Allison Janney wins supporting actress Oscar for 'I, Tonya'

Janney, 58, a seven-time Emmy winner, swept all major acting honors this season, including Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe and BAFTA awards.

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LOS ANGELES – Allison Janney won her first Oscar on Sunday for her supporting role as the demanding and abusive mother to Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding in the mockumentary I, Tonya.

Janney, 58, a seven-time Emmy winner, swept all major acting honours this season, including Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe and BAFTA awards.