For her work on the series, she won a Golden Globe Award and a SAG Award, and received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations.While working on Alias, Garner gained a cameo role in Catch Me if You Can (2002), followed by a praised leading performance in the romantic comedy film 13 Going on 30 (2004).Garner has appeared in supporting as well as lead film roles, including the superhero films Daredevil (2003) and Elektra (2005), the comedy-drama Juno (2007), and the fantasy comedy The Invention of Lying (2009).
“Jennifer and I were best friends for three years before our little whatever-it-was happened,” Vartan says.
Garner had a five-year relationship with Scott Foley from 1998 to 2003, during which they married.
Garner married actor Ben Affleck in 2005; they separated in 2015 and filed for divorce in 2017. She has an older sister, Melissa Wylie, and a younger sister, Susannah Carpenter.
Will Joyner of The New York Times praised her ability to "provide the leavening ingredient of innocent insight" Fox cancelled the series after airing three of six filmed episodes. Garner played the girlfriend of Ashton Kutcher's character in the comedy Dude, Where's My Car? In 2001, she appeared briefly opposite her husband Foley in the drama Stealing Time and had a small role as a nurse in the war epic Pearl Harbor. I wanted to show that." Robert Bianco of USA Today remarked: "You've probably never noticed her. Garner creates one of the season's strongest new characters — a sensitive young woman who hides her vulnerability behind a mean right cross." During the show's run, Garner won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress (with a further three Globe nominations), and received four nominations for the Emmy Award for Best Actress.
While Alias was airing, Garner continued to work in film intermittently.