No need to bust out the noisemakers for Jennifer Garner
's birthday this year.
The Ghost of Girlfriends Past
star, who turns 37 Friday, says she doesn't need a big celebration to make her big day special.
"You know, this year it just doesn't [require a big party]," she said while promoting her upcoming movie, which costars Matthew McConaughey
. "Life is full."
The actress, who has two children with Ben Affleck
, says her attitude toward her birthday is different from years past.
"Normally, I am the person that says, 'You know my birthday is in three weeks, just so you know,' " she told reporters. "But, today, I figured you guys would be pretty on top of that. It's a good one [and] I am going to celebrate it right here with you … That's about as far as I've gotten."
– Jed Dreben and Marla Lehner