Dayton-area grad Allison Janney wins 7th Emmy, gives acceptance speech

Watch out Cloris,  Miami Valley School grad Allison Janney is on the edge of history and at your heels.

The glowing star of CBS’ Mom won her seventh — count em — seventh Primetime Emmy Award during the ceremony last night.

And she looked fab doing it.

Actress Allison Janney, winner of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Mom', poses in the press room at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Actress Allison Janney, winner of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for ‘Mom.” (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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In doing so, she tied Ed Asner for second in most acting Primetime Emmys.

Only Cloris Leachman has more — an astounding eight.

Way to go!

 Allison Janney poses with her Emmy award (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)

Allison Janney poses with her Emmy award (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)

Raised in Oakwood, Janney plays the no-holds-barred Bonnie Plunkett on CBS’ “Mom.”

Plunkett deals with her own addictions and lives with a daughter who’s a recovering alcoholic and a single mom (Anna Faris).

When did she get the other awards?

Janney won for the role on “Mom” last year in addition to winning an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Margaret Scully on the Showtime series “Masters of Sex.”

Janney won four of her Emmy awards as Dayton native C.J. Cregg on “The West Wing.”

Fellow Daytonian Martin Sheen (Ramón Estévez) also starred in the NBC drama.


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