50 years old (Born on April 17, 1972)
Actor; She is famous from Alias.Although Jennifer now has pierced ears, she only rarely wears earrings. When she does, her favorites are a pair of diamond studs with four stones in a diamond shape, given to her as a gift by her husband a couple of weeks after she`d had her ears pierced. (TV.com) Spouse: Ben Affleck (29 June 2005 - present) 1 child; Scott Foley (19 October 2000 - 30 March 2003) (divorced) She married Ben Affleck at the exclusive Parrot Cay resort on the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean. Wears green contact lenses in Daredevil (2003) and Elektra (2005), even though the comic book version of Elektra has brown eyes, which is her natural eye color. For the first nine months that Jennifer lived in New York, she couldn't afford a place of her own and paid a woman $400 a month to let her sleep on a futon in her kitchen. At the time, she was only making $150 per week as an understudy in a Broadway production of "A Month in the Country". (tv.com)
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Fun Facts About Jennifer Garner
Named #3 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
Sister-in-law of Casey Affleck.
Used to be a hostess at Isabella`s restaurant in New York when she was trying to launch her acting career.
9/05: During her appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (1992) she accidentally revealed the sex of her unborn baby.
Following the terrorist attack on the United States on September 11th, 2001, she recorded a promotional video for the Central Intelligence Agency that was available at www.cia.gov/employment.
2002: Was featured as #1 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement.
Ranked #14 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
Played saxophone in high school.
She announced she is 3 months pregnant with her first baby with fiancu00e9, Ben Affleck. (May 7, 2005)
On July 29th, 2010, Jennifer took her daughters, Violet and Seraphina, to see a magic show in Santa Monica, CA. While there, Jennifer was picked out of the audience, invited up on stage and sawed in half by the magician in a trick called the "bow saw". (tv.com)
Father is a chemical engineer, mother is an English teacher.
Named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People [People Magazine - May 2002]
She won the 2006 People's Choice Awards for Best Female TV Star for "Alias" (2001), and Best Female Action Star for Elektra (2005).
She and husband Ben Affleck welcomed a daughter, Violet Anne, on December 1, 2005, in Los Angeles. The baby`s middle name is the same as her mother`s.
While filming a sai/sword fight in Elektra (2005), accidentally got her knuckles sliced by Will Yun Lee. She got her knuckles patched up, and when she and Lee resumed, he subsequently sliced her again in the exact same spot.
Was named the 2007 West v*rginian of the year by the Charleston Gazette.
Ranked #35 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
Early in the filming of Daredevil (2003), while doing a stunt, she became tangled in the wires that were helping her do a flip and nearly crashed into a wall she was supposed to flip off. Ben Affleck, in his Daredevil costume, rushed up to her, grabbed her and pulled her away from the wall before she hit it. She later commented, "It was like he was Superman.".
For several weeks while filming Daredevil, Jennifer worked seven day weeks, spending Monday to Friday in Los Angeles filming Alias, and then flying to New York at weekends to shoot her scenes for Daredevil. (tv.com)
She and husband Ben Affleck both had movies released on January 26, 2007. Hers was Catch and Release (2006/II) and his was Smokin' Aces (2006).
Met ex-husband Scott Foley on the set of "Felicity" (1998).
Was born in Texas, but raised in West v*rginia.
Confirmed that she and husband Ben Affleck are expecting their second child, due November 2008.
At the end of January 2009, Jennifer and her older sister, Melissa, both had their ears pierced during a visit to a medical center in Santa Monica, California. Although this was the third time Jennifer had pierced her ears, it was the first time that Melissa had pierced hers. (IMDb.com)
Appears in The Kingdom (2007) with Chris Cooper and Danny Huston. Huston's sister, Anjelica Huston, appeared with Cooper in "Lonesome Dove" (1989) (mini). Garner played the younger version of Huston's character in "Dead Man's Walk" (1996) (mini).
Because Jennifer currently doesn't wear pierced earrings very often, the holes in her earlobes can be quite difficult to see and it sometimes looks like her ears are not pierced. If she hasn't worn pierced earrings for a while, the hole in her left earlobe almost completely disappears, while the one in her right lobe is a bit more visible. (tv.com)
Is a member of Pi Beta Phi national sorority.
