Janelle James

Janelle James

American comedian
Janelle James is an American comedian, actress, and writer. She is best known for her role as Ava Coleman in the ABC television series Abbott Elementary, for which she won a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an NAACP Image Award, in addition to nominations for two Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Golden Globe Award.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 23, 1979
HometownSaint Thomas, United States Virgin Islands
Height5'2" (1.57m)

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2023 Emmys: A closer look at ‘Abbott Elementary’s’ 8 nominations for Season 2

  • “Abbott Elementary” is back in the Emmy race again with its sophomore season after achieving multiple awards successes at the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards. In its first Emmy outing, the show was a threat to win Best Comedy Series, having picked up writing and casting awards, along with a Best Supporting Actress …


Lisa Ann Walter Says Quinta Brunson Is Most Likely to Pick Up the Check

Lisa Ann Walter says Sheryl Lee Ralph improvises the funniest lines out of her Abbott Elementary co-stars. Lisa also says she’s the one who initiates the most cast hangouts, Janelle James is the biggest kid at heart and Quinta Brunson is most likely to pick up the check when the cast goes out.
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