|Place of birth||Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Date of birth||October 3, 1969|
Janel Moloney, born October 3, 1969 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, is an actress. She plays Monica Brazelton in the ABC series Sports Night. She guest stars in the first season episode "The Six Southern Gentlemen of Tennessee". Sports Night creator Aaron Sorkin cast her in the starring role of Donna Moss in his next series The West Wing. She is also known for her recurring role in the series Brotherhood and her parts in the films Desperate Measures, Bang Bang, You're Dead, and 'Til There Was You.