Was set to star with Adam Sandler in Reign Over Me (2007), playing the role Liv Tyler did, before dropping out a few weeks before filming began.
In 2006, Jennifer sang the song My Heart is So Full of You on the charity album Unexpected Dreams - Songs From the Stars. (tv.com)
Graduated from George Washington High School in Charleston, WV.
Has two sisters: Melissa (who has a son, Jack) and Susannah (who has a daughter, Emma).
Named #2 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
One of her more unique roles is as the face of recruitment for the CIA, hosting a promotional video aimed at young professionals whom the agency would like to interest in a career.
While starring in "Alias" (2001), she played opposite Peter Berg in two episodes (he played her ex-boyfriend). He later went on to direct her in The Kingdom (2007).
Named one of People Magazine`s "Breakthrough Stars of 2001".
In early 2006, she had to have her ears pierced specially for the $250,000 diamond earrings she wore to that year`s Oscars ceremony. After the ceremony, she continued to wear pierced earrings for a short while, before eventually letting the holes in her ears close up again.
Is a trained ballerina who initially left dance for theater acting.
Often confused with actress Amy Jo Johnson. Garner admitted that sometimes she is asked to autograph photos that turn out to be of Johnson and not her.
Dated "Alias" (2001) co-star Michael Vartan.
In 13 Going on 30 (2004) her character is editor of a magazine that features Jennifer Lopez on the cover. Lopez was engaged to Garner's husband Ben Affleck.
Was listed as a potential nominee for Worst Actress on the 2006 Razzie Award nominating ballot, for her performance in Elektra (2005). She wasn't nominated.
Named the #1 sexiest woman of 2001 by MAXIM men's magazine.
Is one of four actresses to play Clara Allen in the "Lonesome Dove" series. The role was first played by Anjelica Huston in "Lonesome Dove" (1989) (mini), and then Barbara Hershey in "Return to Lonesome Dove" (1993) (mini). Garner plays the younger, unmarried Clara Forsythe in "Dead Man's Walk" (1996) (mini). Linda Cardellini takes over the role in "Comanche Moon" (2008) (mini). Of the four actresses, she is the only one who, like her character, is from Texas.
At their wedding, she wore a dress by Vera Wang and Ben Affleck wore Hugo Boss.
She registered to vote in the 2008 Presidential election under her married name of Jennifer Affleck, and not as Jennifer Garner. Away from showbusiness, she prefers to be known as Jennifer Affleck (and as Jennifer Foley while married to Scott Foley). She also received a Special Thanks credit under her married name on the credits of husband Ben Affleck's 2007 directorial debut Gone Baby Gone. (tv.com)
One of her call signs on "Alias" (2001) is "Mountaineer". She was raised in West v*rginia, and the Mountaineer is the mascot of West v*rginia University.
Appeared with husband Ben Affleck in two movies, Pearl Harbor (2001) and Daredevil (2003). It would have been three, but Affleck`s small scene in Elektra (2005), was cut from the final film.
Alias (2001) creator J.J. Abrams gave her a pink bicycle for her birthday. Being the first one on set, she would often greet the show's production crew by ringing the bells on the bike's handlebars.
Husband Ben Affleck asked for her hand in marriage with a Neil Lane eternity band with round diamonds.
Shares a birthday with singer/songwriter Liz Phair, whose song, "Why Can't I?", was used in Jennifer's movie 13 Going on 30 (2004).
Graduated from Denison University, Granville, OH, with a theatre degree in 1994.
Named #12 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
Was going to go to Yale to study drama but got an acting job in New York City instead.
Her husband Ben Affleck was her co-star in Daredevil (2003). The two met on the set of the movie Pearl Harbor (2001) but wouldn`t become a couple until Affleck`s very public relationship with singer/actress Jennifer Lopez ended.
Alias (2001) castmate Victor Garber took an Internet guide to officiating at weddings to marry Jennifer and Ben Affleck. Besides Garner and Affleck, Garber was the only other person at the wedding.