She is the second of three daughters. Career beginnings and Alias[ edit ] As a college student, Garner did summer stock theater. In addition to performing, Garner helped to sell tickets, build sets, and clean the venues. Murray Abraham ,   and made her first on-screen appearance as Melissa Gilbert 's daughter in the romance miniseries Zoya. She met Stephen Colbert while filming an episode of Spin City and became an occasional babysitter for his children. Magoo , the independent drama and Woody Allen 's Deconstructing Harry ; most of her performance was cut from Allen's film.