Michael Vartan has lived a quiet life for years now. He flirted with fame and celebrity stardom briefly more than a decade ago, when he was on the hit show Alias and dating his then-costar Jennifer Garner. While Garner has played up her churchy, baking-with-children image for years, I also remember how quickly she moved from her first husband, Scott Foley, to her costar Michael Vartan, and ... VAUGHN (Michael Vartan): There are many rumors as to what the deal is with Michael Vartan's departure and subsequent return. During most of the filming of season 5 he was off filming a movie in Australia. Later when Vaughn was found to be alive Vartan returned to finish out the series and had a special guest appearance credit. Expect more denials from the Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck camp on this latest twist in their divorce dilemma, but it looks like Jennifer Garner is rebounding with her Alias costar Michael Vartan (and maybe another hunk too!). The National Enquirer reports that “Michael’s been a total rock for Jen throughout this whole nightmare. They both know exactly how the other feels.” Jennifer's exes include ex-husband Scott Foley (2000 to 2004) and Michael Vartan (2003 to 2004). New love: Meanwhile, Ben has been seen for the past few months getting affectionate with Knives Out ... Jennifer Garner got fans of the former hit series into a tizzy when she wished Michael Vartan a happy 50th birthday. She posted a throwback picture of them together and wrote a sweet note to the ... 12 Michael Vartan - Michael Vaughn Initially Sydney's handler at the CIA, Michael Vaughn became one of her closest confidantes (and eventually a love interest). Michael Vartan excelled in the role of the heroic spy, and the relationship between Sydney and Vaughn was one of the most popular elements of the show.