Jennifer Garner Story - Famous American Actress
Jennifer Garner is an actress and producer from America, who received most of her fame with her role as Sydney Bistrow in the film Alias. She received the Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance, and was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award several times. In addition to being a popular CIA agent on TV, she started making appearances in films like Pearl Harbor, Catch Me If You Can, etc. Her major role was in Daredevil, after which she stared getting lead parts in Hollywood movies. Garner is also the owner of Vandalia Films, a production company under which her first film Butter, released in 2012.
Born in Houston, Jennifer’s mother was an English teacher, and father was a chemical engineer. She started ballet lessons at three years of age, and continued dance all through her youth. At that time, Garner wanted to be a doctor or a librarian, and had never thought about pursuing acting as a career.
After receiving a degree from the Denison University, Jennifer nurtured interest in drama, and moved to New York to audition for stage roles. Soon, she aimed at film and TV, and got a role in Zoya, a TV movie by NBC. Following that, she secured a number of guest roles in TV shows like Spin City, Law & Order etc. In 2001, she was portrayed as a CIA agent in Alias, which proved to be a breakthrough in her acting career.
After her roles in Felicity, Dude, Where’s my Car?, and other such projects, Jennifer started receiving offers from high-profile Hollywood movies. She secured lead role in Pearl Harbor, and then made memorable appearances in Catch Me If You Can and Daredevil, The Movie. By 2007, she secured three more films under her belt, which were Catch and Release, The Kingdom and Juno. In 2008, she starred in Christmas in Connecticut, a romantic comedy.
Awards and Achievements
Jennifer Garner is a popular personality in the Hollywood industry. She had achieved a number of People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Hair in 2005, Favorite Female Action Star in 2006, and Favorite Female TV Performer in 2006. She also received the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2004 for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, and a Golden Globe Award in 2002 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series.
Jennifer married Scott Foley in 2000, but divorced in 2004. Later, she started dating Ben Affleck, and married him in 2005 in a private ceremony. They have three children together, one son and two daughters. In June 2015, they announced that they are divorcing soon.
In addition to all the awards she has grabbed, her performances have also been nominated in a number of Teen Choice Awards, Saturn Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, MTV Movie Awards and many more. She is the favorite actress of many, and has also been a victim of stalking by an insane guy, named Steven Burky.
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