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Jennifer Garner Surprises Dad With Nostalgic Birthday Surprise

Photo from Jennifer Garner’s Instagram

Jennifer Garner Surprises Dad With Nostalgic Birthday Surprise

By Movieguide® Contributor

Jennifer Garner recently surprised her dad with a sweet, nostalgic birthday gift. 

“Dad’s early birthday surprise: a ride in his childhood car—1948 Studebaker Champion—with kind and generous David King,” she posted on Instagram. 

The gift came during a quick trip the actress took to her hometown of Charleston, West Virginia, where she spent time with family and friends, including her nephew, sister and “beloved ballet teacher, mentor and second mother.”

The actress also made time for a Once Upon A Farm “multipack giveaway” at a local grocery store. 

Once Upon A Farm is Garner’s children’s food company. 

“We take sourcing seriously. We believe clean is more than heavy metal testing,” the company’s website reads. “We intentionally craft every recipe with your little one in mind. We will provide A Million Meals to kids in need. We aspire to drive improvements daily in childhood nutrition.”

Garner has previously posted about her dad on Father’s Day, calling him “the best to ever do the job.”

The duo have also appeared together in Capital One Venture Card commercials. Garner is a spokesperson for the company, and she joked that her dad called Capital One asking for “the Jennifer Garner card,” calling it “such a dad thing to do.”

The actress frequently talks about the importance of family. Movieguide® previously reported:

Jennifer Garner is opening up about the family themes explored in her latest role in Netflix movie THE ADAM PROJECT. 

“I love that this film really does just tackle how hard it is to feel like you’re doing a good enough job,” Garner told The Christian Post. “Every mom out there, every mom in the world, wants to do right by their children. And you just sometimes question it, especially when they’re adolescents and teenagers, and especially if they’re going through something really hard.”

The movie’s director, STRANGER THINGS’ Shawn Levy, echoes Garner’s statements about the familial themes of the movie. 

“The most gratifying reactions to ‘The Adam Project’ are … ‘I watched this with my dad, and I haven’t seen my dad cry in a decade.’ Or, ‘I finished this movie, and I called my mom because I never thank her,’” the director said. “So those kinds of connections to the way we live. Those are valuable. And that’s a dream for me, to make movies that entertain but also foster those connections to the way we live.”


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