Jennifer Garner Biography

Birthday: 1972-04-17
Place of Birth: Houston, Texas USA
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Wiki Biography: Jennifer Garner, who has catapulted into stardom with her lead role on the television series "Alias" (2001), has come a long way from her birthplace of Houston, Texas. Raised in Charleston, West Virginia by her mother Pat, a retired English teacher, and her father, Bill, a former chemical engineer, Jennifer was the middle sibling of three girls. She spent nine years of her adolescence studying ballet and describes her years in dance as ones characterized by determination rather than talent, being driven mostly by a love of the stage. Jennifer took this determination with her when she enrolled at Denison University as a chemistry major, a decision that was later changed to a drama major when she found that her passions for the stage were stronger than her love of science. New York attracted the young actress after college where she worked as a hostess while pursuing a career in film and television. Her most recent move has been to Los Angeles, a decision that led to a role on the television series "Felicity" (1998), where she met her future husband Scott Foley. The couple divorced in 2004. Jennifer appears on television as Agent Sydney Bristow, who works for the Central Intelligence Agency. For her work, Garner has received four consecutive Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She has also received four Golden Globe nominations and won once, as well as received two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, and won once. She has appeared in numerous other television production as well as such films as Elektra (2005), 13 Going on 30 (2004), Daredevil (2003), Pearl Harbor (2001) and Dude, Where's My Car? (2000). Aside from filming "Alias" (2001), Jennifer enjoys cooking, gardening, hiking, and inspired by her character on the series, kickboxing.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Dead Man's Walk Clara Forsythe 1996 Action
Washington Square Marian Almond 1997 Drama
Significant Others (1998) Nell 1998 - 1998
Time of Your Life Romy Sullivan 1999 Drama
Alias Sydney Bristow 2001 - 2006 Action
Never Before Scene 2004 Adventure
Valentine's Day Julia Fitzpatrick 2010 Comedy
Time of Your Life (2013) Romy Sullivan 2013
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Washington Square Marian Almond 1997 Drama, Romance
Butter Laura 1998 0
1999 Annabell 1998 Comedy, Drama
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York Diane Agostini 1999 Action, Thriller, Drama
Dude, Where's My Car? Wanda 2000
Pearl Harbor Nurse Sandra 2001
Stealing Time Kiley 2001 0, 0
Catch Me If You Can Cheryl Ann 2002 Comedy
Daredevil Elektra Natchios 2003 0, 0, Comedy, Sport
Rennie's Landing Kiley Bradshaw 2003 Drama
13 Going on 30 Jenna Rink 2004 0, 0, Biography
Elektra Elektra 2005 0, 0
Catch and Release Gray 2007 Comedy, Drama, Romance
The Kingdom Janet Mayes 2007 Action, Drama, Thriller
Juno Vanessa Loring 2007 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Jenny Perotti 2009 Biography, 0
The Invention of Lying Anna McDoogles 2009 Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Arthur Susan Johnson 2011 Comedy, Romance
The Odd Life of Timothy Green Cindy Green 2012 Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Dallas Buyers Club Dr. Eve Saks 2013 Drama
Draft Day Ali 2014 0