Jennifer Garner says theatre was her first love

May 11th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Hollywood actress Jennifer Garner has confessed that theatre was her first love.

The ‘Ghosts of Girlfriends Past’ star studied for a drama degree at Denison University, Ohio, but admits that previously she never wanted to be in front of camera was only interested in a career in theatre, reports the China Daily.

“I certainly never expected to be in front of the camera. Even when I was studying acting, I wouldn’t even go into the film department of my school. I was only about the stage. I didn’t even consider film or TV. I was a total snob,” she said.

“Then when I moved to New York and was trying to get a job on stage, and was broke and was offered a TV movie. I took it because I didn’t have any option,” she added.

The actress also revealed that her family was initially shocked by her decision to become an actress.

Jennifer’s father is a chemical engineer and mother an English teacher and the actress had originally started out studying chemistry at a university.

“I just realised that I liked drama more than science,” she said. (ANI)

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