Jason Bateman

BirthDay:

14 Jan 1969

BirthPlace:

Rye, New York, USA

BirthName:

Jason Kent Bateman

Bio:

Jason Bateman is an American film and television actor best known for his role as Michael Bluth on the television sitcom Arrested Development (2003), as well as his role on Valerie (1986).

He was born in Rye, New York, USA. His father, Kent Bateman, from a Utah-based family, is a film and television director, and founder of a Hollywood repertory stage company. His mother, Victoria Bateman, was born in England and worked as a flight attendant. His sister is actress Justine Bateman. In 1981, at the age of 12, young Bateman made his debut on television as James Cooper Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie (1974): Uncle Jed, appearing in 18 more episodes in one season. Jason also appeared in the original Knight Rider with David Hasselhoff for the season 3 episode "Lost Knight" (aired Dec 1984) playing the character "Doug" who befriends Kitt when he loses his memory. In the mid-1980s, he became the DGA's youngest-ever director when he directed three episodes of Valerie (1986) at age 18. During the 2000s, Bateman's film career has been on soaring trajectory. In 2005, he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy, for Arrested Development (2003), and received other awards and nominations.

Bateman has been enjoying a happy family life with his wife, actress Amanda Anka (daughter of singer Paul Anka). Their first child, Francesca Nora Bateman, was born in Los Angeles on October 28, 2006. The Batemans reside in Los Angeles, California.
Filmography

Actor ( 137 credits )

