Jennifer Garner and daughter Violet with Victor Garber
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Going to lunch with little Violet Affleck? Better pack a thesaurus!
"Violet is the most verbal child," Victor Garber, a close friend of
the tyke's parents Jennifer Garner
, told PEOPLE at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in New York on Monday.
Garber, who was on hand to present an award to Garner, his former Alias
costar, continued, "She's not even two and her vocabulary is daunting. She can talk about animals. She mentions where she's been. Today she sang, 'When You Wish Upon A Star.' "
And all this during a single lunchdate. "That child is so inquisitive
and beautiful and so full of life," Garber gushed. "I'm obviously
prejudiced. But she's an extraordinary kid."
With pretty extraordinary parents, of course. Affleck, 35, recently released his directorial debut, Gone Baby Gone
. And Garner, also 35, – who just opened in
in Broadway's Cyrano de Bergerac
– was one of 14 women selected as this year's Glamour
"[Violet] is a very fortunate little girl to be in that
family," said Garber, who was the only other person present at Garner and Affleck's 2005 wedding
"When Jennifer works the hours she does, Ben understands. And when he's shooting a movie in Boston, she knows what that entails. They're magical together, they really are."