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Biography #2 (for Catch and Release)

Jennifer Garner, a Charleston, West Virginia native, is a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, and People's Choice Award-winning actress for her performance in Alias. Over the course of the show's five-season run, Garner was nominated four times for an Emmy, four times for a Golden Globe, and twice for a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role as Sydney Bristow.

Garner recently wrapped production on The Kingdom, in which she stars alongside Jamie Foxx and Jason Bateman. The film follows a team of U.S. government agents who are sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East. It is slated for release on April 7th, 2007.

In 2005, Garner started her own production company with her personal assistant of many years, Juliana Janes. The company, Vandalia Films, is named after the original name for Jennifer's home state of West Virginia. Vandalia Films is slated to produce Be with You and Christmas in Connecticut.

Garner's film credits include Revolution Studios' smash hit 13 Going On 30. She was most recently seen in Elektra, the sequel to the hit action film Daredevil, in which she also starred opposite Ben Affleck.

Other film credits include Pearl Harbor, in which she co-starred with Ben Affleck and Josh Hartnett. Garner was also seen in the comedy Dude, Where's My Car?, Mr. Magoo, Deconstructing Harry, 1999, and Washington Square. Her television credits include series regular roles in the Jennifer Love Hewitt drama Time of Her Life and the Bright/Kaufman/Krane drama Significant Others. She also appeared in a recurring role on Felicity. She has guest starred on Spin City and Law & Order and has been featured in the television films Rose Hill, Dead Man's Walk, Zoya, and Harvest of Fire.

Garner has also participated in much off-screen work as a volunteer for many charitable organizations. She is an advocate for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and is also tied to the National Breast Cancer Foundation and Women's Cancer Research Fund. This past summer, Jennifer dedicated her time to the Children's Defense Fund and visited with victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Garner was born in Houston, raised in West Virginia, and currently resides in Los Angeles with her family.

Bio courtesy Sony Pictures Entertainment for "Catch and Release" (27-Jan-2007)


Biography #3 (for Elektra)

Jennifer Garner is a Charleston, West Virginia native and a Golden Globe-winning actress for her performance in the highly acclaimed television series Alias. Garner was nominated for three Emmy Awards for her portrayal of a double agent, Sydney Bristow. Her role in Alias has also garnered her three Golden Globe nominations and a Screen Actors Guild nomination. Alias was awarded the People's Choice Award for Best New Drama Series.

Garner originated the role of Elektra Natchios in the hit Twentieth Century Fox / Regency Enterprises movie Daredevil based on the Marvel comic. Garner co-starred opposite Ben Affleck in the film, which also featured Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan and Jon Favreau.

Last year, Garner starred in Revolution Studios' smash hit 13 Going On 30, co-starring Mark Ruffalo, in which she portrayed Jenna Rink, a 13 year old who finds herself trapped in the body of a 30 year old executive.

Garner had a featured role opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Catch Me If You Can, directed by Steven Spielberg. Previously, Garner appeared in Pearl Harbor, with Ben Affleck and Josh Hartnett, and in the Twentieth Century Fox comedy Dude, Where's My Car? Her additional feature film credits include Mr. Magoo, Deconstructing Harry, 1999 and Washington Square.

Garner's television credits include a series regular role on both the Jennifer Love Hewitt drama Time of Your Life and Significant Others as well as a recurring role on Felicity. She has guest starred on Spin City and Law and Order, and has been featured in the television films Rose Hill, Dead Man's Walk, Zoya and Harvest Fire.

Bio courtesy Fox for "Elektra" (30-Jan-2005)


Biography #4 (for 13 Going on 30)

Jennifer Garner recently received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series for her performance in Alias. The show was also awarded the People's Choice Award for Best New Drama Series. Garner portrays the lead character, Sydney Bristow, a young woman who is a double agent, attempting to live a normal life. Alias airs on Sundays on ABC.

Garner was most recently seen starring opposite Ben Affleck in Twentieth Century Fox's Daredevil, based on the Marvel comic. The film also starred Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan and Jon Favreau.

Previously, Garner appeared in Pearl Harbor opposite Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale and Josh Hartnett. She was also seen in Steven Spielberg's Catch Me If You Can with Tom Hanks and Leonardo di Caprio and the hit comedy Dude, Where's My Car? opposite Ashton Kutcher. Additional film credits include Mr. Magoo, Deconstructing Harry, 1999 and Washington Square.

Upcoming is the action film Elektra.

Garner's television credits include series regular roles in both the Jennifer Love Hewitt drama Time of Her Life and the Bright/Kaufman/Krane drama Significant Others, as well as a recurring role on Felicity. She has guest starred on Spin City and Law and Order and been featured in the television films Rose Hill, Dead Man's Walk, Zoya and Harvest Fire.

Garner was born in Houston, raised in West Virginia, and currently resides in Los Angeles.

Bio courtesy Columbia Pictures for "13 Going on 30" (06-Jun-2004)


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