Starred in Dallas Buyers Club, where JENNIFER GARNER and the film received a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for “Best
Motion Picture,” a Screen Actors Guild award nomination for “Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture,” as well as an Academy Award nomination for “Best Motion
Garner was honored with numerous acting awards including a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and People’s Choice Award for her role in JJ Abrams' Alias.
She has served as a brand ambassador for Neutrogena and Capital One, starring in national television and print campaigns.
For the past five years, Garner has also held the position of Artist Ambassador with Save the Children’s US Programs, where she has advocated on Capitol Hill on behalf of the organization and recently joined the global non-profits board of trustees.
Award winning actress JENNIFER GARNER has enjoyed a successful career at the top of her field in both film and television, and most recently taken on the role of philanthropist.
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Garner was recently seen in the faith-based drama Miracles from Heaven for Sony/ScreenGems. Based on the book by Christy Beam, the story follows a young girl who is suffering from a rare digestive disorder and finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident.
She also appears in EuropaCorp’s comedy Nine Lives alongside Kevin Spacey and Christopher Walken. The film follows the story of a stuffy businessman who finds himself trapped inside the body of his family’s cat.
JENNIFER GARNER is also featured in The Tribes of Palos Verdes, in which she re-teamed with Dallas Buyers Club producer Robbie Brenner. Directed by Brendan and Emmett Malloy, the film follows the story of a young girl who turns to surfing when the situation at her idyllic Palos Verdes home turns volatile. Garner stars alongside Maika Monroe and Elisabeth Röhm. She also recently wrapped production on Robin Swicord’s drama Wakefield alongside Bryan Cranston and Ian Anthony Dale. Garner will play the wife of a man who has a nervous breakdown that causes him to leave her and live in his attic for several months.
She was also recently was seen in the award winning film, Dallas Buyers Club opposite Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto. Garner and the film received a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award in the “Best Motion Picture” category, a Screen Actors Guild award nomination for “Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture” as well as an Academy Award nomination in the “Best Motion Picture” category.
On the small screen, Garner was honored with numerous acting awards including a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and People’s Choice Award for her memorable portrayal of CIA double-agent Sydney Bristow on the JJ Abrams' television show, “Alias.” Over the course of the show’s five-season run, Garner was nominated for four Emmy awards, four Golden Globes and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
JENNIFER GARNER also received rave reviews for her revival of “Roxanne” in the Broadway production of Cyrano de Bergerac opposite Kevin Kline. The New York Times said, “Jennifer Garner has impeccable timing. She makes Roxanne a girl worth pining over.”
Her impressive resume of film credits include the independent drama Danny Collins, Weinstein Company’s Butter, which Garner produced in 2005, Lionsgate’s Draft Day, the Disney hit, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day and The Odd Life of Timothy Green, in which she was honored as the “Female Star of the Year” at the 2012 Cinema Con Awards, Jason Reitman’s drama Men, Women and Children as well as his directorial debut Juno which won an abundance of awards including a Broadcast Film Critics Association and Independent Spirit Award for ‘Best Comedy’ and ‘Best Feature Film’ respectively, Warner Brothers’ Arthur, Valentine’s Day, The Invention of Lying, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Universal Pictures’ The Kingdom, Revolution Studios’ smash hit 13 Going On 30, Twentieth Century Fox’s Blockbuster hit Daredevil and Pearl Harbor.
Currently serving as a brand ambassador for Neutrogena where she is featured in national television and print campaigns, for the past five years Garner has also held the position of Artist Ambassador with Save the Children’s US Programs. As an Artist Ambassador, Garner brought Save the Children’s early childhood development and literacy programs to her home state, West Virginia, where more than a quarter of children live below the poverty line. She has advocated on Capitol Hill on behalf of the organization and traveled to California’s Central Valley, Kentucky and West Virginia to see the effects of poverty first hand. Garner recently joined the global non-profit's board of trustees, deepening her commitment to issues affecting children in America and around the world. Committed to a six-year term as one of 30 members of the organization's board, Garner joins the likes of former ABC News president David Westin, former chairman of the Xerox Corporation Anne Mulcahy and ABC News political commentator Cokie Roberts. Since 2014, Garner has served as a spokesperson for Capital One, having appearing in numerous commercials and advertisements promoting their Venture Card.
Garner was born in Houston, Texas, raised in Charleston, West Virginia, and currently resides in Los Angeles with her family.