Game Night (2018) Max
Felt (2017) Charlie Bates
Office Christmas Party (2016)
Central Intelligence (2016) Trevor
Zootopia (2016) Nick Wilde (voice)
The Family Fang (2015) Buster Fang
The Muppets. (2015)  Jason Bateman (1 episode, 2015)
Breakthrough (2015)  Narrator (1 episode, 2015)
Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) Nick Hendricks
This Is Where I Leave You (2014) Judd Altman
The Longest Week (2014) Conrad Valmont
Growing Up Fisher (2014)  Narrator (uncredited) (12 episodes, 2014)
Bad Words (2013) Guy Trilby
The Arrested Development Documentary Project (2013) Himself
Identity Thief (2013) Sandy Patterson
Weekend Ticket (2013)  Himself (2 episodes, 2014)
Disconnect (2012) Rich Boyd
Hit and Run (2012) Keith Yert
Mansome (2012) Himself
Larry King Now (2012)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)
Vivir de cine (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
MSN Exclusives (2012)  Himself (2014)
Always Open (2012)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Surviving a Horrible Boss (2011) Nick
The Change-Up (2011) Dave Lockwood
Horrible Bosses (2011) Nick Hendricks
Paul (2011) Agent Zoil
The Screen Junkies Show (2011)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
The Switch (2010) Wally Mars
Conan (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Janela Indiscreta (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
Daybreak (2010)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Couples Retreat (2009) Jason Smith
The Invention of Lying (2009) Doctor
Up in the Air (2009) Craig Gregory
Extract (2009) Joel
State of Play (2009) Dominic Foy
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)  Himself / ... (5 episodes, 2009-2013)
Alan Carr: Chatty Man (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Sit Down Shut Up (2009)  Larry Littlejunk (13 episodes, 2009)
The 7PM Project (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Live from Studio Five (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
ES.TV HD (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
Tropic Thunder (2008) Himself - Awards Ceremony
Hancock (2008) Ray
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) Animal Instincts Detective
The Promotion (2008) Retreat Leader
Alex Zane's GuestList (2008)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007) Henry Weston, the Mutant
The Kingdom (2007) Adam Leavitt
Juno (2007) Mark Loring
Yo Gabba Gabba! (2007)  Himself (1 episode)
Chelsea Lately (2007)  Guy Trilby in 'Bad Words' (1 episode, 2014)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan (2007)  Himself (3 episodes, 2007-2009)
Reel Junkie (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
The Graham Norton Show (2007)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Arthur and the Invisibles (2006) Darkos (voice)
The Ex (2006) Chip Sanders
Smokin' Aces (2006) Rupert 'Rip' Reed
The Break-Up (2006) Riggleman
Attack of the Show! (2005)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2011)
Made in Hollywood (2005)  Himself (5 episodes, 2011-2014)
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) Pepper Brooks
Starsky & Hutch (2004) Kevin
CMT Insider (2004)  Adam Leavitt (1 episode, 2007)
The Graham Norton Effect (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
Omg! Insider (2004)  Himself - This Is Where I Leave You (2 episodes, 2014)
Sol Goode (2003) Spider
Arrested Development (2003)  Michael Bluth (68 episodes, 2003-2013)
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003)  Himself (6 episodes, 2003-2014)
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2004-2014)
Punk'd (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
The Jake Effect (2003)  Jake Galvin (7 episodes, 2006)
Celebrity Poker Showdown (2003)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
The Sweetest Thing (2002) Roger Donahue
The Twilight Zone (2002)  Scott Crane (1 episode, 2003)
Last Call with Carson Daly (2002)  Himself (2 episodes, 2004)
Scrubs (2001)  Mr. Sutton (1 episode, 2006)
Justice League (2001)  Hermes (1 episode, 2005)
The Fairly OddParents (2001)  Tommy (1 episode, 2005)
Dinner for Five (2001)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Some of My Best Friends (2001)  Warren Fairbanks (8 episodes, 2001)
Rove Live (2000)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
Breakfast (2000)  Himself - Actor (1 episode, 2011)
Love Stinks (1999) Jesse Travis
Total Request Live (1998)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
Rude Awakening (1998)  Ryan (1 episode, 2000)
Fox and Friends (1998)  Himself - Horrible Bosses 2 (1 episode, 2014)
King of the Hill (1997)  Dr. Leslie (1 episode, 2005)
The View (1997)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
George & Leo (1997)  Ted Stoody (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
Chicago Sons (1997)  Harry Kulchak (13 episodes, 1997)
Comedy Central Canned Ham (1996)  Himself (1 episode, 2002)
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)  Himself (6 episodes, 1998-2014)
Ned and Stacey (1995)  Bobby Van Lowe (1 episode, 1996)
Simon (1995)  Carl Himple (21 episodes, 1995-1996)
E! Live from the Red Carpet (1995)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Inside the Actors Studio (1994)  Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2009-2013)
Extra (1994)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Burke's Law (1994)  Jason Ripley (1 episode, 1995)
Black Sheep (1994)  Jonathan Kelley
Late Show with David Letterman (1993)  Himself / ... (7 episodes, 2005-2014)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993)  Himself (4 episodes, 2004-2008)
Breaking the Rules (1992) Phil Stepler
HBO First Look (1992)  Himself (5 episodes, 2007-2013)
Necessary Roughness (1991) Jarvis Edison
Días de cine (1991)  Himself (2 episodes, 2011)
Charlie Rose (1991)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
The Simpsons (1989)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
The Arsenio Hall Show (1989)  Himself (2 episodes, 1989)
The Pat Sajak Show (1989)  Himself (1 episode, 1989)
Live with Kelly and Michael (1988)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2009-2013)
Sidewalks Entertainment (1988)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
Teen Wolf Too (1987) Todd Howard
Win, Lose or Draw (1987)  Himself (2 episodes, 1987-1989)
Matlock (1986)  Himself (1 episode, 1987)
Valerie (1986)  David Hogan (110 episodes, 1986-1991)
Our House (1986)  Brian Gill (1 episode, 1988)
The New Hollywood Squares (1986)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1987)
Mr. Belvedere (1985)  Sean (1 episode, 1986)
It's Your Move (1984)  Matthew Burton (18 episodes, 1984-1985)
Body Language (1984)  Himself (10 episodes, 1985)
Knight Rider (1982)  Doug Wainwright (1 episode, 1984)
Silver Spoons (1982)  Derek Taylor (21 episodes, 1982-1984)
St. Elsewhere (1982)  Tim Moynihan (1 episode, 1986)
One to Grow On (1982)  Himself (1 episode, 1987)
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Himself (11 episodes, 2006-2010)
Saturday Night Live (1975)  Himself - Host (1 episode, 2005)
Good Morning America (1975)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Little House on the Prairie (1974)  James Cooper Ingalls / ... (21 episodes, 1981-1982)
Sesame Street (1969)  Himself (1 episode, 2010)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)  Himself (1 episode, 1986)
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954)  Steve Tilby (1 episode, 1986)
Today (1952)  Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2011-2014)
The Gift (0) Simon
Ozark (0) (1 episode)

Producer ( 9 credits )

Game Night (2018) producer
The Family Fang (2015) producer
Growing Up Fisher (2014) executive producer (11 episodes, 2014)
Bad Words (2013) producer
Identity Thief (2013) producer
Mansome (2012) executive producer
Mansome (2012) executive producer (125 episodes, 2012-2013)
Always Open (2012) executive producer (unknown episodes)
Ozark (0) executive producer (1 episode)

Director ( 10 credits )

The Family Fang (2015)
Bad Words (2013)
Do Not Disturb (2008) (1 episode, 2008)
Arrested Development (2003) (1 episode, 2004)
Two of a Kind (1998) (1 episode, 1999)
For Your Love (1998) (3 episodes, 1999-2001)
Brother's Keeper (1998) (1 episode, 1999)
Family Matters (1989) (1 episode, 1997)
Valerie (1986) (3 episodes, 1989-1990)
Ozark (0) (1 episode)

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