plans or a part of her life goals, love can change people a lot. We can always hope that the actress will surprise us marring her handsome beau Philip Jancos.