How Janel Moloney Found Donna Moss In 'The West Wing' | Entertainment Weekly


Janel Moloney talks about the development of her character Donna Moss during a panel with Aaron Sorkin, Martin Sheen, Allison Janney, Bradley Whitford, Dulé Hill, Marlee Matlin, Josh Malina, Mary McCormack, Richard Schiff, and Thomas Schlamme.
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How Janel Moloney Found Donna Moss In ‘The West Wing’ | Entertainment Weekly

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  1. Rob B says

    I always loved the chemistry between Donna and Josh. My favorite of the series is the episode where Donna is asking about a tax refund and the whole episode she bugs Josh " I want my money back! I want my money back!"

  2. FFF813 says

    I loved Donna. I found the delivery of her lines to be bitingly sarcastic. Not in a way meant to cut people down but to show that her character was smart and witty. Then she would contrast that with moments of raw emotion like when Josh got her the book for Christmas or when he got shot. Janel Maloney was just amazing.

  3. Adam Ross says

    I started watching WW again (for the 3rd or 4th time now?) just last week. I really get a vibe from it that Josh and Donna are the two central characters, and the others are there just for background 😛 Their interplay seemed the pinnacle of Sorkinism, and was just a joy to watch.

  4. JanitorIsBack says

    the character that should have gone after the first season

  5. Lee Teacher says

    Janel grew sooo much during the 7 seasons. She was cute and adorable in the beginning, then got More so! Donna became a central figure in the ensemble of actors. By the 7th season she was a commanding, adult woman of many skills. This was Janel's achievement!!! Turned a "bit part" into an important top actor.

  6. Paul Wagner says

    And as the show went on, everyone realized that Josh couldn't do a thing without Donna

  7. Thomas Muller says

    Greatest television series ever

  8. Gio T says

    Donna and CJ made this show relatable to me the first time I watched it. It is now my favourite show and every year I’ll watch it through at LEAST 2 times. I am now on season 2 of this year’s second viewing. 😂😂

  9. 221BSam says

    Janel, my goodness you look like you haven’t aged at all 🥰

  10. dawggirl says

    Love this and love her!

  11. Judgy Judgerton says

    Not a bad acting gig for a “Canadian” lol;)

  12. xosparklesandglitter says

    Please upload the full reunion in one video soon!

  13. G. L. says

    Donna and the Supremes was a great epi

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