Jennifer Garner

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Jennifer Anne Affleck (Garner)

Current Location:: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Birthplace: Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Billy J. John Garner and <private> Garner (English)
Wife of Ben Affleck
Ex-wife of Scott Foley
Mother of Minor Child; Minor Child and Minor Child
Sister of <private> Wylie (Garner) and <private> Carpenter (Garner)

Occupation: Actress
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

    • ex-husband
    • husband
    • Minor Child
    • Minor Child
    • Minor Child
    • <private> Garner (English)
    • <private> Wylie (Garner)
    • <private> Carpenter (Garner)
    • Minor Child
      ex-husband's child
    • Minor Child
      ex-husband's child
    • Minor Child
      ex-husband's child

About Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Anne Affleck, known professionally as Jennifer Garner, is an American actress. She is best known for her role as CIA agent Sydney Bristow on the ABC thriller drama series Alias. She is also known for her roles in the films Juno, Dude, Where's My Car?, 13 Going on 30, Catch Me if You Can, Daredevil, Elektra, Catch and Release, and The Kingdom.

She is married to actor Ben Affleck. They have two children, Violet Anne Affleck and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck. _________________________________________________

Jennifer Garner was born on April 17, 1972 in Houston, Texas but moved to Charleston, West Virginia at the age of three.[2] Her father, William John Garner, worked as a chemical engineer for Union Carbide and her mother, Patricia Ann (née English), was a homemaker and, later, an English teacher at a local college.[3][4] She has an older sister, Melissa Wylie, and a younger sister, Susannah Carpenter. Garner has described herself as a typical middle child who sought to differentiate herself from her accomplished older sister.[5][6] While Garner did not grow up in a politically active household,[7] her father was "very conservative" and her mother "quietly blue."[8] She attended a local United Methodist Church every Sunday and went to Vacation Bible School.[9] As teenagers, Garner and her sisters were not allowed to wear makeup, paint their nails, pierce their ears or dye their hair;[10][11] she has joked that her family's "take on the world" was "practically Amish."[12] Garner attended George Washington High School in Charleston;[13] she played saxophone in the marching band and was water girl for the football team.[2][14] While Garner was not a bad student, she did not get "straight As" and instead wanted to perform "in any kind of production."[8] She participated in musicals at the local community theater, the Charleston Light Opera Guild,[15] and took piano, singing and ballet lessons.[14][2] In 1990, Garner enrolled at Denison University in Granville, Ohio,[16] where she changed her major from chemistry to theater[17] and was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.[18] She spent the fall semester of 1993 studying at the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut.[19] In 1994, she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theater performance. Source: Wikipedia

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Jennifer Garner's Timeline

April 17, 1972
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States