Allison Janney picks her first Oscar for I, TONYA

Allison Jannehy Oscar Win

She then went on to name the "I, Tonya" castmates she calls "family", including Robbie, "cast and crew and bird" for elevating her work.

But tonight, the I, Tonya star has joined the best in the business as she takes away the Best Supporting Actress award at the 2018 Oscars for her portrayal of Tonya Harding's abusive mother. However, she quickly showed her earnest side, sharing, "There's nothing further from the truth".

The 58-year-old earlier drew laughs from the audience as she collected her Oscar and deadpanned: "I did it all by myself".

Allison Janney has said she is going straight back to work to stop Oscar success getting the better of her ego.

Janney was born in Boston and raised in Oakwood, a suburb of Dayton.

"We're just so happy for her", Janney's father Jervis told the Dayton Daily News by phone shortly after she won. "She loves Dayton and always talks about all the support it gives her".

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Luckily for Janney, her good friend Steven Rogers wrote LaVona Golden's role specifically for Janney, "to show what I could do", she said.

"I just wasn't given the kind of roles on film that would give me attention like this".

Golden has denied abusing Harding.

On Mom, Janney plays Bonnie, the sober mom of Anna Faris' character Christy. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous, ill-conceived, and even more poorly executed attack on fellow Olympic competitor NANCY KERRIGAN. "You're always in my heart", she said of her brother who killed himself on February 14, 2011. "It was a pretty harsh and hard and complicated mother-daughter relationship".

She was in the race to win the coveted trophy with Mary J. Blige (MUDBOUND), Lesley Manville (PHANTOM THREAD), Laurie Metcalfe (LADY BIRD) and Octavia Spencer (THE SHAPE OF WATER).

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